Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

Canadian Kadeisha Buchanan strikes twice for Lyon in Champions League win

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan scored twice in Lyon's 5-0 win over Portugal's Benfica in UEFA Women's Champions League Group D play Thursday.

NWSL players stop in 6th minute, link arms during 1st game back since abuse scandal

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

The National Women's Soccer League resumed play Wednesday night with players' minds still on the abuse scandal that is shaking the league to its core.

NWSL Players’ Association to issue demands after misconduct allegations against coach

Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

The National Women's Soccer League Players' Association said Wednesday's games will be held as scheduled but their "demands will be forthcoming" after allegations of misconduct against former North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley.

NWSL announces new executive group after sexual harassment, misconduct scandal

Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

Following the resignation of the National Women's Soccer League commissioner amid a sexual harassment and misconduct scandal involving a longtime coach, a three-woman executive committee has been formed to oversee league operations.

Toronto FC’s Jacob Shaffelburg joins Canada squad for World Cup qualifying

Friday, October 1st, 2021

Winger Jacob Shaffelburg, who has turned heads in recent games with Toronto FC, has been called up by Canada for its next batch of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches.

Canada’s Olympic champion women’s soccer team to kick off ‘Celebration Tour’

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Canada's Olympic champion women's soccer team will kick off its "Celebration Tour" next month with matches against New Zealand in Ottawa and Montreal.

Canada’s Jessie Fleming scores 1st-ever goal in Women’s Super League to help Chelsea beat Man United

Sunday, September 26th, 2021

Canadian women's national team member Jessie Fleming scored her first-ever goal in the FA Women's Super League during Chelsea's dominant 6-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday in Leigh, England.

Canadians competing in Champions League bodes well for future of men’s national team

Monday, September 13th, 2021
Germany Soccer Supercup

In another sign of just how far Canadian soccer has come, four members of Canada's men's team will be competing in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League that kicks off this week with the 32-team group stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo, the ‘clinical goal-scorer,’ strikes twice in return to Man United

Saturday, September 11th, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo's two goals, two chances to stage his trademark celebration in a 4-1 win over Newcastle in Manchester, England on Saturday ensured the performance matched the club hype fans young and old embraced with their "Viva Ronaldo" chants.

Larin helps Canada secure valuable away point against U.S. in World Cup qualifier

Sunday, September 5th, 2021

Cyle Larin's 62nd-minute goal gave Canada a 1-1 tie with the U.S. and a valuable away point in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying play Sunday.