Pacific FC have made it two wins on the bounce after a five-game winless run, ending Halifax’s strong home form on Monday afternoon in Nova Scotia. Travelling the length of the country, Pacific regained top spot in the Canadian Premier League with a 2-1 win, which ended a five-match winning run for Halifax at home. A goal from Thomas Meilleur-Giguère at the end of the … Continue reading Pacific back on form after win over Halifax
An expansion season isn’t something that comes easy to most teams, and Vancouver FC is no exception. While the likes of LAFC and St. Louis City have hit the ground running as MLS franchises, their quick routes to success look like outliers more than a legitimate expectation expansion teams should have for themselves. Something similar can be said for the Canadian Premier League as a … Continue reading Will Vancouver FC’s New Additions Bring the Crowds?
It was another frustrating outing for Pacific FC as they lost 2-0 at home to Forge FC this past weekend. It was their fifth game in a row without a win, a run which has seen them claim just two points, as their points lead has completely vanished atop the CPL table, with rivals Cavalry overtaking them following their massive win against Vancouver FC. James … Continue reading Goal-Challenged Pacific drops from top spot in the CPL Table
Two of the league’s most in-form teams face off on Vancouver Island this weekend, with fourth place Cavalry FC travelling to Vancouver Island to take on league-leaders Pacific FC. Cavalry have won three of their last four games, and are coming of an impressive 2-0 win away in Winnipeg against Valour FC. Defensively, they looked sharp, dealing with the speedy threats of Pacifique Niyongabire and … Continue reading Pacific Host Cavalry in Marquee Matchup
After a triumph on the road in Hamilton over Forge FC by a score of 1-0, Pacific FC have claimed top spot in the Canadian Premier League. After seeing out an even first half, James Merriman’s side took the game to Forge in the second half, dominating play and grabbing the winning goal from their 14th shot of the second stanza. The goal came from … Continue reading Pacific triumph over Forge to top the CPL table
After derby day delight for Pacific FC on their trip to the lower-mainland last weekend, Pacific travel to Hamilton this weekend to face fierce rivals Forge FC. In their last meeting, Forge came away with a 1-0 win at Starlight Stadium. This time around, Pacific FC sit one point behind Forge, who top the table currently with a game in hand. A win for the … Continue reading Pacific FC travel to Hamilton in top-two clash with Forge FC
After falling to a late equaliser at home to Halifax Wanderers last weekend, it’s Derby Day on Friday with Pacific FC crossing the Salish Sea to play Vancouver FC. These two sides met for their opening game of the Canadian Premier League season, where Manny Aparicio gave Pacific a 1-0 win in front of their home fans. Vancouver FC has progressed and gained a stronger … Continue reading The Second Instalment of the B.C. Derby is here
Talk about being brought back down to earth! After a passionate and exciting 1-1 draw in their opening home match, which included playing with 10-men for over an hour against Cavalry, a crushing 0-5 defeat followed to an Atlético Ottawa side who had been chasing their first win of the season. With the stadium a little emptier than on its opening weekend six days earlier, … Continue reading Analysing Vancouver FC’s first big setback against Ottawa
Pacific FC have hit the road this weekend with a trip to face last year’s finalists Atlético Ottawa in the nation’s capital. This brings an end to a four-game run of home fixtures for Pacific to kick off the fifth season of the Canadian Premier League, as well as their opening game in the Canadian Championship. A new challenge now faces James Merriman and his … Continue reading Pacific FC Look for Revenge on the Road in Ottawa
As the squad was assembled this off-season, Pacific FC looked to have covered all bases. The arrivals of Easton Ongaro, Ayman Sellouf, Kakuta Manneh and Bradley Vliet amongst others have provided depth and quality all over the pitch. So far though, while James Merriman’s side have a win over Cavalry in the Canadian Championship, their defeat against Forge FC this weekend leaves them with one … Continue reading Is Manny Aparicio irreplaceable at Pacific FC?