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Cardiff City vs Huddersfield Town - Junior Hoilett set to feature for Cardiff after missing Canada friendly

Posted Saturday, November 19, 2016 by PA38 hits

Cardiff forward Junior Hoilett is expected to be fit for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship game at home to Huddersfield. Bluebirds manager Neil Warnock is confident Hoilett will overcome a minor strain that ruled him out of Canada's friendly against South Korea last weekend. Anthony Pilkington is likely to return after missing the defeat to Newcastle two weeks ago with a knock while Jazz Richard...Full Story »

Greenock Morton vs Dumbarton preview - Luca Gasparotto back from Canada duty to boost injury-hit Morton

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 by PA50 hits

Morton welcome back Luca Gasparotto to their squad but will be without the injured Mark Russell, Frank McKeown and Joe McKee for their home game against Dumbarton. Gasparotto has been on international duty with Canada, while Russell and McKeown are both out with knee injuries and McKee is struggling with a hamstring problem. Peter MacDonald will have a late fitness test. Manager Jim Duffy said...Full Story »

West Ham sign Canada international defender Doneil Henry

Posted Sunday, January 04, 2015 by skysports.com105 hits

Doneil Henry: Made 92 appearances for Toronto FC West Ham have made their first signing of the January transfer window after snapping up Canada international defender Doneil Henry. The 21-year-old centre-back arrives from Apollon Limassol on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee. Henry joined the Cypriot First Division side in October but returned to Toronto FC on loan and was recommend...Full Story »

Ancelotti to get wed in Canada

Posted Sunday, July 06, 2014 by Marca.com524 hits

Carlo Ancelotti will walk down the aisle this weekend in Vancouver. The Italian coach will get married for the second time - with partner Mariann Auger, who has Spanish ancestry. The wedding will be in Canada, the bride's country of birth, where Ancelotti has been on holiday for the past few days. It will be the second wedding in the Ancelotti family this summer, as Carlo's daughter, Katya, ...Full Story »

USA to face Canada in January friendly

Posted Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by YAHOO Sport63 hits

The U.S. men's national team will face North American foe Canada on Jan. 29 friendly at Houston's BBVA Compass Stadium, the Canadian Soccer Association announced on Monday. The match will take place at the culmination of the USA's January training camp, the details of which have not officially been announced by Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. Soccer as of yet. According to the CSA, the Americans' cam...Full Story »

Olympics-Soccer-Late breakaway goal gives Canada soccer bronze

Posted Thursday, August 09, 2012 by YAHOO Sport88 hits

Canada clinched the bronze medal in the women's Olympic soccer tournament when a goal seconds from the end of time added on gave them a 1-0 win over France at the City of Coventry Stadium on Thursday.  With extra time looking inevitable and 92 minutes on the clock, midfielder Diana Matheson pounced on a loose ball that bounced off a defender's thigh to break French hearts after they ...Full Story »

Late breakaway goal gives Canada soccer bronze

Posted Thursday, August 09, 2012 by YAHOO Sport114 hits

 Canada clinched the bronze medal in the women's Olympic soccer tournament when a goal seconds from the end of time added on gave them a 1-0 win over France at the City of Coventry Stadium on Thursday.  With extra time looking inevitable and 92 minutes on the clock, midfielder Diana Matheson pounced on a loose ball that bounced off a defender's thigh to break French hearts after they ...Full Story »

Canada wins bronze in Olympic women's soccer

Posted Thursday, August 09, 2012 by YAHOO Sport108 hits

Diana Matheson scored in injury time Thursday to give Canada the Olympic bronze medal in women's soccer with a 1-0 victory over France. In the second minute of injury time, Matheson passed inside the penalty area to midfielder Sophie Schmidt, who turned, dribbled and took a shot. The ball deflected off defender Sonia Bompastor and landed at the feet of Matheson, who volleyed in the game-winner ...Full Story »

Japan, US, Canada women triumph in Olympic football

Posted Saturday, August 04, 2012 by YAHOO Sport181 hits

Great Britain's women saw their maiden Olympic football tournament end with a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Canada in Coventry on Friday. Just days after beating Brazil in front of a raucous crowd of more than 70,000 -- a British record for a women's match -- at Wembley Stadium, they were unable to reach the same heights against a Canada side coached by Englishman John Herdman. Jonelle Filigno g...Full Story »

Canada reach quarters in women's Olympic football

Posted Wednesday, August 01, 2012 by YAHOO Sport115 hits

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) -- Canada advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's Olympic football tournament Tuesday after rallying from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Sweden. Sweden went up 2-0 early at St. James' Park, with goals from midfielder Marie Hammarstrom in the 14th minute and forward Sofia Jakobsson in the 16th. But Canada forward Melissa Tancredi pulled one back just before halftime...Full Story »

