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Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast

A podcast dedicated to FC Edmonton. Also covering NASL and other Canadian soccer happenings. Much of what is said on this show is made under the influence of scotch, rum, beer and cigars.
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May 23, 2019

On this weeks podcast, we recap the first official Al Classico in the Canadian Premier League. We talk about the Spruce Meadows experience and how it's changed since fall, grudgingly concede that C*vs are a good team and wonder what FC Edmonton's identity is.

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May 16, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk about FC Edmonton's return to Clarke Stadium and the draw against Pacific FC. We also look ahead to this weekends match at C*valry FC. This is the first ever Al Classico with points on the line, so we share what type of match we're expecting to see.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

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May 9, 2019

Our first ever live episode, and possibly the first live podcast in the Canadian Premier League!

We talk to Liz with Free Footie to get an update on their spring season and as the look ahead to their fall season. If you wish to donate, sponsor a team or learn more, go to FreeFootie.ca.

We are then joined by Katie of For Kicks to talk about their podcast and the Canadian women's national team ahead of the World Cup this summer. Check them out here!

We then talk about FC Edmonton's first Canadian Premier League match in Winnipeg against Valour. Since we both went, we shared our experience interacting with the opposing supporters, the in game experience and Winnipeg as a whole. We also talk about the match where FC Edmonton also got their first win! We then look forward to talking about the home opener this coming weekend including the events surrounding it!

We want to thank Karen with the Alberta Podcast Network for helping to organize and promote the show. 

We also want to thank Steven at Castria for producing the show and making sure it all sounded great!

This episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Overdue Finds

May 2, 2019

On this weeks episode, we take a look back at the inaugural weekend in the Canadian Premier League. We share our thoughts on the matches, the presentation and overall quality. We also preview the upcoming weeks matches as well as sharing what we like and don't like about FC Edmonton ahead of this upcoming season.

This episode is brought to you by;

Park Power

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Apr 25, 2019

On this weeks episode, we do our first season preview in two years. We quickly recap the journey that brought us to the Canadian Premier League opening weekend and why we're excited to finally be talking about the games. We go around the league and quickly preview the other six clubs, mainly what we both like and don't like about them ahead of their seasons. Don't worry, we're cover FC Edmonton in depth next week! We then offer our usual terrible predictions on each of the games this coming week.

Join us for our live show on May 8 at Arcadia! For details and to register, click here!

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Apr 18, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk about Amer Didic signing with FC Edmonton OneSoccer and their "generous" free trial for streaming and CPL being broadcast on CBC!

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Park Power

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Apr 11, 2019

On this weeks episode, we take a look at every kit released last week in the Canadian Premier League. We talk about which ones we like, who played it too safe and who missed the mark.

This episode is brought to you by

Edmonton Community Foundation

Unit B

Apr 4, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk to Joe with Last Word on Soccer. We talk about his interesting journey in becoming a soccer fan, starting with a World Cup pool at work, all the way to writing blogs about FC Edmonton and even becoming a season seat holder. We also talk about what Joe is looking forward to with the Canadian Premier League!

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ATB

Mar 28, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk about the April 4th announcement coming up that looks to be a league wide reveal of all the clubs kits. We discuss what we want out of the league wide event, what we want out of the FC Edmonton kits and talk about some fan made concepts floating around too.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Park Power

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Mar 21, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talked to CPL President Paul Beirne. Frequent guest Dave sits in place of Nathan as we talk to Paul about his journey to becoming the CPL President, that challenges that have come with a start up league and so much more!

This episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Overdue Finds

Mar 15, 2019

On this weeks episode, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Tim Adams of Free Footie. We catch up on how the program has grown in the past year to include other sports adding more teams across the city. We also talk about the affect the Alphonso Davies transfer has helped the program gain exposure, the challenges on taking that next step to spreading to other cities and what else is in store for the future!

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Mar 11, 2019

On this bonus episode, we take a look at the FC Edmonton schedule, including what games we are looking forward to the most, and where we see opportunities for away game travel!

