THE STARTING 11: Things the BMO Field Canopy Unsuccessfully Repels


Never has so much been said about so little a roof. So little is the roof in question that it’s not even a roof at all but a canopy. The South Stand architectural wonder does a nice job on some levels including holding in the crowd noise. However, in science there are just some things that 2/5 of a roof simply can’t keep out…

11. Rain at angles

10. Seagulls without borders

9. Canadian football

8. Smoke bomb lung

7. Adult Pyrotechnic Hysteria

6. Those no-good cheap-assed Porter Airlines passengers trying to get a free peek on approach

5. Waffle-waft (CNE only)

4. Lingering doubts

3. Midges with attitude

2. Long-term memory

1. Smug owners

Author: Tony Walsh

Tony Walsh is a writer, former minor-league broadcaster and failed astronaut. Born into supporting an underachieving football club only to end up supporting a second underachieving football club - through what must be deemed as soft immigration policies - he continues to make terrible life choices. Walsh is a keen observer of the malarkey-rife sport of football and is considered one of the leading voices on the Collin Samuel Obesity Epidemic.

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