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WWC: Into the quarters – how they got there and who should win

The storylines get much more focused once you get down to eight teams. It’s easier to keep them all in your head and not be distracted by the incessant barrage of fluff stories revolving around potential upsets, cinderella stories, individual … Continue reading

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Poll: What Canada needs to do this year

Everyone loves a poll. Most of them are at the end of the year asking what you thought the best movie or album of the year was. This one asks what’s important going forward for Canada as a soccer nation. … Continue reading

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So who makes Herdman’s “Sweet 16” list?

The list has probably been submitted by John Herdman already but word does not seem to have leaked out. Still, soon everybody will know the 16 players that Herdmann has selected that will be automatically given roster spots and CSA-paid … Continue reading

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These women, these players, these Olympians

I did not think they had a chance. I openly questioned the selection of some players, lamented the lack of opportunities for younger players to compete for spots and thought John Herdman’s openly stated goal of a podium finish reeked … Continue reading

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Olympic qualifying: Canada v USA playing time analysis and what it means for Canada

One of the first assertions made in the aftermath of the USA’s clinical dismantling of Canada in the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament final was that the US squad had much more depth. Canada were far too reliant on a … Continue reading

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CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying: Canada v Mexico

By far the biggest crowd of the tournament. Fair to say it’s full of energy here at BC Place. A large group of noisy Mexican supporters have taken up a spot in the opposite corner to where the Voyageurs are. … Continue reading

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