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By League1 Ontario staff, 04/21/22, 10:15AM EDT

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We round up some of the latest features in the media about League1 Ontario.

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Please see below for a selection of recent stories about League1 Ontario:

Barrie Today : Rovers FC hopes to turn Barrie area into 'soccer-mad region' as season kicks off Sunday

With an all-star front office in place, the city’s newest sports organization hopes to start its season on a winning note this coming weekend.

Read more by Shawn Gibson: https://www.barrietoday.com/local-sports/rovers-fc-hopes-to-turn-barrie-area-into-soccer-mad-region-as-season-kicks-off-sunday-5279302

 

PTBO Canada: Electric City sign three players to finalize men's team

The men’s team is set for the Electric City Football Club (ECFC) for their inaugural 2022 League 1 Ontario season as they signed Josh Penello, David Schaefer and midfielder Yuki Mandai as the team’s final signings on Tuesday.

Read more by David Tuan Bui: https://www.ptbocanada.com/journal/electric-city-football-club-three-players-to-finalize-mens-team

 

Guelph Today: Guelph United kicks off season on Thursday

After 165 days, the boys are back! Guelph’s pro-am soccer team, Guelph United F.C., will be kicking off their season on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at Alumni Stadium against the league’s newest expansion team, Peterborough’s Electric City F.C. As the reigning League1 Ontario men's champions, Guelph United is looking forward to defending their crown and playing for the city of Guelph!

Read more: https://www.guelphtoday.com/local-sports/guelph-united-kicks-off-season-on-thursday-5276060

 

The Peterborough Examiner: A new era in Peterborough sports starts Thursday [Subscription required]

A new era in Peterborough sports starts Thursday night. As the 67-year-old Peterborough Petes begin the playoffs on the road against Hamilton Bulldogs, down the road Electric City FC men’s soccer team plays its first ever game against defending League1 Ontario champion Guelph United.

Read more by Mike Davies: https://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/sports/soccer/2022/04/20/a-new-era-in-peterborough-sports-starts-thursday.html

 

Northern Tribune: League1 Ontario: Three things to look forward to

A new-look League1 Ontario commences its men’s Premier Division on Thursday, with the women’s equivalent doing so the following day. With what was the busiest off-season in the league’s history, the 2022 edition will be the most exciting one yet.

Read more by David Parkes: https://northerntribune.ca/2022-league1-ontario-season-preview/