• The Canadian Press

    Rashford thinks booing of England at World Cup unnecessary

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For Marcus Rashford, the jeers from England’s fans really weren’t necessary. He already knew the 0-0 draw with the United States wasn't good enough. Certainly not for a team with genuine ambitions of winning the World Cup for the first time since its one and only tournament success in 1966. And not for one coming off the high of beating Iran 6-2 in its opening game in Qatar. “It’s not a nice feeling, but you don’t need fans to boo us to know we’ve not played as well as we coul

  • The Canadian Press

    Alphonso Davies scores Canada's first-ever World Cup goal

    AL RAYYAN, Qatar — Alphonso Davies scored against Croatia on Sunday to give Canada its first-ever goal at the men's World Cup. The goal came 67 seconds into the game. Canada's goalkeeper Milan Borjan set up the play with a long goal kick that found Cyle Larin down field. Larin headed the ball to Tajon Buchanan on the right flank. A cross from Buchanan then found Davies flying through the air and the Bayern Munich star headed the ball past Croatian keeper Dominik Livaković to give Canada a 1-0 le

  • The Canadian Press

    Fans ecstatic after Canada scores first-ever World Cup goal in do-or-die match

    TORONTO — Fans screamed, jumped out of their seats and embraced each other at a sold-out watch party in downtown Toronto as Alphonso Davies scored Canada's first-ever goal at the Men's World Cup on Sunday. The star winger and Bayern Munich player headed the ball home to give Canada a 1-0 lead over Croatia shortly after the first minute of the do-or-die game. Canada must win if it hopes to progress further in the tournament. Nearly a hundred fans at the west-end viewing, most donning Canada's red