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    THE METHOD, Vol. 1: How to succeed in the transfer market (ft. Wheeldon Jr., McNab)

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    Courtesy of OneSoccer: Cavalry FC head coach Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (Photo: Nora Stankovic)

    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series by Oliver Platt. 

    In the first edition of The Method, Oliver Platt from OneSocccer explores a new series of discussions with the coaches and executives shaping our own professional domestic league.  First up, Cavalry head coach and general manager Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (pictured) and York9 president Angus McNab to take us through the signing of players and building of a roster, and all its potential pitfalls, from start to finish. 

    It’s the same story every year.

    In one league or another, a major club is reported to have a laundry list of desired signings as it builds its squad for a new season.

    Most of them don’t pan out and panic ensues. The team stumbles out of the blocks as the campaign gets underway and the alarm bells grow louder.

    They were deafening in the aftermath of Manchester United’s 6-1 humiliation at the hands of Tottenham on Sunday. United had been chasing Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho — rated at over €100 million — all summer but failed to land him and instead pivoted to a flurry of alternatives hours before the transfer window closed.

    The remainder of the story can be found at OneSoccer at the following link: https://news.onesoccer.ca/article/the-method-vol-1-how-to-succeed-in-the-transfer-market-ft-wheeldon-jr-mcnab

    Next up:

    The Art of the Team Talk With Pa-Modou Kah and Stephen Hart

    About OneSoccer:

    OneSoccer is the home for soccer in Canada. As such, they are committed to bringing up-to-the-minute updates and specialized video content as the beautiful game grows in this country.

    Whether it’s local leagues like the Canadian Premier League, domestic competitions like the Canadian Championship, international affairs such as the 2021 and 2023 Gold Cup and 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, and leagues from abroad like Liga MX and the Chinese Super League, the hope is to be the source for soccer coverage.

    The viewer to OneSoccer, is an integral member of the team, too! Join them, as they bring soccer from coast-to-coast, and follow them on social media, too:

    The OneSoccer Experts are a collection of some of the most recognizable names and faces in the industry across Canada. They bring a high-quality soccer content, video features, and more, featuring a varied set of voices from all walks of life, whether former professional footballers, data-driven analysts, entertaining hosts, or hot-take specialists.

    OneSoccer talent is all about bringing, the viewers, as much high-quality content as they can. That means breaking down every single key play with their data-driven analysis, ranking, rating, and debating every talking point and comparable metric, and bringing entertaining features and videos on a wide variety of soccer, both domestically and from around the world https://onesoccer.ca/.

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