Ed Ho

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‘Olé – Olé – Olé – Olé – Olé’: New Canaan FC Red ’07 Boys Victorious over Stamford Rivals

Days from now, the world’s greatest sporting event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will kick off in St. Petersburg, Russia. National pride stirs the passion and souls of fans from all over the world – from the championship expectations of the millions of fans from powerhouses like Brazil and Germany to the 330,000 chanting Vikings of Iceland, the smallest country ever to qualify. From the long-suffering supporters of the home of soccer, England, to the return to World Cup play after a 2014 Asian no show with Japan and Korea. The intrigue of the story lines abound and are as compelling as a junior travel soccer match played out by 22 boys here in chilly New Canaan last Sunday. Continue Reading →

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Victory Blossoms for NCFC Boys 2007 Red Team

—submitted by Ed Ho

So I was at the garden store this past week asking one of the guys if I should fertilize my plantings from a few weeks ago that have yet to bloom. The nice gentleman turned and gave me the wisest advice, “No – let the warm weather and sunlight do its work this weekend. They’ll be fine.” The NCFC Boys 2007 Red team, like my flowers, blossomed this weekend on their home field basking in the radiant sunshine here in lovely New Canaan. After starting the season in the new Elite division with 5 straight losses, the 2007 Boys Red side desperately needed a win to boost their confidence and to avoid relegation. But the visiting Stamford team did not offer a rosy outlook for the game by scoring first with their two strongest frontline players pressing the attack. Continue Reading →

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