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Loyal Company of the River Valley Podcast

A podcast dedicated to FC Edmonton. Also covering Canadian Premier League. Much of what is said on this show is made under the influence of scotch, rum, beer and cigars.
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Apr 14, 2021

On this weeks episode, we start by discussing FC Edmonton starting their training camp under the CPL and Alberta Health guidelines.

We also continue previewing teams with going south and discussing the changes with Cavalry FC and if we see them still being a contender.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Rumi

Taproot Edmonton

Apr 7, 2021

On this episode we preview the 2021 season for Pacific FC. We also take a look at a couple former Eddies signing elsewhere as well as a bit of a bait and switch from Atletico Ottawa on their recent announcement.

This episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Edmonton Community Foundation

Mar 31, 2021

On this weeks episode, we focus on Canada's Olympic and World Cup qualifying. Obviously we have an extended gush session over Alphonso Davies.

We also discussed player the PFACan electing its newest board members, FC Edmonton starts player tracking & more!

This episode is brought to you by;

Pod Power

Alberta Podcast Network

Mar 24, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss the current qualifying the Olympic games and upcoming World Cup qualification games for Canada.

We also discuss FC Edmonton signing Thomas Gardner and how the roster is currently constructed.

This episode is brought to you by;

Career Essentials

ATB

Mar 17, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss the surprise announcement from the Canadian Premier League on expansion to Saskatoon!

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

Park Power

Mar 10, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss the Canadian Premier League starting to show some transparency with club salary caps and player salaries, including a new mandated minimum salary. We discuss how this is a positive step in the right direction, and what more the league can do moving forward.

This episode is brought to you by;

Pod Power

ATB

Mar 3, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss the rumblings of a Canadian division 2. We also speculate on what that division can look like.

We also look at the report of the "Hamilton Mafia" report about the potential issues in the CPL front office, how it's too CFL-centric and how it may be a toxic work environment.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

Alberta Podcast Network

Feb 24, 2021

On this weeks episode, Alan Koch announces the rest of his coaching staff. We discuss what that means for the first team as well as the academy. We also discuss PFACan (Canadian players union) getting support FIFPro and how that helps them get recognized by the CPL.

This episode is brought to you by;

Taproot Edmonton

Edmonton Community Foundation

Feb 17, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss the report of the salaries CPL players are currently earning, how we think it relates to the retirement of Valour's Dylan Carreiro  and what more the league could do to help the players earn a more livable wage.

We also discuss FCE bringing in Tomas Giraldo on loan from CF Montreal and a rumoured German forward that could be announced soon.

This episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Park Power

Feb 10, 2021

On this weeks episode, we are joined by Sean Fleming. Sean was the assistant coach and technical director with FC Edmonton for the past couple seasons and is now the technical direction for the EIYSA Stars program in Edmonton. He discusses what his new role entails, his time with FC Edmonton & more!

The weeks episode is brought to you by;

Pod Power

Alberta Podcast Network

Feb 3, 2021

This week, we discuss FC Edmonton's picks in the U Sports Draft and Zator signs with York United then is loaned.

We are then joined by Jessica and Katie from For Kicks Podcast to discuss St. Albert Impact joining UWS, NWSL and CanWNT!

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

Taproot Edmonton

Jan 27, 2021

On this weeks episode, we are joined by Jeff Paulus. Jeff shares his experience of the Island Games, what went wrong, how he views FC Edmonton in 2021 and his new role with Edmonton Scottish.

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

BGC Bigs

Jan 20, 2021

On this weeks episode, we discuss Amer Didic returning, which was quickly followed up with a callup to the Canadian men's national team camp. We also talk about the league increasing it's U21 minutes threshold as well as an anticipated start date.

This episode is brought to you by;

Pod Power

BGC Bigs 

Jan 13, 2021

On our first episode of 2021, we discuss the 11 players FC Edmonton signed since our last podcast.

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

BGC Bigs

Dec 16, 2020

On this weeks episode, we catch up on FC Edmonton player news. Easton Ongaro is scoring in Denmark, Marcus Velado-Tsegaye represents El Salvador, and FCE signs USLC veteran Paris Gee.

