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Tag Archive | Argentina

Copa América 2016 – how can Canada qualify?

Lionel Messi taking on Mexico

Thursday saw the official announcement of the long-rumoured Copa América Centenario, a one-off tournament in the US to commemorate the South American football confederation’s centennial year in 2016. The 10 participants will be joined by 6 North American nations, and Canadian soccer fans were left wondering what their team had to do to get in…

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The kids are alright: 2007 U-20 World Cup revisited

In 2007, football fans in Canada got to witness some of the rising stars of world football at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.  A local soccer magazine asked me to compile a tournament Best XI, and in the absence of an official all-star team, my list stands as one of the few of its kind.

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