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Canada men's national soccer team coach John Herdman poses for a picture at BMO Field in Toronto, Monday, February 26, 2018.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Canadian men look to give country something to celebrate at Gold Cup

Canadian men look to give country something to celebrate at Gold Cup

Canada men's national soccer team coach John Herdman poses for a picture at BMO Field in Toronto, Monday, February 26, 2018.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Canada defender Mark-Anthony Kaye (14) and Martinique midfielder Romario Barthelery (22) chase the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match on July 11, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charlie Riedel
Canada defender Mark-Anthony Kaye (14) and Martinique midfielder Romario Barthelery (22) chase the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match on July 11, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charlie Riedel
Toronto FC midfielder Yeferson Soteldo (30) is defended by New York Red Bulls defender Kyle Duncan (6) and midfielder Dru Yearwood (16) during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Unbeaten in three games (1-0-2) under interim coach Javier Perez, Toronto FC looks to continue its comeback on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago. nbsp; THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov

Toronto FC interim coach Javier Perez has ties that run deep with some of his players

Toronto FC interim coach Javier Perez has ties that run deep with some of his players

Toronto FC midfielder Yeferson Soteldo (30) is defended by New York Red Bulls defender Kyle Duncan (6) and midfielder Dru Yearwood (16) during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Unbeaten in three games (1-0-2) under interim coach Javier Perez, Toronto FC looks to continue its comeback on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago. nbsp; THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov
Orlando City forward Tesho Akindele, left, looks to pass the ball as Toronto FC defender Omar Gonzalez defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, John Raoux

Canada calls up Orlando forward Tesho Akindele as injury replacement at Gold Cup

Canada calls up Orlando forward Tesho Akindele as injury replacement at Gold Cup

Orlando City forward Tesho Akindele, left, looks to pass the ball as Toronto FC defender Omar Gonzalez defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, John Raoux
Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo (10) is defended by New York Red Bulls midfielder Frankie Amaya (8) during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov

Teenage substitute Ralph Priso scores to give Toronto FC a 1-1 tie with Red Bulls

Teenage substitute Ralph Priso scores to give Toronto FC a 1-1 tie with Red Bulls

Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo (10) is defended by New York Red Bulls midfielder Frankie Amaya (8) during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov
Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo, centre, looks for the ball as Orlando City SC's Joao Moutinho, left, and Robin Jansson defend during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, Saturday, July 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov

Altidore scores in Toronto FC’s return to BMO Field in 1-1 tie with Orlando City

Altidore scores in Toronto FC’s return to BMO Field in 1-1 tie with Orlando City

Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo, centre, looks for the ball as Orlando City SC's Joao Moutinho, left, and Robin Jansson defend during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto, Saturday, July 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Katsarov
Canada forward Cyle Larin (17) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match against Martinique Sunday, July 11, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charlie Riedel

Canada pays for conceding a goal in the first minute, beaten 1-0 by U.S. at Gold Cup

Canada pays for conceding a goal in the first minute, beaten 1-0 by U.S. at Gold Cup

Canada forward Cyle Larin (17) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match against Martinique Sunday, July 11, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Charlie Riedel

Back at BMO Field, Toronto FC hopes home is where the wins are

Back at BMO Field, Toronto FC hopes home is where the wins are

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Brian White (24) and FC Dallas midfielder Bryan Acosta (8) try to head the ball in second half MLS soccer action in Frisco, Texas, Sunday, July 4, 2021. Weathering the club's eight-game winless drought has been tough, but White said the pressure's also fuelling him as the club looks to turn its season around. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Richard W. Rodriguez

Slumping Vancouver Whitecaps look to improve defence in bid to turn season around

Slumping Vancouver Whitecaps look to improve defence in bid to turn season around

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Brian White (24) and FC Dallas midfielder Bryan Acosta (8) try to head the ball in second half MLS soccer action in Frisco, Texas, Sunday, July 4, 2021. Weathering the club's eight-game winless drought has been tough, but White said the pressure's also fuelling him as the club looks to turn its season around. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Richard W. Rodriguez
The large Olympic rings are displayed in the Odaiba section of Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Britain women’s soccer team will take a knee at Olympics

IOC relaxes rules to allow Olympic athletes to make gestures of protest

  • Jul 16, 2021
The large Olympic rings are displayed in the Odaiba section of Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Brazil’s Jucinara (23) and Rafaelle (4) defend as Canada forward Janine Beckie (16) attempts a shot on goal during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup women’s soccer match, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack

Canadian women tie the Netherlands 3-3 in pre-Olympic training match

Last run-out before opening the Olympic soccer tournament on July 21

Brazil’s Jucinara (23) and Rafaelle (4) defend as Canada forward Janine Beckie (16) attempts a shot on goal during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup women’s soccer match, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack
Toronto will host Orlando City on Saturday and the New York Red Bulls next Wednesday at BMO Field while Montreal entertains FC Cincinnati on Saturday at Saputo Stadium. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

TFC, CF Montreal get green light to play at home but wait continues for Whitecaps

Toronto and Montreal will follow local and regional guidelines regarding attendance

Toronto will host Orlando City on Saturday and the New York Red Bulls next Wednesday at BMO Field while Montreal entertains FC Cincinnati on Saturday at Saputo Stadium. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada's Steven Vitoria (5) kicks the ball next to Haiti's Frantzdy Pierrot (20) during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Bridgeview, Ill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kamil Krzaczynski

Haiti missing seven players due to COVID-19 ahead of Canada game at Gold Cup

Haiti missing seven players due to COVID-19 ahead of Canada game at Gold Cup

Canada's Steven Vitoria (5) kicks the ball next to Haiti's Frantzdy Pierrot (20) during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Bridgeview, Ill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kamil Krzaczynski

TFC, CF Montreal get green light to play at home

TFC, CF Montreal get green light to play at home

Premier John Horgan talks about the transit announcement at Surrey City Hall in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, July 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

British Columbia to ‘entertain’ hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup in Vancouver: premier

British Columbia to ‘entertain’ hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup in Vancouver: premier

Premier John Horgan talks about the transit announcement at Surrey City Hall in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, July 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) moves to get past Bermuda defender Eusebio Blankendal (2) during the first half of a World Cup 2022 Group B qualifying soccer match, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Davies will miss the Gold Cup after injuring his ankle in training. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/John Raoux

Canada’s Alphonso Davies returns to Germany following injury in training

Canada’s Alphonso Davies returns to Germany following injury in training

Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) moves to get past Bermuda defender Eusebio Blankendal (2) during the first half of a World Cup 2022 Group B qualifying soccer match, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. Davies will miss the Gold Cup after injuring his ankle in training. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/John Raoux
Fans celebrate outside Wembley Stadium after England qualified for the Euro 2020 final where they will face Italy on Sunday, following the Euro 2020 soccer championship semifinal match between England and Denmark, in London, England, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Zac Goodwin/PA via AP)

Counting the cost: England fans gear up for Euro 2020 final

Difficult to rein in the enthusiasm associated with England’s march to Sunday’s final.

  • Jul 8, 2021
Fans celebrate outside Wembley Stadium after England qualified for the Euro 2020 final where they will face Italy on Sunday, following the Euro 2020 soccer championship semifinal match between England and Denmark, in London, England, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Zac Goodwin/PA via AP)