LAVAL WOMEN - A STUDY IN DIVISION DUOPOLY
Two potential playoff dark horses got the rude reminder this Sunday that the FB1 Division is really just a two-stud race.
BROSSARD - EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY, EVENTUALLY
Anyone who's ever tried outrunning his/her beloved mutt knows it's only a question of time before that strategy comes back to bite you.
LAVAL MEN - THE ELITE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS
There's a special kind of fire that only top shelf squads get to play with.
LAVAL WOMEN - NEVER SHORT A SHORT BENCH
In the lonely hour before Super Bowl kickoff, when most of us were settling into chicken wing comas, Jonathan Chabert was busy convincing his seven-strong...
LAVAL MEN - COOKING UP THE LAST SUPPER
A little light on table manners, perhaps, undefeated Bone for Tuna is talking past its esteemed guests and fixing a hungry gaze on the main course seated di...
BROSSARD - A TOAST TO THE GHOST OF OLD DALE WEISE
Not even a year since his heart-wrenching trade from Montreal, the fighting spirit of beloved Habitant Dale Weise continues to haunt le Complexe Sportif B...
LAVAL WOMEN - A BOX OFFICE SMASH
Drop one of the Galaxy's most loveable astromech droids into a sadomasochistic love story and sparks are bound to fly, n'est ce pas? And despite the fact...
RUMBLINGS OF THE DIVINE
Comfortably perched on the misty roof of its sprawling Laval Kingdom, mighty Zeus is determined to avoid being the one left holding the proverbial smoking th...
LAVAL WOMEN - 2 STRONG 2 STOP
Let's leave the '2 Old 2 Run' inside joke aside for a moment.
LAVAL MEN - BARGAINING THROUGH A GUT PUNCH
When the C1 Division Boxing Day stunner was all said and done, FC Croatia made sure to heap all the negative praise into its corner.
BROSSARD - THE THEORY OF RELATIVISM
While Arsenal kept busy staying undefeated in Brossard's top division, its captain found the time to watch Sabbah's games in nervous anticipation of that ine...
LAVAL MEN - SHOWDOWN AT THE BULLY PULPIT
In the spirit of the dreaded schoolyard showdown, Tremons United stared down their toughest division rivals long enough to make out the whites of their eyes.
LAVAL WOMEN - EASY BREEZY PINNEAPPLE SQUEEZY
Their confused line changes and playful snickering aside, the good-natured ladies of Pineapple Express play some serious soccer.
LAVAL MEN - FINE TIME TO TURN IT UP
It seemed a little too soon for newcomers Boca Juniors to be flirting with rock bottom.
BROSSARD - SHRUGGING OFF THE COOLDOWN
You might say Montreal City Football Club came into Sunday's B1 Division showdown posing as statistical equals to undefeated Club Alpha.
LAVAL WOMEN - DRAWING EQUAL SIGHS OF RELIEF
A pair of undefeated FA Division heavyweights stubbornly refused to surrender any kind of loss-column satisfaction to the other.
LAVAL MEN - EVERYTHING IN ITS RIGHT PLACE
Having forfeited potential pre-season glory to watch an equally crucial Impact playoff game at Stade Saputo, AC Pirates are pretty much back where they ought...
LAVAL TOURNAMENT - BEATING THE OLD WAR DRUMS
Some old grizzled and familiar faces emerged from the grey as Laval's pre-season tournament set the stage for the cold, dark battles to come.
BROSSARD - A VOLATILE SITUATION MADE HAIRIER
With defending winter champs Piranhas, Zara and the FC Bullies no longer in the picture, a pair of relatively painless pre-season finales has left a dange...
LAVAL TOURNAMENT - WOMEN SET SIGHTS ON A NEW SEASON
The days may be getting shorter, but that only makes it easier for those with longer-term visions of grandeur.
DATES: TOURNAMENT AND SEASON
LAVAL MEN - AN OCTOBER IN HEAT
Flying sparks and flaring tempers weren't enough to eclipse one of the more exciting finals in Laval playoff action.
