• The Canadian Press

    Deandre Kerr scores four goals as Toronto FC sets cup scoring record in lopsided win

    Toronto FC is headed to the Canadian Championship semifinals after setting a tournament-scoring record in an 8-1 win Tuesday, completing an 11-1 aggregate victory over Ligue1 Quebec champion CS Saint-Laurent. Saint-Laurent returns home with a little history of its own after becoming the first semi-pro side to score against a Major League Soccer team in the cup competition. And while Tuesday's score was lopsided and Saint-Laurent finished the game with 10 men, the Quebec side hit the woodwork twi

  • The Canadian Press

    Whitecaps lose 1-0 to Cavalry, but advance to Voyageurs Cup semifinals

    VANCOUVER — Both sides came out winners in Canadian Championship competition at BC Place on Tuesday night. Cavalry FC of the Canadian Premier League logged its first road win of the year with a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps of MLS. The two-leg quarterfinal ended in a 2-2 draw, but because the Whitecaps won the first leg of the tie by a 2-1 score in Calgary on May 7, their 2-1 advantage in road goals is enough for them to advance to the semifinals in their quest for a third consecutive

  • The Canadian Press

    Concussion replacements added for Copa America under the pink substitution pass system

    LUQUE, Paraguay (AP) — Coaches at next month's Copa America will be able to make a 6th and extra substitution in cases of suspected head trauma or concussion. South American soccer’s governing body CONMEBOL announced the decision Tuesday, making it valid for all its competitions once the Copa America starts in the United States on June 20. CONMEBOL issued a statement saying coaches will need to notify the referee or the 4th match official of the concussion replacement through a pink substitution

  • The Independent

    Football fans go to incredible lengths to win hilarious half-time challenge at Mexican game

    A half-time challenge during a Mexican football game has gone viral after both supporters went to great lengths to win. Things went off the rails early in the relay race, which took place last Thursday during a match between Cruz Azul and Monterrey, as one man pushed another off of the balance beam after clearing a few hurdles.