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    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson

    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson


    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to...

    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to Dallas.

    Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi reign as player of year, Marta wins 6th on women's side

    Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi reign as player of year, Marta wins 6th on women's side


    ​Luka Modric has broken a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by FIFA, while Marta won the women's award for a sixth...

    ​Luka Modric has broken a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by FIFA, while Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.

    Whitecaps' playoff dreams fading following loss to FC Dallas

    Whitecaps' playoff dreams fading following loss to FC Dallas


    The Vancouver Whitecaps' playoffs dreams are looking more dim than ever after the team lost 2-1 to FC Dallas on Sunday...

    The Vancouver Whitecaps' playoffs dreams are looking more dim than ever after the team lost 2-1 to FC Dallas on Sunday afternoon.

    Impact earn crucial point in draw with NYCFC

    Impact earn crucial point in draw with NYCFC


    Midfielder Micheal Azira scored a game-tying goal in the 27th minute as the Montreal Impact held on for a 1-1 draw against New York City FC on...

    Midfielder Micheal Azira scored a game-tying goal in the 27th minute as the Montreal Impact held on for a 1-1 draw against New York City FC on Saturday.

    TFC's playoff hopes on life support after loss to Red Bulls

    TFC's playoff hopes on life support after loss to Red Bulls


    Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored in the 70th minute and the New York Red Bulls all but knocked defending MLS champions Toronto FC out of playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Saturday...

    Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored in the 70th minute and the New York Red Bulls all but knocked defending MLS champions Toronto FC out of playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Saturday night.

    'Emotional' return to Old Trafford for ex-Man United manager Alex Ferguson

    'Emotional' return to Old Trafford for ex-Man United manager Alex Ferguson


    Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain operation in May and will watch Manchester United host Wolverhampton in the Premier League later...

    Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain operation in May and will watch Manchester United host Wolverhampton in the Premier League later Saturday.

    FIFA to 'significantly' raise prize money for Women's World Cup

    FIFA to 'significantly' raise prize money for Women's World Cup


    In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's...

    In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's tournament.

    Mexico's Tigres down Toronto FC in Campeones Cup battle of champions

    Mexico's Tigres down Toronto FC in Campeones Cup battle of champions


    Jesus Duenas scored twice to help Tigres UANL defeat Toronto FC 3-1 Wednesday night as the Mexican and MLS champions faced off in the inaugural Campeones...

    Jesus Duenas scored twice to help Tigres UANL defeat Toronto FC 3-1 Wednesday night as the Mexican and MLS champions faced off in the inaugural Campeones Cup.

    Teary-eyed Ronaldo tossed in Champions League debut for Juventus

    Teary-eyed Ronaldo tossed in Champions League debut for Juventus


    Cristiano Ronaldo has been sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus and walked off the pitch in tears. He was dismissed in the 29th minute after tangling with Jeison Murillo and appeared to put his hand on the Valencia defender's...

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus and walked off the pitch in tears. He was dismissed in the 29th minute after tangling with Jeison Murillo and appeared to put his hand on the Valencia defender's head.

    Watch the 2018 Socca6 World Cup

    Watch the 2018 Socca6 World Cup


    Watch live action from the inaugural Socca6 World Cup, set in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Catch the next match between France and Canada on Friday at 8:30 a.m....

    Watch live action from the inaugural Socca6 World Cup, set in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Catch the next match between France and Canada on Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

    Champions League: Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona blanks PSV Eindhoven

    Champions League: Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona blanks PSV Eindhoven


    Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven as Europe's top club competition got underway. Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe, the teenage star widely viewed as the man capable of dethroning Messi...

    Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven as Europe's top club competition got underway. Meanwhile, Kylian Mbappe, the teenage star widely viewed as the man capable of dethroning Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in a near future as the best player in the world, endured a frustrating night in a 3-2 loss with Paris Saint-Germain at Liverpool.

    POV podcast: Stephanie Labbe plays the long game

    POV podcast: Stephanie Labbe plays the long game


    On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe shares her two-year plan: Canada wins the 2019 World Cup, then beats Japan — in Japan no less — for Olympic gold in...

    On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe shares her two-year plan: Canada wins the 2019 World Cup, then beats Japan — in Japan no less — for Olympic gold in 2020.

    Fury happy to remain part of established United Soccer League

    Fury happy to remain part of established United Soccer League


    Ottawa Fury FC is sticking with the tried-and-tested United Soccer League. "It was always a long shot, I think, for the Fury to be in the Canadian Premier League in its first year," says Mark Goudie, president and CEO of Ottawa Sports and Entertainment...

    Ottawa Fury FC is sticking with the tried-and-tested United Soccer League. "It was always a long shot, I think, for the Fury to be in the Canadian Premier League in its first year," says Mark Goudie, president and CEO of Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group.

    Canada gets favourable draw for CONCACAF women's championship

    Canada gets favourable draw for CONCACAF women's championship


    Knowing already that it was to be separated from the U.S. in the preliminary round, Canada expected little drama out of Tuesday's draw for next month's CONCACAF Women's...

    Knowing already that it was to be separated from the U.S. in the preliminary round, Canada expected little drama out of Tuesday's draw for next month's CONCACAF Women's Championship.

    Messi excluded from FIFA men's top player shortlist

    Messi excluded from FIFA men's top player shortlist


    ​Lionel Messi failed to make the world player of the year shortlist Monday for the first time since 2006, with Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah making their first appearance in the final three alongside Cristiano...

    ​Lionel Messi failed to make the world player of the year shortlist Monday for the first time since 2006, with Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah making their first appearance in the final three alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.

    Russian clubs struggle to maintain World Cup momentum

    Russian clubs struggle to maintain World Cup momentum


    For Russia's top clubs, it's almost as if the World Cup never happened. The national team made an incredible run to the World Cup quarterfinals, but Russia's clubs have struggled to show any momentum in European competitions this...

    For Russia's top clubs, it's almost as if the World Cup never happened. The national team made an incredible run to the World Cup quarterfinals, but Russia's clubs have struggled to show any momentum in European competitions this season.

    Nichelle Prince scores lone goal in Canada's friendly win over Brazil

    Nichelle Prince scores lone goal in Canada's friendly win over Brazil


    Prince scored the game's only goal and Stephanie Labbé posted a clean sheet, as Canada shut out Brazil 1-0 in a soccer friendly in...

    Prince scored the game's only goal and Stephanie Labbé posted a clean sheet, as Canada shut out Brazil 1-0 in a soccer friendly in Ottawa.

    'Not even close': TFC's Michael Bradley unloads on lost season

    'Not even close': TFC's Michael Bradley unloads on lost season


    After Saturday's loss, a measured Michael Bradley unloaded on a season that has seen TFC go from record-breaking champions to disappointing...

    After Saturday's loss, a measured Michael Bradley unloaded on a season that has seen TFC go from record-breaking champions to disappointing also-rans.

    Canadian teen soccer star Jordyn Huitema nears decision on playing future

    Canadian teen soccer star Jordyn Huitema nears decision on playing future


    Things are happening very fast for Jordyn Huitema. About to enter Grade 12, Huitema will soon have to make a decision on her soccer future — college or the pros. She says she is still looking at all her...

    Things are happening very fast for Jordyn Huitema. About to enter Grade 12, Huitema will soon have to make a decision on her soccer future — college or the pros. She says she is still looking at all her options.