There is a lot of hand-wringing, finger-pointing and mud-flinging on social media right now with regard to the CanXNT's exit at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Everyone has a take. I have been trying to steer clear of social media because everyone is emotional and over-the-top. And so would I be if … Continue reading CanXNT at the World Cup: No Excuses
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The champions of Europe, England, came into the 2023 Women's World Cup as one of the favourites. Their stock was high, and even despite devastating injuries to star Beth Mead and captain Leah Williamson, the Lionesses were still perennial contenders. It only took one match for Sarina Wiegman's squad to leave that pack in the … Continue reading Lionesses Scrape Past Impressive Haiti
The World Cup is upon us. Some of the greatest athletes in the women's soccer-sphere are ready to roll. But maybe you've never watched a Women's World Cup game before. Well here are a few reasons you should give it a shot! 1 - Canada Is There; And They Are a Powerhouse. Remember how exciting … Continue reading 20 Reasons to Watch the World Cup in AUS-NZ
Since the Summer of 2012, when the Canadian Women's National Team first truly broke into the international spotlight, claiming the bronze medal in London; they have been recognized as a global power in women's football. Ranked inside the top ten for the longest of times, Canada has come leaps and bounds since those matches in … Continue reading The Path to Glory: Who Are Canada’s World Cup Opponents?
So I get to write about WoSo and the CSA again. Woo hoo! And this time it is good news, the Women's World Cup is coming to North America. Just like the Men's 2026 World Cup it will be a co-hosted event. Which is great, because the more we share the wealth, the faster the … Continue reading World Cup 2027 is Coming to North America, Again!
In June 2023, the latest edition of the Women’s World Cup kicks off, with thirty-one teams looking to usurp the U.S. for the title of the worlds best. The battleground will be New Zealand and Australia, two sports-obsessed countries with much sporting history and prestige in cricket, rugby, and the regional sport of Australian Football. … Continue reading Ranking The 2023 World Cup Stadiums
The 2022 FIFA World Cup has come and gone, and now Canada’s attention must be geared towards their home World Cup in 2026. Three is three and a half years to go, giving Canada plenty of time to put themselves in the best position possible come 2026 and beyond, and here are seven ways in … Continue reading Canada’s To-Do List Between Now and 2026
Let’s get this out of the way regarding the Qatar World Cup. Slavery is bad. Deaths at work are worse. Real inclusivity would have been nice, and Gianni’s Fifa makes Sepp’s look like…well Gianni’s. But that isn’t the whole tale of this World Cup. If you dig deep, like Barry White deep, there are silver … Continue reading Why the World Cup was Great (Trying to be Fair to Qatar in a World of Fifa’s Making)
And just like that, it’s over. The twenty-second World Cup is over. What was already a tournament like no other before a ball was kicked has passed and with it is left behind an (on the pitch) legacy that can rival any World Cup. In a tournament filled with history makers, upsets and iconic moments, … Continue reading Ten Best Moments From the 2022 FIFA World Cup
This Sunday, Argentina and France will meet in the World Cup final, a match that will be watched by billions across the globe. It brings the curtain down on what has been a fantastic (on the pitch) tournament, and it won’t be until 2026 that the FIFA World Cup returns. One fact remains true going … Continue reading After 2022, The World Cup Will Never Be the Same