RDP/ST.LEONARD - WINNING'S ALL THE RAGE
After transferring over mid-season from Laval, Nightrage put together a respectable season in RDP's C1 Division - though nothing that should have concerned...
LAVAL WOMEN - PLEASE MIND THE GAP
With a 19-point black hole hole standing between them and their pre-championship opponents, the undefeated Cougars might simply have been caught whistling pa...
LAVAL MEN - THE START OF SOME UPSETTING TIMES
The BSC Young Boys fired off the first warning shot to all the fat cat division heads with big championship dreams.
DATES: TOURNAMENT AND SEASON
RDP - A BASKET OF EXPENDABLES?
What seventh-seed Cassiopeia managed against one top tier opponent they'll be taking to collective heart as their unlikely playoff run gets under way.
LAVAL WOMEN - A TOUGH SELL FOR THE COMPETITION
The Tough Mothers have had all summer to perfect the art of winning - and that may spell more playoff pain ahead for the rest of the FC Division.
LAVAL MEN - STRINGING AN EMOTIONAL YOYO
After a whole lot of hustle and bustle, the upper echelon of the B4 Division has temporarily returned to an uneasy calm.
ST. LEONARD - SETTING THE STAGE FOR A GRAND FALL
Only one week ago, it looked like FC Bricks had really pulled off the impossible and put Camvi out of playoff commission.
ANJOU - TIME AS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY
Teams that stay together, win championships together.
LAVAL - LIVING ON A PRAYER
Since inching past then-top-seed Brothers United back in early July, Brazil have been on some kind of a divine roll.
RDP - TROUNCED WITHOUT BEING TRAMPLED
Already down their top three go-to-guys and forced to play a man short for the first 20 minutes of the game, FC Stallion should never have escaped the first ...
LAVAL WOMEN - KILLING THEMSELVES SOFTLY
Anticipating their biggest game yet, the official strategy line out of the Suicide Squad camp was to match offensive fire with the Tough Mothers.
LAVAL MEN - MOVING FROM BEST TO WURST
With striker Yianni Fokas weaving through its backline and Bobby Bakos snuffing out every last offensive burst, Compulsive Calcio may have officially succumb...
ST. LEONARD - A STROKE OF PURE GENIUS
It would seem a far more consistent group of committed Artistes has emerged from last summer's rubble of individualism and injury.
LAVAL - CITIZENS AGAINST DOUBLE TROUBLE
The wound from your first loss can end up haunting you throughout the season - especially if you are unable to avenge it.
RDP - IT'S EASY BEING CHEESY
A team founded on a complex pun to keep a bunch of high school friends from drifting apart has also been playing some decent soccer of late.
ANJOU - PANDA RELEASES THE HOUNDS
It hasn't taken the rest of the championship hunters long to get a faint whiff of vulnerability amongst their division queen.
LAVAL - TURNAROUND TALK IN JULY
With only one win in their first six games, the BSC Young Boys desperately needed to fire a warning shot at at least one of their monster opponents.
ST. LEONARD - TOP BRASS HOLDING IT DOWN
Caught in a tight four-way race for first, the cream of the C2 Division crop all managed to come up big in Week 6.
LAVAL WOMEN - IN TOUGH WITH THE MOTHERS
Their last matched rained out in a burst of thunderstorms, Élizabeth Lachance and her Torros have had even more time to reflect on their first summer heart...
LAVAL - ROBBED OF THEIR BEGINNER'S LUCK
The rookie Calcio Bandito would have been right to feel good about their very clever name, having taken out the top two lieutenants in their division with...
RDP - ONLY RIPPING INTO THEMSELVES
Chris Riccio had nothing but praise for the team that reminded his Rip City that RDP's top division is not necessarily theirs to take lightly.
ANJOU - BURNING AMBITION ON ICE
The newly formed Avengers were but a few lonely minutes away from making a huge statement in the FC2 Division.
