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Canada vs USA Tactical Review: Plenty of lessons to be learned for Les Rouges in Orlando 

With Canada’s 4-1 loss against the US now behind us, we take a step back and break down how the game went from a tactical standpoint, as the US bounced back nicely from Canada’s tactical dominance in October.
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Thursday Thoughts: Navigating through a busy period for Canada Soccer 

After a busy period, with more still to come, we navigate through the Canada Soccer landscape in this edition of ‘Thursday Thoughts’. We look at the U17s tournament in Brazil, look ahead to the U23’s next year and set the table for both the Men and Women’s Senior National Team programs.  It’s November, and it’s a busy time, at least for those who are fans … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Navigating through a busy period for Canada Soccer 

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“We’ve got a mission here” Test vs US big roadblock in long highway as Canada looks to return to World Cup 

John Herdman spoke to reporters on Wednesday, as his team is in the midst of a week-long camp, one that culminates with a huge clash against CONCACAF giants and their neighbours, the US.  After what has felt like a journey down a long, winding road these past few months, Canada’s Men’s National Team are now only a few days away from taking on the US, … Continue reading “We’ve got a mission here” Test vs US big roadblock in long highway as Canada looks to return to World Cup 

Caps trade Felipe to DC United, keeping a careful eye on 2020 

While the move certainly hurts them today, it was made with an eye on the future, as the Caps look to build on the rest of this season and beyond.  The Vancouver Whitecaps lost their second Brazilian in less than a week, as midfielder Felipe Martins was traded to DC United on Tuesday, with $75 000 in 2020 TAM and a 2020 international roster spot … Continue reading Caps trade Felipe to DC United, keeping a careful eye on 2020 

2019 Match Preview #17: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Colorado Rapids: Old Friends Return

After a 3 week break as many international tournaments around the world kicked off, the Vancouver Whitecaps are back in action tomorrow as they will face the Colorado Rapids at BC Place. After going into the break in great form, picking up points in 7 of their last 8 matches, they will look to continue that run as the season progresses towards the business end … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #17: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Colorado Rapids: Old Friends Return

What’s Up Whitecaps: Episode 7

On the latest episode of What’s Up Whitecaps, Ben and Tom take a look at the match that was last Friday against the LA Galaxy, give an update on Canada Soccer as their grouping for the Gold Cup was announced, give the weekly academy and injury update, and last but not least interview Whitecaps PA announcer Don Andrews. It’s an entertaining show, so if you … Continue reading What’s Up Whitecaps: Episode 7

Ballou Tabla: Canada’s Talented and Mysterious Winger Export

One of the biggest commitments that has come under John Herdman’s watch, Ballou Tabla turned heads and made a lot of Canadians happy when he committed to Canada for his national team football. A promising young prospect, he caught the attention of many when he made the move from Montreal Impact to Barcelona “B” at the young age of 18. A tricky winger who had … Continue reading Ballou Tabla: Canada’s Talented and Mysterious Winger Export

International Match Preview: Canada Soccer vs French Guiana (Big Things Beckon)

After getting through the first 3 matches with relative ease, Canada face their last opponent in this CONCACAF Nations League and Gold Cup qualifying stage, a plucky French Guiana outfit. Despite taking 9 points from those first three matches, there is still everything to play on this last matchday for as they chase a monumental qualification to the inaugural League A of the Nations League, … Continue reading International Match Preview: Canada Soccer vs French Guiana (Big Things Beckon)