Chinese Football Association to spend 90 million on Youth Academy Program

January 2, 2017 Admin 0

As reported by Sina Sports, the CFA (Chinese Football Association) has approved the budget plan for national youth football training in 2017. According to this plan, the CFA will invest about RMB 90 million on youth football training, an increase of 200% compared to RMB 30 million in 2016. According to the CFA budget plan, […]

Year in Review | 2016

December 31, 2016 Admin 0

What a year 2016 was for Canadian Soccer, minus our Men’s National team not making “the Hex”. But nevermind that! We saw greatness in glimpses, from our Women’s teams steadily rock solid performance at the olympics to Toronto FC losing in Penalties vs Seattle in the MLS Cup Final!  FC Edmonton made a fantastic run […]

Dario Scuderi Injury

December 30, 2016 Admin 0

  BVB Starlet Dario Scuderi was injured in September during a UEFA youth league game with Dortmund U19 vs Legia Warsaw.  The midfielder stopped to pivot and his cleats stuck as he went to pivot.  Body turned… knee didn’t!!   The consequences were so serious that Scuderi suffered a cruciate ligament rupture in the front, […]

Uganda: Boat carrying Buliisa FC players and fans Capsized

December 27, 2016 Admin 0

 A boat carrying the Buliisa FC team and its fan capsized in the Lake Albert, Uganda. According to police almost 30 people have drowned in the incident as the boat became unbalanced due to overloading. There were reported to be  45 people total on the boat. 9 dead bodies have been recovered at time of […]

A Sad day for the football World

November 29, 2016 Admin 0

MEDELLIN, Colombia — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed outside Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Six people initially survived, but one of them later died in a hospital. The British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by […]

Bastian Schweinsteiger to MLS…

November 14, 2016 Admin 0

Some say it’s time to retire, others think he still has a place! Bastian Schweinsteiger is not getting any younger, he has failed to appear for Manchester United this season and a move is inevitable!   Rumours started after MLS side Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic has been in Europe scouting.  The two were […]

Calgary Foothills FC Advance to the Sweet 16 | CFN

July 22, 2016 Admin 0

SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR LIVE FEED OF TODAY’S PLAYOFF GAME!!!! Having played twice in the last ten days these two teams knew each other well. But with Foothills FC winning the previous two outings, and this being an all or nothing win to make it through to the Western Conference Semi Finals, both teams […]

Foothills FC U23 vs Portland Timbers U23 (May 29, 2016)

May 30, 2016 Admin 0

  A talented Portland Timbers U23 side had a bit of trouble in Calgary this weekend dropping their first match 4-0 and their second 2-1, gaining two red cards in the process. Calgary Foothills FC never let off the gas pedal and maintained composure and pressure throughout both games.  An overall successful home opening weekend […]

Calgary Foothills FC season preview

February 29, 2016 Admin 0

The snow is melting and that can only mean one thing, outdoor football season is upon us!!!! Our very own USL PDL Calgary Foothills FC have been hard at work all winter preparing for their sophomore season. Their inaugural year went off without a hitch and they had a very successful campaign, finishing the season […]