LAVAL - WHEN SPIRITS SINK IN THE SOD
A cold rain and some soggy refereeing ultimately help put a damper on Quartier 440's sizzling summer start.
ST. LEONARD - FAR FROM A FIRST TASTE
With FC Jixon spinning their wheels to create scoring chances, Primagoccia apparently sat back and waited for their experience to kick in.
ST. LEO/RDP TOURNAMENT - KICKING UP BAD MEMORIES
The Spring pre-season tournament has left a few league vets feeling a little hot under the collar.
LAVAL TOURNAMENT WOMEN - PRIMED FOR A FRESH LEGACY
If Laval's women pre-season tournament is any indication, a changing of the traditional summer guard may already be in the works.
LAVAL TOURNAMENT MEN - GETTING THEIR SUMMER VENGEANCE ON
With summer finally heating up, Laval's pre-season winners and losers can at least take solace in knowing that revenge doesn't always have to be served cold.
BROSSARD - DOWN WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Finishing at the top of the standings didn't turn out to be such a great strategy in Brossard this winter.
LAVAL WOMEN - DOUBLE (RAFALES) TROUBLE
Each forced to go about it in different ways, Rafales 1 and 2 both found a way get their names on their respective divisional trophies.
RDP - RE-REPEATING SOME DRAMATIC HISTORY
The defending C1 Division champs could not have asked for even one ounce more of additional adversity to overcome this winter.
LAVAL - MANNING UP TO REALITY
A couple of long shot playoff pioneers were caught without a leg to stand on when the music finally came to an abrupt end.
RDP - HIGH ON TRUMPED-UP INSINUATION
Having ended a so-so season with a bang before knocking out a pair of big time playoff opponents, Cafe Victoria's might be feeling entitled to a little grand...
BROSSARD - NOT DEAD JUST YET
It wasn't too long ago that MCFC were riding a confidence high after taking out the then C-Division leaders.
LAVAL – A PAY-PER-UPSET EVENT
Stats and seeds rarely tell the whole story.
LAVAL WOMEN - DETERMINATION UNDER DURRESS
With their playoffs hopes fading and four last-minute cancellations to contend with, Amazons had every reason to pack it in last Sunday.
BROSSARD - ART AND LIFE STILL HAND IN HAND
If FC Dale Weise can provide any cosmic clues, the former Habs darling after which they are named will be just fine.
RDP - NURSING THE PAIN OF THE PAST
You can't always expect the scenery to be pretty on the long and lonely road to the top.
LAVAL MEN - THE MIGHTIEST OF UNDERSTATEMENTS
If Zeus won't come out and directly proclaim themselves THE team to beat in the upcoming B2 Division playoffs, somebody has to at least point out their good ...
BROSSARD - CHOMPING AT THE BIT
While it still might be a little early still to call this season a wrap, FC Esteqlal's Firdaus Mayar has already begun uttering the old C word.
LAVAL WOMEN - SITTING ON A WINNING FORMULA
AS Espigoule are no strangers to winning.
RDP - PUSHING A NO STATEMENT GAME
With the playoffs just around the corner, second-seed Potenza Calcio has still got a basket of top division fish to fry.
BROSSARD - THE WIN THAT'S GOT THEM TALKING
They say there's no bad way to win a game.
LAVAL MEN - HIGH ON THE TABLE D'HÔTE
Two months without a loss can really put the old championship dreams back on the team menu.
LAVAL WOMEN - STAYING MUM ON LES CHEMINOTS
Armada and Joga Bonita have both been doing everything right - that is, except opening up a frank discussion about defeating les Cheminots.
RDP - UP AND AT THEM
Those constantly looking up leave themselves vulnerable to the occasional low blow.
BROSSARD - DIGGING DOWN IN THE ROSTER
Never underestimate the frustrating power of a volunteer backup keeper and the defenders committed to defending him.
LAVAL MEN - ALL THE STOPS FOR THE TOP
Only in a division as competitive as Laval's C1 would an undefeated team still find itself shut out of first.
