PLASTIC PITCH ISSUE 4 (WINTER 2015)

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• We profile Canadian keeper John Smits, winner of the NASL’s Golden Glove award;

• We sit down with Desiree Scott to talk about her decision to leave NWSL for England, and how she feels about Canada’s preparations for the Women’s World Cup

• Canadians in indoor soccer; a look at the Milwaukee Wave and its Canadian coach, Giuliano Oliviero, and its Canadian star player, Ian Bennett. And we look at how the new Major Arena Soccer League could finally stabilize the pro indoor game in North America

• We look at the birth, successes and trials of League1 Ontario.

• We catch up with former Impact coach Valerio Gazzola, who has worked with various national teams; read why he thinks MLS teams are better off hiring local coaches rather than going to Europe to recruit them

• We take honest looks at what the Montreal Impact, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps need to do for the 2015 season. Plus, are they prepared to deal with whatever a new Collective Bargaining Agreement may bring?

• And more!