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I am a Montrealer who lives for soccer 12 months a year. I'm interested in all things Montreal Impact, on and off the field. I live to discuss and (feverishly) debate MLS, but I'm always ready to admit when I'm wrong. I'm a High School teacher and I try to encourage physical activity in all my students.

Drogba's absence forces Shipp to wing

Without a strong central figure in Didier Drogba, Mauro Biello was forced to deviate from what Impact fans were assuming was the plan to keep Ignacio Piatti on the left side of the field this season.

IMFC Lose 1-0 to NYCFC in Split Squad Game

IMFC are 0-1 one game into the Rowdies Suncoast Invitational preseason tournament. Coach Mauro Biello fielded two different lineups over the two halves.

What Harry Shipp Means to Impact's Formation

After starting 2015 in a 4-2-3-1 with Frank Klopas, then gradually transitioning into a 4-3-3 under Mauro Biello, the Impact may be set to see yet another change in 2016.

Will Laurent Ciman be at Euro 2016?

In an interview with this week, Laurent Ciman addressed his transition to Canada, being named MLS Defender of the year, and his place on the Belgian National team.

Montreal Impact Cut Pedro Jeanine

The Montreal Impact have announced via Twitter that Pedro Jeanine's tryout with the team has ended without a contract offer. This could mean that the coaching staff is looking to Eric Alexander to carry a larger load in 2016.

Impact's 3rd DP Spot Still in Play

The Montreal Impact currently have CM/LW Ignacio Piatti and F Didier Drogba under contract as Designated Players. Some crafty bookkeeping (possibly through the use of allocation money) made it so that CB Laurent Ciman does not occupy a DP spot. That means that IMFC can add a third DP.

Impact Don't Expect Dilly Duka to Return

The team announced that they don't expect to have Dilly Duka back for the 2016 MLS season as he explores his options in Europe. The Impact do, however, retain his MLS rights.

Impact add winger Lucas Ontivero from Galatasaray

The Montreal Impact have added Lucas Ontivero, an attacking midfielder on loan from Turkish powerhouse, Galatasaray. The move comes after attacking midfielder Justin Mapp departed for Kansas City.

2016 MLS SuperDraft targets for Montreal Impact

The Montreal Impact will be leaving the 2016 MLS SuperDraft in Baltimore with 6 new players on Thursday. Who should they target with their first-round selection?

IMFC Decline $5 Million Transfer Offer for Piatti

Citing only a "source," a report suggests that the Impact received a $5 million offer for their #10. Which they declined.