BC Soccer News, Monday, June 29, 2015

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT (EDITOR’S NOTE: In the wake of Canada’s loss in the Women’s World Cup, TSN analyst & UEFA PRO coaching candidate Jason deVos penned a thoughtful and important article on Canadian player development. We’ll be keeping this article here all week. We think every player, coach, administrator and soccer parent should read it and […]

Kamloops Youth Soccer House League Playoff Results

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) crowned nine champions today at the association’s House League playoffs at McArthur Island. Fifty boys and girls teams from U13 to U18 were vying for bragging rights and the chance to be called league champions for the 2015 season. Preliminary round games were held Saturday. Final and consultation round […]

Across the border, the 2004s begin Making their Mark

– Submitted by Edward Pereira Over the last few years, the 2004 generation of Canadian players have benefited from a truly development-minded set of coaches. Rival clubs or not, the development team coaches in this age group across the Lower Mainland maintain an informal telephone and email list and use it continuously to set up […]

BC Soccer News, Weekend, June 26-28, 2015

DAYS 21-23  FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP Saturday, June 27 ENGLAND  2   CANADA  1 BC PLACE, VANCOUVER AUSTRALIA  0  JAPAN  1 COMMONWEALTH STADIUM, EDMONTON Friday, June 26 GERMANY 1  FRANCE  1 (GERMANY  WINS ON PENALTIES 5-4) OLYMPIC STADIUM, MONTREAL CHINA 0  UNITED STATES 1 LANSDOWNE STADIUM, OTTAWA Canada show heart and fight as they bow […]

BC Soccer News, Thursday, June 25, 2015

DAY 20 – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP Thursday, June 25 No Matches First FIFA Women’s Leadership course debuts in Vancouver before WC Final – Inside World Football With the Women’s World Cup in Canada the focus of world football attention, FIFA has launched the first edition of the Female Leadership Development Programme with the first […]

Kamloops Youth Soccer Association Hosts England School Team

KYSA NEWS RELEASE   KAMLOOPS, BC –– The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) is in the final stages of preparations to host the Moreton School Football Academy from Wolverhampton in England. Moreton will be facing the KYSA’s Under-18 Select Team (with a few guest players from TRU’s men’s squad) in an exhibition match this coming […]

BC Soccer News, Wednesday, June 24, 2015

DAY 19 – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP Wednesday, June 24 No Matches World champs ease past Netherlands into quarter-finals – FIFA FIFA Women’s World Cup™ holders Japan are into the quarter-finals after goals in each half were enough for a 2-1 win over Netherlands in Vancouver setting up the Nadeshiko for a match-up against Australia. […]

BC Soccer News, Tuesday, June 23, 2015

DAY 18 – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16 Tuesday, June 23 JAPAN vs. NETHERLANDS – 7:00 pm BC PLACE, VANCOUVER PHOTO GALLERY: CANADA 1 SWITZERLAND 0, JUNE 21, 2015 – BC Soccer Web Exclusive photos for BC Soccer Web by Richard Howes. Bronze, England edge Norway; will play Canada in quarters – TSN […]

BC Soccer News, Thursday, June 18, 2015

DAY 12 – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP No Matches Canada’s first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup group win sets them up to face Switzerland in Round of 16 – CSA Canada’s already historic run at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 continues this Sunday 21 June in Vancouver when the team faces Switzerland in […]

KYSA hosts Thompson-Okanagan YSL Playoffs

Kamloops will once again be the centre of attention in the sport of soccer this weekend as the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association plays host to the Thompson-Okanagan Youth Soccer League (TOYSL) playoffs.   Boys and girls district select teams from U13 to U18 will be competing for berths in BC Soccer’s Provincial “A” and “B” […]