Tag: Canada Soccer

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One 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

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

If football fans in Canada needed another reason to believe that the Canadian Men's National Team could turn some heads at the World Cup next week, they got one in the form of Belgium, their matchday one opponent, falling to Egypt in a friendly. A final score of 2-1 was not what people were expecting, … Continue reading Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

While they still wait for their players competing for club teams in Europe to arrive, the Canadian Men's National Team took to the field against Bahrain in their second-to-last tune-up game, ahead of the World Cup in Qatar. The pitch at Khalifa Sports City Stadium certainly gave football traditionalists a difficult time arguing why turf … Continue reading Canada Fights Back to Earn Draw With Bahrain

Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada

Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada

I am convinced that we are ready for professional women's soccer in Canada. But barriers keep getting put up in its way. Like everyone in the North American soccer community I am still trying to come to grips with the revelations in the independent report by Sally Q. Yates in the United States. The levels … Continue reading Are We Ready For This? Hurdles To Women’s Professional Soccer In Canada