Toronto, ON (July 12, 2021) – Today, the Canadian Premier League announced the remainder of the 2021 regular season schedule presented by WestJet. The 2021 CPL season has all 8 Clubs playing a 112-match season with 28 matches per Club in a single table format. The season began on Saturday June 26 in Winnipeg, Manitoba with The Kickoff Presented by Volkswagen with each club playing eight matches (32 games total).
Upon the completion of The Kickoff on July 24, Clubs will return to their home markets to continue the season where they will play an unbalanced schedule – 16 games against teams in their region and four more against teams they already played against in Winnipeg.
Home market matches will start July 30, 2021, and end on November 6, 2021, with each Club playing their remaining 20 matches. The return to home markets kicks off with 2020 CPL Champions Forge making the short trip to Toronto for the ComeOn! Match of the Week vs York United at the newly refurbished York Lions Stadium. Remaining Home Openers for this season are:
2021 CPL Home Openers*
*Matches subject to change depending on the participation of clubs in the CONCACAF League and Canadian Championship
“Like our fans and supporters, we are all eager and excited to return to our home markets and play in front of fans, including being able to celebrate with our Ottawa fans as Atlético has their inaugural match at TD Place on August 14,” said David Clanachan, Commissioner Canadian Premier League. “The future is bright as we prepare to open our stadiums and get back to a regular schedule that allows our players, coaches, officials and staff to be at home with their families and friends. I want to thank everyone who is in the bubble in Winnipeg for their commitment and devotion to this beautiful game so many of us love. Thank you to our fans and supporters for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you cheering on your favourite Club at their home field.”
All matches broadcast exclusively via the CPL’s media partner, OneSoccer.
Canadian Premier League (CPL) is Canada’s Tier 1 professional men’s soccer league that debuted on April 27, 2019. Playing in world-class and unique venues, and partnering with strong community-led ownership groups, the CPL is a league for Canadians by Canadians that brings professional soccer to communities coast-to-coast.
For updates and more information, please go to CanPL.ca.