This week on Apt613 Live, host Josh Lemoine interviews Fury FC President John Pugh about what the move to USL means for the future of pro soccer in Ottawa, and talks with RedBlacks lineman (and Ottawa native) Alex Mateas, ahead of their East Division final later this month.
This week, host Livia Belcea is joined by Gloria Guns, the front-person of Scary Bear Soundtrack – a local band performing a free show on June 9, 2016 at the Saw Gallery Summer Opening Party in partnership with the National Campus Community Radio Conference. Following that, Livia shares a short interview with Captain Patches from Pirate Adventures […]
Can the Fury beat Vancouver and move on to the Voyageur Cup finals? Ottawa, this is a big deal. On Wednesday, June 1, Fury FC will host the Vancouver Whitecaps, Canada’s most storied pro soccer team, in the second round of the Voyageurs Cup (or Amway Canadian Championship). Ottawa earned that second round berth after […]
“But I thought the Fury and the Whitecaps played in different leagues” a casual Ottawa sports fan might say. “Well spotted!” I’d exclaim. Then I’d go on to explain, at length, the competition known at the Amway Canadian Championship. The Amway Canadian Championship, or as it’s more affectionately known, the Voyageurs Cup, is the closest […]
Christine Sinclair is a legend. Her play at the 2012 Olympics and last years Women’s World Cup proved she is one of the best that has ever played. But she can’t play forever, which got me thinking…. Could the next Christine Sinclair come from Ottawa? If she does, she’ll probably be a product of the […]
Fall is here, the hoodies are out, and Ottawa is starting to look like a Group of Seven painting (a Thomson though, not a Jackson. Ugh). Point is, it’s getting colder. So what better way to warm up than by getting tickets to see the hottest team in Canada (Blue Jays): Ottawa Fury FC! Apt613 […]
We spoke with John Pugh, President of Ottawa Fury FC, and the man responsible for bringing professional soccer to Ottawa. Apt613: Where did you grow up? A place called Hereford, it’s on the border between England and Wales, Pugh is a Welsh name. It’s famous for Bulmer’s Cider and Strongbow, and obviously Hereford cattle. What […]