LAVAL WOMEN - PERFECTION IN PERSPECTIVE
In their short and sweet winter, the Ninjas have learned that even victories can leave a bitter taste.
RDP MEN - IN FOR A HEALTH CHECK
Despite getting up in age, the heartbeat remains strong in this one.
BROSSARD - A FEW GOOD (TROPICAL) MEN
Rather than spend their winters longing for their tropical island homeland, childhood friends Joshua Parboo and Ashwin Samul sought to replicate it on the p...
LAVAL MEN - SO FAR, SO PERFECT
Tutto Per Uno have become so domineering as of late, they almost forgot what it felt like to have an opponent actually fight back.
LAVAL WOMEN - A STINGER OF A START
Undefeated Repentigny got a rude awakening mere minutes into their most important and bruising regular season game yet.
BROSSARD - LOOKING OUT FOR GREENER PASTURES
No disrespect to FC Degens and company, but Chacals may have been looking hoping to get a little more bang for their C Division buck.
RDP - MATTERS OF THE FAMILY
It might take them a while to get going, but MTL City FC have been together long enough to know exactly the right time to turn up the heat.
LAVAL MEN - SCOPING OUT THE CHAMPS
It's not like Ashton Villa wasn't a formidable opponent.
BROSSARD - SELECTING THE STATUS QUO
After dominating both ends of the 2015 winter season, FC Select look primed to pick up precisely where they left off.
RDP - CARVING STORYLINES BEFORE THE FIRST SNOW
Winter hasn't even started and yet certain pre-season matchups are promising to fuel the competitive fires at Marie Vic.
LAVAL - THE ONLY MATCH TO YOUR FUSE
It's not everyday that two pre-season champs get to duke it out all winter long.
RDP - FEEDING THEIR OWN HUNGER GAME
For an undefeated team, the FC Stinjs sure came out playing some seemingly desperate and determined soccer.
LAVAL WOMEN - NURSING A LEAD AND A LOSS
Les Cougars proved the age-old adage that to sit on a lead is to commit championship suicide.
LAVAL MEN - THE CASE OF LAST GOAL WINS
On a toe-numbing Thursday night, the last thing anyone would have wanted was a tit-for-tat finale that dragged into the wee hours.
ST. LEONARD - ALL 'HUSTLE AND MUSCLE'
Cafe Riviera has done what few teams in Totalcampo's illustrious playoff history have managed to do.
ANJOU - THE WAY THE COOKIE CRUMBLED
Neck and neck all season long, right down to the final championship whistle.
LAVAL MEN - THE COMFORT OF LOCKDOWN
You can't blame returning champs for doubling down on what they do best.
RDP - THE STORY OF PETE AND REPEAT
Get a bunch of Peters from RDP with a slight Man United bent together and the following just might happen.
LAVAL WOMEN - MOTHER-TOUGHIN' INTUITION
The battles between those squads who don't win as often as they'd like to are often the most grueling.
LAVAL - WINNING FOR THEIR LIVES
Armada picked a devil of a time to finally come to terms with a disappointing and challenging season.
ST. LEONARD - A BURGEONING AGE-OLD RIVALRY
Undefeated since the Summer Solstice, the FC Bricks should be forgiven for believing this is the year they finally win it all.
ANJOU - LATE SUMMER CATCALL
It may be the dog days of August but the Cougars are still very much on the prowl.
LAVAL MEN- STRENGTH WITHOUT NUMBERS
The real secret to Borussia Kronz' success won't appear on any game sheet.
RDP - PRIMED FOR A RIPPING GOOD TIME
Rip City, for lack of a classier term, has pretty much torn RDP's top division a new one this summer.
LAVAL WOMEN - THE TIES THAT BIND
Games might slip away.
ST. LEONARD - HOW TO BUILD ON A BEATING
The wins that should come easiest can be just as important as those losses that are almost to be expected.
