The Women’s Game is Growing: Can Canada Keep Up? (A Deeper Dive)

I was bleary-eyed when Julia Grosso struck that golden kick. The Minister of Defence, Stephanie Labbe had kept a couple Swedish strikes out of the net and Canada were Olympic Champions for the first time ever. They planned to change the colour of the medal - two consecutive Olympic bronzes - and they did. It… Continue reading The Women’s Game is Growing: Can Canada Keep Up? (A Deeper Dive)

Herdman’s First Voyage: A Look Back at the 2015 FIFA World Cup

This November, the Canadian Men's national team will embark on their first World Cup campaign since 1986 and no matter what happens, the team will be able to look forward to another World Cup appearance in 2026, when Canada will co-host the tournament alongside Mexico and The United States. For the players, both playing in… Continue reading Herdman’s First Voyage: A Look Back at the 2015 FIFA World Cup

The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadian Football has changed a lot since 1903. The game is unrecognizable from the early twentieth century, and many teams have come and gone. Nowhere is this fact better known than in the nation's capital, a place that has been the home of three CFL franchises in under thirty years. But one thing that has… Continue reading The Long and Adaptive History of TD Place Stadium

Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review – Women’s Team Edition

Having already taken a look at the core members of the Canadian Men's National Team that play in Europe and how their seasons went, it’s now time to look at the members of the Canadian Women’s National Team who also apply their trade in Europe. There were many impressive seasons on show from the women,… Continue reading Canadians in Europe: 2021-22 Season Review – Women’s Team Edition

The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

It just wasn’t meant to be it seems. After the debacle of arranging a friendly against Iran and then cancelling it, the game against rearranged opponents Panama has now also been cancelled due to a player's strike. The players and the governing body, Canada Soccer Association (CSA) failed to reach an agreement regarding how World… Continue reading The Possible Fallout From a Tough Few Weeks for Canadian Soccer

The Short, but Eventful History of Tim Horton’s Field

After being a mainstay of Hamilton, Ontario for eighty-four years, the iconic Ivor Wynne Stadium closed its door for the last time in October 2012, and was then demolished in the months that followed to bring about an end of an era of sport in Hamilton. In its exact place, now stands Tim Hortons Field… Continue reading The Short, but Eventful History of Tim Horton’s Field

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

A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1

What a year for Soccer in Canada! In the men's game, Les Rouge have been trending upwards for a while now, but in 2021, they made the world take notice. The Women’s team, not to be outdone, also made plenty of history for their own this year. For Canada’s national sides, 2021 will live long… Continue reading A Year in Review – Canadian Soccer 2021, Part 1

Canadian WNT Finishes Historic Year With Doubleheader Against Mexico

Bev Priestman‘s side went into their doubleheader against Mexico looking to end the year on a high and hopefully finish the golden year on a 15 game unbeaten run. It wouldn’t quite work out that way in Mexico City but there were still plenty of positives to take and lots of great football played by… Continue reading Canadian WNT Finishes Historic Year With Doubleheader Against Mexico