Mar 7, 2019

On this weeks episode, we at the news we have fallen behind on. We take a look at the latest FC Edmonton signings, where they'll fit in and how the roster looks now that it's nearly complete. We also take a look at some major news across the league, including the Mediapro deal regarding the leagues media rights and what that means for us fans. We also look at the equipment deal with Nike and how it will help the league and it's players.

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ATB

Edmonton Community Foundation

Mar 1, 2019

For this weeks episode, we take a break on the CPL and FCE news and look back at a couple chapters of Edmonton's pro soccer history. We are joined again by Gordon who talks about the indoor Edmonton Drillers of the 90's and the Edmonton Aviators.

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ATB

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Feb 21, 2019

On this weeks episode, we look at the latest round of FC Edmonton's signings, academy graduates David Doe, Prince Amanda & Marcus Velado-Tsegaye. We look at how these three teenagers will impact the roster and how much playing time we see them getting. 

We also look at the rumours of Diego Forlan signing with Valour and how we potentially see it working out for the club and league, both on and off the pitch.

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Let Do Coffee

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Feb 13, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk about the recent Voyageurs Cup draw and who FC Edmonton could be playing. Obviously we take an early shot at picking who we think may go through.

Also, we talk about the 2019 CONCACAF League, and the controversial decision to let only three CPL clubs compete for a spot this year.

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

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Feb 7, 2019

On this weeks episode, we look at the latest batch of FC Edmonton signings, and offer up our takes on what's a pretty familiar group of players. We also talk about a few notes and rumours from around the league.

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Park Power

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Jan 31, 2019

On this weeks episode, we talk about the CPL's latest big announcement with VW as a founding sponsor, and it's inaugural match between Forge FC & York 9 FC. That leads to the question, is the CPL becoming TOO focused on Ontario already? 

We also speculate on the next round of FCE player announcements (which you have probably already heard).

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Jan 24, 2019

On this week's episode, Nathan sits down with FC Edmonton's latest signings, goalkeepers Dylon Powley & Connor James.

Jan 16, 2019

On this weeks episode, we take a look at what's been happening around the Canadian Premier League as it's officially the first REAL year of the league. We briefly take a look at the signings as a whole and start to guess the level of play for year one. We also look at some of the comments made by league commissioner David Clanachan this week which confirmed some rumours as well as giving us an update on where the league is at with a few significant items we're waiting for, namely the schedule.

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

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Jan 10, 2019

On this weeks episode, we return to our ongoing series looking at the history of pro soccer in Edmonton. We take a look at the Edmonton Brickmen of the CSL, and Canada's last attempt at a professional soccer league.

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Park Power

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Dec 20, 2018

On our last episode of 2018, we look at the ongoing battle between CONCACAF and Ottawa Fury FC. We also share our thoughts on FC Edmonton's new Virtual Stadium & look back on 2018 and the weird and eventful year it was.

The episode is brought to you by;

Park Power

ATB

Dec 13, 2018

This weeks episode is another special one as we get the chance to sit down with a few of FC Edmonton's newest signings! We chat with Bruno Zebie and Ajeej Sarkaria about coming through the academy, playing for Foothills FC in the PDL and the decision to come back home to play. We also get to hear from Son Yong-chan about coming to Canada, competing in the Got Game trials and becoming one of the first international signings in the Canadian Premier League!

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

Park Power

Dec 5, 2018

This week we look a little bit in depth at each of the clubs first signings and how it sets the tone for what the expect in this league. We also look at the full list of pricing options for Cavalry and how it starts to make a little more sense. We also catch up on other news around the league.

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Back to School Again

ATB

Nov 29, 2018

On this weeks episode we sit down with FC Edmonton's first Canadian Premier League signings, Randy Edwini-Bonsu and Allan Zebie. We talk to both about the meaning of coming home to play professional soccer, how it feels to be the first signings & more!

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Lets Do Coffee

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