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We Don’t Know What We Are Doing – TSS FC Rovers – A Season in Review

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That was quick. And long. And relentless. And chaotic. And beautiful.

Year one is in the books as they say. Well actually the books are far from done and as I sit at the coffee shop writing these words the cars are still packed with inventory, the garages are both full of remnants including kit that hasn’t been washed, and what’s left of the towel stock that hasn’t found it’s way into a foreign kit bag by mistake is draped across the laundry room. Ticket stubs lay strewn across my dining room table and countless PDL patches remain on the office desk instead of ironed onto jerseys as planned. Yes, the last on field sessions have been completed and all the matches are now over, but the cheques haven’t all been sent, the wrap up is in full swing but requires many more man hours, and believe it or not, next season looms already. Read More

Change the Rewards, Change the Game

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Participating in the Play Better movement rewards players with charitable donations for reaching training goals set by themselves and their coaches. It’s a simple way that passionate sport leaders and coaches can help each child to grow as an athlete and an engaged citizen–changing the reward, changing the game. Together, we can make it so winning is no longer the only goal. Instead, we’re building a better community–one team, one player at a time!

TSS FC brings pro soccer back to Swangard Stadium this spring

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Pro soccer will return to Swangard Stadium this spring, as TSS FC Rovers will begin play in the Premier Development League (PDL) for the 2017 season.

The male professional team will feature an all-Canadian lineup with most players under 23 years of age News 1130 reports. They’ll play in the Northwest Division against teams like Seattle Sounders U23, Lane United of Oregon, Calgary Foothills, and Victoria Highlanders. Read More

The Juan de Fuca Plate is Reborn

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The return of USL PDL soccer to the Lower Mainland was announced for the 2017 summer season when TSS FC Rovers was formed, to play out of Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, British Columbia. With the Victoria Highlanders resurrected for the 2016 USL PDL season under local ownership, this meant that after missing the 2015 and 2016 seasons, the Juan de Fuca Plate could be reborn! Read More

TSS FC Rovers Acquire PDL Franchise

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TAMPA, Fla. – Based in Vancouver, TSS FC Rovers will participate in the 2017 PDL season after a transfer of ownership from the Washington Crossfire.

“We are excited to bring soccer back to the grass at Swangard Stadium,” General Manager and assistant coach Will Cromack said, “and are delighted to be able to provide more professional player development opportunities to the wonderful soccer market of greater British Columbia.”

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