Five Players Looking To Impress In This CMNT Window

As part of their World Cup build up, Canada will take to the field against fellow World Cup participants, Qatar and Uruguay. It will be a good test for John Herdman’s side, who almost have a club like bond such is the team chemistry right now with the CMNT. That doesn’t mean however that there… Continue reading Five Players Looking To Impress In This CMNT Window

Five Stages Of Grief – Canada (Lack Of) World Cup Kit Edition

There are five stages to grief. Denial, Anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Over the last few months, it seems like many (including myself) have gone through all these stages regarding one pressing issue in Canadian soccer…no new World Cup kit. As we all come to terms with this, let’s reflect back on the five stages… Continue reading Five Stages Of Grief – Canada (Lack Of) World Cup Kit Edition

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

Why Canada Didn’t Get More Cities for the 2026 World Cup

In 2018, Canada, alongside Mexico and the United States, were awarded hosting rights for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, and in June 2022, we got confirmation that two Canadian cities - Toronto and Vancouver would be Canada’s host cities. While it's fantastic that the World Cup is coming to Canada, naturally, there is a feeling… Continue reading Why Canada Didn’t Get More Cities for the 2026 World Cup

Ranking the 2026 World Cup Stadiums

As of June 16th, 2022, we know the stadiums that will welcome the world for the 2026 FIFA World Cup held across North America. Staged across three countries, four time zones, and two oceans, this World Cup is spread across all of the North American continent, and as such, there is a vast variety of… Continue reading Ranking the 2026 World Cup Stadiums

The Story of Canada’s 1994 World Cup Qualification Campaign.

For thirty-six years, the FIFA World Cup was out of reach for Canada. It was only this March that the men's team finally qualified for the World Cup, ending a drought that went as far back as 1986. In that time, only once did Canada come even close to reaching a World Cup. This is… Continue reading The Story of Canada’s 1994 World Cup Qualification Campaign.

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

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

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