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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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“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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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

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Ranking Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s 2021 Olympic Squad by ‘Surprise Rating’

With the return of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team ahead of the start of the 2021 Olympic Soccer tournament, we break down their latest squad, which was announced a few weeks ago, by ‘Surprise Rating’.  After months of preparation, the big day is nearly here.  For Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, that big day is July 21st, the day on which they’ll officially kick off … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s 2021 Olympic Squad by ‘Surprise Rating’

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Czech it Out: CanWNT cruise to quiet 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic to kick off June friendlies

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team kicked off their first of two June friendlies on Friday, as they took on the Czech Republic in Cartagena, Spain. Here’s what stood out from that game, a quiet 0-0 between both teams, one which Canada would probably like to have back.  After a strong April camp, it was a rocky start to June.  Facing off against a Czech Republic … Continue reading Czech it Out: CanWNT cruise to quiet 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic to kick off June friendlies

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Final Frontier: June friendlies important test for Bev Priestman and CanWNT ahead of tough Olympic decisions

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team will play a pair of friendlies in June, giving them valuable last-minute preparation time ahead of the Olympics this summer. Here’s some of what head coach Bev Priestman had to say ahead of these games, as she and her staff undergo their last preparations ahead of a big Olympic tournament for this Canadian team.   The last push towards the Olympics … Continue reading Final Frontier: June friendlies important test for Bev Priestman and CanWNT ahead of tough Olympic decisions

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Building Blocks: Breaking down Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s new tactical identity under Bev Priestman after April friendlies

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team continued their quest to find a new identity under head coach Bev Priestman earlier this month, as they convened for a pair of UK Friendlies against Wales and England, which they won 3-0 and 2-0, respectively. In this, we look at what stood out tactically for Canada in these games, as well as who stood out individually.  As far as … Continue reading Building Blocks: Breaking down Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team’s new tactical identity under Bev Priestman after April friendlies

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The Third Sub Episode 87: Vancouver Whitecaps open MLS season with big win over Timbers, CanWNT win pair of big UK friendlies

In episode 87 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into the Vancouver Whitecaps season-opening win over the Portland Timbers, as well as some Canadian Women’s National Team, MLS and European Super League talk. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat all things Vancouver … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 87: Vancouver Whitecaps open MLS season with big win over Timbers, CanWNT win pair of big UK friendlies

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Stoke Surprise: CanWNT continue growth under Bev Priestman with big 2-0 win over England in friendly

In their second game this international window, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team picked up a big 2-0 win over England, giving them their first win over tier-one opposition in 2 years. Here’s what stood out from that game, as Canada relied on some timely goalscoring, along with a defensive masterclass, in order to pick up the win over the 6th-ranked Lionesses.  All it took was … Continue reading Stoke Surprise: CanWNT continue growth under Bev Priestman with big 2-0 win over England in friendly