Canada’s first World Cup appearance since 1986 will be soon upon us, and for millions of Canadians it’ll be the first time they see their country at a World Cup! In fact, in the current Canada national team set up, only one player was even alive when Canada was last at a World Cup, thirty-nine … Continue reading Atiba Hutchinson – A Last Dance Worth Waiting For
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It seems like out of nowhere, Canada went from a middling CONCACAF team to now competing at the World Cup, and now at the start of what could be a golden generation. There are many high profile players spearheading this current generation of Canadians, most notably Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies, French Ligue 1 champion … Continue reading Stephen Eustáquio, Canada’s Keystone Midfielder
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’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!
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
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
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
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
What a night at Commonwealth Stadium! It had been 21 years since Canada’s men's soccer team last defeated their Mexican counterparts, and 31 years since Canada won against Mexico on Canadian soil. If ever there was a time to break that streak, this was that time for this generation to truly make a statement to … Continue reading Fortress Iceteca! Canada Record Historic Win Over Mexico in Edmonton.
John Herdman’s side is the last unbeaten team standing in the CONCACAF World Cup 2022 Qualifiers as Canada recorded a comfortable 1-0 win over Costa Rica in front of a historically loud and passionate home crowd at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Just over 48,800 fans braved the cold Friday night to watch Canada take on … Continue reading Canada Wins Critical WCQ Match Against Costa Rica