Canada Soccer cancels men’s friendly vs. Iran scheduled for June 5 in Vancouver

Canada Soccer canceled its upcoming men’s team’s friendly with Iran, the organization announced Thursday. The match was scheduled for June 5. “Canada Soccer will be conducting a thorough review of our processes for the hosting of international matches to ensure no stone is left unturned in our pursuit of excellence both on and off the … Read more

In wake of report, Canada Soccer committed to strengthening safe-sport culture, new secretary general says

Warning: This story contains graphic details that may be disturbing to some readers Canada Soccer’s secretary general Earl Cochrane didn’t mince his words while reacting to a 125-page report completed by McLaren Global Sport Solutions, highlighting systemic issues relating to the culture and governance within the national sport organization 14 years ago. The report was … Read more

Canada tops Mexico on penalties to reach final of CONCACAF Girls’ U15 Championship

Canada advanced to the final of the CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship with a penalty shootout win over Mexico on Friday. Montreal’s Liana Tarasco converted the decisive penalty for the Canadians, who won the shootout 6-5 after the game finished knotted at 0-0. Canadian goalkeeper Noelle Henning, from Milton, Ont., saved the Mexicans’ seventh spot kick … Read more

Kailen Sheridan eager to fill Canada’s ‘keeper shoes left behind by retired Labbé

Canadian women’s team goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan can’t stop smiling these days. Last week, the 26-year-old from Pickering, Ont., got engaged to her long-time girlfriend, with the couple expecting to get married late next year. Things are going just as well on the pitch for Sheridan. She’s enjoying a standout NWSL season with the San Diego … Read more

Retired Olympic champion Labbé helping shape next generation of Canadian soccer stars

Retired goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe is seen waving to the crowd during her last game with Canada’s women’s national soccer team in a friendly against Nigeria in Vancouver in April. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press – image credit) Rather than taking it easy in retirement, Stephanie Labbé decided to hit the road. After playing in her last … Read more

Whitecap Lucas Cavallini, Canada’s Kailen Sheridan named Canada Soccer players of the month

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver White Caps Sports soccer MLS International Soccer Cavallini helped the Vancouver Whitecaps win the 2022 Canadian Championship in a penalty shootout over Toronto FC Author of the article: Vancouver Whitecaps’ Lucas Cavallini, left, stumbles as he controls the ball in front of Toronto FC’s Shane O’Neill during the first half of … Read more

Canadian men’s World Cup soccer team

Canada’s national men’s soccer team stayed off the pitch on Friday, refusing to train for Sunday’s World Cup warmup against Panama because of a dispute over player compensation, according to sources familiar with the matter. It’s unclear whether players will appear at a scheduled training session on Saturday at UBC. It’s also unclear if players … Read more

Canada’s Alphonso Davies to donate World Cup earnings to charity

Bayern Munich and Canada star Alphonso Davies has said he plans to donate all of his World Cup earnings to charity. Canada face a tricky task to get through its World Cup group after being drawn with Belgium, Croatia and Morocco. – ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more– How Davies became a … Read more