Canada beats Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier

Canada beats Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier

Before the Canadian men’s national soccer team faced Costa Rica last Friday, coach John Herdman passed on some wisdom he’d received earlier in the week from NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson — “play the game, not the occasion.” Striker Jonathan David had a game-breaking moment, and it made for a memorable occasion. His 57th-minute goal […]

Jamaica-born Khadija Shaw scores goals in bundles

Jamaica-born Khadija Shaw scores goals in bundles

Growing up in Jamaica, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw wasn’t allowed to play football and had to sneak out her house to play with her brothers in her school uniform. Now, the new Manchester City forward is one of the most prolific goal scorers in the women’s game and is Jamaica’s all-time top scorer at 24 years […]

Jamaica-born Man City star Raheem Sterling receives MBE  

Jamaica-born Man City star Raheem Sterling receives MBE   

Manchester City star Raheem Sterling has been made an MBE in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours. The Blues forward receives the honour after fronting anti-racism and discrimination campaigns and speaking out strongly against racism on and off the pitch for several years. Sterling, 26, has been subjected to vile online abuse throughout his career for […]

Canada beats Suriname 4-0, to play Haiti in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Canada beats Suriname 4-0, to play Haiti  in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Jonathan David had the second hat trick of his international career to lead Canada over Suriname 4-0  on Tuesday night and advance to a second-round matchup against Haiti in World Cup qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean. No. 70 Canada will play a two-match, total-goal series against 83rd-ranked Haiti […]

Canadian international Jonathan David helps Lille secure the French Ligue 1 title

Canadian international Jonathan David helps Lille secure  the French Ligue 1 title

ANGERS, France — Canadian international Jonathan David scored one goal and helped set up the other Sunday as Lille sealed the French league title with a 2-1 victory over Angers. The win on the last day of the season left Lille (24-3-11, 83 points) ahead of defending champion Paris Saint-Germain (26-8-4, 82 points) and AS […]

Revamped tournament a ‘celebration of football’ – CONCACAF

Revamped tournament a ‘celebration of football’ – CONCACAF

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)  has announced the full schedule for this year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, which will mark the zenith of the confederation’s 60th-anniversary celebrations. The main showpiece will run from July 10 to August 1 but will be preceded by a new preliminary round qualifying tournament, which […]

Toronto FC acquires veteran Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence

Toronto FC acquires veteran Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence

Toronto FC added some experience to its backline on Friday, acquiring Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence from Belgium’s Anderlecht. The 28-year-old played under Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis, coach Chris Armas and assistant coach Ewan Sharp during their time with the New York Red Bulls. Lawrence, who signed with Toronto through 2024, can play both […]

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