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2015 WWC - Quarterfinals: England vs Canada Match Recap

And so it is written. The stuffed turtle key chain named Myrtle was right. As stuffed turtle key chains tend to be, ya know. England for the win. 1,722 more words

Watishista Correspondents

World Cup heartbreak on home soil for Canada cannot overshadow positives

With the momentum of serving as host country for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Canadian national team had high hopes to defeat England and qualify for the semi-finals. 405 more words

Women's Soccer

Carrie Serwetnyk: Canada's Sesselmann sounds off

A “Sesselmann” is a new medical term for a collective heart seizure among the masses.

Soccer fans across Canada must have experienced cardiac palpitations after defender Lauren Sesselmann gaffed massively in defence during Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final, resulting in a goal by England attacker Jodie Taylor. 528 more words


Letter: A heart-wrenching soccer loss

It was heart-wrenching to witness Team Canada’s World Cup hopes dashed. And it was especially painful to lose the game on their home turf in front of thousands of adoring fans. 103 more words


England roars into semifinals, stuns host Canada

The drama of the quarterfinals of the 2015 Women’s World Cup reached a crescendo Saturday evening as England converted on two chances early in the game and were able to hold on to defeat host Canada to reach the Lionesses’ first-ever semifinals. 651 more words

Christine Sinclair

Canadians feel the pain of World Cup exit but look to future with hope

VANCOUVER – The aftermath of Canada’s exit from the Women’s World Cup was gut-wrenching.

Captain Christine Sinclair, who had strapped the team on her back and tried to carry it to the final four, was in tears as she needlessly apologized to coach John Herdman following Canada’s 2-1 quarter-final loss to England. 1,016 more words