Canada’s Men’s National Team using Cuba matches to instill strong habits and core principles to avenge demons of Gold Cup 

Ahead of the crucial pair of games against Cuba, we catch up with both sides ahead of the first match. Canada is looking to set out some good habits after a rough end to their Gold Cup aspirations, while Cuba is looking to grow the game in their country and pick up some key results after a tough summer shellacking. It’s the beauty of the … Continue reading Canada’s Men’s National Team using Cuba matches to instill strong habits and core principles to avenge demons of Gold Cup 

Preview: Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team takes on Cuba in first-ever CONCACAF Nations League game

Les Rouges takes on Cuba at BMO Field, officially kicking off their quest to be the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League Champions, as well as starting down the long qualification path to the 2022 World Cup. Canada kicks off their Nations League campaign this weekend, as they take on a plucky Cuba side at BMO Field. Their last meeting did not come too long ago, as … Continue reading Preview: Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team takes on Cuba in first-ever CONCACAF Nations League game

Ranking Canada Soccer’s September Men’s National Team squad by “Surprise Rating”

With the announcement of Canada’s squad ahead of September 7th and 10th dates against Cuba, we once again rank the squad by “Surprise Rating” With Canada’s crucial pair of fixtures against Cuba now less than a week from kicking off, John Herdman’s 23 man squad was released this past week. Ahead of those Cuba matches, Canada has a lot to play for, as it also … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s September Men’s National Team squad by “Surprise Rating”

John Herdman toeing the tightrope ahead of Nations League in fall

But, instead of having to manage the weight of falling down to a possible death, he carries the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, with possible failure awaiting a fate some would consider worse than any fall.  It’s a fate that Herdman, coach of the Canadian men’s national team, has had to shoulder, having been dealt a few rough hands the past couple weeks. … Continue reading John Herdman toeing the tightrope ahead of Nations League in fall

Canada’s path to the 2022 World Cup set out

Since Victor Montagliani took over the head position of CONCACAF, he had promised a reform of the qualifying process for the men’s FIFA World Cup. On July 10th, the confederation released the long awaited format for its 35 nations aspiring to participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The new format is a joke (click here for what Alex made of it). It’s … Continue reading Canada’s path to the 2022 World Cup set out

(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 governing bodies, as continental organizations are set up to run … Continue reading (Opinion) CONCACAF gonna CONCACAF: Everything Wrong With the new Qualifying Process

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. Qualifying For the 2019 Gold Cup, a completely different qualifying … Continue reading Everything to Know About the 2019 Gold Cup

Rating Canada’s Gold Cup Squad by “Surprise Rating”

With North America’s biggest and most important soccer tournament right around the corner, one-time champions Canada are preparing to face Martinique, Mexico and Cuba in their group as they attempt to lift the CONCACAF Gold Cup trophy for the first time in 19 years. This is a crucial tournament for Canada, as they have assembled one of the strongest teams this country has seen, at … Continue reading Rating Canada’s Gold Cup Squad by “Surprise Rating”