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Is there a dedicated away supporters section? Possibly making a impulse last second trip up there tonight

I would go to ESC's website and shoot them an e-mail and ask where the traveling contingent will be located. Or Tweet at them. They appear to be the only supporters group that was selling tickets for this one (though they don't have anymore available directly through them). Buy a ticket elsewhere and then find out where they'll be and just go sit with them. 



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Section 112.  Tickets are no longer available, but you should be able to just walk over once you're in.


Frankly, since I am merely a fan and a not a fancy American soccer writer, I'm going to congratulate Wright-Phillips on a well hit goal. If I was an American soccer writer, I'd claim that the recently retired Henry was wearing an invisibility cloak and carried the ball into the net for the obviously unskilled Wright-Phillips.

If you scan YouTube looking for Bradley Wright-Phillips, youll find numerous goal compilations, a few interviews and, eventually, an excerpt from the grime mixtape series Lord of the Mics.

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Possibly making a impulse last second trip up there tonight


Go! Enjoy! Report back! If you can remember.

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Montreal summary:

 

- Old town: worth the visit. Cobblestone streets, Euro influence. 

 

- Saint Laurent Blvd: hit or miss - mobbed with 18 year olds on the weekend. Long Lines to get in everywhere. Felt like I was at Disney World.

 

- Crescent Street: hit or miss - not as packed as Saint Laurent, but also considerably fewer bars

 

- Mount Royal: worth it.  Nice walk up to the top, cool panoramic views of the city

 

- Stade Saputo:  the stadium itself is nice, but I still prefer RBA.  Didn't see much of bars/food outside the arena. I walked over a block or 2 and had some really crappy / expensive diner pizza. Seems to be mostly a residential area.

 

- after hours events:  didn't get a chance to visit that nuru thing. Went to a different club - thought it was ok, I guess? Nothing too special

 

- poutine: meh...give me disco fries any day.



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Montreal summary:

 

- Old town: worth the visit. Cobblestone streets, Euro influence. 

 

- Saint Laurent Blvd: hit or miss - mobbed with 18 year olds on the weekend. Long Lines to get in everywhere. Felt like I was at Disney World.

 

- Crescent Street: hit or miss - not as packed as Saint Laurent, but also considerably fewer bars

 

- Mount Royal: worth it.  Nice walk up to the top, cool panoramic views of the city

 

- Stade Saputo:  the stadium itself is nice, but I still prefer RBA.  Didn't see much of bars/food outside the arena. I walked over a block or 2 and had some really crappy / expensive diner pizza. Seems to be mostly a residential area.

 

- after hours events:  didn't get a chance to visit that nuru thing. Went to a different club - thought it was ok, I guess? Nothing too special

 

- poutine: meh...give me disco fries any day.

I didn't realize disco fries was a Jersey thing. 

 

Team Poutine all the way for me.  Love that stuff, there's a French-Canadian diner down here that makes it.

 

Funny story, my mother lives in VT 5 minutes from the border with quebec.  We were up there last month and in the general store in the town they had Taylor brand pork roll in the deli case.  They have poutine up there in like every restaurant too. 


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Stade Saputo was a dump to me, completely reminded me of a bush league MLS 1.0 stadium. The one game I went to there they wanted to pat us down every time we left the section and returned even though we were already checked so I never left the section once or spent a dollar there. Fuck them.

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didn't see any of that on Sat night.  Also I liked their supporters setup - there were 2 main supporters groups, one behind each goal. that way, each supporters group could sing whatever they want while still adding to the atmosphere.  imagine that....



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Just came back from an Als game at McGill. The Main Deli is legit. Tried to buy a legit Canadian beer but province forbids beer sales after 11PM.
Let's Go Buffalo!!!




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