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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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Fresh Faces: Analyzing the 8 new names on the latest CanWNT/CanXNT roster for their November friendlies vs Mexico

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team is getting set to play a pair of friendlies versus Mexico in Mexico this week. In this, we look at some of the new names in their 26-player roster for those games.  Another window has come, and with it has come some new faces.  Yet, that was expected for Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, who are getting set to play … Continue reading Fresh Faces: Analyzing the 8 new names on the latest CanWNT/CanXNT roster for their November friendlies vs Mexico

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New Zealand Double: CanWNT/CanXNT close out leg 1 of celebration tour on a high note with 1-0 victory over New Zealand

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team took on New Zealand in the 2nd game out of 2 games in their Tokyo Summer Olympics gold medal celebration tour in Montreal on Tuesday. Here’s what stood out from that game for us.  After a big offensive explosion in game 1, game 2 offered a more fitting victory.  Seeing that they did so well to grind out an Olympic … Continue reading New Zealand Double: CanWNT/CanXNT close out leg 1 of celebration tour on a high note with 1-0 victory over New Zealand

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Capital Celebration: The CanWNT/CanXNT kicks off their Olympic gold medal celebration tour on a high note with big 5-1 victory over New Zealand

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team kicked off their Tokyo Summer Olympics gold medal celebration tour against New Zealand in Ottawa on Saturday. Here’s what stood out from that one for us in that one, a big 5-1 victory, one that those in attendance won’t soon forget for a multitude of reasons.  It was a party befitting of a homecoming.  As they got set to play … Continue reading Capital Celebration: The CanWNT/CanXNT kicks off their Olympic gold medal celebration tour on a high note with big 5-1 victory over New Zealand

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“That’s my goal”: Recent Vancouver Whitecaps signing Marcus Godinho intent on proving his new club that he’s worth keeping around long-term

After arriving to the Vancouver Whitecaps late this summer on a free transfer, Marcus Godinho has adjusted to his new club quite nicely, racking up the appearances for the ‘Caps as of late. We had the chance to speak with him a few weeks ago about how this move has gone for him – here is some of what he had to say.  One of … Continue reading “That’s my goal”: Recent Vancouver Whitecaps signing Marcus Godinho intent on proving his new club that he’s worth keeping around long-term

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Golden Return: CanWNT ready for ‘special’ homecoming ahead of long-awaited gold medal victory tour in October

Canada Soccer announced the long-awaited return of their Women’s National Team to Canada on Wednesday, sharing details on their gold medal celebration tour, which will kick off in October with games in Ottawa and Montreal. Here’s what stood out from the announcement.  They’re finally coming home.  Having gone nearly 2.5 years since they last played Canadian soil, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team is set to … Continue reading Golden Return: CanWNT ready for ‘special’ homecoming ahead of long-awaited gold medal victory tour in October

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The Third Sub Episode 107: A Golden Moment for the CanWNT/CanXNT

In Episode 107, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into all things Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team after their massive Tokyo triumph this summer. 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 about all things Canadian Women’s National Team after a big Olympic tournament from … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 107: A Golden Moment for the CanWNT/CanXNT

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Golden Forever: CanWNT mark themselves in history with magical gold medal win 

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team picked up a historic gold medal on Friday morning, as they beat Sweden in the final of the women’s soccer tournament. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  Against all odds, they found a way.  After many had predicted they’d struggle to get out of the group stages, that their squad was too old, that head coach Bev … Continue reading Golden Forever: CanWNT mark themselves in history with magical gold medal win 

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Golden Opportunity: CanWNT ready to take on Sweden in massive Olympic soccer tournament final

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team will take on Sweden on Friday morning for a chance to win their first-ever major tournament. Here’s our preview ahead of that one. It doesn’t get much bigger than this. 90 minutes of best-on-best soccer, for a chance to win an Olympic gold medal – it’s the sort of thing you can only dream of one day participating in when … Continue reading Golden Opportunity: CanWNT ready to take on Sweden in massive Olympic soccer tournament final

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Gold-Hunting: Jessie Fleming penalty helps CanWNT sinks USWNT 1-0 to advance to Olympic gold medal match, their first-ever major tournament final

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team took on the United States in the semi-finals of the Olympic soccer tournament on Monday, with a spot in the final round on the line. Here’s what stood out to us from that game, one in which Canada snapped a 20 year winless run against their neighbours to make their first-ever major tournament final.  It was a victory 20 years … Continue reading Gold-Hunting: Jessie Fleming penalty helps CanWNT sinks USWNT 1-0 to advance to Olympic gold medal match, their first-ever major tournament final