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HPL: Surdel Peg data charts

I had an email last night from Jaswinder Parmar, a Surrey FC executive and the General Manager of the SurDel Peg HPL bid asking me to put up information from their application that shows they would be competitive with any … Continue reading

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Another (partial) HPL application: going up this morning

I’ve had another group contact me and ask me to put up part of their application. I’m going to read through it this morning and then post it. Here is part of the email that accompanied it: “Here is some … Continue reading

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HPL and 2nd tier play next season: U14 and U16 girls case study

I think it’s generally accepted that when you choose to go through a gut-wrenching overhaul of a system and put processes in place to effect change, there is an end goal in mind and that goal is the substantial betterment … Continue reading

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Sportstown FC’s full HPL application

Perhaps naively, I assumed that most of those pursuing HPL franchises would want to promote their bid by publicizing their application and highlighting its strengths. It’s a very tight timeline and when the winning applicants are announced they will have … Continue reading

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HPL: What would your criteria be?

We all know the rules have already been written and with the applications being submitted today, there are probably some groups madly looking for ways to play up their strengths while downplaying their weaknesses in terms of the criteria they’ve … Continue reading

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HPL discussion: let’s keep it at a high standard

With few places to discuss what really is the biggest development in youth soccer in the province in decades, this blog is becoming one of few places to come for info and discussion. Overall that’s good and I want to … Continue reading

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Unspun: map of HPL franchise applicants

Here’s a rough map (and I welcome comments that help fine tune it) showing the location and reach of the nine Lower Mainland applicants for HPL franchises. If you click on one of the coloured areas it shows the name … Continue reading

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