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Mexico Masterclass: Strong start propels Mexico to huge 2-1 win over CanWNT/CanXNT in friendly action

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team took on Mexico in a friendly match on Saturday. Here’s what stood out to us from that one, a 2-1 Mexico win, their first victory over Canada since 2004.  It was a sight that we haven’t seen too often this year.  Undefeated in their last 12 games, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team were heading into their friendly with Mexico on … Continue reading Mexico Masterclass: Strong start propels Mexico to huge 2-1 win over CanWNT/CanXNT in friendly action

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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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“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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Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s first ‘Octagonal’ squad in World Cup Qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

With the return of Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team for the start of the Octo in CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers, we break down their latest squad, which was announced last week, by giving them a ‘Surprise Rating’.  Fresh off of a busy summer, it’s almost go time.  After a memorable month of June and July for Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, they can’t wait to … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s first ‘Octagonal’ squad in World Cup Qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

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Job Done: CanMNT ride Davies and David connection to 2nd round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers in 4-0 win over Suriname

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team took on Suriname in a crucial CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Here’s what stood out from that game, one in which they cruised to a 4-0 win, booking a spot in the next round of qualifying in the process.  When it mattered most, they found a way to rise to the occasion.  Having cruised through their first 3 games … Continue reading Job Done: CanMNT ride Davies and David connection to 2nd round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers in 4-0 win over Suriname

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OPINION: Could professional women’s soccer one day come to British Columbia?

With Christine Sinclair becoming the world’s leading international goalscorer this week, Ben Steiner takes a look to see if the professional women’s game could one day come to BC, gracing it’s shores as it once did years ago. A former Vancouver Whitecap has captured the scoring title for the most ever international goals.  As I’m sure you know by now, that happened when Christine Sinclair … Continue reading OPINION: Could professional women’s soccer one day come to British Columbia?

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Dream-Chasing: How Canada Soccer’s January games affect their Olympic squad and Hex hopes

With Canada Soccer releasing their squad for the upcoming January Men’s National Team friendlies, which now include a pair of clashes against Barbados, we look at how those games affect their Hex chances, and how this camp will be important for Olympic qualifiers, which are later in 2020. It promises to be a busy start to the new year for Canada Soccer. After news came … Continue reading Dream-Chasing: How Canada Soccer’s January games affect their Olympic squad and Hex hopes

Thoughts and Musings: Looking Back at Canada’s Elimination (and What Needs to Change)

It’s been over a week now, yet it’s still tough to process the fact that Canada was knocked out of the Women’s World Cup in only the round of 16. Despite their high FIFA ranking coming into the tournament  , they were unable to live up to the lofty expectations put on both by themselves and the rest of the nation. With their strong performance in … Continue reading Thoughts and Musings: Looking Back at Canada’s Elimination (and What Needs to Change)

After a Stiff Start at the WWC, Canada Looks to Find Some Goals Against Sweden in the Round of 16

While it started as a promising run for Canada at the Women’s World Cup, with 2 clean sheets in their first two matches, things did not end as hoped as Canada ended up finishing second in their group, falling 2-1 to the Netherlands on the last matchday. While this result still ensures them of qualification to the last 16 of the tournament, winning their group … Continue reading After a Stiff Start at the WWC, Canada Looks to Find Some Goals Against Sweden in the Round of 16

BTSVancity Women’s World Cup Primer

After an entertaining start to the Women’s World Cup, with upsets, great goals and good crowds, Canada get their chance to join the proceedings, today in Montpellier. They take on Cameroon in what promises to be an intriguing matchup, as Canada looks to set off on a path to bring home their first major international tournament honour. They do so with a solid collection of … Continue reading BTSVancity Women’s World Cup Primer