• The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC, New England looking to turn the tide after disappointing showings

    Toronto FC and the New England Revolution are both looking to climb out of a hole when they meet Saturday at BMO Field. After a promising start under John Herdman, injury-depleted Toronto (3-4-1) has lost three straight while being outscored 10-3. New England (1-5-1) made it as far as the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions Cup but has found league wins hard to come by under new coach Caleb Porter. Porter sees some similarities with Toronto. "There's a transition that their club's going thro

  • The Independent

    What is VAR, how does it work and what are the biggest problems?

    VAR continues to be a hot topic in the Premier League week after week, leading to the PGMOL coming under increasing pressure while Uefa’s officials have also been criticised for their handling

  • The Canadian Press

    Bilbao and Granada left wanting more in tight-fought draw

    MADRID (AP) — Athletic Bilbao drew with Granada 1-1 in a Spanish league match that won't satisfy either club for different reasons on Friday. Bilbao need points to secure a Champions League place but the draw left it three behind Atletico Madrid, which has a game in hand. Atletico has fourth place, with the top four guaranteed places in next year’s Champions League. “The Champions League spot is the dream,” Bilbao’s Nico Williams said. “It’s frustrating when the ball won’t go in, but we have to

  • The Canadian Press

    TSS Rovers FC replace Victoria Highlanders in Canadian Championship field

    TSS Rovers FC are replacing the inactive Victoria Highlanders in this year's Canadian Championship and will face Pacific FC of the Canadian Premier League in the preliminary round. The Highlanders secured the Canadian championship berth by winning League1 B.C. in July. But the club announced earlier this month that it will not operate a men's or women's team this season. "Despite our best efforts over the past two months we have been unable to reach an agreement with the new owners of League1 B.