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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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Canada v Cuba: World Cup qualifier

Let’s go with some live blogging for this one. Field really does not look that bad. It’s not great and Gerry Dobson is saying it’s hard and bumpy but the bigger problem is it’s 32 degrees and very humid. For … Continue reading

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Canada: Our path to the hexagonal in World Cup qualifying

It all starts tomorrow. On a dodgy pitch in Cuba, Canada’s World Cup qualifying begins in earnest after dispatching some minnows, unimpressively it must be said, in a preliminary round last year. In a group that has no clear favourite … Continue reading

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CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying: USA v Costa Rica

The story’s unfolding as it should and tonight will see whether the favourites and the hosts can win their semi-final matches, qualify for the 2012 Olympics and then go on to face each other on Sunday to see if Canada’s … Continue reading

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CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying: USA v Mexico

“We definitely work on our set pieces and each of us has a role. We try to execute that role as much as we can and as well as we can.” – Sydney Leroux after the USA v Mexico game. … Continue reading

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How do you beat the USWNT?

First off, I am not an expert or even an avid follower of women’s international soccer. I take an interest in it for events like the one now in my back yard, the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers, and the World Cup. … Continue reading

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CONCACAF Olympic qualifying: Canada v Cuba

As promised, Canadian national team coach John Herdman has made sure every player gets to play in front of a home crowd at this tournament. Lots of new faces in the starting eleven but Christine Sinclair still gets the start. … Continue reading

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