Posts tagged with: Soccer

Out Of The Thaw Soccer Thoughts

The snow is finally leaving, the birds are chirping and footy in North America is in full swing. So I bring you my dear readers, my first edition of “Thoughts” in 2017 on some topics in soccer. The Octavio Zambrano […]

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The Return To BMO

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Absence makes the heart grow fonder as someone once said many moons ago (I know, I know, this is 2nd article in a row where I’m horribly mangling old sayings) and for Toronto FC and their home […]

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Fox Hunting For A Title

By Avry Lewis-McDougall There are a few people I’d like to meet in this world. People who’ve climbed Mount Everest, played in an NBA game that Michael Jordan was apart of and anyone who put money down in Leicester City […]

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The new Reds

By AVry Lewis-McDougall Toronto FC is one of the most interesting franchises in the world of soccer. Outside of the expansion franchises in the form of New York City FC and Orlando City FC that entered the league this year, […]

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A rebound victory for the ages for England

By Avry Lewis-McDougall The third place game. Be it the Men’s or Women’s World Cup it’s something that team never wish to be in when they go into a tournament. It means that your hopes of a title were dashed. […]

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England’s heartbreak sends Japan back to the final

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Own goals and Edmonton have a very strange history. We all know about Edmonton Oilers defenceman Steve Smith scoring an own goal against the Calgary Flames in the 1986 Campbell Conference finals in game 7 to eliminate […]

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The Canadian Journey

By Avry Lewis-McDougall Their tournament may be over but the country certainly is not any less proud of them. Canada in their quarterfinal match against England fell 2-1 at a sold out BC Place in Vancouver on Saturday. A tough […]

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A One Point Battle

By Avry Lewis-McDougall 1987. The Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Eskimos won the Stanley Cup and Grey Cup respectively, the Simpsons debuted and it was the last time that New Zealand beat Canada in women’s soccer. Fast forward almost 30 years […]

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Pulling victory from the jaws of a draw

By Avry Lewis-McDougall My oh my. That was running through my mind as to how I could describe how the opening game of the FIFA Women’s World Cup ended. A penalty kick for Canada that was converted by Christine Sinclair […]

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Canada gets final tune up victory

By Avry Lewis-McDougall It was only a friendly but the crowd in Steeltown made sure to be as loud as possible for the home side before the biggest tournament in Canada soccer history. The red and white in their final […]

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