York9 FC travels to Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton to take on Forge FC in the inaugural Canadian Premier League match. The match will be broadcast on OneSoccer, as well as CBC Sports (1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT). Here are all the storylines to catch up on ahead of the 1st match:
- MATCH PREVIEW – Forge FC vs. York9 FC Here's everything you need to know – stats, matchups, keys to the game, and more.
- York9's Brennan keeping tactical secrets close to his vest ahead of 1st match "We've got our tactics, we know how we're going to play… But I definitely can't go into too many details. I'd be silly to tell you how we're going to play." – York9 head coach Jimmy Brennan
- York9 FC's role in inaugural match? ‘Go in there, disrupt everything' "To go to an opposing team's home ground, being as it is an historic occasion, you want to go there and upset everyone, all the fans there in Hamilton – sad to say, but that's our mindset." – York9 midfielder Ryan Telfer.
- Y9 supporters Generation IX call out Hamilton: ‘Let's see who can really bring it' "We're confident that we can cancel the home crowd and out-sing them for large stretches. Quality is always better than quantity." – Generation IX's Daniel Salinovic.
- 3 Key battles to watch when Forge FC takes on York9 FC Manny Aparicio vs. Elimane Cisse? Daniel Gogarty vs. Emery Welshman? Here are the matchups to watch