Category Archives: Canadian soccer

Going straight to the top

Ran into a former coach at our club yesterday and it reminded me of one of my favourite coach stories. Most people who read this will know what an International Transfer Clearance (ITC) is but briefly for those who do … Continue reading

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Analysis: Canada v Mexico

As per the name of this blog and in light of the stinging disappointment in the result the other night against Mexico, a post-mortem seems necessary. The jury has been out for what seems an eternity on manager Benito Flores despite a … Continue reading

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Moving beyond paper to a CSA-led national network of academies

We seem to be on the verge of another developmental breakthrough with the promise of a national curriculum being announced by the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) by year end. We’re seeing a good buy-in, particularly here in BC, to the … Continue reading

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Women’s soccer – what happens if Hope Powell is fired?

My memory of England’s women’s team in the Olympics was when Canada jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and England, at home, had no response. Hope Powell, as the game wore on, seemed quietly frustrated but made, to my … Continue reading

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Poll results: What Canada needs in 2013

UPDATE: Added my own answers to the poll with a brief explanation (at the bottom). Here’s the results to the recent poll I stuck on the site a few days ago. Thanks to the 45 respondents who took part. For … Continue reading

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