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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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Fury FC Bring Back Gagnon-Laparé To Replace Injured Tissot

Fury FC Bring Back Gagnon-Laparé To Replace Injured Tissot

By Théo Gauthier @Mimglow In their latest roster move, the Ottawa Fury brought left-back Jérémy Gagnon-Laparé back into the fold from fourth-division French club AS Vitré. Gagnon-Laparé, who has five caps for Canada, first played for the Fury during the 2015 stretch run while on loan from the Montreal Impact. In his first stint with the Fury, the Sherbrooke, Québec, native made three appearances, one of which came as a substitute in the NASL Championship match as Marc Dos Santos’s…

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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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