Oakville Blue Devils

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Oakville Blue Devils
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Full nameOakville Blue Devils Football Club
Founded2015;4 years ago (2015)
Stadium Sheridan Trafalgar Stadium
OwnersPhil Iafrati [1]
Head CoachDuncan Wilde
League League1 Ontario
2018 Season: 3rd
Playoffs: Group stage
Cup: Semifinals
Website Club website
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The Oakville Blue Devils are an amateur soccer team based in Oakville, Ontario that currently competes in League1 Ontario. [2] [3]

Oakville, Ontario Town in Ontario, Canada

Oakville is a town in southern Ontario, located in Halton Region on Lake Ontario halfway between Toronto and Hamilton. At its 2016 census population of 193,832, it is Ontario's largest town. Oakville is part of the Greater Toronto Area, one of the most densely populated areas of Canada.

League1 Ontario

League1 Ontario (L1O) is a semi-professional men's and women's soccer league in Ontario, Canada, and is sanctioned by the Canadian Soccer Association and the Ontario Soccer Association as a Division III league in the Canadian soccer league system. The 2019 season includes 16 teams in the men's division and 14 teams in the women's division.

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History

The original Oakville Blue Devils was a member team of the Oakville Soccer Club. The team was built, coached and developed by Phil Iafrati. [1] The club was relocated in 2007 and became the Brampton United, bringing to an end the period of the Oakville Blue Devils history. [1]

Brampton United

Brampton City United FC is a Canadian soccer team, founded in 2002. The team plays in the Lika Supergroup Open Division. The club plays out of Victoria Park Stadium in the community of Brampton, Ontario.

The team returned in 2015 to play League1 Ontario. [1] In 2018 the team played in the Canadian Championship for the first time where they lost in the first qualifying round against 2017 PLSQ champion AS Blainville. [4] [5] [6] [7]

Canadian Championship Annual professional soccer tournament

The Canadian Championship is an annual soccer tournament contested by premier Canadian professional teams. The winner is awarded the Voyageurs Cup and Canada's berth in the CONCACAF Champions League. It is currently contested by MLS sides Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Montreal Impact, USL Championship side Ottawa Fury FC, all seven Canadian Premier League sides, and the champions of League1 Ontario and the Première Ligue de soccer du Québec. The tournament is organized by the Canadian Soccer Association and as of 2019, it is broadcast on OneSoccer.

Première Ligue de soccer du Québec

The Première Ligue de soccer du Québec (PLSQ) is a semi-professional soccer league created in 2012 and organized by the Quebec Soccer Federation, the third tier of the Canadian soccer pyramid. The Canadian Soccer Association relies on provincial soccer organizations to sanction regional leagues at the tier 3 level. The men's division is below the Canadian Premier League (CPL), and equal to League1 Ontario (L1O). The PLSQ women's division is behind the U.S.-based National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). The league's commissioner is Kambiz Ebadi.

First team squad


As of July 18, 2018 [8]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth.

No.PositionPlayer
2 Defender Chris Mitchell
3 Defender Steven Lovell
4 Defender Matt Monteiro
5 Defender Konnor McNamara
6 Defender Victor Gallo
7 Forward Mackenzie Wilde
8 Midfielder Judah Hernandez
9 Forward Felipe Vilela
10 Midfielder Braden Culver
11 Midfielder Anthony Doran
12 Midfielder Sako Hirano
14 Midfielder Taylor McNamara (Captain)
15 Midfielder Nuno Carvalho
16 Midfielder Khody Ellis
17 Midfielder Brandon Duarte
18 Defender Christian Young
19 Midfielder Logan Podrebarac
20 Defender Hitesh Joshi
21 Defender Marco Gennaccaro
22 Defender Al James
23 Midfielder Anthony Novak
24 Midfielder Christian Kusiewicz
25 Midfielder Stephen Ademolu
26 Goalkeeper Matt George
27 Goalkeeper Karman Saini
28 Forward Roman Young
29 Defender Carlo DiFeo
30 Midfielder Rajvir Kahlon
31 Midfielder Junior Roserie
39 Midfielder Manny Gill
70 Goalkeeper Lucas Birnstingl

Front office and technical Staff

As of July 18, 2018 [9]
NamePosition
Flag of England.svg Duncan Wilde League1 head coach
Flag of England.svg Billy SteeleU21 head coach and senior assistant coach
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Glenn McNamaraGoalkeeper coach
Flag of Scotland.svg Steven Caldwell President
Flag of England.svg Brett Mosen Technical staff
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Phil IafratiChairman
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Karen AshtonOperations manager

Seasons

SeasonRecordRankPlayoffsLeague CupCanadian ChampionshipRef
2015 17–2–31stN/AGroup stage
2016 8–4–106th, WesternDid not qualifyFirst round [10]
2017 18–2–21st, WesternChampionsFirst round [11]
2018 10–5–13rdGroup stageSemifinals First qualifying round [12]

Honours

The Inter-Provincial Cup was a soccer competition organized by the Canadian Soccer Association. It was contested between the men's champions of the Première Ligue de soccer du Québec and League1 Ontario, Canada's only domestic Division 3 soccer leagues. The competition was created in 2014.

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The 2006 Canadian Soccer League season was the 9th season for the Canadian Soccer League. The season began on May 19, 2006, and concluded on October 15, 2006, with Italia Shooters defeating Serbian White Eagles, 1–0, at Esther Shiner Stadium to win their first CSL Championship. In the regular season Serbia clinched the International Division, and Oakville Blue Devils secured their first National Division title. The league was re-branded as the Canadian Soccer League, and renamed their two existing conferences into the International and National division. The changes brought about an increase in sponsorship, media coverage, and a 50% increase in attendance. The CSL also received greater autonomy from the Ontario Soccer Association.The league struck an agreement with the Toronto Community News which provided coverage for the league and its member clubs through their nine community newspapers.

The 2005 Canadian Professional Soccer League season was the 8th season for the Canadian Professional Soccer League. The season began on May 21, 2005 and concluded on October 10, 2005 with Oakville Blue Devils defeating Vaughan Shooters 2-1 to win their first CPSL Championship. The final was played at Esther Shiner Stadium, which gave North York Astros a playoff wildcard match. In the regular season the Vaughan Shooters won their first Eastern Conference title, while Hamilton Thunder secured their third Western Conference title. The league increased in membership with the return of the Laval Dynamites. For the first time in the league's history the CPSL introduced a Women's Canada Cup tournament, which included 6 district all-star teams from the existing men's soccer districts.

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A.S. Blainville

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The 2017 Men's League1 Ontario season is the fourth season of play for League1 Ontario, a Division 3 semi-professional soccer league in the Canadian soccer pyramid and the highest level of soccer based in the Canadian province of Ontario.

2018 Canadian Championship football tournament season

The 2018 Canadian Championship was a soccer tournament hosted and organized by the Canadian Soccer Association. It was the eleventh edition of the annual Canadian Championship. Toronto FC won the competition for the third consecutive year and qualified for the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League.

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References

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  5. "AS Blainville qualifies for Canadian Championship – Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  6. "About the Canadian Championship" . Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  7. Garbutt, Herb (October 22, 2017). "Oakville Blue Devils reclaim League1 title with dramatic penalty-kick victory". InsideHalton.com. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  8. "TEAM PROFILE". oakvillebluedevilsfc.com. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  9. "About Us". Oakville Blue Devils. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  10. "West". League1 Ontario. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  11. "West". League1 Ontario. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  12. "Oakville Blue Devils". League1 Ontario. Retrieved May 5, 2019.