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    New Canadian women's soccer coach sees 'seamless' transition from Herdman

    New Canadian women's soccer coach sees 'seamless' transition from Herdman


    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...

    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.

    Canadian international Shelina Zadorsky on move to NWSL's Pride

    Canadian international Shelina Zadorsky on move to NWSL's Pride


    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...

    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 scores 3 to lead Canada over Haiti at U-20 women's tournament

    Shana Flynn scores 3 to lead Canada over Haiti at U-20 women's tournament


    ​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...

    ​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.

    TFC's Jozy Altidore calls Trump 'out of touch' for immigration comments

    TFC's Jozy Altidore calls Trump 'out of touch' for immigration comments


    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...

    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.

    Toronto FC missing familiar names as training camp opens

    Toronto FC missing familiar names as training camp opens


    MLS champion Toronto FC opened training camp Monday with some familiar names missing and space for some international...

    MLS champion Toronto FC opened training camp Monday with some familiar names missing and space for some international reinforcements.

    FIFA looks to cash in on expected replay delays in World Cup

    FIFA looks to cash in on expected replay delays in World Cup


    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...

    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 soccer star sworn in as Liberian president in peaceful transfer of power

    Former soccer star sworn in as Liberian president in peaceful transfer of power


    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...

    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.

    Tory says he supports proposal for Toronto to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

    Tory says he supports proposal for Toronto to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup


    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...

    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.

    Whitecaps, TFC, Impact wrap up MLS SuperDraft selections

    Whitecaps, TFC, Impact wrap up MLS SuperDraft selections


    The Montreal Impact made Ken Krolicki their only pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, taking the Michigan State midfielder in the third round...

    The Montreal Impact made Ken Krolicki their only pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, taking the Michigan State midfielder in the third round Sunday.

    'It's a dream come true': Impact sign French veteran Zakaria Diallo

    'It's a dream come true': Impact sign French veteran Zakaria Diallo


    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...

    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.

    Impact, TFC forgo 1st-round picks in MLS SuperDraft

    Impact, TFC forgo 1st-round picks in MLS SuperDraft


    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...

    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.

    Huitema's brace propels Canada past Costa Rica at U-20 tournament

    Huitema's brace propels Canada past Costa Rica at U-20 tournament


    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...

    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.

    Christine Sinclair clarifies response to Herdman's move

    Christine Sinclair clarifies response to Herdman's move


    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...

    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.

    Coach Herdman's challenge now is to work magic with the Canadian men

    Coach Herdman's challenge now is to work magic with the Canadian men


    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...

    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.

    Canada Soccer Hall of Fame unveils eligible modern players, new rules

    Canada Soccer Hall of Fame unveils eligible modern players, new rules


    Striker Tomasz Radzinski and defender Candace Chapman lead the list of players eligible for Canada Soccer Hall of Fame consideration in 2018. The Canadian Soccer Association also has released its new framework for Hall of Fame eligibility and...

    Striker Tomasz Radzinski and defender Candace Chapman lead the list of players eligible for Canada Soccer Hall of Fame consideration in 2018. The Canadian Soccer Association also has released its new framework for Hall of Fame eligibility and entry.