BC Soccer News, Wednesday, October 2, 2019




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Crépeau, Cornelius, Henry, Teibert called up for Concacaf Nations League match vs. USAWhitecaps FC
Vancouver Whitecaps FC goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau, defenders Derek Cornelius and Doneil Henry, and midfielder Russell Teibert have been called up to Canada men’s national team for the highly-anticipated matchup with the United States in the Concacaf Nations League on October 15 at BMO Field in Toronto, ON.

VIDEO: MUST-SEE: Thank you from Inbeom and AliWhitecaps FC
A message from Inbeom Hwang and Ali Adnan ahead of Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday.

MLS playoff race update: Revs clinch playoff berth, West seeds up for grabs, and moreSBI
Heading into the final weekend of the 2019 Major League Soccer regular season, two playoff places remain up for grabs along with several seeds in both conferences.

Out of playoffs, Chicago Fire enter offseason full of questions under a new ownerPro Soccer USA
The Fire leave their home stadium for a new one, and Bastian Schweinsteiger might not return.

FC Cincinnati: Attendance records prove faith in future MLS Multiplex
FC Cincinnati are the third-ranked organization for home attendance in MLS this season. Those records prove there is faith in the future.

New sporting director Olivier Renard shares vision for Montreal ImpactMontreal Impact
Olivier Renard is adamant that he wants to increase the Montreal Impact’s stature in MLS. But it might take time.








PREVIEW: Pacific FC vs. HFX Wanderers FC – Match #85CanPL
The CPL’s fourth Coastal Clash will go down on Wednesday, as HFX Wanderers FC make the league’s farthest road trip for a Van Isle tilt with Pacific FC.

Pacific FC sets sights on finishing third in CPLTimes Colonist
Pacific FC president and co-owner Josh Simpson chuckled when a casual soccer fan asked him about the brackets for the inaugural Canadian Premier League playoffs.

VIDEO: Former Langley-based Spartan Nick Perugini named to hall of fameAldergrove Star
Former Trinity Western University soccer star Nick Perugini has taken his place in the Canada West Hall of Fame.

Chilliwack’s Katie Lampen earns Canada West recognitionChilliwack Progress
The Sardis secondary school grad has been a freshman sensation for UFV’s women’s soccer squad.

Vancouver Whitecaps Development Report (September 2019)Eighty-Six Forever
September has just wrapped up and that means that the Vancouver Whitecaps academy teams are back in action! I took a couple months off from these articles because there just wasn’t enough happening but now they’re back!

BC Soccer Web’s 2019-20 Guide to Soccer on TV and Online in CanadaBC Soccer Web
In our 2019-20 Guide to Soccer on Canadian TV, we do our best to sort through the leagues, service options and hardware needed to help you get the most out of your soccer weekends this season. The TV situation is constantly changing as leagues are added and Canadian broadcast rights are sorted out at the last moment, so come back for updates! (Editor’s Note: On August 20, DAZN dropped access to La Liga and Ligue 1 through it’s link to beIN Sports. Find out about this and more in our latest update.)

PCSL CHALLENGE CUP FINAL PHOTOS: FC Tigers Vancouver 4 Victoria Highlanders 4 (FC Tigers win 4-2 on PKs), July 28, 2019BC Soccer Web
Exclusive Photos for BC Soccer Web by Bill Currie.

Candidates now being invited for BC Soccer Assoc. Board of DirectorsBCSA
BC Soccer is now accepting candidate applications for its Board of Directors for terms commencing November 2019. Elections for these positions will be held at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday November 2nd .

Power Soccer in BC SportAbility BC
We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to participate in physical activity. We currently have programs in Vancouver, Surrey, Nanaimo, Penticton, and are still looking to expand. We are always looking for more athletes, officials, volunteers, and sponsors. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Becoming a BC Soccer RefereeBCSA
Whether you are an experienced referee new to British Columbia or if you are new to the discipline of refereeing BC Soccer Assoc. has a clinic and a pathway for you. The minimum age to become a referee is 12 years old (small sided) and 14 years old (11-a-side). Please enjoy the short video showcasing some Referee programs that BC Soccer offers and continue below for more on how to become a referee in BC!

Free Physiotherapy Clinical Trial for Achilles Pain at UBC – UBC Centre for Hip Health & Mobility
Do you have Achilles pain? Interested in free Physiotherapy? If yes, join our clinical trial to look at the effectiveness of intramuscular stimulation (IMS), a form of acupuncture therapy, in treating Achilles tendon pain.

The BC Soccer Web Guide to Empire Field BC Soccer Web
Empire Fields and Plateau Sports Park is the lofty and formal name given to Vancouver’s newest addition to the soccer scene. Yet, anyone who’s ever kicked or carried both kinds of footballs around these parts knows the place by heart.

