• The Canadian Press

    Sinclair, Schmidt look to make the most of their final camp, game with Canada

    VANCOUVER — Christine Sinclair asked for 145 tickets for friends and family for her international swansong. "There might be eight left," the Canadian captain said. "I should have asked for more," said veteran midfielder Sophie Schmidt. "I didn't know I was allowed." "I didn't know I knew that many people," countered Sinclair. Tuesday's friendly against Australia will mark the 331st international outing for Sinclair, the 226th for Schmidt, and the last for both. Veteran goalkeeper Erin McLeod, wh

  • PA Media: Sport

    Erling Haaland criticises referee Simon Hooper on social media after City draw

    The striker was incensed after being denied the opportunity to play advantage in the closing moments of the 3-3 draw with Tottenham.

  • The Canadian Press

    Ex-England star Karen Carney says 'real work begins now' as government backs review recommendations

    LONDON (AP) — The British government has given its backing to the recommendations in former England midfielder Karen Carney’s review of domestic women’s soccer, stressing the need to “collectively seize the moment and deliver sustained commercial success.” The independent review, called “Raising The Bar: Reframing the opportunity in women’s football,” was commissioned in September 2022 and published in July. The government issued its official response Monday in which it agrees that all 10 of the

  • The Canadian Press

    Félix gives Atletico Madrid fans another reason not to like him by scoring winner for Barcelona

    MADRID (AP) — João Félix has given Atletico Madrid fans even more reason not to like him. Playing on loan from Atletico after falling out with the club last season — and highly unlikely to return — Felix scored with a neat shot over goalkeeper Jan Oblak in the 28th minute to give Barcelona a 1-0 home victory on Sunday and move the Catalan team closer to the top of the Spanish league standings. “It was a relief after everything that I went through last summer,” said Félix, who was still with Atle