Rodriguez lifts US women to 2-1 win over Canada

Posted Sunday, July 01, 2012 by YAHOO Sport68 hits

SANDY, Utah (AP) -- Amy Rodriguez scored the winning goal in the 85th minute to lift the United States past Canada 2-1 in its final tune-up before the London Olympics. Rodriguez tapped Megan Rapinoe's cross to Abby Wambach, who overran it just outside the 6-yard box. Wambach turned away from the net, recovered and then back-heeled the ball toward the goal where it deflected off diving Canadian ...Full Story »

Canada women's soccer coach resigns after WCup

Posted Saturday, July 23, 2011 by YAHOO Sport113 hits

Carolina Morace has resigned as coach of the Canadian women’s soccer team, which failed to win a game at the World Cup. The Canadian Soccer Association says the Italian handed in her resignation Wednesday after an internal review of the team’s performance at the World Cup. The sixth-ranked Canadians exited after the first round of the World Cup in Germany. The association says it e...Full Story »

Nigeria beat Canada 1-0, but both teams go home

Posted Thursday, July 07, 2011 by YAHOO Sport80 hits

DRESDEN, Germany (AFP) - Nigeria finished their women's World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Canada in their final Group A game on Tuesday, but both sides exited the tournament. Despite Nigeria's Perpetua Nkwocha scoring the winner in the 84th minute, both teams are on their way home after defeats to both France and Germany—who go through to the quarter-finals—in their previous ga...Full Story »

France slams door on Canada at World Cup: A fan's reaction

Posted Friday, July 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport52 hits

The French women's soccer team handed Canada a 4-nil blowout in World Cup play June 30. It was the biggest win yet at the 2011 edition. The fixture was expected to be a close affair, with both sides seen to have comparable striking ability, with Canada perhaps having a slight edge. It's the second big surprise from Germany, the first being Norway's escape from a strong performance by Equatorial...Full Story »

France crush Canada to eye last eight place

Posted Friday, July 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport39 hits

* Thiney strikes twice for French * France will advance if Germany beat Nigeria (adds quotes, details) BOCHUM, Germany, June 30 (Reuters) - France crushed Canada 4-0 with two goals from Gaetane Thiney on Thursday to move to the brink of a quarter-final place at the women’s World Cup in Germany. The 25-year-old Thiney headed in from close range after 24 minutes and added another with a ...Full Story »

France routs Canada 4-0 at women’s World Cup

Posted Friday, July 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport133 hits

BOCHUM, Germany (AP)—Gaetane Thiney of France scored twice in a 4-0 rout of Canada on Thursday, all but assuring the French a quarterfinal spot and leaving their opponents on the brink of an early exit. Thiney scored in the 24th and 59th minutes, and Camille Abily’s header from a corner kick put the outcome beyond doubt in the 66th before 16,591 fans. Substitute Elodie Thomis added ...Full Story »

Germany beat Canada 2-1 in women's World Cup

Posted Monday, June 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport138 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - Hosts and defending champions Germany got their women's World Cup campaign off to a flying start on Sunday as they beat Group A rivals Canada 2-1 at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Having won both the 2003 and 2007 editions, Germany are bidding to complete a hat-trick of titles on home soil and had few problems against the Canadians, who threatened the German goal on only rare occasion...Full Story »

Canada face anxious wait on skipper Sinclair

Posted Monday, June 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport47 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - Canada face a nervous wait to see if captain Christine Sinclair can continue to lead her country at the women's World Cup after the veteran striker broke her nose in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Germany. First-half goals by midfielders Kerstin Garefrekes and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi put the hosts in control before Sinclair, who broke her nose in the first half, slotted home a late free-k...Full Story »

Canada hoping for women's soccer boom

Posted Saturday, June 25, 2011 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - When Canada won ice hockey gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics the nation seemed swathed in red and white, but things will be more low-key when Canada play Germany in the women's World Cup on Sunday. "We are more of a winter sports country," Canada's Ambassador to Germany, Peter Michael Boehm, admitted to SID, an AFP subsidiary. Boehm will be representing Canada next to German Chan...Full Story »

Octopus picks Canada in Women's World Cup opener

Posted Saturday, June 25, 2011 by YAHOO Sport64 hits

German aquarium’s new octopus oracle has gone out on one of her eight limbs by choosing underdog Canada to beat Germany in the opening match of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday. Konstanz Sea Life Aquarium’s octopus Paula, an heir apparent to Paul, gave defending champion Germany no thought on Friday. She shot quickly into a tube marked with Canada’s flag to grab a morsel ...Full Story »

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