Twenty four years ago when Canada played two international friendlies in Winnipeg, losing 2-0 to Norway and 4-1 to the USA in front of a combined attendance of 1,150 for the two games few, if any could have foreseen what’s going to happen tonight.
The Canada vs US Women’s International (not-so) friendly game has sold 25,000 tickets and garnered continent wide media attention as two teams who faced each other 53 times come together in what has become one of the most contested rivalries in women’s soccer if not sport.
To catch up – here is the Google News search from this morning:
Winnipeg Sun–soccer National women’s soccer team midfielder Desiree Scott of Winnipeg goes through a drill as midfielder Kalyn Kyle (right) looks on during practice at …Explore in depth (37 more articles)
Bleacher Report–With World Cup qualifying for the women months away and the men’s World Cup this summer, you probably have a bit of a craving for some international soccer.
U.S. National Soccer Players–brighton-derby-county-championship-playoffs-soccer-tv It’s playoff time in England’s Championship, with promotion to the Premier League on the line. Brighton …
CTV NewsU.S. National Soccer Players–By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 7, 2014) US SoccerPlayers – As cup competitions go, the Canadian Championship (known for sponsorship reasons …
Philly Soccer News–The U.S. Women’s National Team will meet Canada on Thursday, May 8 at … victory) after U.S. Soccer parted ways with former head coach Tom Sermanni on …US WNT and Canada Set to Clash at Future Women’s World Cup …
PaddockTalk–Explore in depth (5 more articles)
Yahoo Canada Sports (blog)Winnipeg Free Press–CANADA VS. U.S. Tonight, Investors Group Field, 7 p.m. (soccerfriendly) … She ranks third in all-time scoring, behind only Mia Hamm (U.S., 147 goals) and …Canada’s Sinclair best in world, says US goalkeeper Solo
TSN–Explore in depth (46 more articles)