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Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

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The Valour FC emblem

WINNIPEG — A new professional soccer team will take to the pitch next year under the Canadian Premier League.

The professional men’s team will be branded as Valour FC, a tribute to three brave Winnipeg soldiers who fought in World War I and later all lived on Pine Street, which was renamed Valour Road in their honour.

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The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

The Reklaws
The Reklaws

Canadian country duo The Reklaws have been tapped to perform at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers‘ home opener on June 14 when the team hosts the Edmonton Eskimos.

Not only will siblings Jenna and Stuart Walker help kick off the CFL season on opening night in Winnipeg, their latest hit, “Long Live the Night,” has been cut into a new football-themed version to become the opening intro song for each” Thursday Night Football” game on CFL on TSN.

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Blue Bombers Extend RB Andrew Harris Through 2020

Blue Bombers Extend RB Andrew Harris Through 2020

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris (33) carries the ball in front of Montreal Alouettes linebacker Nicolas Boulay (52) during the first half of CFL football action in Winnipeg on Thursday, July 27, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have extended running back Andrew Harris through the 2020 season.

The CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian was entering the final year of his contract in 2018.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fan Fest on Saturday

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fan Fest on Saturday

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks for his receivers during the first half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Winnipeg Friday, October 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Football fans will be gearing up this weekend for another CFL season.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers annual fan fest is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Investors Group Field.

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Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

Nichols, Blue Bombers No Longer Have Element of Surprise in West Division

By The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks for his receivers during the first half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Winnipeg Friday, October 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Quarterback Matt Nichols and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers no longer have the element of surprise in the West Division.

In a conference call, Nichols said he expects the Bombers to be marked men in 2018 after compiling a combined 23-13 record over the last two years, reaching the CFL playoffs both times.

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