SMR Interview Series: Maxim Tissot, Midfielder

SMR Interview Series: Maxim Tissot, Midfielder

Interview By: Kendra Lee You were born and raised here in Gatineau. When did you start playing soccer? I was 6 years old when I was enrolled into a league in Aylmer. Actually, I was enrolled into figure skating at first, to play hockey, to get better at skating and I didn’t like it at […]

SMR Interview Series: Dennis Chin, Forward

SMR Interview Series: Dennis Chin, Forward

Interview by: Kendra Lee You were born in Jamaica. What do you remember about growing up there? Oh, a lot! I come from a Chinese/Jamaican background so growing up there was a lot of school; it was all school, school, school, school. But during that time I was very sheltered, I didn’t want to go […]

SMR Interview Series: Kyle Porter, Defender

SMR Interview Series: Kyle Porter, Defender

Interview by: Kendra Lee You were born in Toronto. Can you describe where you grew up and what it was like growing up there? Well, I grew up, I spent a little bit of time in the Oakwood, St. Clair area with my grandma on my dad’s side. And then we moved out west towards […]

SMR Interview Series: Marcel De Jong, Midfielder

SMR Interview Series: Marcel De Jong, Midfielder

Interview by Kendra Lee You were born in Canada, but left for the Netherlands at a very early age and grew up in Holland. I was 4 when I left so I don’t really remember anything. In Holland everything is small, it was just a little village. There are cities as well, but it can’t […]

SMR Interview Series: Romuald Peiser, Goalkeeper

SMR Interview Series: Romuald Peiser, Goalkeeper

Originally posted at/écrit à l’origine pour lefooteur.com Interview by Theo Gauthier Le Fury d’Ottawa vient tout juste de conclure sa deuxième saison régulière, une saison couronnée de succès, qui verra l’effectif de Marc Dos Santos participer au championnat de la NASL pour la première fois. Au coeur de cette réussite, on retrouve le gardien français Romuald […]

SMR Interview Series: Colin Falvey, Defender

SMR Interview Series: Colin Falvey, Defender

Interview by: Kendra Lee Tell me about where you grew up. I grew up in Cork City Ireland. It’s a big big sports city. Very passionate about all different sports, some of the Irish sports Gaelic football and hurling, and then you’ve got two Irish clubs that play in the League of Ireland Football system, […]

SMR Interview Series: Julian de Guzman, midfielder

SMR Interview Series: Julian de Guzman, midfielder

Interview by: Kendra Lee You were born in Toronto. Describe what it was like growing up there. I was born and raised in Scarborough. I was born in ’81, so the most I can remember from that time till ’97, which was when I went overseas, was pretty much just based on soccer. I started […]

SMR Interview Series: Darko Buser, Academy Coach

SMR Interview Series: Darko Buser, Academy Coach

Last November, Darko Buser was announced as part of the coaching staff for the Ottawa Fury Academy. Born in Yugoslavia, he played football in Belgrade but had to relocate to the UK when the civil war broke out. Eventually he found himself at Chelsea where he spent 12 years working with the academy. He has […]

SMR Interview Series: Ryan Richter, Defender

SMR Interview Series: Ryan Richter, 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 […]