Tristan D’Amours

  • Toronto FC II Takes First 401 Rivalry Game of 2016

    Goals by Malik Johnson and Raheem Edwards Sealed Rivalry Win For Toronto

    Red was stronger than blue once again as Toronto FC II took a 2-1 win against the FC Montreal at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

  • FC Montreal Lose USL Season Opener to Bethlehem Steel FC

    Fabian Herbers Scores Lone Goal in Steel’s 1-0 Shutout

    Disappointed faces headed back to the locker rooms through the tunnels of Olympic Stadium on Friday night. Given the opportunity to play on the United Soccer League’s opening game, FC Montreal fell 1-0 to expansion team Bethlehem Steel FC.

  • FC Montreal Fall to Ottawa Fury in Last Preseason Game

    Ottawa Wins 3-1 in Quiet, Not for Public, Preseason Game at Olympic Stadium

    Pressure was high in FC Montreal’s last game before the start of the 2016 United Soccer League season, as the team lost 3-1 against the Ottawa Fury of the North American Soccer League.

  • End of an Era

    Quebec’s Two Professional Women’s Soccer Teams Forced to Shut Down in 2016

    When the W-League announced it would shut its doors in 2016, it meant the Laval Comets and Dynamo de Québec would have to find a new place to play.

  • FC Montreal: Saturday Morning at the Big-O

    Impact & FC Montreal Hold Intrasquad Game at Olympic Stadium

    The Montreal Impact and their United Soccer League academy team FC Montreal played a preseason intrasquad game Saturday morning at the Olympic Stadium in the closest thing fans can have to a city rivalry match.

  • From Cayo to Saputo

    Belizean Forward Michael Salazar and His Path to the Montreal Impact

    Earlier this January, Michael Salazar was anxiously sitting in the audience for the 2016 MLS Superdraft at the Baltimore Convention Centre, waiting for his name to be called.

  • Get Out Of The Water: Thoughts about Rio 2016 for Swimmers, Triathletes, and Aquatic Athletes

    The Associated Press released last week their most recent round of testing in the Rio de Janeiro waterways, which will host swimmers and triathletes during the 2016 Summer Olympics. The results were scary.

  • Another Casualty in a Tough Reality

    Closure of W-League Brings Women’s Soccer Down to Bare Minimum

    Women’s soccer in Canada suffered a blow last week as the W-League, a second-tier division women’s soccer league with teams operating in the United States and Canada, shut its doors.

  • “Nothing Wrong With Being MLS”

    Major League Soccer Executives Discuss Soccer’s Rise in North America at John Molson Sports Marketing Panel

    “We are not the NFL, we are not the NBA,” said Toronto FC President, Bill Manning. “It’s okay being MLS, and I never try to pretend that we’re the NFL.”

  • Seeing the Light

    New CEO Graham Brown on New Challenges and the Inclusion of Men’s Rugby in Canadian Interuniversity Sport

    The new CEO of the governing body of university sports, Graham Brown, is presently transitioning to his new job and bringing his business expertise from his current one as CEO of Rugby Canada.

  • A Tale of Two Halves

    FC Montreal Head Coach Philippe Eullaffroy Offers Season Postmortem at Caserne Letourneux Training Centre

    There were two sides to FC Montreal’s inaugural season in the United Soccer League. After his two-week stint in Europe where he attended coaching clinics in Clairefontaine, France and Alkmaar, Netherlands, head coach Philippe Eullaffroy conveyed the media to make his first ever FC Montreal season post-mortem.

  • Men’s Rugby: Stingers Trip Over First Hurdle, Fall to Carabins

    Lack of Rhythm and Discipline Lead to Stingers 19-16 Loss to Université de Montreal

    The second home game of the men’s rugby season was regarded as the team’s “first real test”, according to head coach Clive Gibson, as this game would be important in order to impose themselves against the other teams in their pool. However, the result did not go Concordia’s way, and the men’s rugby team fell to the Université de Montreal Carabins 19-16 on Friday night at Concordia Stadium.

  • FC Montreal Suffer 5-0 Loss to Harrisburg City in Season Finale

    Plumhoff Records Hat-Trick to Drown Montreal in Season Finale

    With hopes of making the United Soccer League playoffs already dashed, FC Montreal hoped to end their season by finally beating the Harrisburg City Islanders, a team that has defeated them all season long. Unfortunately for FC Montreal, the bleu-blanc-noir could not get a win in their final game of their inaugural season.

  • Men’s Rugby: Heavy Rain, Big Result

    Stingers Rugby Team Win Close Game Over Bishop’s Gaiters

    The RSEQ reigning champions successfully passed the first hurdle of the year during their season opener with a 20-13 win over the Bishop’s Gaiters on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

  • FC Montreal Halt Red Bulls II’s Playoff Push

    Riggi Scores Two Late Goals to Stun New York 2-0 at Stade Saputo

    FC Montreal leading scorer Alessandro Riggi scored two goals to shock third-placed New York Red Bulls II Wednesday night in the penultimate game of their inaugural United Soccer League campaign.

  • Men’s Rugby Preview: Reigning Champions Looking For More

    Stingers Seek to Repeat as RSEQ Champions

    On a hot September morning, head coach Clive Gibson is giving his directives on a number of different drills. It has now been five days that the Concordia Stingers men’s rugby program have returned to camp after winning the RSEQ championship last season. In addition to the beautiful weather, an aura of sheer optimism is floating in the humid air.

  • The Indomitable Lion

    FC Montreal Forward Jacques Haman Discusses Transfer Troubles From Cameroon to Montreal

    Three months ago, the Montreal Impact flew in a new player for a tryout at their training centre in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The new kid on the block was a 21-year-old Cameroonian striker, Jacques Haman.

  • Independence Sink FC Montreal With Second Half Goal

    One Goal Is Enough As Charlotte Independence Beat The Bleu-Blanc-Noir At Stade Saputo

    It only took one minute for substitute Caleb Calvert to make an impact for the Charlotte Independence. Moments after being brought into the game, the forward scored a goal, which ended up being the game-winner, giving his club a 1-0 victory over FC Montreal at Stade Saputo this past Wednesday evening.

  • Home Cooking

    FC Montreal Earns Third Straight Win After Defeating Toronto FCII

    Before their encounter on Wednesday afternoon, FC Montreal and Toronto FCII were greeted by a heavy downpour of rain following the national anthem. It certainly didn’t get in FC Montreal’s way as they earned a 2-1 victory over Toronto FCII at Stade Saputo’s Turf field.

  • Cheesehead Wisdom

    Linebacker Andy Mulumba Tells Story of His Journey to the National Football League During Conference at Concordia University

    Pro football player Andy Mulumba was initially frightened at the prospect of playing football. The native of Congo had only taken up the sport after being forced by his friends to attend a practice. “I saw guys hit each other with helmets and pads,” he said. “I even brought Advils because I thought I’d have headaches.”