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A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada men back at practice after meeting with soccer federation

Canada set to play Thursday a week after refusing to play scheduled match due to a labour dispute

 

Bayern’s head coach Julian Nagelsmann, left, gives instructions to Tanguy Nianzou, center, and Alphonso Davies during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )

Canada-Panama match canceled in labor, equal pay dispute

Dispute includes a demand that the women’s national team get equal match fees

 

A Canada soccer logo is seen on Alphonso Davies in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada men’s soccer training session scrapped amid compensation talks

Dispute in part over how much the athletes will get for playing in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

 

Bayern's Alphonso Davies, front, duels for the ball with Stuttgart's Omar Marmoush during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )

Panama replaces Iran as Canada opponent in World Cup warmup

61st-ranked country will be opponent now for Sunday match in Vancouver

Bayern's Alphonso Davies, front, duels for the ball with Stuttgart's Omar Marmoush during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, at the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst )
Photos of some of the victims stand among candles as members of Toronto’s Iranian community attend a vigil in Toronto on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, to mourn victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 that crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran. Canada Soccer has cancelled a planned friendly with Iran in the face of growing criticism. At issue is whether Canada should be hosting Iran given the Canadians who died on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when it was shot down on Jan. 8, 2020, minutes after taking off from Tehran, by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canada Soccer calls off planned friendly match with Iran in face of rising criticism

Soccer Canada gave no reason as it faced criticism tied to Iran’s shooting down of Flight 752 in 2020

Photos of some of the victims stand among candles as members of Toronto’s Iranian community attend a vigil in Toronto on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, to mourn victims of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 that crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran. Canada Soccer has cancelled a planned friendly with Iran in the face of growing criticism. At issue is whether Canada should be hosting Iran given the Canadians who died on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 when it was shot down on Jan. 8, 2020, minutes after taking off from Tehran, by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Canada's Alphonso Davies eyes the ball against Panama during second half World Cup qualifying action in Toronto on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Alphonso Davies back in squad for Canada’s three matches in June international window

Alphonso Davies back in squad for Canada’s three matches in June international window

Canada's Alphonso Davies eyes the ball against Panama during second half World Cup qualifying action in Toronto on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Iranian soccer player Omid Nor Afkan carries his national flag as he celebrates qualifying for 2022 World Cup after defeating Iraq, at the Azadi stadium in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 27, 2022. Canada is set to host Iran in a friendly match in Vancouver on June 5, but controversy about the game has swirled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vahid Salemi

Trudeau says CBSA will decide whether Iran soccer team can enter Canada

Prime minister reiterated how he thinks scheduled World Cup tuneup game in Vancouver was a bad idea

Iranian soccer player Omid Nor Afkan carries his national flag as he celebrates qualifying for 2022 World Cup after defeating Iraq, at the Azadi stadium in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 27, 2022. Canada is set to host Iran in a friendly match in Vancouver on June 5, but controversy about the game has swirled. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vahid Salemi
Former Brazilian player Kaká, left, and former Spanish player Iker Casillas present the Qatar FIFA World Cup trophy during the Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kicked off today with a first-stop event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

FIFA plans to announce 2026 World Cup sites on June 16

Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto all in the running to host games

Former Brazilian player Kaká, left, and former Spanish player Iker Casillas present the Qatar FIFA World Cup trophy during the Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola kicked off today with a first-stop event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Members of Canada’s national soccer team celebrate after clinching a berth in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier soccer action against Jamaica in Toronto on Sunday March 27, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not “a very good idea”

Some call match slap in the face to Canadians who died on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

Members of Canada’s national soccer team celebrate after clinching a berth in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier soccer action against Jamaica in Toronto on Sunday March 27, 2022 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada Head Coach John Herdman celebrates after his team's 4-1 win over Panama in World Cup qualifying action in Toronto, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canadian-born midfielder Marcelo Flores chooses Mexico over Canada and England

