This is the [______] of the week.


Take two takes the Montréal Impact closer to its identity

By Matthieu Labaudinière, a French Bostonian based in Montréal. Quotes collected by Eric Beard.

“This is a cosmopolitan city, a much more European city than most North American cities… we are playing in a way that’s more similar to what people would like to have, looking more like Europe. I think [Impact] Montréal is reflecting a lot about what Montréal is. The team is reflected also because we are [composed of] Americans, Canadians, Europeans. Hopefully we can continue to represent Montréal very well.” - Patrice Bernier, a Québécois midfielder for the Montréal Impact.

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1. Those two kids in the Ultras section.

2. The Poznan

3. Romero’s tattoos.


In Montréal, every match tells a story

It’s hardly a secret that the AFR team has a growing affection for the ever-evolving football culture emerging in Montréal. It is hard to believe that we were up in Quebec only about a month ago, when we captured the gorgeous Stade Saputo covered in snow ahead of the stadium’s opener. Well, the Quebecois club are making it easy for us to keep supporting their emergence as a unique identity in MLS and the world of football.

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La nouvelle série de la semaine. Bref, une série française qui passe originalement à Canal+ mais qui est dispo ici sur le web (!) C’est pas nouveau nouveau, mais comme je blogue quand j’ai le temps, c’est maintenant que je la partage.

La playlist de la semaine pour faire le party fou! Mashups et remix au menu!