We’re now into the last sixteen of the World Cup, and this tournament has for sure been incredibly enjoyable and memorable (on the field). There are plenty of teams in the last sixteen that many of us didn’t expect to see there such as Morocco, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and arguably Poland. But with every … Continue reading Five Most Disappointing Teams At the 2022 World Cup
Author: Paul McNulty
If you go anywhere in Europe, South America, Africa, or Asia and tell them you’re Canadian, the Canadian sportsperson they’re most likely to tell you they know won’t be Connor McDavid, it won’t Sidney Crosby, and it won’t even be Wayne Gretzky. It will be Alphonso Davies. Davies is only twenty-two years old, but is … Continue reading Alphonso Davies Is An Inspiration, and Owes the Media Nothing.
On December 2nd 2022, British Columbia’s college football rivalry returns after a twelve years hiatus, as the University of British Columbia will face Simon Fraser University at Terry Fox Field in Burnaby. As well as being a contest for British Columbia supremacy, this rivalry is also a rivalry that transcends governing sports bodies and even … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – UBC Thunderbirds vs Simon Fraser Red Leafs
Let’s set the scene, it’s 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Ghana is playing Uruguay in the FIFA World Cup quarter-final. One team a two-time World Cup winner, who after years in the wilderness is looking to reestablish itself as a world power…The other was in the quarterfinals for the first time ever and looking … Continue reading Ghana vs Uruguay, a Rematch For The Ages
A World Cup win is career-defining. You think of great players like Pele, Maradona, Beckenbauer, and Iniesta, and you’re lasting image of them invokes winning the World Cup. On the same note, you think of players like Baggio, Cruyff, and Zico, and perhaps you’re inclined the remember how they failed to win the worlds cup … Continue reading Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo – Who Needs a World Cup Win More?
We’re one round of group fixtures into the World Cup, and while it may be early, we do have a one game window into looking at the tournament favourites and teams that have impressed. While not every team on this list won, expectation and talent on the pitch is still taken into account when compiling … Continue reading 2022 World Cup Power Rankings After the First Round of Fixtures
What an opening round! We’ve had to wait six months more than usual for this World Cup, and so far (strictly on the field, I can’t stress that enough) it appears worth it. It may be early, but it’s honestly never too early to take a look at who’s impressed and how needs to improve … Continue reading Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures
At the 2022 FIFA World Cup, era defining players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking to win their first World Cup in what is the last chance saloon for both of them. This is a daunting task, with just one bad game being all it takes to ruin a lifelong dream forever, but … Continue reading Legends Who Won Their First World Cup in Their Last World Cup
In 2026, the biggest football (soccer) party in the world comes to CONCACAF as the United bid of Canada, Mexico, and The United States of America host the World Cup. But before then, there’s the small matter of 2022 and there are four CONCACAF teams looking to leave their mark on the tournament. Each team … Continue reading How Will The CONCACAF Nations Get On In Qatar?
The 2022 World Cup ends in December, which makes it the perfect opportunity for many Canadian players to put themselves in the shop window. While many players for Canada are playing at a good level already, there is a handful of players who know that if they in particular can impress, then a big career-changing … Continue reading Five Canadians Primed For A Big Move After The World Cup