ottawa, we’re always with you

ottawa, we're always with you

For us Ottawa is the city and region we call home. For us, c‘est Ottawa contre tout le monde. We all love soccer, we follow matches from all over the world, but we know there is no other substitute to being present. True passion is a live-connection and is not something you can pretend from […]

SMR Blog Series: Why I Riot

SMR Blog Series: Why I Riot

By Kendra Lee I grew up watching hockey. All hockey: NHL Hockey Night in Canada; the Lethbridge Hurricanes, a junior team in the WHL; the IIHF World Junior Tournament at Christmas; and Olympic hockey every 4 years. If you ask most Canadians why they like hockey they will probably give you an answer along the […]

In the City of the Fury: Review of 2015

In the City of the Fury: Review of 2015

Me verás volar                   (You’ll see me fly) Por la ciudad de la furia  (Through the city of the fury) Donde nadie sabe de mi  (Where no one knows me) Y yo soy parte de todos    (And, I am one of many) – En la ciudad de la furia, Soda Stereo Buenos Aires, the subject of […]

Why I Riot: Football and Family

Why I Riot: Football and Family

Why I Riot Series post by Timothy Coates  In my life football and family has been synonymous.  My Dad (Hull City) my brother (Man Utd) and me (Preston NE) will take over the conversation at family dinners with transfer rumours, how bad the England team looks and even some mild/childish trash talk.  Even decades before my birth football played role in my […]

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 […]

Stony Monday Riot: Rooted in History

Stony Monday Riot: Rooted in History

By Theo Gauthier Recently, members of Stony Monday Riot got to work on a new flag to be displayed at Ottawa Fury matches. To understand the flag, beyond the obvious OFFC reference, we’ll invite you to read on. But first, a few words about Stony Monday Riot’s vision. For Stony Monday Riot, being rooted in the […]

Show Your Pride

Show Your Pride

By Laura Gauthier A huge part of supporter culture is showing your pride through flags. SMR have a few under our belt and we thought we’d share a bit about what we’ve learned. Our first ones were paint on fabric – which worked to varying degrees. Weather resistant paint that will keep through rain and […]

SMR Interview Series: Nicki Paterson, Midfielder

SMR Interview Series: Nicki Paterson, Midfielder

The 2015 NASL season less than a week away and we couldn’t be more excited! We had such a ground breaking year last season and we truly enjoyed supporting the Fury and getting to know the team. The guys have been working hard in pre season and it’s time you knew a bit more about them. Scottish […]