Cayman Islands football picks new prez

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Local footballer Lee Ramoon has been elected as the new Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) president and promised to regain the trust of the members, sponsors, the public and government, but he said it would take time to turn the association around. “Everyone wants to see change and it is […]

TFC in must-win playoffs match

TFC in must-win playoffs match

Coach Greg Vanney – “a very talented team.”   Toronto FC plays the most important game in the franchise’s history tonight (Oct. 29) in Montreal. The game starting at 7 p.m. at Saputo Stadium marks the first time TFC has appeared in the postseason. TFC is in a must-win situation in a rematch against the […]

Games football to christen Hamilton venue

Games football to christen Hamilton venue

As thousands prepare to watch some of the world’s best soccer players compete at the Pan Am Games this summer, Games organizers and the City of Hamilton celebrated completion of the state-of-the-art stadium that will play host to all 32 games over 16 days in July. “It has been said that soccer is the world’s […]

Canada bests Jamaica 3-1

Canada bests Jamaica 3-1

Photo by GerardPhoto Canada’s men’s team outscored Jamaica 3-1 in a friendly match Tuesday evening at BMO Field. Jamaican defender Upson Edwards, #2, battles Canadian defensive midfielder Dave Edgar, #15, for the ball. For more sports stories, see Pg. 17.  

New coach for TFC playoff countdown

New coach for TFC playoff countdown

By Aldwyn McGill  With the big countdown for the playoffs starting with his team’s next game, TFC General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko wasted no time in bringing out the broom together with Greg Vanney as the new head coach of the club. It was after the Reds’ 3-0 loss against New England Revolution. From where I […]

Canada U-20 women advance

Canada U-20 women advance

Canada U-20 women advance Canada forward Nichelle Prince ignited her team in her 1-0 win against Korea DPR. Canada’s FIFA Women’s World Cup team celebrates after their winning goal. Host Canada advanced to the quarter final of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after defeating Korea DPR 1-0 in the second match of the […]

Soccer in the Sun

This is an excerpt from Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano’s book Soccer in the Sun. By Eduardo Galeano The ball turns, the world turns. People suspect the sun is a burning ball that works all day and spends the night bouncing around the heavens while the moon does its shift, though science is somewhat doubtful. There […]