• September 18, 2021

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Canada will finish out Gold Cup without injured forwards Ayo Akinola, Cyle Larin

Canada will finish out Gold Cup without injured forwards Ayo Akinola, Cyle Larin

Canada has lost two of its forwards at the Gold Cup, with Toronto FC feeling long-term pain as a result. TFC forward Ayo Akinola is out for the season after injuring the anterior cruciate ligament…

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Davies, Akinola highlight Canada’s Gold Cup squad, David among key omissions

Davies, Akinola highlight Canada’s Gold Cup squad, David among key omissions

At just 20-years old, Alphonso Davies is already a CONCACAF Gold Cup veteran. The star Bayern Munich left back highlights a group of 12 returning players on Canada’s 23-man roster for the championship for teams…

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Larin scores lone goal as Canada shuts out Haiti in World Cup qualifiers

Larin scores lone goal as Canada shuts out Haiti in World Cup qualifiers

A challenging trip to Haiti ended Saturday with a victory and a valuable away goal for Canada in its quest to advance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. The 70th-ranked Canadian men put on a composed,…

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Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada made short work of Aruba on Saturday night, rolling to a 7-0 triumph to set the stage for a showdown with Suriname on Tuesday. “Job done,” said Canada coach John Herdman, noting an intrasquad…

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Canadian men will play next 2 World Cup qualifying matches in U.S.

Canadian men will play next 2 World Cup qualifying matches in U.S.

Canada will play World Cup qualifying games next month versus Aruba and Suriname in Bradenton, Fla., and suburban Chicago, respectively. Travel restrictions due to the pandemic have forced Canada, ranked 70th in the world, and…

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Injury-riddled Toronto FC dispatches Club Leon in CONCACAF Champions League play

Injury-riddled Toronto FC dispatches Club Leon in CONCACAF Champions League play

Toronto FC coach Chris Armas said from the get-go that his team would make life difficult for adversaries and he would unleash TFC’s young talent. The MLS side delivered on both counts Wednesday, beating Club…

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Canadian Olympic men’s soccer hopes dashed by Mexico in Tokyo qualifier

Canadian Olympic men’s soccer hopes dashed by Mexico in Tokyo qualifier

Canada faced a mammoth mission in its bid for its first Olympic men’s soccer berth in nearly four decades — it needed to defeat a Mexican powerhouse on their home soil, something no Canadian team…

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Canadian men face stiff challenge in Honduras at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canadian men face stiff challenge in Honduras at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

A triumph or draw versus Honduras on Thursday and Canada is through to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. And if Haiti and El Salvador (both 0-1-1) tie in the earlier matchup,…

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Canada left frustrated by tough Haitian defence in Olympic men’s soccer qualifying

Canada left frustrated by tough Haitian defence in Olympic men’s soccer qualifying

A frustrated Canada had to settle for a scoreless tie with Haiti on Monday at the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Canada (1-0-1) faces Honduras on Thursday in its final Group B match. The Canadians…

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Christine Sinclair nets 2nd Bobbie Rosenfeld Award with record-breaking year

Christine Sinclair nets 2nd Bobbie Rosenfeld Award with record-breaking year

Much has happened in the world since Christine Sinclair made soccer history in January en route to helping the Canadian women book their ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. The longtime Canada captain added to her…

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Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

The Montreal Impact saw their season end Tuesday, despite earning a victory over CD Olimpia in CONCACAF Champions League action. The Impact took a gritty 1-0 victory over the Honduran club in Orlando, where the…

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Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney resigns after quick playoff exit

Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney resigns after quick playoff exit

Hired by TFC in December 2013 as the club’s assistant general manager and academy director, Vanney had been the coach in waiting. Given the job, the welcome mat was hard to find. “The first game…

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Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran defender David Edgar, who turned heads with a highlight-reel goal for Newcastle United as a teenager and went on to captain Canada, has announced his retirement effective the end of the year. The 33-year-old…

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Montreal Impact reaches CONCACAF Champions League quarter-Finals

Montreal Impact reaches CONCACAF Champions League quarter-Finals

The Impact had a simple game plan going into the second leg of their Round of 16 CONCACAF Champions League matchup versus Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa at the Olympic Stadium Wednesday: Score the first…

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Thierry Henry set for Montreal Impact coaching debut in CCL Round of 16 match

Thierry Henry set for Montreal Impact coaching debut in CCL Round of 16 match

The Montreal Impact are expecting new coach Thierry Henry’s vast experience on the international stage translates into CONCACAF Champions League success. The Impact play their first CONCACAF Champions League match since losing the 2015 final…

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Canadian women soccer falls to U.S in Olympic qualifying championship final

Canadian women soccer falls to U.S in Olympic qualifying championship final

For the majority of Sunday’s CONCACACF Olympic qualifying final, the U.S. women’s soccer didn’t look like the group that had ravaged opposing team’s defenses during the tournament. The match was scoreless at halftime Sunday. Then…

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Christine Sinclair becomes the most prolific international goal scorer

Christine Sinclair becomes the most prolific international goal scorer

Canada captain Christine Sinclair broke Abby Wambach’s world-record total of 184 goals on Wednesday, scoring for the second time versus St. Kitts and Nevis at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Sinclair’s 185th goal of…

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Canada drops out of CONCACAF hexagonal World Cup qualifying berth

Canada drops out of CONCACAF hexagonal World Cup qualifying berth

Canada has dropped out of the top six among CONCACAF nations in the FIFA rankings following a loss to the United States, putting the Canadians on track to miss the six-team group that will determine…