Scottish artist tackling Valour FC as part of international soccer project

Valour FC is getting the fine art treatment.An artist from Brechin, Scotland, who specializes in prints of soccer stadiums around the world, announced on social media Wednesday that he’ll be tackling the local Canadian Premier League (CPL) team and its home stadium IG Field for his next project.Graphic designer Steve Stewart – known as @StadiumPrint on Twitter – started off by creating prints of the 42 senior club stadiums at home in Scotland, but has since taken on stadiums from around the world, often selected by running polls for his…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Thursday, May 9

Gooooooooddddd Morning!The last time the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues each advanced to the Western Conference Final – it was the same year for both teams in 2016. And beginning Saturday Night, the Blues and Sharks will meet once again for a berth in the Stanley Cup Championship series after San Jose edged Colorado 3-2 for their second, Game Seven victory of these playoffs.Story continues belowJoe Pavelski returned to the lineup after missing the first six games of the series – and the Sharks Captain made an immediate…

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Valour FC add another local product with acquisition of Winnipeg forward

Valour FC has added another Winnipegger to their arsenal.The football club announced the signing of forward Marco Bustos on Tuesday. He’s the seventh Manitoban to join the new Canadian Premier League team.“I am thankful and honoured to be joining Valour FC, it will be my privilege to represent my hometown in front of my family and friends,” Bustos said in a media statement.“I know Rob [Gale] very well and I am happy to continue my journey with him.”Welcome home, @marcobustos10 #ForValour pic.twitter.com/VUN52LxW6I— ValourFC (@ValourFootball) May 7, 2019READ MORE: Valour FC opens…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Tuesday, May 7

A 14th overtime game of these 2019 NHL playoffs will result in a fifth Game Seven. Gabriel Landeskog beat Martin Jones from in tight, just 2.5 minutes into sudden death to give Colorado a 4-3 win, sending the series back to San Jose for a winner-takes-all showdown tomorrow night.https://shawglobalnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/gabe-landeskog.mp3JT Compher scored twice for his first two goals of the series for the Avs while Marc-Edouard Vlasic had a pair for the Sharks who will go the distance for the second straight series.Story continues belowColumbus wanted the chance for a Game…

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Winnipeg’s Valour FC drop home opener to FC Edmonton 2-1

Valour FC hosted the first professional soccer game in Winnipeg in 26 years on Saturday afternoon.Almost 10,000 supporters filed into Investors Group Field to show their support for a new era of professional soccer in Winnipeg.READ MORE: ‘Huge response’ from community for Valour FC home opener: team presidentFC Edmonton opened the scoring late in the 1st half. Mele Temguia managed to score after the ball deflected a couple of times and got caught up in the legs of two Valour defenders.Edmonton added a second goal in the 76th minute, a…

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‘Huge response’ from community for Valour FC home opener: team president

Excitement is building for Valour FC as their home opener is set for Saturday, marking the return of professional soccer to Winnipeg for the first time since the 1990s.The team is already riding high, sitting at the top of the Canadian Premier League standings after a victory in B.C. Wednesday against Pacific FC.Valour’s president and CEO, Wade Miller, told 680 CJOB the response to the team from Winnipeggers has been fantastic.Story continues below“We’re looking forward to hosting Manitoba’s soccer fans here at Investors Group Field,” he said. “It’s going to…

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Getting ready for Valour FC’s inaugural home opener

May 3 2019 7:09pm Winnipeg soccer fans are ready to come together as Valour FC welcomes FC Edmonton to Investors Group Field for the team’s home opener. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘…

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Top three things to do around Winnipeg the weekend of May 4

With her weekly pick of fun things to do on the weekend, here is the rundown from Global News Morning’s Kahla Shea.This weekend is all about sipping, shopping and soccer! 1. Spring’s biggest shopping eventEven though I returned home to Winnipeg just last year, I had already heard the name Third + Bird.I had followed them on social media, mooned over the beautiful products for sale and was seriously sad that I was not able to attend their markets.Story continues belowWell this Sunday – I will FINALLY be walking and shopping…

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Valour FC ready for home opener

May 3 2019 8:52am Midfielders Ali Musse and Raphael Ohin join Global News Morning ahead of their home opener game against Edmonton FC. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!! gnca_shareVideoCallback REGISTRATION !!!…

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Thursday, May 2

Gooooooooddddd Morning!The motto for the parent Winnipeg Blue Bombers is “For The W”. Perhaps Valour FC might consider going with something along the lines of “For The V” after edging Pacific FC 2-1 Wednesday night in Victoria.READ MORE: Valour FC opens with a win in VictoriaStory continues belowWinnipegger Dylan Carreiro came on as a second half substitute and scored the winning goal in the 78th minute to make for a memorable Canadian Premier League debut for Winnipeg’s newest professional sports franchise. The player Carreiro replaced, striker Stephen Hoyle, scored the…

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