We may be down, but we’re not out

We may be down, but we're not out

Any season after last (epic!) was always going to reach a little less high. Okay, it reached a lot less high. The Gleesh chose and unflappably committed to a style of play that’s challenging on a shoestring. At times, stats said we were close. Results said differently. Injuries injured…‎ and endured. The media narrative was […]

Why the Riot was quiet and why you shouldn’t be

Why the Riot was quiet and why you shouldn't be

This last weekend saw the Stony Monday Riot take action, to protest certain OSEG security practices and club choices that stifle efforts to build an original supporter culture in Ottawa. A range of measures from CCTV cameras, being hushed by security management, and hired drummers standing atop the section drowning supporters out are sources of frustration. The straw that broke the camel’s back: a key SMR organizer received a stadium ban for the […]

One of our own received a stadium ban till the end of 2016 for releasing red smoke following the match against Miami FC. He accepts that there are consequences to his actions. We are not debating TD Place’s Code of Conduct. For Stony Monday Riot the incident has led to a frank discussion within our […]

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 […]

ottawa versus everyone. ottawa contre tout le monde.

ottawa versus everyone. ottawa contre tout le monde.

We were born here. Nous étions nés ici. We moved here from around Canada and the world. Nous avons déménagé ici du Canada et le monde. Now, Ottawa is our home. Maintenaint, Ottawa est notre chez-nous. We are supporters of the Fury. Versus everyone. Nous sommes supporters de la Furie. Contre tout le monde. #AlwaysWithYou […]

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 […]

Stoking the fire

Stoking the fire

by Jon Van Baggie Our warriors, our club and our passion; together, they brought us to new and unexpected heights last season. There are moments, battles, that we will never forget.‎ Forever engraved in our collective experience. A part of us. ‎It’s with that shared experience that we set our sights on the next chapter, […]

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 Reveals Third T-Shirt to Unsuspecting Supporters

SMR Reveals Third T-Shirt to Unsuspecting Supporters

Paint it Grey! Stony Monday Riot unveiled its first ever third t-shirt in HISTORY last Friday. Some members of the Riot were the first to see the new shirts. Later in the morning the shirts were revealed on small screens across the internet to everyone watching youtube instead of the EPL on a Saturday morning, […]