Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé taking legal action against Premier Development League

Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé is taking legal action against the Premier Development League, which refused the 2016 Canadian Olympic bronze medallist a chance to play for the Calgary Foothills men's semi-pro soccer squad because it follows gender-based eligibility requirements.

Chelsea blanks Man United for 1st FA Cup title in 6 years

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Eden Hazard ensured Chelsea's lacklustre season ended on a high note by securing the FA Cup in a 1-0 victory over Manchester United in the final on Saturday.

Ryan Telfer lifts TFC over Orlando City for much-needed win

Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Ryan Telfer volleyed in the winner in the 87th minute Friday night to give Toronto FC three much-needed points in a 2-1 victory over Orlando City SC.

Canada’s World Cup bid leader confident as vote for 2026 tournament nears

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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The sales pitch for the joint World Cup bid by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico has taken Peter Montopoli of the Canadian Soccer Association and colleagues around the globe in advance of the June 13 decision at the FIFA Congress in Moscow.

Angry mob leaves player bloodied after attack on Portuguese soccer team

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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A group of angry fans forced their way into Sporting Lisbon's training centre in Portugal on Tuesday and assaulted its players and staff, the club said.

Whitecaps lose captain Kendall Waston to Costa Rica’s World Cup squad

Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Vancouver Whitecaps captain Kendall Waston has been named to Costa Rica's 23-man roster for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero barred from World Cup for doping

Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has been banned from the World Cup because of a positive doping test. An appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency to extend his six-month FIFA ban, which expired this month, was upheld so Guerrero will be suspended until January.

Cristian Penilla’s brace extends TFC’s New England problem

Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Cristian Penilla scored twice in the first seven minutes and the New England Revolution held off Toronto FC 3-2 on Saturday night.

Toronto FC falls short against Sounders

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Handwalla Bwana scored the winner early in the second half as the Seattle Sounders edged Toronto FC 2-1 on Wednesday night at BMO Field.

Manchester United says Alex Ferguson out of intensive care

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Manchester United says former manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care in the hospital following surgery on a brain hemorrhage. The 76-year-old Ferguson underwent the emergency operation on Saturday.