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Toronto FC midfielder Richie Laryea (22) and Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Caio Alexandre (8) compete for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Unable to dig itself out of a deep first-leg hole, Toronto FC exited the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday at the hands of Cruz Azul. THE CANADIAN/AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack

Toronto FC exits CONCACAF Champions League at the hands of Mexico’s Cruz Azul

Mexico to face either MLS champion Columbus Crew SC or Monterrey in the August semifinals

 

Oregon State forward Gloire Amanda controls the ball during a match against the University of Washington in this handout photo from March 24, 2021 in Corvallis, Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Oregon State, Scobel Wiggins *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Three Canadian soccer players among 15 semifinalists for MAC Hermann Trophy

Three Canadian soccer players among 15 semifinalists for MAC Hermann Trophy

 

FILE-In this March 16, 2020 taken photo jogger make their way after the sun sets at the ‘Allianz Arena’ soccer stadium in Munich, Germany. European ruling body UEFA said on Friday the German city of Munich will remain as one of the Euro 2020 host cities. The confirmation came during a UEFA executive board videoconference after the federation was informed by local authorities that all four matches in Munich will be able to welcome a minimum of 14,500 spectators. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

UEFA details Euro 2020 rules for teams hit by virus issues

Teams responsible for a game not being played will forfeit it as a 3-0 loss

  • May 4, 2021

 

The logo for the Canada Soccer Hall Fame is shown in this handout image. Eight women, including five members of Canada's original 1986 women's team, are headed to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame inducts eight women ‘legends’ in Class of 2021

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame inducts eight women ‘legends’ in Class of 2021

The logo for the Canada Soccer Hall Fame is shown in this handout image. Eight women, including five members of Canada's original 1986 women's team, are headed to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Venezuela's Yeferson Soteldo, centre, eyes the ball during a qualifying soccer match against Brazil for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Nov.13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fernando Bizerra/Pool via AP

Toronto FC confirms signing of Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo

Toronto FC confirms signing of Venezuelan international winger Yeferson Soteldo

Venezuela's Yeferson Soteldo, centre, eyes the ball during a qualifying soccer match against Brazil for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, Nov.13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fernando Bizerra/Pool via AP
Lille’s Burak Yilmaz, third left, celebrates with his teammates after he scored a goal against Lyon during their French League One soccer match in Decines, near Lyon, central France, Sunday, April 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

Canada’s David scores as Lille reclaims lead in France in comeback win

Yilmaz struck the winner in the 85th minute

  • Apr 26, 2021
Lille’s Burak Yilmaz, third left, celebrates with his teammates after he scored a goal against Lyon during their French League One soccer match in Decines, near Lyon, central France, Sunday, April 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Canadian soccer player Christine Sinclair smiles during a media availability in Vancouver, B.C. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canadian soccer player Christine Sinclair smiles during a media availability in Vancouver, B.C. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Friday, April 16, 2021. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Friday, April 16, 2021. (Peter Powell/Pool via AP)
The controversial Super League is materializing after Madrid and 11 other clubs announced its creation on Sunday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Super League a ‘longtime dream’ for Madrid president Pérez

League created because coronavirus pandemic left clubs in a dire financial situation

  • Apr 20, 2021
The controversial Super League is materializing after Madrid and 11 other clubs announced its creation on Sunday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
The Official UEFA Champions League match balls are on display ahead of the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Threats of expulsion as UEFA confronts Super League rebel 12

Threats of expulsion as UEFA confronts Super League rebel 12

The Official UEFA Champions League match balls are on display ahead of the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Canada head coach Bev Priestman reacts during the women's international friendly soccer match between England and Canada at Bet365 stadium in Stoke on Trent, England, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rui Vieira

Canadian women get peek at their possible road at Olympic soccer tournament

Canadian women get peek at their possible road at Olympic soccer tournament

Canada head coach Bev Priestman reacts during the women's international friendly soccer match between England and Canada at Bet365 stadium in Stoke on Trent, England, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rui Vieira
Richie Laryea of Toronto FC, left, and Jean Meneses of Mexico's Leon battle for the ball during a CONCACAF Champions League soccer match in Leon, Mexico, in Leon, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Toronto FC hosts Club Leon in the second leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 tie holding a valuable away goal after a 1-1 draw last week in Mexico. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mario Armas

