“We’re hosting as a legitimate soccer country”: 2026 World Cup preparation crucial to Canadian soccer
FIFA officials were in Canada over the past few weeks to check out two potential host cities for the Canadian matches during the 2026 World Cup, Toronto and Edmonton. The 2026 tournament will be hosted across three countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States, with Canada expected to host... Read more
Unique Canadian Premier League season ends, with playoffs up next
The 2021 Canadian Premier League regular season was another strange one for the fledgling soccer league, in just its third year. After the 2020 season was shortened to a month-long tournament-style format in a bubble in PEI, the league was committed to delivering a full season this year, and... Read more
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Podcast: Canadian soccer roundup with Mitchell Tierney and Emily Wilson
On this Canadian soccer roundup podcast, host Benedict Rhodes speaks to two journalists about the biggest stories in the sport in this country. Mitchell Tierney comes on the show to talk about the men’s national team and their World Cup Qualifying campaign, before Emily Wilson joins to discuss the... Read more
Sheriff Tiraspol win in Madrid focal point of second Champions League matchday
Another busy week of UEFA Champions League matches wrapped up on Wednesday, and featured a pair of major upsets. The most notable result came in Madrid, as Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol headed to the Spanish capital for a match with Real Madrid, where the winner seemed like a foregone... Read more
Football champs PSG and Chelsea advance to semi-finals
(Reuters)- Paris St Germain has reached the Champions League semi-finals despite a 1-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich. The first leg game in Munich last Wednesday gave the French team a 3-2 win, making the aggregate 3-3 between both games and PSG advanced on away goals. The 90-minutes were... Read more
Canadian women’s soccer team defeats England
The Canadian women’s national soccer team defeated the England Lionesses 2-0 in an international friendly yesterday. The event happened in Stoke-on-Trent, England. CBC Sports reports that Evelyne Viens opened up the game early, with a third-minute goal putting the Canadians ahead. Nichelle Prince scored in the final minutes of... Read more
Groundbreaking WSL TV deal seen as proof of continued growth in women’s soccer

New broadcast deal lauded as the next step in the growth of the league, and sport as a whole

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Real Madrid and Manchester City victorious in first leg of UCL
(REUTERS) – Real Madrid cruised past a sloppy Liverpool with a 3-1 defeat in Madrid at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium on Tuesday. Madrid Coach, Zinedine Zidane praised Brazilian Vinicius Junior after he scored twice. The 20-year-old had 13 shots against Liverpool. In the 27th minute, he stunned Liverpool... Read more
Canadian Premier League planning for major 2021 season kickoff

Learning from the past and looking to the future, the 2021 Canadian Premier League season could be the best one yet

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