Canadian-born midfielder Marcelo Flores chooses Mexico over Canada and England

Canada Head Coach John Herdman celebrates after his team's 4-1 win over Panama in World Cup qualifying action in Toronto, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Toronto FC forward Jesus Jimenez (9) takes to the air to play the ball against D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum (15) during first half MLS in Toronto on Saturday March 19, 2022. Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez worked his way up through the lower levels of Spanish soccer before earning his chance with a storied club in Poland. Now Jimenez is turning heads in Major League Soccer, tied for the scoring lead with seven goals in 11 games for Toronto FC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez finding Toronto FC, MLS to his liking

Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez finding Toronto FC, MLS to his liking

Toronto FC forward Jesus Jimenez (9) takes to the air to play the ball against D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum (15) during first half MLS in Toronto on Saturday March 19, 2022. Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez worked his way up through the lower levels of Spanish soccer before earning his chance with a storied club in Poland. Now Jimenez is turning heads in Major League Soccer, tied for the scoring lead with seven goals in 11 games for Toronto FC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame named Olympic champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden as one of their 2022 inductees at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

DeRosario proud of soccer’s evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

DeRosario proud of soccer’s evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame named Olympic champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden as one of their 2022 inductees at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada head coach John Herdman celebrates the team’s win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica, in Toronto on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Canada will host Iran in a men’s soccer friendly on June 5 in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Canadian men to host Iran in June soccer friendly at B.C. Place Stadium

Canada, ranked 38th in the world, and No. 21 Iran are both preparing for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Canada head coach John Herdman celebrates the team’s win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica, in Toronto on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Canada will host Iran in a men’s soccer friendly on June 5 in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Canada faces do-or-die third-place match at CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship

Canada faces do-or-die third-place match at CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship

Toronto FC forward Jesús Jiménez and FC Cincinnati midfielder Obinna Nwobodo (5) compete for possession during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Cincinnati. THE CANADIAN PRESS/The Cincinnati Enquirer-Kareem Elgazzar via AP)

Dreadful start costs Toronto FC in second straight loss to FC Cincinnati

Dreadful start costs Toronto FC in second straight loss to FC Cincinnati

Toronto FC forward Jesús Jiménez and FC Cincinnati midfielder Obinna Nwobodo (5) compete for possession during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Cincinnati. THE CANADIAN PRESS/The Cincinnati Enquirer-Kareem Elgazzar via AP)

Canada ties Jamaica, wins opening-round group at CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship

Canada ties Jamaica, wins opening-round group at CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship

Canada's goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe reacts in a penalty shootout during the women's final soccer match against Sweden at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. After backstopping the Canadians to an Olympic championship in Tokyo last summer, the 35-year-old Labbe announced her retirement in January and closed out her professional career with Paris-Saint Germain. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Celebration tour a sendoff for veteran Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé

Celebration tour a sendoff for veteran Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé

Canada's goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe reacts in a penalty shootout during the women's final soccer match against Sweden at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. After backstopping the Canadians to an Olympic championship in Tokyo last summer, the 35-year-old Labbe announced her retirement in January and closed out her professional career with Paris-Saint Germain. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Bayern's Alphonso Davies controls the ball during the Champions League group E soccer match between Dynamo Kyiv and Bayern Munich, at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies should be back within two weeks. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Canada star Alphonso Davies makes return from myocarditis in Champions League match

Canada star Alphonso Davies makes return from myocarditis in Champions League match

Bayern's Alphonso Davies controls the ball during the Champions League group E soccer match between Dynamo Kyiv and Bayern Munich, at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies should be back within two weeks. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Canadian Premier League hopes to ride Canada soccer wave into new season

Canadian Premier League hopes to ride Canada soccer wave into new season

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies controls the ball during the Champions League group E soccer match between Dynamo Kyiv and Bayern Munich, at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies should be back within two weeks. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Canada star Alphonso Davies makes return from myocarditis in Champions League match

Davies hadn’t played since Dec. 17 after developing symptoms of myocarditis after a COVID infection

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies controls the ball during the Champions League group E soccer match between Dynamo Kyiv and Bayern Munich, at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies should be back within two weeks. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)