Please see below for a selection of recent L1O-related content:
Barrie Today: Rovers FC wins big on and off the field in season home opener
Big hockey games on TV and bad weather didn't stop the Simcoe County Rovers from getting a big crowd for their successful 2023 season home openers.
Read more by Shawn Gibson: https://www.barrietoday.com/local-sports/rovers-fc-wins-big-on-and-off-the-field-in-season-home-opener-6895734
Peterborough Examiner: ECFC men win first of new season
The Electric City FC men picked up their first win of the 2023 League1 Ontario Premier Division season on a wet and soggy field at the Fleming Sports complex on Saturday afternoon.
Read more from the Peterborough Examiner: https://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/sports/peterborough-region/2023/04/23/ecfc-men-win-first-of-new-season.html
London Free Press: Rebuilding FC London men need big rebound to avoid relegation
The FC London men’s soccer team has higher stakes than just simply winning more matches this season.
Read more by Ryan Pyette: https://lfpress.com/sports/local-sports/rebuilding-fc-london-men-need-big-rebound-to-avoid-relegation
Northern Tribune: Tim Hortons Field triple-header sees one winner
It was an action-packed day at Tim Hortons Field as fans were treated to not one, not two, but three matches.
Read more by David Parkes: https://northerntribune.ca/tim-hortons-field-triple-header-2023/
Hamilton Spectator: Hamilton United women take centre stage at Tim Hortons Field
With lots of encouraging talk about women’s professional soccer arriving in Canada in two years, it’s fitting that the top local women’s team will play this weekend in the stadium that kick-started a men’s pro league.
Read more by Steve Milton: https://www.thespec.com/sports/soccer/opinion/2023/04/21/hamilton-united-women-take-centre-stage-at-tim-hortons-field.html
Northern Tribune: CPL introduces affiliation pilot project with lower divisions
The Canadian Premier League announced today that they will be piloting a new program in collaboration the various semi-pro and mens-amateur leagues in the country to provide more competitive on-field minutes for CPL talent.
Read more by Nelson Mahmoudi: https://northerntribune.ca/canadian-premier-league-downward-player-movement-project/