Welcome to Winnipeg Skylar!

For months CanPL fans across the country have been eagerly awaiting news of the first player signings and yesterday, the league cleverly began building anticipation with several teasers. Valour FC posted a letter and video from our first player, giving us a sneak peek at who it might be, and the speculation began with fervor.  When Coach Rob Gale teased that he was giving us a ‘set-piece weapon” and we read that our player was ready to put it all out there on the pitch for us, we were hooked. Now we know that our player, the first man committed to representing Valour, is Skylar Thomas and we wholeheartedly welcome him to this city! Born in Scarborough, Thomas played soccer at Syracuse University for four years, before being drafted 11th overall by Toronto FC in 2015. The next four years […]

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United For Valour

Winnipeg is a vibrant community, represented by many different cultures and socioeconomic groups.  Since moving to Winnipeg nearly 4 years ago, one of the things that has impressed me the most is how Winnipeg truly reflects Canadian Multiculturalism.  It is only fitting that our city’s soccer club, Valour FC, will have a rich, diverse supporters section to match. Recently some of our members reached out to express concern about a post made in our Facebook group by Route 60 Radicals.  We love your passion and your protectiveness for Red River Rising, Valour’s first and original supporters group.  We agree that the recruitment feel to the end of the post was not ideal.  However, we chose to leave that post up and here is why. We believe that the supporters section should truly represent this community.  While Red River Rising will continue to represent broad support across […]

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