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Nov 25, 2022
CF Montréal: News Updates + World Cup Reaction

CF Montréal: News Updates + World Cup Reaction

Photo by Visionhaus/ Let’s get you caught up on a couple bits of news and react to Canada’s World Cup game. The news is hot and heavy this week. Let’s take you through the three big one’s this week. Canada’s performance at the World Cup, CFM’s players fortunes, and transfers. Victory in Defeat? The Canada team did the country proud as despite the loss, showed they belong in the world stage. A strong performance and some dare say controlling, Canada had a bevy of chances vs Belgium. They were unlucky to not see a goal as the penalty miss by darling Alphonso...
Nov 18, 2022
CF Montréal: Apple News, Crest Update and more

CF Montréal: Apple News, Crest Update and more

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports A lot to catch up on! The news is hot and heavy this week. Let’s take you through the three big one’s this week. Apple MLS Deal, Crest Unveiled and free agent talk. New Apple MLS Deal The new deal is set to enter in the 2023 season and it is being bill well as the prices have made a bit of stir. The deal has been criticized for limiting exposure and really only appealing to MLS diehards, but the good news is the restrictions are no more. We could see a really good and tight presentation now that utilizes the best of MLS. That will...
Nov 16, 2022
CF Montréal: Roster Decisions + Free Agents to Watch

CF Montréal: Roster Decisions + Free Agents to Watch

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports What will the future hold for le CFM. The team has made its roster decision and there are some curuos ones among the bunch. Announced this week, the club has declined options on the following payers: The Club will not exercise its option for goalkeepers Sebastian Breza, James Pantemis, defenders Zorhan Bassong, Keesean Ferdinand, Karifa Yao, midfielder Tomas Giraldo and forward Bjorn Johnsen. Also, the contract of midfielder Victor Wanyama as well as the loan agreement of defender Gabriele Corbo will both expire at the end of 2022. A few...
Nov 14, 2022
CF Montréal Well Represented in Canada’s World Cup Roster

CF Montréal Well Represented in Canada’s World Cup Roster

Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports Incredible for the club as six players have made the CMNT for the trip to Qatar. Canada’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1986. It will be well represented with CF Montréal players as six players have made the final cut for he trip to Qatar. Defenders Alistair Johnston, Kamal Miller and Joel Waterman, midfielders Ismaël Koné and Samuel Piette, as well as goalkeeper James Pantemis, have been selected by Canada for the final roster that will compete at the FIFA World Cup beginning on November 20. Canada will begin on November 23...
Nov 11, 2022
CF Montréal: Updated List for Expansion Draft, Protected Players

CF Montréal: Updated List for Expansion Draft, Protected Players

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports A look at the players protected. CF Montréal announced their protected and eligible players for the upcoming expansions draft for the new club in MLS. It’s as follows: The following players are therefore eligible for selection: Zorhan Bassong, Sebastian Breza, Rudy Camacho, Gabriele Corbo, Ahmed Hamdi, Bjorn Johnsen, Logan Ketterer, Jojea Kwizera, Chinonso Offor, Sunusi Ibrahim, Robert Thorkelsson and Victor Wanyama. St. Louis City SC will select five players in the draft and teams can only lose one player each. No real qualms here...
Nov 9, 2022
Confrontation Between Wilfried Nancy and Owner Joey Saputo a Blemish on Otherwise Great Season

Confrontation Between Wilfried Nancy and Owner Joey Saputo a Blemish on Otherwise Great Season

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports What could be done? A confrontation earlier in the season between club owner Joey Saputo and Head Coach Wilfried Nancy was reported this week by Jeremy Filosa and with corroboration from many other journos, the writing seemed on the wall for that relationship. It is a pretty big blemish by the club owner considering the near miracle work Nancy has done with this club. CFM have become a wonder this season and the fans and ownership would be wise to keep him around and continue the great work. Saputo did really put Nancy over in the post...
Nov 7, 2022
CF Montréal: Off Season Checklist

CF Montréal: Off Season Checklist

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports Where does the club go from here? CF Montréal enter perhaps their most important off season in recent memory. Off the success of a hugely great regular season that ended in the Eastern Conference Semi Finals, the club will undergo a massive transition as the club have many departures and renewals to make. Today, we take a look at the three most immediate questions to answer. 1 Wilfried Nancy, will he stay or go? You really can’t address the roster until the coaching situation is buttoned up. Nancy has an option from the club to stay...
Oct 28, 2022
Samuel Piette Signs New Deal with CF Montréal

Samuel Piette Signs New Deal with CF Montréal

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via A much needed player stays with CFM. Samuel Piette has signed a new deal with CF Montréal as the club announced. Let’s hear from the sporting director and from the player himself: “We are very pleased to sign Samuel, a local Quebec and Canadian player, to this extension,” said CF Montréal Vice-President and Chief Sporting Officer Olivier Renard. “Already an important part of our Club for over five years, Samuel will help us continue moving our project forward in the years to come. He will continue to play a key...
Oct 28, 2022
First Addition? Reports Link Alan Sonora to CF Montréal

First Addition? Reports Link Alan Sonora to CF Montréal

Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via A first player to start the rebuild? Here we go? Alan Sonora has been the first name linked to the new era at CF Montréal. Alan Soñora le comunicó a Independiente que no acepta la oferta de renovación del contrato que vence a fin de año. *️⃣El futbolista, de 24 años, tiene una oferta formal del Montreal de la MLS. pic.twitter.com/4QoAP29Jwk— César Luis Merlo (@CLMerlo) October 27, 2022 Argentine media claim the deal is nearly done and only minor details separate them. It would be a nice coup as he is a fringe USMNT...
Oct 26, 2022
CF Montréal Final Wrap Up: Season of Success or Missed Opportunities?

CF Montréal Final Wrap Up: Season of Success or Missed Opportunities?

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports A look at what could have been and some quotes. CF Montréal have ended the season and made the Eastern Conference semi finals. A success or a missed opportunity to go further. For fans of the club amid the upheaval we expect this off season, I’d venture to say the season is one of mostly success but one that has a tine of what could have been. If CFM could have scored all those chances, if Quioto had been healthy for all playoffs, so many if’s even after a great regular season. A season that on all measures was successful and one...