CBC | Soccer News
The Canadian Premier League is ready for liftoff this weekend and promises to change the face of the sport in this country.
Anthony Jackson-Hamel recorded his first two goals of the season, and the Montreal Impact scored twice over a six-minute stretch late in the second half to beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday night at Foxborough, Mass.
Toronto forward Jozy Altidore will be out of game action for two or three weeks with a hamstring injury. The forward leads the Major League Soccer club with five goals this season.
Luis Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha scored in the closing minutes to help Orlando City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro each scored to help the Philadelphia beat the Montreal Impact 3-0 on Saturday for the Union's fourth win in their last five games.
Striker Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
Substitute Jordan Hamilton scored two goals in two minutes to give Toronto FC a 4-3 comeback win over Minnesota United on a wild Friday night.
CBC Sports and CBCSports.ca will live stream 20 games of the Canadian Premier League, including the league's inaugural match Apr. 27 at 1 p.m. ET when Hamilton's Forge FC hosts Toronto's York9 FC.
Hwang's goal in the 27th minute was the difference as the Vancouver Whitecaps beat LAFC 1-0 to record their 1st win of the MLS season.
The Vancouver Whitecaps have won their first game of the season, topping Los Angeles FC 1-0 on Wednesday.
Fernando Llorente sent Tottenham into its first European Cup semifinal in 57 years and ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes by scoring the decider in a breathtaking Champions League game that produced seven goals and saw an apparent injury-time winner for City ruled out after a video review.
Ajax eliminated another one of the favourites from the Champions League as it won 2-1 at Juventus on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997 and end Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of a fourth straight title.
Former Canada captain Kevin McKenna and Randee Hermus have been named to the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. McKenna, 39, won 63 caps for Canada between May 2000 and October 2012, serving as captain 27 times. A defender who could also play forward, the Calgary native scored 11 goals.
Canada's soccer credentials under coach John Herdman will be tested by the best CONCACAF has to offer at this summer's Gold Cup.
Liverpool built a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into the second leg of their quarter-final thanks to first-half goals by Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino at Anfield on Tuesday.
Pele has arrived back in Brazil after spending five days in a Paris hospital with a urinary infection. The 78-year-old soccer great landed in Sao Paulo shortly after 6 a.m. local time.
Janine Beckie and substitute Sophie Schmidt scored early in the second half to lift Canada to a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a women's soccer friendly Monday.
Christine Sinclair scored career goal No. 180 to lift Canada to a 1-0 victory over England in a women's soccer friendly Friday.