SMR Interview Series: Drew Beckie, Defender

SMR Interview Series: Drew Beckie, Defender

You’ve seen them on the pitch playing for Ottawa. We’ve cheered them on together in the stands. We want you to know what they’re about. Where they’re from, where they’ve been. What shapes them as a player. As a person. Everyone has a story and we want to tell theirs. I’ve had the opportunity to […]

Why I Riot: The Riot has Started

Why I Riot: The Riot has Started

Most Canadians cannot claim allegiance to their soccer team as a birthright; most of us have grown into the sport and our team. Of course some Canadians come from a family of supporters but it has always been that little bit more difficult to be a ‘supporter’ while being in Canada. Nevertheless people find a […]

SMR Interview Series: Ramon Soria, Defender

SMR Interview Series: Ramon Soria, Defender

You’ve seen them on the pitch playing for Ottawa. We’ve cheered them on together in the stands. We want you to know what they’re about. Where they’re from, where they’ve been. What shapes them as a player. As a person. Everyone has a story and we want to tell theirs. I’ve had the opportunity to […]

SMR Blog Series: Why I Riot

SMR Blog Series: Why I Riot

Sometime in the early 80’s in a small mining town in the B.C. interior 2 sets of eyes were staring at me through the wooden fence. “Hello” one of them said in a strange accent which I would later learn was Cornish. “Why are you wearing girl’s shoes” was my first question. I had just […]