EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks Football Club is pleased by Wednesday's announcement by the CFL that discussions with the XFL have ended. The Elks remain fully committed to the CFL and our treasured brand of Canadian football.
Please see the following statements from the club's Board Chair Ian Murray, along with President & CEO Chris Presson.
“The CFL has a proud history and a bright future that will be the foundation of our collective success for many decades to come. We are committed to working with the CFL and its member clubs to create a future that is sustainable and engages fans both new and old." – Ian Murray, Board Chair.
“We are focused on our August 7th return to The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium and look forward to kicking off the 2021 CFL season in front of our fans. The support of our season seat holders, partners, and entire fan base has allowed us to persevere through the pandemic. We look forward to paying them back with an exciting 2021 season and a bright future for the CFL." – Chris Presson, President & CEO.