Nations League Is Important for Canada, CONCACAF

Everyone in the soccer world is aware of Canada's impressive world cup qualifying run. Topping the table over CONCACAF powerhouses in the likes of Mexico and the U.S.A., Canada finished first with 28 points and an 8-4-2 record, while only allowing seven goals against in the 14 games played. Now being drawn into a group… Continue reading Nations League Is Important for Canada, CONCACAF

13th Man Sports CPL Team of the Week – Week 6

Week six of the Canadian Premier League wrapped up on Sunday evening, leaving the CPL table very tight. All eight teams played in exciting games on the weekend, which included Pacific FC beating FC Edmonton 2-1 to stay top of the table and leaving FC Edmonton at the bottom still searching for their first win.… Continue reading 13th Man Sports CPL Team of the Week – Week 6

Top 5 Moments In Canada’s World Cup Qualification

After a long, long, wait Canada is finally back on soccer's biggest stage! The current team has thoroughly deserved their place in Qatar and they have been utterly scintillating all throughout World Cup qualification, even securing their place with a game to spare! There was many key and iconic moment formed along the way, and… Continue reading Top 5 Moments In Canada’s World Cup Qualification

Canada Secure World Cup Qualification!

Canada’s international window of destiny was here! After a long campaign that started in March 2021, Canada finally had the chance to secure World Cup qualification for the first time since 1985. One win in the last three games would be good enough to qualify. This is what happened in Canada’s last three World Cup… Continue reading Canada Secure World Cup Qualification!

The Last Time Canada Secured World Cup Qualification

When Canada takes the field in Costa Rica on March 24th, they’ll have the chance to do something they haven’t done in almost thirty-seven years, qualify for FIFA World Cup. It's been a long time coming, and after an impressive campaign up this point, there is almost a sense of inevitability about Canada securing their… Continue reading The Last Time Canada Secured World Cup Qualification

September 4th, 1986 – The Day Canadian Soccer Died

On September 14th, 1985, Canada defeated Honduras 2-1 in St John’s Newfoundland. Not only winning the CONCACAF Championship, but they also secured their place in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico with that historic win. Going into the 1986 World Cup, they had a talented squad with an average age of just over twenty-five… Continue reading September 4th, 1986 – The Day Canadian Soccer Died

Canadian Men Close to World Cup Qualification

After the elation that was those two November nights in Edmonton, Canada now returns to World Cup qualification action with three stern tests. The international window begins and ends with trips to Central America, in the hot tropical climates of Honduras and El Salvador. Although not too challenging on paper, Canada has historically struggled in… Continue reading Canadian Men Close to World Cup Qualification

Top Five Canadian Soccer Wins Over the U.S.A.

On January 30th, 2022, the Canadian MNT will gear up for a game against their old rival down south, The United States. This game will go a long way to determining this young talented team's destiny, a win would put that elusive first World Cup appearance since 1986 within touching distance. While wins over the… Continue reading Top Five Canadian Soccer Wins Over the U.S.A.

A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 3

As the temperatures dropped and autumn set in, Canadian soccer braced itself for three months that would decide the fate of playoff ambitions, silverware, and chances of World Cup glory. Everything was on the line heading into October, but after producing arguably Canadian soccers finest hour, perhaps it's only appropriate to begin part three of… Continue reading A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 3

A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 2

Heading into the second half of the year, the excitement in Canadian Soccer was showing no signs of slowing down. The summer months gave us Canadian soccer fans lots of memorable moments. Some that will indeed last for a very long time. July July would see the Canadian MNT begin their campaign in the 2021… Continue reading A Year In Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 2