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Dog Days: Ottawa Fury FC 0 – 3 Louisville City FC

Dog Days: Ottawa Fury FC 0 – 3 Louisville City FC

PHOTO: Matt Zambonin / Freestyle Photography By Théo Gauthier @OwnGoalTheo The summer grind was bound to catch up to the Ottawa Fury, and it appeared to have done so on a humid Saturday afternoon at TD Place as they were defeated 3-0 by Louisville City FC. Early on, the defending USL Cup champions looked spry and active compared to their hosts and pressed their advantage in the energy department to force some mistakes from the Fury’s back line. It was…

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Classy Defeat: Toronto FC 3 – 0 Ottawa Fury FC

Classy Defeat: Toronto FC 3 – 0 Ottawa Fury FC

PHOTOS: Paul Giamou / Toronto FC By Théo Gauthier @OwnGoalTheo   Toronto FC will meet the Vancouver Whitecaps in the Canadian Championship Final after defeating Ottawa Fury FC 3-0 in Toronto on Wednesday night. The final aggregate score from the two matches was 4-0. Over the course of 180 total minutes—and especially during the final 90 at BMO Field—TFC showed some of the killer instincts that propelled them to the CONCACAF Champions League Final back in April. TFC Head Coach…

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Mood Swing: Ottawa Fury FC 2 – 0 Nashville SC

Mood Swing: Ottawa Fury FC 2 – 0 Nashville SC

PHOTOS: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow The Ottawa Fury are in a playoff position and appear to only be picking up steam. However, despite yet another strong performance by the men in black and red on Saturday night at TD Place, the narrative could have been a much different one. When referee Juan Márquez pointed to the spot for a Nana Attakora handball in the 81st minute of the Fury’s match against fellow playoff hopefuls Nashville SC,…

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Cup Kaboom: Ottawa Fury 0 – 1 Toronto FC

Cup Kaboom: Ottawa Fury 0 – 1 Toronto FC

PHOTOS: Martin Mendizabal / Instagram: martin_gonzalesm12 By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow On what can only described as a perfect night for soccer, the Ottawa Fury fell a goal down early on in the first leg of their semifinal matchup in the Canadian Championship against provincial rivals Toronto FC and fell just short of equalising on Wednesday night at TD Place. The win by Toronto FC means they will take a one-goal advantage into the second leg at BMO Field in the…

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Five Guys, One Couch: A Profile of Fury FC’s Maxime Crépeau

Five Guys, One Couch: A Profile of Fury FC’s Maxime Crépeau

PHOTOS: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow One day, you’re taken to your older brother’s soccer match, and the appeal of the sport works its magic on you. Shortly thereafter, you’re playing as a defender for your hometown on Montreal’s south shore, but your team’s keeper is away on vacation. Teammates are looking around and asking: “Who’s crazy enough to play keeper?” You raise your hand, get your debut in goal…and never look back. This is the story…

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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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Short Platform: North Carolina FC 4 – 2 Ottawa Fury FC

Short Platform: North Carolina FC 4 – 2 Ottawa Fury FC

PHOTO: North Carolina FC By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow There are nights when the football gods showcase their mischievous side. In one of their most dominant performances of the season, the Ottawa Fury travelled to Cary, North Carolina, where they were defeated 4-2 by their former NASL rivals. The Fury were in the ascendancy in every category usually referenced as performance indicators. Possession? Advantage Fury: Shots on frame? Advantage: Fury. And so on… The former Railhawks were able to absorb the Fury’s…

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