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“We just have to go home now and handle business”: World Cup berth put on hold for the CanMNT for now after intense 1-0 loss to Costa Rica

The CanMNT took on Costa Rica in CONCACAF World Cup qualification in San Jose on Thursday. Here’s our match report from that one.  They huffed, and puffed, but they just couldn’t blow the house down.  And with that, they had to delay their planned celebrations for another few days.  Facing off against a Costa Rican time fighting for their World Cup lives on Thursday, the … Continue reading “We just have to go home now and handle business”: World Cup berth put on hold for the CanMNT for now after intense 1-0 loss to Costa Rica

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Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s squad for January’s CONCACAF World Cup ‘Octagonal’ qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

With the next round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers sitting just around the corner here, the CanMNT revealed the squad that they’ll lean on in those games as they continue their ongoing quest to try and qualify for the 2022 World Cup. In this, we break down that squad by ‘Surprise Rating’.  It’s that time again.  Just over 2 months after they last convened as … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s squad for January’s CONCACAF World Cup ‘Octagonal’ qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

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Mountain to Climb: As the absences mount, the CanMNT ready to face stiffest ‘Octo’ test yet with this January window

Just days out from a massive window for the CanMNT, the challenges have started to pile up for John Herdman’s side as they get set to tackle some crucial World Cup qualifiers later this month. In this, we look at what lies ahead of them now as they continue their journey towards the World Cup next week. All of a sudden, we’re just days away … Continue reading Mountain to Climb: As the absences mount, the CanMNT ready to face stiffest ‘Octo’ test yet with this January window

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The Third Sub Episode 121: ‘Caps continue quiet offseason, CanMNT transfers rack up, and MLS continues interesting winter

In Episode 121 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan catch up on a month of Vancouver Whitecaps, MLS and CanMNT news to kick off 2022. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast presented by Macey’s Sports! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to catch up on a busy month’s worth of Vancouver … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 121: ‘Caps continue quiet offseason, CanMNT transfers rack up, and MLS continues interesting winter

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Uncertainty Abound: Less than 4 weeks out from start of January window, lots of uncertainty still awaits the CanMNT

With a big month looming for the CanMNT, we look at how things are trending for them right now as they get set to tackle some crucial World Cup qualifiers in just a few weeks’ time. All of a sudden, everything is sitting right around the corner here, all laid out perfectly.  Yet, less than 4 weeks out from the start of the January international … Continue reading Uncertainty Abound: Less than 4 weeks out from start of January window, lots of uncertainty still awaits the CanMNT

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The Third Sub Episode 118: The CanMNT continues push towards World Cup, the CanWNT/CanXNT gets set to begin theirs

In Episode 117 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into all things Canadian Men’s and Women’s National Teams in a jam-packed edition of the show. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast presented by Macey’s Sports! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat all things Canadian Men’s and Women’s National … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 118: The CanMNT continues push towards World Cup, the CanWNT/CanXNT gets set to begin theirs

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“We’re going to give them a fight”: Despite Edmonton weather concerns, the CanMNT is looking to surprise Mexico where it matters most on Tuesday – on the pitch

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team are getting set to play a crucial World Cup qualifier vs Mexico in Edmonton on Tuesday. Ahead of then, here’s a look at how Canada’s preparations for this game have gone, one that’s seen them navigate plenty of talk about the weather, a MD-1 to remember, and a special visitor to training.  It promises to be quite the spectacle.  With … Continue reading “We’re going to give them a fight”: Despite Edmonton weather concerns, the CanMNT is looking to surprise Mexico where it matters most on Tuesday – on the pitch

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“It was electric”: The CanMNT picks up 1-0 win over Costa Rica in front of a rowdy Edmonton crowd to boost World Cup hopes at halfway mark of the Octo

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team took on Costa Rica in a massive CONCACAF World Cup qualifier in Edmonton on Friday. Here’s what stood out from that one, a big 1-0 Canadian win, one where they took a big step towards potentially qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.  It’s the kind of win that goes such a long way towards one’s World Cup hopes.  As far … Continue reading “It was electric”: The CanMNT picks up 1-0 win over Costa Rica in front of a rowdy Edmonton crowd to boost World Cup hopes at halfway mark of the Octo

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“The experience is going to be amazing”: Alphonso Davies, CanMNT ready take big step towards 2022 World Cup in long-awaited Edmonton homecoming

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team is getting set to play in Edmonton next week, where they’ll contest two massive CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico. Here’s how Canada’s starman, Alphonso Davies, who happens to be from Edmonton, is feeling ahead of these games, of which he’s been looking forward to for a very long time.  It promises to be a homecoming to … Continue reading “The experience is going to be amazing”: Alphonso Davies, CanMNT ready take big step towards 2022 World Cup in long-awaited Edmonton homecoming

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“We felt that atmosphere”: The CanMNT picks up massive 4-1 win over Panama at a packed BMO Field to close out October window in the top 3 of the Octo

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team took on Panama in a must-win game at BMO Field on Wednesday night. Here’s what stood out from that one, a huge 4-1 victory for the hosts, as Canada continued their quest through the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers in emphatic fashion on Wednesday.  Needing a win, you just wondered if they’d find a way to come up … Continue reading “We felt that atmosphere”: The CanMNT picks up massive 4-1 win over Panama at a packed BMO Field to close out October window in the top 3 of the Octo