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There is only one John Herdman. But in putting Herdman in charge of the men's national team and naming assistant coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller his replacement, the Canadian Soccer Association opted for continuity and the hope that the experienced Dane can continue the Canadian women's rise.
The Washington Spirit have traded Canadian international defender Shelina Zadorsky to the Orlando Pride for goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe and Orlando's first-round pick in the 2019 NWSL draft.
Shana Flynn scored three goals as Canada beat Haiti 4-0 on Monday to win Group A at the CONCACAF women's under-20 soccer championship in Couva, Trinidad and Tobago.
Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore, who is of Haitian descent, took aim at Donald Trump on Monday over the U.S. president's reported views on immigration.
MLS champion Toronto FC opened training camp Monday with some familiar names missing and space for some international reinforcements.
Video replays will be used at the World Cup for the first time and talks are underway with potential sponsor branding to appear when the technology is used, a FIFA executive said on Monday.
Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over from Africa's first female leader of this post-war, impoverished West African nation.
John Tory endorsed on Monday a report by city staff recommending that Toronto pursue a co-host position for the international sporting event, widely considered the largest in the world by viewership and interest.
The Montreal Impact made Ken Krolicki their only pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, taking the Michigan State midfielder in the third round Sunday.
French defender Zakaria Diallo has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Impact. The six-foot-four centreback joined Montreal from Stade Brestois in France's Ligue-2.
The Montreal Impact and Toronto FC opted to forgo their first-round picks at the MLS SuperDraft on Friday, trading them away for money to finance other player acquisitions.
Jordyn Huitema scored twice in the second half as Canada opened the CONCACAF women's under-20 championship with a 3-1 win over Costa Rica on Thursday.
Canadian captain Christine Sinclair clarified her response to John Herdman leaving the women's national soccer team for the men's squad in a tweet on Tuesday night.
After reviving the women's team, which flamed out in spectacular fashion to finish last at the 2011 World Cup, John Herdman faces an even tougher challenge in resuscitating a moribund men's program — currently ranked 94th in the world, sandwiched between Gabon and the Faroe Islands — that has verged on irrelevance in recent years.
John Herdman, who led Canada's women's soccer team to back-to-back Olympic bronze medals, is taking over the Canadian men's program.