LAVAL MEN - THE DAY ICE CAUGHT FIRE
Most of the FC Pumas spent their youth as high-caliber hockey talents.
ANJOU - NO COLD FEET ON THIS BENCH
The Benchwarmers have hit a collective stride that has been several summers in the making.
RDP - EXPENDING ALL FEAR AND DOUBT
Even with all the pieces in place, it's shocking just how quickly the puzzle can come into focus.
LAVAL MEN - THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES
Maybe Ibericos C.
LAVAL WOMEN - STRUGGLE THROUGH ORANGE-COLOURED GLASSES
Les Oranges are off to their worst start in recent memory.
ST. LEONARD - A TOUCH OF L'ARTISTIC FLAIR
He claims his Number 27 inherited Maradona's Hand of God, his Number 11 treats the field like a dance floor and "Bombazos" can kick the ball from St.
LAVAL MEN - A MATTER OF COMPULSION
Perfection tends to breed its own costs and challenges.
ANJOU - CAUGHT IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE
After fighting their way to pre-season glory, FC Touski got their first real taste of bitter disappointment.
RDP - THERE'S NO 'I' IN TOMAS
Building a team around your top sniper is tricky business - especially when you happen to be that top scorer.
LAVAL MEN - A LITTLE LIGHT ON SUPERHERO
Despite a valiant comeback effort, an early three-goal deficit proved a little too much for the mighty Justice League to overcome.
LAVAL WOMEN - FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE
Rather than silencing FC Diamond's biggest guns, FC Fire went full steam ahead and simply outdrew them.
ST-LEONARD - NO JINX FOR JIXON
Learning to deal with loss is simply not on FC Jixon's bucket list.
WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT - FRESH CHAMPIONSHIP BAIT
Looks like the newcomers came out to play in the women's pre-season tournament.
MEN'S TOURNAMENT - THE BATTLE LINES CARVED
If the pre-season is any indication, Andy Transport (the pre-season champs formerly known as Transilvania) might just suck the very life out of their sum...
BROSSARD - GNAWING AT THEIR ACHILLES HEEL
In the end, credit les Piranhas de l'ETS for tightening the offensive screws on one of the division's most offensively challenged favourites.
RDP - HISTORICALLY HARDWIRED FOR SUCCESS
Much like valuable relics from a time past, the Agozzino brothers are all that remain of the original Camvi squad that first walked the field where Totalcamp...
RDP – FIRST IN, FIRST OUT
It looks like C2 head honchos Nuva Spa 2 and the All Blacks should have practiced losing a little more during the regular season.
LAVAL MEN – THE KEEPER WITH THE GOLDEN BOOT
The former University of Montreal Carabins crew knew they had the talent and chemistry to win it all.
LAVAL WOMEN- THEY WON ALL THE HONORS!
Last Sunday the champions of the regular season, FC Boisbriand has managed to get hold of their 2nd cup of the season with an overtime win against their ri...
BROSSARD – WATCH OUT FOR PIRANHAS, PIRANHAS
The playoff hungry Piranhas got a taste of their own bite-size medicine.
LAVAL WOMEN – THE PRIMETIME SHOW STOPPER
You couldn’t have invented a better team name to shock your undefeated rivals with, even if you tried.
LAVAL MEN – THE BEARERS OF MENTAL COLLAPSE
After stunning the Red Stars in the quarterfinals, Manic nearly made some playoff depressives out of top dog Zeus.
RDP – THIRD TIME NO CHARM
Fob FC had three cracks at it but ultimately failed to leave any kind of lasting impression on the mighty Gunners.
BROSSARD – LIKE SENIOR, LIKE JUNIOR
Forget mothers and their firstborns; every coach has a soft spot for their youngest and most vulnerable.
LAVAL WOMEN – BRUISED, BATTERED AND DETERMINED
The Benchwarmers’ long and winding playoff road got off to a bumpy start, to put it mildly.
LAVAL – CLEAR HEAD WITH A GAME IN HAND
César Farias won’t be betting the farm on his FC International stealing a championship this late in the season.
