Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

Canada capitalizes on English blunders to win friendly in shutout

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Evelyne Viens and Nichelle Prince capitalized on defensive miscues and Canada blunted the England attack the rest of the way for a 2-0 win in a women's soccer friendly Tuesday.

New format, new team as 2nd Challenge Cup tournament kicks off new NWSL season

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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The second annual National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup begins Friday with plenty of intrigue, a new expansion team and 15 Canadians in the mix.  

Canada’s Davies features as Bayern Munich loses 1st leg of Champions League quarters

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
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Kylian Mbappe scored twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-2 win at defending champion Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday.

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

Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Canada falls short in Tokyo bid following 2-0 loss to Mexico in men's Olympic qualifying on Sunday. 

Canada’s soccer World Cup qualifier postponed due to missing Caymans COVID-19 tests

Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Canada's World Cup qualifying match against the Cayman Islands, scheduled for Sunday, has been pushed back to Monday because of an issue with COVID-19 testing among the Cayman camp.

Canada, Honduras off to semifinals after draw at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Canada is moving on to the semifinals at the CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship after battling Honduras to a 1-1 draw on Thursday.

Larin, Davies team up to help Canada crush Bermuda in World Cup qualifier

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Cyle Larin scored three goals, with Alphonso Davies playing provider each time, as Canada opened its oft-delayed World Cup qualifying campaign Thursday with a comfortable 5-1 win over Bermuda.

Alphonso Davies highlights young Canada squad for World Cup qualifiers

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Canada Soccer has announced its squad for World Cup qualifiers against Bermuda and the Cayman Islands this week. The roster was announced Tuesday, with the delay due to waiting until all the players could arrive in camp and meet COVID-19 protocols.

Canada’s Jessie Fleming helps Chelsea women retain Continental League Cup

Sunday, March 14th, 2021
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Canadian international Jessie Fleming and Chelsea won the Continental League Cup on Sunday with a 6-0 romp over Bristol City in Watford, England.

TFC awarded CONCACAF Champions League bye with Forge unable to train

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
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Toronto FC received a bye into the CONCACAF Champions League with Forge FC, its opponent in the Canadian Championship final, unable to return to full training. Hamilton's Forge is awaiting approval from local authorities to start camp while TFC, has been sidelined by a series of positive COVID-19 tests since starting to train in February.