We also talk to FC Edmonton's new coach, Alan Koch. We discuss what drew him to Edmonton, his past experience, 2021 expectations & more!

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

Edmonton City as Museum Project

Dec 10, 2020

On this weeks episode, we discuss a variety of topics around the CPL!

Nov 25, 2020

On this weeks episode we discuss FC Edmonton hiring Alan Koch as their Head Coach and Director of Soccer Operations. We also discuss the last signings of Antony Caceres and Marcus Velado-Tsegaye.

This episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Edmonton Community Foundation

Nov 12, 2020

On this episode, we are joined by the newly appointed president and general manager of FC Edmonton, Eric Newendorp. We discuss the move from Oklahoma to Edmonton, his love of the beautiful game, and much more.

We also discuss some of the player movement around the league as clubs build towards 2021.

This episode is brought to you by;

Taproot Igniting Innovation

The Shared Mic Podcast

Oct 14, 2020

On this weeks episode, we talk about FC Edmonton's coaching vacancy and 6 candidates for the job. We also discuss the loan deals across the country.

This episode is brought to by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

ATB

Sep 30, 2020

On this weeks episode we look back at each teams performance at the Island Games including what we liked, what we didn't like and how they look heading into 2021.

This episode is brought to you by;

Unbelts

The Shared Mic podcast

Sep 23, 2020

On this weeks episode, we talk about the big news with FC Edmonton and that's Jeff Paulus stepping down as FC Edmonton's head coach. We talk about what this means for the club, and how his new roles will still be a huge positive for Edmonton soccer community.

We then move onto talking about the CPL Final between Forge and HFX. With Forge winning for a second year, we ask if this makes them a dynasty. We also ask if this years championship still has an asterisk next to it, like we assumed earlier in the year.

And finally, we wrap up the podcast with our overall thoughts on the Island Games including the level of play, the OneSoccer broadcast and presentation and more!

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

YEGPodFest 

Sep 16, 2020

On this weeks episode, we take a look at the statement released from FC Edmonton last week & how it's step in the right direction for ownership. It appears to take accountability for the results in 2020, but we're curious to see how it translates to real change.

We then move onto talk about the Group Stage results, and the surprise in Halifax making the final against Forge.

And finally, we talk about the MVP discussion. Should it be Bustos' or is there another player more deserving of the award?

This episode is brought to you by;

Edmonton Community Foundation

YEGPodFest

Sep 9, 2020

We begin this weeks episode on a somber note again, as we pay our respects to another former Eddie who lost their life this past week in Alex Semenets. We look back at the 2011 Eddies that Alex was a part of and how he embodied what that years team was about.

We then move onto talking about the past week in games, including FC Edmonton finishing the tournament with no wins. We look at what went wrong for this team, who impressed us, who disappointed and how the offseason could/should play out.

And to wrap this episode up, we discuss the second stage of matches between the top 4 teams and who we like to move on to the finals.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Unbelts

CPA Alberta

Sep 2, 2020

On this weeks episode, we recap the last week of matches, including some very surprising results. We also look ahead to the final week of the opening stage of the Island Games and pick each of our top 4 teams.

We also discuss some comments that came from FC Edmonton head coach Jeff Paulus suggesting his time may be nearing it's end. We look at the string of results that lead Edmonton to where they are now, and if it really is all on the coach. 

If you're able to, please contribute to the Go Fund Me for our first captain Chris Kooy, who recently lost his life to prostate cancer. He has left behind his wife and daughter, and support for them would be much appreciated. You can donate here.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

ATB

Park Power

Aug 26, 2020

On this weeks episode, we start with sending our condolences to Chris Kooy's family and friends as he lost his battle with cancer this past weekend. If you're able to, please contribute to the Go Fund Me for our first captain Chris Kooy, who's in an extremely difficult battle with cancer right now. You can donate here.

We then move onto talking about the past weeks games and how the table has changed from our expectations. We also look ahead to the next busy week, which includes 3 FC Edmonton games.

This weeks episode is brought to you by;

Park Power

CPA Alberta

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