Canada completes perfect year

Narrow win in St. Kitts and Nevis puts Canada in Nations League driver’s seat Matthew Gourlie It wasn’t always pretty, but Canada’s 1-0 win away to St. Kitts and Nevis was sufficient. With that result Canada completed a first year under new head coach John Herdman that was perfect. Canada will finish 2018 with four…

Canada remains unblemished under Herdman

Matthew Gourlie Three games into the John Herdman era and Canada is undefeated and have yet to concede a goal. Herdman is the first Canadian men’s national team manager to post three consecutive shutout victories to open his tenure following Canada’s 5-0 win over Dominica on Oct. 16 at BMO Field in Toronto. Canada’s results…

Eight is enough

Canada sets tone and sets record in Herdman’s competitive debut Canada 8 U.S. Virgin Islands 0 When it comes to competitive debuts, it’s hard to do much better than recording the most lopsided victory in the history of the Canadian men’s team. Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands 8-0 in Bradenton, Fla. to get off…

World Cup dream a reality

Canada will co-host 2026 World Cup with U.S. and Mexico as United bid prevails Matthew Gourlie For 32 years Canadian soccer fans have been dreaming about returning to the World Cup. At 6:50 a.m. eastern time on Wednesday in Moscow, they learned the World Cup would be coming to them. The United bid of the…

Faths show true faith as FC Edmonton enter CPL

Rally rabbit resurrected in Edmonton Matthew Gourlie Jay Ball felt a big celebration was in order. FC Edmonton threw a street party Friday night to launch their entrance into the Canadian Premier League. They did it to celebrate their rebirth. They did it for the people of Edmonton and for their supporters who helped create…

Cavalry coming to Spruce Meadows

Calgary’s CPL team to call equestrian complex home starting in 2019 Matthew Gourlie Tommy Wheeldon Jr. came to Calgary to play professional soccer. Sixteen years later Wheeldon helped bring professional soccer back to his adopted home. Wheeldon will be the general manager and head coach of Cavalry Football Club when they take the pitch in…