Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan joins Tottenham Women for WSL season

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Tottenham Hotspur Women have signed United States international and twice World Cup winner Alex Morgan on a season-long deal, the Women's Super League club said in a statement.

Canada’s World Cup qualifying final stage pushed back until March 2021

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Canada will have to wait until the spring to start its qualifying journey for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after CONCACAF announced Tuesday that first-round qualifying matches will now start next March.

Brazil’s equal pay claim for women a step forward, but still a long way to go

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

With Brazil's proclamation that it would pay its women's soccer team the same as its men came the stark reality that of the 159 countries playing women's football in FIFA, only seven have equal pay agreements in place, Canada not among them.

Real Salt Lake, Utah Royals owner Dell Loy Hansen to sell teams amid reports of racism

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen will sell his soccer teams in the wake of reports that he made racist comments, Major League Soccer said Sunday.

NWSL star Megan Rapinoe says she won’t play in fall series

Friday, August 28th, 2020

Two-time World Cup winner and OL Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe is opting out of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) fall series starting next month, the Washington-based franchise said in a statement.

‘Like someone stabbed you’: MLS, NWSL owner under fire for criticism of protests

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Real Salt Lake and Utah Royals owner Dell Loy Hansen has come under criticism for comments he made on a local radio show after RSL players protested racial injustice by not taking the field for a match.

Canada’s Kadeisha Buchanan, Lyon book ticket to Women’s Champions League final

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Canadian Kadeisha Buchanan is one win away from a fourth straight UEFA Women's Champions League title with French powerhouse Lyon.

Bayern blanks Paris Saint-Germain to capture Champions League title

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

Kingsley Coman headed Bayern Munich to a sixth Champions League title on Sunday, scoring against boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain to seal a 1-0 victory in the first final to be played without fans.

Orlando loans Canadian Shelina Zadorsky to Tottenham Hotspur

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
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The Orlando Pride have loaned Canadian international defender Shelina Zadorsky to Tottenham Hotspur of the FA Women's Super League for the remainder of 2020.

Canadian international Jonathan David reportedly on the move to France’s Lille

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Canadian striker Jonathan David is close to finalizing a deal to join France's Lille, according to L'Equipe. The French sports newspaper reported Thursday an agreement with Belgium's KAA Gent could be finalized by the end of the week.