“It’s been an emotional week:” CanMNT prepare for Curacao as labour negotiations continue

VANCOUVER, BC –  Atiba Hutchinson, usually one of the friendliest players on the Canadian men’s national team, walked onto the field without a gaze at his surroundings. While players donned smiles and jeered throughout the Matchday-1 training session, tension hung at BC Place.  The Canadian Men’s National Team returned to training on Monday after boycotting three training sessions and a Sunday international friendly against Panama. … Continue reading “It’s been an emotional week:” CanMNT prepare for Curacao as labour negotiations continue

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“I’m pleased with the resilience shown”: CanWNT/CanXNT come back from behind late to pick up tough 2-2 draw vs Nigeria

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Nigeria in the second of two games in their April camp on Monday. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  It might’ve not been the result that they wanted out of it, but it certainly was an entertaining game.  And at the end of the day, they showed great resilience in a tough environment, learning some important lessons along … Continue reading “I’m pleased with the resilience shown”: CanWNT/CanXNT come back from behind late to pick up tough 2-2 draw vs Nigeria

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“There’s no better feeling”: CanWNT/CanXNT mark return to Vancouver in memorable fashion with commanding 2-0 win over Nigeria

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Nigeria in friendly action at BC Place on Friday, coming as part of their Olympic gold medal ‘Celebration Tour’. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  It was a game befitting of a ‘Celebration Tour’.  On a night where there was a lot of partying off the pitch for the CanWNT/CanXNT, and for good reason, they made sure to … Continue reading “There’s no better feeling”: CanWNT/CanXNT mark return to Vancouver in memorable fashion with commanding 2-0 win over Nigeria

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“It’s been a long time coming”: The CanWNT/CanXNT is getting set for long-awaited BC return in April on next leg of celebration tour

As announced Wednesday, the CanWNT/CanXNT is set to come to BC in April for a pair of games, all coming as part of the next leg of their gold medal celebration tour. Here’s some of what stood out from that announcement.  Almost 4 years later, they’re finally coming back.  Them, of course, being the CanWNT/CanXNT, who as announced on Wednesday, are officially coming to British … Continue reading “It’s been a long time coming”: The CanWNT/CanXNT is getting set for long-awaited BC return in April on next leg of celebration tour

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“There were a lot of positives”: CanWNT/CanXNT runs out of steam in Spain loss to close out otherwise solid showing at Arnold Clark Cup

The CanWNT/CanXNT finished the Arnold Clark Cup with a clash against Spain on Wednesday. Here’s our match report from that one.  You just knew that a stiff test awaited them in this last game.  Yet, at the same time, you also harboured hope that the CanWNT/CanXNT could find a way to come out strong against a difficult Spain side as they got set to tackle … Continue reading “There were a lot of positives”: CanWNT/CanXNT runs out of steam in Spain loss to close out otherwise solid showing at Arnold Clark Cup

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“We have to be ruthless”: The CanWNT/CanXNT ready for unique Spain challenge to close out a so-far successful Arnold Clark Cup run

The CanWNT/CanXNT are getting set to take on Spain in the final game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Wednesday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  The short sprint is about to come to an end here. 6 days after they kicked off at the Arnold Clark Cup with a game against hosts, England, the CanWNT/CanXNT is getting ready to close out that tournament … Continue reading “We have to be ruthless”: The CanWNT/CanXNT ready for unique Spain challenge to close out a so-far successful Arnold Clark Cup run

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“We just found a way to win”: CanWNT/CanXNT continues strong start to Arnold Clark Cup with gritty 1-0 win over Germany

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Germany in the second game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Sunday. Here’s our match report from that one.  It was a much-needed bounceback.  Fresh off of a decent 1-1 draw against England in their opening match of the Arnold Clark Cup, there was no doubt that the CanWNT/CanXNT were looking to take a step forward in their second game of … Continue reading “We just found a way to win”: CanWNT/CanXNT continues strong start to Arnold Clark Cup with gritty 1-0 win over Germany

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“It’s still going to be a tough test”: CanWNT/CanXNT expecting tough Germany side at ACC as they look to build off of opening-day England draw

The CanWNT/CanXNT is getting set to take on Germany in the Arnold Clark Cup on Sunday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one. 1 game down, 2 to go.  And for the CanWNT/CanXNT, the games are really starting to come thick and fast here, as they get set to continue their quest through the Arnold Clark Cup with a clash against Germany on Sunday.  Fresh … Continue reading “It’s still going to be a tough test”: CanWNT/CanXNT expecting tough Germany side at ACC as they look to build off of opening-day England draw

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Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on England in their first game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Thursday. Here’s our match report from that one.  All things considered, it was a good point.  Heading into the Arnold Clark Cup, of the three games that they were going to play, the CanWNT/CanXNT probably circled their opener against England as their most winnable match, especially given their recent history … Continue reading Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup