NWSL players kneel during the national anthem

NWSL players kneel during the national anthem

Players for the Portland Thorns and the North Carolina Courage knelt during the national anthem Saturday when the National Women’s Soccer League opened the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah. The players and coaches wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts in warmups before the game, which was nationally televised on CBS. The players also knelt during a […]

Caribbean Games to be held in 2021 despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Caribbean Games to be held in 2021 despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics

The Caribbean Games will  be held  in 2021 despite the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympiuc Games., Keith Joseph, secretary general of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) has confirmed. The inaugural Caribbean Games are scheduled to take place in Guade­loupe from June 30 to July 4 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

Trinidad and Tobago sinks to 105th in FIFA rankings

Trinidad and Tobago sinks to 105th  in FIFA rankings

The latest rankings  of the International Federation  of  Association Football (FIFA), published this week, listed Trinidad and Tobago at 105th in the world, its second-lowest in history. The eight-time Caribbean Football Union (CFU) champions have now spent a 10th consecutive month outside the world’s top-100. The last time  Trinidad and Tobago ‘s Soca Warriors were […]

Jack Warner’s alleged bribe taking revealed in new football scandal charges

Jack Warner’s alleged bribe taking revealed  in new football scandal charges

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Disgraced former FIFA vice-president Austin ‘Jack’ Warner is among former executives of football’s governing body who United States prosecutors say accepted bribes in exchange for Russia and Qatar World Cup votes. A new indictment unsealed in the US District Court in Brooklyn on Monday, after a long-running FBI investigation, alleges […]

Pele suffering from depression, son says

Pele suffering from depression, son says

Football legend Pele is experiencing “a kind of depression” and barely leaves home anymore because health problems have left him unable to walk normally, his son said in an interview published last Monday. “He’s pretty fragile in terms of his mobility… and that makes him suffer a kind of depression,” Edinho said of his 79-year-old […]

Hamilton and Calgary bent not broken after CPL Final Clash

Hamilton and Calgary bent not broken after CPL Final Clash

By Darnel Harris Ten thousand four hundred and eighty-six fans from across southern Ontario and Alberta gathered last Saturday afternoon to bear witness as Hamilton’s Forge FC and Calgary’s Calvary FC battled in the Canadian Premier League’s first Final. The primetime game did not disappoint; crunching tackles, twenty-one shots, a pile of yellow and red […]

Where should the Canadian Premier League go in 2020?

Where should the Canadian Premier League go in 2020?

By Darnel Harris The Canadian Premier League (CPL) launched this spring with seven teams across Canada, and even more questions. With representation from Halifax to Vancouver Island, Canada finally had its own truly professional men’s soccer league, built for Canadians.   However, given the CPL’s focus on smaller markets and the challenges new sports leagues […]

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