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Canadian Premier League Holding Cross Country Tryouts

Canadian Premier League Holding Cross Country Tryouts

Rob Gale
Rob Gale, head coach and general manager of Valour FC. (@VALOURFOOTBALL / TWITTER)

Think you have what it takes to play in the Canadian Premier League? It’s time to prove yourself.

The Canadian pro soccer league has announced open tryouts for men 16 and over in seven Canadian cities, including Winnipeg.

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Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

Valour FC
The Valour FC emblem

WINNIPEG — A new professional soccer team will take to the pitch next year under the Canadian Premier League.

The professional men’s team will be branded as Valour FC, a tribute to three brave Winnipeg soldiers who fought in World War I and later all lived on Pine Street, which was renamed Valour Road in their honour.

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Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

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Subway Soccer South, 211 Chancellor Matheson Road (GOBISONS.CA)

The University of Manitoba Bisons have had to change venues for the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer National Championship next week due to inclement weather.

The tournament was originally scheduled for Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex, but snowfall on Saturday in Winnipeg has altered those plans.

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Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

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The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team returns to Investors Group Field on September 23, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bisons soccer team will return to Investors Group Field on Saturday for their third-ever U SPORTS match at a World Cup venue.

The women’s squad (1-2-1) hosts the Alberta Pandas (2-1-1), as they try to remain undefeated at home with one win and a tie.

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Soccer Stadium, New Professional League Team Touted for Downtown Halifax

Soccer Stadium, New Professional League Team Touted for Downtown Halifax

By The Canadian Press

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Halifax soccer fans are gathered at regional council today as it debates a downtown pop-up stadium, as shown in this handout artist rendering image, that could eventually become home to a new FIFA-sanctioned professional soccer team. Sports Entertainment Atlantic has pitched a temporary soccer stadium with up to 7,000 seats, for a team that would be part of the new Canadian Premier League. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Sports & Entertainment Atlantic)

HALIFAX – Halifax soccer fans are gathered at regional council today as it debates a downtown pop-up stadium that could eventually become home to a new FIFA-sanctioned professional soccer team.

Sports Entertainment Atlantic has pitched a temporary soccer stadium with up to 7,000 seats, for a team that would be part of the new Canadian Premier League.

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Fleming Impresses in Canada’s 3-1 Win Over Costa Rica in International Friendly

Fleming Impresses in Canada’s 3-1 Win Over Costa Rica in International Friendly

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Jessie Fleming
Midfielder Jessie Fleming scored the opening goal for Canada during the women’s friendly against Costa Rica on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (CANADA SOCCER / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – Jessie Fleming’s scoring touch is so impressive that it can turn John Herdman, the head coach of Canada’s women’s national team, into just another fan in the crowd.

Fleming didn’t disappoint Thursday, scoring quickly in the third minute of Canada’s 3-1 victory over underdog Costa Rica on Thursday night in an international friendly.

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