World Cup

FIFA plans to announce 2026 World Cup sites on June 16

FIFA will announce its host cities for the 2026 World Cup on June 16 with Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver the three Canadian options waiting to hear their name. In all, 22 candidate cities have raised their hand to stage...

PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not ‘a very good idea’

Canada Soccer, which has been riding a wave of goodwill since John Herdman’s team qualified in style for the World Cup, now finds itself engulfed in controversy over a scheduled friendly match with Iran next month in Vancouver. At...

Canadian men’s soccer team qualifies for World Cup with 4-0 win over Jamaica

Canada put on a show Sunday, qualifying for the men’s World Cup for the first time since 1985. Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan and Junior Hoilett scored as the Canadians had their way with an outmatched Jamaica side in a 4-0 win before a loud and proud sellout crowd of 29,122 on a chilly day at BMO Field.A Jamaican goal on its...

Canadian fans rejoice after men’s soccer team qualify for World Cup over Jamaica

Canadian soccer fans rejoiced upon seeing Canada‘s men’s soccer team clinch a berth in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after a 4-0 win over Jamaica on Sunday at BMO Field. This is just the second time Canada’s men’s...

Vancouver back in the running to host games in 2026 men’s FIFA World Cup

Vancouver is getting another kick at the can. Nearly four years after the province told FIFA they were offside with their demands, the city is getting another shot at hosting one of the premier sporting events in the world.The...

As Canada qualifies for World Cup, Soccer Nova Scotia hoping interest in sport will...

On Sunday, Canada qualified for the men’s World Cup and will now play in the event later this year for the first time since 1986. The team won 4-0 over Jamaica before a crowd of nearly 30,000 people at BMO Field...

Alberta government confirms funding to Edmonton for 2026 World Cup bid

The government of Alberta will provide financial support to the City of Edmonton in its efforts to host games as part of the FIFA 2026 Canada-USA-Mexico World Cup. Minister of Culture, Ronald Orr, has written to the mayor, committing...

Edmonton soccer star Alphonso Davies makes return from myocarditis in Champions League match –...

Alphonso Davies has been named to Bayern Munich’s starting 11 for its Champions League quarterfinal Wednesday against Spain’s Villarreal, marking the Canadian star’s first match since being diagnosed with a heart condition. Davies hadn’t played since Dec. 17 after...

Guelph’s soccer community reacts to Canada’s World Cup qualification – Guelph

Keith Mason described the atmosphere at BMO Field on Sunday as like no other soccer game he had ever been to in Canada. The associate coach of Guelph United FC found himself among 30,000 spectators on hand to watch...

Canadian men’s soccer team to face Belgium, Morocco and Croatia in World Cup first...

Canada’s World Cup credentials will be put to the test this November in Qatar against Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in Group F. While there were perhaps tougher destinations — Spain and Germany were drawn in Group E — it...

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