11:49 PM EST, Thu December 08, 2022
Dec 6, 2022
Wilfried Nancy Departs CF Montréal, Now What?

Wilfried Nancy Departs CF Montréal, Now What?

Photo by Andrew Katsampes/ISI Photos/ CFM have been in a free fall. Wilfried Nancy has departed the CF Montréal Head Coach position. Breaking last night and made official this morning, Nancy has decided to join Columbus Crew. A move that will include some compensation, but comes at a huge loss for the club. New Beginnings. pic.twitter.com/MIWZkIFJjE— The Crew (@ColumbusCrew) December 5, 2022 It would seem after the scuffle between owner and the lack of clarity of control over roster decisions deemed this relationship over despite the option the club held....
Dec 5, 2022
Ismael Kone Moves from CF Montréal to Watford FC

Ismael Kone Moves from CF Montréal to Watford FC

Photo by Ulrik Pedersen/DeFodi Images via A really good move as it is a record deal. CF Montréal have their second departure in the transfer market. Ismael Kone is on the way to Watford in England. A record deal for CFM is being reported as the fee can be €8-10m. Really good deal for CFM who will look to invest that wisely as the roster turnover continues. Kone has really impressed at the club since making his first team debut and even these past couple weeks at the World Cup mixing it up with players like Kevin De Bruyne and looking the part. Canadian gem...
Dec 5, 2022
CF Montréal’s Alistair Johnston to Celtic

CF Montréal’s Alistair Johnston to Celtic

Photo by Pablo Morano/BSR Agency A great deal for all parties. CF Montréal have their first move of the off season as it is expected that Alistair Johnston will join Celtic FC in Scotland after the transfer window opens on January 1st. The deal as confirmed by transfer guru Fabrizio Romano will be reportedly in the 3-4 Million Euros range. A solid deal for the club amid a huge development for the club and re-shuffle at the player ranks. Official, confirmed. Celtic have signed Canadian defender Alistair Johnston on a 5-year deal. #CelticFCJohnston joins from...
Nov 25, 2022
CF Montréal: News Updates + World Cup Reaction

CF Montréal: News Updates + World Cup Reaction

Photo by Visionhaus/ Let’s get you caught up on a couple bits of news and react to Canada’s World Cup game. The news is hot and heavy this week. Let’s take you through the three big one’s this week. Canada’s performance at the World Cup, CFM’s players fortunes, and transfers. Victory in Defeat? The Canada team did the country proud as despite the loss, showed they belong in the world stage. A strong performance and some dare say controlling, Canada had a bevy of chances vs Belgium. They were unlucky to not see a goal as the penalty miss by darling Alphonso...
Nov 18, 2022
CF Montréal: Apple News, Crest Update and more

CF Montréal: Apple News, Crest Update and more

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports A lot to catch up on! The news is hot and heavy this week. Let’s take you through the three big one’s this week. Apple MLS Deal, Crest Unveiled and free agent talk. New Apple MLS Deal The new deal is set to enter in the 2023 season and it is being bill well as the prices have made a bit of stir. The deal has been criticized for limiting exposure and really only appealing to MLS diehards, but the good news is the restrictions are no more. We could see a really good and tight presentation now that utilizes the best of MLS. That will...
Nov 16, 2022
CF Montréal: Roster Decisions + Free Agents to Watch

CF Montréal: Roster Decisions + Free Agents to Watch

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports What will the future hold for le CFM. The team has made its roster decision and there are some curuos ones among the bunch. Announced this week, the club has declined options on the following payers: The Club will not exercise its option for goalkeepers Sebastian Breza, James Pantemis, defenders Zorhan Bassong, Keesean Ferdinand, Karifa Yao, midfielder Tomas Giraldo and forward Bjorn Johnsen. Also, the contract of midfielder Victor Wanyama as well as the loan agreement of defender Gabriele Corbo will both expire at the end of 2022. A few...
Nov 14, 2022
CF Montréal Well Represented in Canada’s World Cup Roster

CF Montréal Well Represented in Canada’s World Cup Roster

Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports Incredible for the club as six players have made the CMNT for the trip to Qatar. Canada’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1986. It will be well represented with CF Montréal players as six players have made the final cut for he trip to Qatar. Defenders Alistair Johnston, Kamal Miller and Joel Waterman, midfielders Ismaël Koné and Samuel Piette, as well as goalkeeper James Pantemis, have been selected by Canada for the final roster that will compete at the FIFA World Cup beginning on November 20. Canada will begin on November 23...
Nov 11, 2022
CF Montréal: Updated List for Expansion Draft, Protected Players

CF Montréal: Updated List for Expansion Draft, Protected Players

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports A look at the players protected. CF Montréal announced their protected and eligible players for the upcoming expansions draft for the new club in MLS. It’s as follows: The following players are therefore eligible for selection: Zorhan Bassong, Sebastian Breza, Rudy Camacho, Gabriele Corbo, Ahmed Hamdi, Bjorn Johnsen, Logan Ketterer, Jojea Kwizera, Chinonso Offor, Sunusi Ibrahim, Robert Thorkelsson and Victor Wanyama. St. Louis City SC will select five players in the draft and teams can only lose one player each. No real qualms here...
Nov 9, 2022
Confrontation Between Wilfried Nancy and Owner Joey Saputo a Blemish on Otherwise Great Season

Confrontation Between Wilfried Nancy and Owner Joey Saputo a Blemish on Otherwise Great Season

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports What could be done? A confrontation earlier in the season between club owner Joey Saputo and Head Coach Wilfried Nancy was reported this week by Jeremy Filosa and with corroboration from many other journos, the writing seemed on the wall for that relationship. It is a pretty big blemish by the club owner considering the near miracle work Nancy has done with this club. CFM have become a wonder this season and the fans and ownership would be wise to keep him around and continue the great work. Saputo did really put Nancy over in the post...