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True Grit: Ottawa Fury FC 2 – 1 Penn FC

True Grit: Ottawa Fury FC 2 – 1 Penn FC

PHOTOS: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow Romuald Peiser may be the Fury’s all-time leader in clean sheets (23), but the familiar confines of TD Place weren’t enough to keep his old team off the scoresheet as the Ottawa club came roaring back after going down a goal for a 2-1 win over Penn FC. The match, once again played in the oppressive heat and humidity that is typical of Ottawa afternoons in July, was the first come-from-behind…

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Daniel Haber Joins Fury For First Training Session

Daniel Haber Joins Fury For First Training Session

By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow   OTTAWA, ONTARIO—The Ottawa Fury welcomed the newest member of their squad to training on Wednesday, as Daniel Haber made his debut on the pitch at Lansdowne Park. The attacking-minded Canadian international was officially acquired on Monday from FC Cincinnati on a free transfer in a move that was quick to come together. “(The transfer) didn’t get done until about a week ago,” says Haber. “It was a pretty quick turnaround. (I) packed my bags and…

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Open That Window! Fury Acquires Canadian International Daniel Haber

Open That Window! Fury Acquires Canadian International Daniel Haber

By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow The Ottawa Fury have been dropping hints for months that General Manager Julian de Guzman, in his first season in the job, was not done overhauling the roster he inherited from his predecessor Paul Dalglish. On Monday morning, the Fury delivered on those suggestions as they acquired Canadian international Daniel Haber from FC Cincinnati on a free transfer. As is its custom, the Fury declined to comment on salary numbers. Haber could prove very useful to…

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Gassed: Ottawa Fury 0 – 1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Gassed: Ottawa Fury 0 – 1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

PHOTOS: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow Under a relentless July sun, the Ottawa Fury kicked off a string of five consecutive home matches by falling 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at TD Place on Sunday afternoon. The Riverhounds who, with the win, retain second place in the Eastern Conference by earning all three points from Sunday’s encounter, did not hide their intentions by lining up with five defenders across the back. It’s a strategy that has worked…

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Fury Release Canadian Kyle Porter; Expect More Changes

Fury Release Canadian Kyle Porter; Expect More Changes

PHOTO: Ottawa Fury By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow On Saturday morning, the Ottawa Fury released Canadian international Kyle Porter. The roster move marks the end of Porter’s second stint with the Fury. The Toronto-born winger was first signed to the Fury by Paul Dalglish for the 2016 season. After appearing 15 times for the club, he was released and signed by the Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2017. Last winter, Fury General Manager Julian de Guzman brought Porter back, but the Mississauga Falcons…

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End of the Road: Indy Eleven 0 – 1 Ottawa Fury FC

End of the Road: Indy Eleven 0 – 1 Ottawa Fury FC

PHOTOS: Indy Eleven By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow The Ottawa Fury wrapped up their five-match road trip on Wednesday night by defeating Indy Eleven 1-0 in a closely fought match at Lucas Oil Stadium where an own goal was the only thing separating the former NASL rivals. The Fury end their extensive travels having picked up six points out of a possible 12 (their match in Atlanta was suspended due to weather); not a bad haul. It’s a run of games which…

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Fury To CPL? New Comments Appear To Suggest Done Deal

Fury To CPL? New Comments Appear To Suggest Done Deal

PHOTO: Fury GM Julian de Guzman, Credit: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow Stephen Hart, newly announced as the first head coach and general manager in HFX Wanderers FC history, appears to have outed the Ottawa Fury’s intentions to join the Canadian Premier League in its inaugural season. In an article by Willy Palov in today’s Halifax Herald, Hart had the following to say: Getting any kind of official indication that Ottawa Fury FC would join the…

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Voyaging The Cup: Ottawa Fury FC 1 – 0 AS Blainville

Voyaging The Cup: Ottawa Fury FC 1 – 0 AS Blainville

PHOTOS: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow The Ottawa Fury defeated semi-professional side AS Blainville 1-0 (2-0 on aggregate) in the second round of the Voyageurs Cup at TD Place on Wednesday night, booking themselves a semifinal berth against defending champions Toronto FC. “One of the targets of this season was to reach the semi-final. So mission accomplished,” proclaimed Fury Head Coach Nikola Popovic after the match. There’s no doubt that the Fury continue to churn out positive…

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Speed Trap: New York Red Bulls II 0 – 3 Ottawa Fury FC

Speed Trap: New York Red Bulls II 0 – 3 Ottawa Fury FC

PHOTO: New York Red Bulls II By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow Ottawa Fury FC history was made in the sweltering heat of Montclair, New Jersey, on Sunday afternoon as the Canadian club sweated out a 3-0 victory over New York Red Bulls II. It took four and a half seasons, but the Fury finally provided the answer to the question of who scored their first hat-trick in club history: Brampton-born Adonijah Reid. The Fury jumped out to an early 1-0 lead…

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Under A Blood Red Sky: AS Blainville 0 – 1 Ottawa Fury FC

Under A Blood Red Sky: AS Blainville 0 – 1 Ottawa Fury FC

PHOTO: Laura Gauthier By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow “This is the most important competition we are in this year.”                             – Fury Head Coach Nikola Popovic Under a blood red sky in Laval, the Ottawa Fury made like a thief in the night by beating AS Blainville 1-0 in the first leg of the second round of the Voyageurs Cup, Canada’s national cup competition. The Fury entered the…

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