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(Opinion) CONCACAF gonna CONCACAF: Everything Wrong With the new Qualifying Process

When it comes to FIFA, the governing body of international football, things are never boring. From dealing with corruption charges to ensuring that the many global competitions are well-ran, and everything in between, they always have a lot on their plate when it comes to running the World’s game. Within FIFA, there are many smaller …

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Thoughts and Musings: What did the Gold Cup Teach us About Canada?

Welcome back to Thoughts and Musings, a column in which I take a look at topics surrounding the Vancouver Whitecaps and Canada Soccer. In the first edition, we took a look at Canada’s elimination from the FIFA Women's World Cup, while in the second we took a look at the Ali Adnan signing for Vancouver. …

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Thoughts and Musings: Looking Back at Canada’s Elimination (and What Needs to Change)

It’s been over a week now, yet it’s still tough to process the fact that Canada was knocked out of the Women’s World Cup in only the round of 16. Despite their high FIFA ranking coming into the tournament  , they were unable to live up to the lofty expectations put on both by themselves and …

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With a Historic Offensive Output in the Group Stage now in the Rearview Mirror, Canada Looks to Take Down Haiti as the Quest for Their Second Gold Cup Continues

All things considered, Canada can be very happy about their performance to date during this CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019. Having scored 12 goals, only conceding 3, the only blemish on their record came on the second matchday, where they fell to CONCACAF giants, Mexico. While that result certainly left a bad taste in the mouths …

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After a Stiff Start at the WWC, Canada Looks to Find Some Goals Against Sweden in the Round of 16

While it started as a promising run for Canada at the Women’s World Cup, with 2 clean sheets in their first two matches, things did not end as hoped as Canada ended up finishing second in their group, falling 2-1 to the Netherlands on the last matchday. While this result still ensures them of qualification …

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Zachary Brault-Guillard: The Humble Lyon Product With the Heart of a Lion

Back in March, when Canada Soccer was in Vancouver for the week leading up to their crucial Nations League qualifier against French Guiana, we had the chance to interview a couple of players, including young starlets Jonathan David and Ballou Tabla (Check out our piece on Tabla here.). The third player we got to interview …

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Mexico Clash First Real Assessment of Herdman’s men

John Herdman knows that the result against Mexico on Wednesday won’t define his success. He’s building towards something much greater than this Gold Cup. However, some of the fruits of their labour have already arrived, and it is the first time, for many of them, that we will see how they shape up against an …

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BTSVancity Gold Cup Predictions

The Gold Cup is North America’s crowning tournament, held every 2 years. While it does not hold the same prestige as Copa America or the European Championship, it is starting to become a special tournament in its own right. In the leadup to the beginning of what promises to be an exciting edition, BTSVancity writers …

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How Canada Should Look to Maximize Their Talent This Gold Cup

After what has felt like an eternity spent waiting, the 2019 edition of the Gold Cup is finally about to kick off. For the 15th time in history, CONCACAF’s finest will battle it out, with one team being left standing, champions of North and Central America. For Canada, they are aiming to be that team …

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Everything to Know About the 2019 Gold Cup

Very soon Canada will get the ball rolling in Pasadena to kick-off the 2019 Gold Cup. To get you ready for the tournament, we’ve put together a guide which should answer any format questions one may have. We will also cover Canada’s path to this point as well as an overview of all participating countries. …

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