Injury-riddled Toronto FC dispatches Club Leon in CONCACAF Champions League play

Injury-riddled Toronto FC dispatches Club Leon in CONCACAF Champions League play

Richie Laryea of Toronto FC, left, and Jean Meneses of Mexico's Leon battle for the ball during a CONCACAF Champions League soccer match in Leon, Mexico, in Leon, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Toronto FC hosts Club Leon in the second leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 tie holding a valuable away goal after a 1-1 draw last week in Mexico. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mario Armas
Canada's Evelyne Viens celebrates scoring against Wales during the women's international friendly soccer match at Leckwith Stadium, Wales, Friday April 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Potts/PA via AP

Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women’s soccer friendly 2-0

Canada capitalizes on England mistakes to win women’s soccer friendly 2-0

Canada's Evelyne Viens celebrates scoring against Wales during the women's international friendly soccer match at Leckwith Stadium, Wales, Friday April 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Potts/PA via AP
Erickson Gallardo of Canada's Toronto FC and his teammates celebrate after Andres Mosquera of Mexico's Leon scored an own goal during their Concacaf Champions League soccer match in Leon, Mexico, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRES/AP/Mario Armas

Toronto FC gets vaccine boost but injury list still an issue ahead of Leon rematch

Toronto FC gets vaccine boost but injury list still an issue ahead of Leon rematch

Erickson Gallardo of Canada's Toronto FC and his teammates celebrate after Andres Mosquera of Mexico's Leon scored an own goal during their Concacaf Champions League soccer match in Leon, Mexico, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRES/AP/Mario Armas
FILE - Rhian Wilkinson, left, and Melissa Tancredi of Canada’s women’s soccer team attend a news conference in Vancouver, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 to announce their retirement from the team. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Former Canadian international Rhian Wilkinson now part of England coaching setup

Wilkinson left Canada Soccer in January to join interim England head coach Hege Riise as an assistant

FILE - Rhian Wilkinson, left, and Melissa Tancredi of Canada’s women’s soccer team attend a news conference in Vancouver, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 to announce their retirement from the team. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada's Julia Grosso, right, and Wales' Natasha Harding battle for the ball during the women's international friendly soccer match at Leckwith Stadium, Wales, Friday, April 9, 2021. Canada blanked Wales 3-0 but lost captain Christine Sinclair to an injury in the fist half of a soccer friendly Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-PA, Nick Potts

Canada blanks Wales in soccer friendly but has injury scare with Christine Sinclair

Canada blanks Wales in soccer friendly but has injury scare with Christine Sinclair

Canada's Julia Grosso, right, and Wales' Natasha Harding battle for the ball during the women's international friendly soccer match at Leckwith Stadium, Wales, Friday, April 9, 2021. Canada blanked Wales 3-0 but lost captain Christine Sinclair to an injury in the fist half of a soccer friendly Friday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-PA, Nick Potts
Nashville SC's Randall Leal, left, falls next to Toronto FC's Auro Jr., center, and Jonathan Osorio during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in East Hartford, Conn. Toronto FC faces a stiff challenge in its first competitive match of 2021 when it takes on Mexico's Club Leon in the first leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 tie. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jessica Hill

Toronto FC holds Mexico’s Club Leon to 1-1 draw in CONCACAF Champions League play

Toronto FC holds Mexico’s Club Leon to 1-1 draw in CONCACAF Champions League play

Nashville SC's Randall Leal, left, falls next to Toronto FC's Auro Jr., center, and Jonathan Osorio during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in East Hartford, Conn. Toronto FC faces a stiff challenge in its first competitive match of 2021 when it takes on Mexico's Club Leon in the first leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League round-of-16 tie. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jessica Hill
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Red Deer soccer club launches Mother’s Day fundraiser

The Red Deer City Soccier Association is launching a fundraiser in time…

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Police investigating soccer coach firing gun at Zambian game

Zambian soccer association waiting for official report

  • Apr 7, 2021
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Toronto FC up for CONCACAF Champions League challenge of Mexico’s Club Leon

Toronto FC up for CONCACAF Champions League challenge of Mexico’s Club Leon