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Will Morrison: Why on earth would Canada co-host the World Cup? Do we want to become bedfellows with crooks?

Yet again, soccer’s global governing body, FIFA, has been beset by scandal. Last week, it ousted senior members of its ethics committee, whose recent investigations led to the downfall of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter. 827 more words

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COMMENTARY: CPL hopes to turn around the fortunes of Canadian soccer

In case you missed it this weekend, there was a major announcement that will hopefully go a long way towards ensuring Canada, one day, progresses from its minnow status on soccer’s global stage. 344 more words

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Kaylyn Kyle retires from international soccer after 101 caps for Canada

Midfielder Kaylyn Kyle, who won 101 caps for Canada and a bronze medal at the London Olympics, has retired from international soccer.

The 28-year-old from Saskatoon made the announcement via social media, calling it a bittersweet day. 324 more words

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Imagining the 2026 World Cup

By Edwin Delgado

After spending weeks thinking of how I could solve the travel issues associated with the United States possibly hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup, I successfully finalized a plan which I was eager to post on this blog sometime this week, but then something went horribly wrong. 2,012 more words

Former Tennessee soccer star Rhian Wilkinson retires from Canadian team

Former Tennessee soccer standout Rhian Wilkinson announced her retirement from the Canadian Women’s National Team on Friday after a 14-year international career.

Wilkinson, 34, made 180 appearances for Canada, the third most in team history. 89 more words

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Former UK goalkeeper Irving gets Canada call

The Canadian Soccer Association announced on Tuesday that it had called up former Wildcats goalkeeper Callum Irving to the Canadian Men’s National Team for a training camp ahead of a friendly match against Bermuda. 204 more words

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