MENU Newsroom: CPL catch-up, signing analysis & Ottawa’s Jordan Webb

In the latest episode of the Newsroom…

Charlie O’Connor-Clarke and Marty Thompson catch up on the latest CPL news, including commissioner David Clanachan’s recent letter about the upcoming 2021 season. Charlie also gives a rundown of this week’s signings – including one of personal interest to him – before Atlético Ottawa winger Jordan Webb (and roommate Brian Wright for a brief moment) join the show for an entertaining chat about playing football in Singapore, why he joined Ottawa, and how his Spanish is coming along while in Madrid.


  • 1:05 – “We just need something for fans to sink their teeth into.”
  • 3:12 – Charlie is looking forward to being “proven wrong” in the 2021 season…
  • 4:31 – Signing recap: Atlético Ottawa adds Brian Wright and Shawn-Claud Lawson.
  • 9:16 – Charlie offers an objectively biased take on Pacific FC’s Ollie Bassett.
  • 12:01 – Finally some reaction David Edgar joining Forge FC’s coaching staff
  • 15:02 – Atlético Ottawa’s Jordan Webb joins the podcast!
  • 17:22 – Oh, and in comes Webb’s roommate Brian Wright…
  • 19:21 – How Webb landed in Singapore from Ontario and became of the country’s top players
  • 22:09 – “I didn’t know if I wanted to be a soccer player or not when I went out there.”
  • 24:29 – “Why would I leave if I get to play in the AFC Cup?
  • 27:33 – Webb recalls a bizarre bug-infested hotel story you have to hear to believe.
  • 29:39 – “I want my mom to see me play… while I’m still good!”

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