MLS Top Earners 2016

February 9, 2017 Admin 0

  We have seen some top flight stars come and go. Some at the end of their careers, and some who have made the leap to the MLS in their prime! The top 10 money makers in 2016 took home a combined guaranteed paycheck of $59 million and another $21 million in bonuses and sponsorships, […]

Hull’s Ryan Mason suffers horrific injury vs Chelsea

January 23, 2017 Admin 0

China or bust it seemed for Diego Costa after rumours surfaced of him being unhappy with Chelsea staff and him wanting to leave English football. The club officially released a statement saying “On Tuesday, Diego stopped training with a pain in his back and then in the week he didn’t train with us.” He returned […]

Chape are back – with heavy hearts

January 21, 2017 Admin 0

Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense played their first match since the tragic accident late in 2016 the took the lives of 71 people.  Prior to taking the field, a ceremony was held in which the surviving players received the Copa Sudamericana (which was the cup final the club was headed to play the night of the accident). […]

Chapecoense move forward as training begins

January 6, 2017 Admin 0

Chapecoense made its official presentation for the next season, which involved one of the players surviving the plane crash in Colombia, defender Hélio Zampier Neto, who shared his experiences with the new team. With crutches, Neto participated this Friday in the presentation of the squad, made up of the players who did not travel to […]

Canadian International Ashley Lawrence signs with PSG 

January 5, 2017 Admin 0

Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of Caldon, Ontario’s Ashley Lawrence. The 21 year Canadian international (46 Caps, 4 goals) is now committed until 2019 to the Parisian side!  Ashley Lawrence, a recent Championship finalist with the West Virginia University Women’s team, is one of the top prospects in Canadian and world football alike. At only […]

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 […]