RDP – IT’S GOOD TO BE GRADUAL
They have followed up four consecutive early-season draws with nine straight wins.
BROSSARD – BACK WHERE THEY BELONG
After losing four of five to start this winter, FC Footfire are back to taking no prisoners as they continue to climb the B Division ladder.
LAVAL WOMEN – THE WRATH OF THE NUNCHUCK
Had the score line gone the other way, Sabrina Lacoste and company would be deemed lethal championship material.
RDP - A WIN COMMITTED TO MEMORY
A captain never forgets the goals that win the very biggest of games.
LAVAL MEN – THE ALMIGHTY TALKDOWN
Zeus has been around long enough to know how to tread with caution and dial down expectations.
BROSSARD – SOMETIMES, THE BAR DOESN'T EAT YOU
Four unanswered goals in the second half have FCMB feeling like anything is now possible in Brossard’s top division.
LAVAL WOMEN – STANDING ON FIRM GROUND
Amazon’s coach definitely knows a long shot when she sees one – especially when it involves her own team.
RDP – THIS AIN’T THEIR FIRST RODEO
The Blazing Stars like to figure things out the second time around.
LAVAL MEN - LATE-YEAR HEARTBREAK
The dark days of December have sent a cold chill through San Marino.
BROSSARD – THE RE-CONSTRUCTION HOLIDAYS
Pre-season tournament heartbreak aside, FC Ortho seems to have regained some kind of a championship strut.
LAVAL WOMEN – TAKING A PASS ON PERFECTION
Better to get all the bad games out of your system while it still doesn’t mean anything beyond statistical window dressing.
RDP – DROPPING AND DAYDREAMING
The C1 Division’s gotten to be so competitive that it takes some captains days to acknowledge losses.
LAVAL MEN – LOOKING FORWAD TO LOOKING AHEAD
FC Nomade wasn’t about to let an ugly outcome get in the way of a great performance.
LAVAL WOMEN – DRAWING AN UNLUCKY LOT IN LIFE
Breaking Even has taken on a whole new meaning for Chelsea this winter.
BROSSARD – THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO DEFENSE
Their own win record blemished, Les Bleus had nothing more to lose than their own defensive pride.
RDP – WISING UP TO THE GREAT UNKNOWN
The Cassiopeia crew starts every year hoping to win it all.
LAVAL MEN – THREE CHEERS FOR MEDIOCRITY
He had tons to say about mighty Zeus but only fair warnings for his Red Stars’ own (B2 Division) winter ambitions.
LAVAL WOMEN – CAUGHT SLACKING OVERTIME
Whoever said running a soccer team is hard work is obviously taking their job way too seriously.
BROSSARD – REGAINING THAT COSMIC EQUILIBRIUM
Unable to score a single goal or make any headway this pre-season, FC Galaxie seem to have finally found their winter footing.
BROSSARD –OLDIES WITHOUT THE GOODIES
If soccer is a young man’s sport, Brossard’s pre-season tournament was the young man’s moment of truth.
RDP – A NO-SWEAT TURN OF EVENTS
The Competitive division turned out to be anything but.
LAVAL MEN – A NO-LOSE VACATION
It looks like VTL United’s brief hiatus from Totalcampo has worked wonders for their staying power.
LAVAL WOMEN – NO CHILL TO THEIR SUMMER GLOW
It was a case of instant déjà vu for the women’s pre-season champs.
LAVAL MEN – SUAVE FOR THE STORY
It was hardly a David versus Goliath victory.
LAVAL WOMEN – SHOCK, WITH VERY LITTLE AWE
It’s not very often that the fourth and sixth seed in any given division get to meet in a championship game.
ANJOU – THE GREAT NO-SHOW
They were supposed to face a fierce and ready opponent.
ST. LEONARD – NO BLOWOUTS AND NO SURPRISES
With never more than a goal to spare between them during the season, you’d think a tight championship would have been expected.