Tag Archives: CSL

Dartmouth welcoming Clippers’ arrival

In recognition of the HFX Wanderers first ever home game in franchise history, let’s look back at the Nova Scotia Clippers first game.  This is an article that appeared in the Halifax Daily News on May 25, 1991. Dartmouth welcoming … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Clippers Results

Here are the game results of the Nova Scotia Clippers (Canadian Soccer League, 1991).  The franchise was rewarded in April 1989, played their first game two years later.  The Clippers’ training camp opened April 22 at Cole Harbour Place.  The … Continue reading

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Wanderers Grounds Follies

    This Saturday, Canada will play the United States at the refurbished Wanderers Grounds.  Three years ago, Canada was to play the Glasgow Warriors there, but due to poor field conditions the game was moved to Spryfield days before … Continue reading

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The Clip Show

I have blogged about soccer before, so this isn’t a first.  The one and only time that an outdoor professional sports franchise was ever tried in the Halifax  market were the Nova Scotia Clippers in 1991.  The Clippers were members of … Continue reading

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Professional Sports in the Maritimes

This post is an info dump on all professional teams, from all sports, that have been based in the Maritimes. For the purpose of this post the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) is being counted as a professional league. … Continue reading

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Ole, Ole, Ole

One way to make it more desirable to build a professional grade ballpark in Halifax is to make it a multi-purpose facility that can be shared with soccer.  There are some instances were a soccer field has been shoehorned onto a … Continue reading

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