Introducing BC Soccer Web SyndicationBC Soccer Web
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Send your Soccer News to BC Soccer Web! BC Soccer Web
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Canada’s John Herdman able to pick from healthy player pool for key U.S. matchDelta Optimist
Canada coach John Herdman has almost all his weapons available for a key CONCACAF Nations League match against the U.S. on Oct. 15 in Toronto.

As Canada preps for USMNT, coach John Herdman says finally beating rival ‘a step we need to take’Pro Soccer USA
Canada hasn’t beaten the U.S. since 1985, but the Canada squad announced Tuesday is up for the task, Herdman says.

A look at Canada Soccer’s Stephen Eustaquio, the latest building block for project 2022 and beyondBTS
On Tuesday, Stephen Eustaquio was announced as part of John Herdman’s 23 man squad for the upcoming Nations League clash with the USA, as the midfielder continues his return from a tough knee injury.

PREVIEW: Cavalry FC vs. Valour FC – Match #84CanPL
Valour FC will exercise some old demons Wednesday when they head to Calgary to take on Cavalry FC at Spruce Meadows.

PREVIEW: FC Edmonton vs. Forge FC – Match #83CanPL
FC Edmonton may be out of the running for the Canadian Premier League Finals, but there’s still plenty to play for as the Fall leader comes to Clarke Field.

Alliance’s Lioutas, Woodbridge’s Simpson, Win 2019 Defender Of The Year AwardsLeague1 Ontario
Locking up shop is a defender’s priority and, with this in mind, there were a number of top locksmiths on display during the 2019 League1 campaign.


Return of Mour Samb expected to provide ‘crucial’ boost for Fury FCOttawa Sun
Fury FC’s sometimes up, often down 2019 United Soccer League Championship season is down to four games and 17 calendar days, and the presence of Samb on the pitch at full speed is a welcome sight.

USL Gameday Report: October 1, Week 31USL
Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC’s shutout streak come to an end but it moved into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference after rallying past Loudoun United FC in Tuesday night’s USL Championship action.


Women’s EURO 2021 qualifying guideUEFA
Holders the Netherlands are among seven sides with six points from two qualifiers.

Morgan: 2019 was a bigger win just for women in generalFIFA
It has certainly been an intense year for Alex Morgan, both in terms of emotions and sporting drama. Preparing the defence of your world title can be physically and mentally demanding, and even more so when you have the responsibility that comes with being co-captain.

Why is women’s soccer staying away from America’s biggest cities?Yahoo Sports
After the World Cup win, thousands of fans crowded lower Manhattan to welcome home their soccer heroes with a ticker-tape parade. New York City mayor Bill De Blasio gifted the team the keys to the city. On that day in early July, New York City was the center of women’s soccer … except for one minor detail. America’s biggest city has no top-flight women’s team to call its own. It’s not alone.


UCL Preview: An American at Anfield, Chelsea in France NBC Sports
American manager Jesse Marsch leads Red Bull Salzburg into Anfield on Tuesday for a UEFA Champions League clash with Liverpool, and he understands well that the building his team is walking into is half-cauldron, half-cathedral.

Salzburg arrive at Anfield as supreme finders and polishers of diamondsThe Guardian
Liverpool’s Mané and Keïta came via the Austrian club whose scouting system is virtually peerless in Africa and beyond.

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Gnabry shines in Bayern romp, Club Brugge ties Real Madrid, and moreSBI
Matchday 2 of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League kicked off on Tuesday with London hosting the marquee matchup of the evening.

Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich: Pochettino says Spurs must ‘stick together’BBC Sport
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his team must “stick together” after the embarrassment of a 7-2 defeat by Bayern Munich.

River Plate takes 1st leg advantage over Boca JuniorsNBC Sports
The Superclasico serving as Copa Libertadores semifinal got off to a pro-River Plate start, as Los Millonarios beat Boca Juniors 2-0 in the semifinal first leg on Tuesday.

FIFA gives life ban to former Concacaf boss SanzInside World Football
Just like his infamous predecessor Chuck Blazer, Enrique Sanz, former general secretary Concacaf, has been banned for life for his involvement in the FifaGate scandal.

Premier League appoints Guardian’s David Pemsel as chief executiveThe Guardian
The Premier League has appointed the Guardian’s David Pemsel as its new chief executive.

Nice fires player for stealing teammate’s watchNBC Sports
French soccer club Nice says it has fired one of its players for stealing the watch of a teammate from the locker room.

Former Valencia president Soler jailed for plot to kidnap and rob his former VPInside World Football
The former president of Valencia Juan Soler has been jailed for two years for conspiring to kidnap his one-time vice-president and break into his home.

Apply for the 21st edition of the FIFA MasterFIFA
Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport – the FIFA Master was created to provide management education to the world of sport.

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