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2015 WWC: England Makes History Against Germany

5 Jul

What a difference a few days makes! England beat Germany 1-0 in extra time for a third place finish in the Women’s World Cup. It is the first time they’ve ever beat Germany in 21 meetings. Continue reading

The Daily Drool 2015 WWC: Canada’s Melissa Tancredi

5 Jul

Melissa TancrediI can’t believe the Women’s World Cup final is today! Seems like this whole adventure just started. I would be remiss if I didn’t feature host nation Canada today after they put on such a great tournament. Striker Melissa currently plays for the Chicago Red Stars. She has represented Canada at the senior level since 2004. Tanc is also a chiropractor. She earned her doctorate last year and was co-valedictorian of her class. You can learn more about her journey with the national team here.

2015 WWC: Japan 2 – England 1: Heartbreak For The Lionesses

4 Jul

This picture kinda sums it up, doesn’t it? Continue reading

2105 WWC: The Illustrated World Cup

4 Jul

CIIf5KHUsAAiTuGI came across this incredible site called The Illustrated World Cup way back at the start of the Women’s World Cup. Then I forgot about it which is insane since it is simply amazing! Continue reading

2015 WWC: “I did not see anything that said ‘men only’ or ‘no women allowed”

4 Jul

Someone sent me this article on Ecuador head coach Vanessa Arauz and I’m so glad they did. I was already a fan of her and the team before reading this; I’m even more so now. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: 2015 WWC: United States’ Christen Press

4 Jul

SOC_Press_requests_twitter4As always on Independence Day here in the US, we feature an American Drool. Forward Christen currently plays for Chicago Red Stars and has represented the US at the U20, U23 and senior levels. In university, she won the 2010 Hermann Award and is Stanford’s all time leading scorer. She also has a blog about her life as a footballer.

2015 WWC: A Banner’s Journey Across Canada

4 Jul
MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 15:  Shueme the mascot poses for photos with fans during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A match between Canada and the Netherlands at Olympic Stadium on June 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Final score between Canada and the Netherlands 1-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

MONTREAL, QC – JUNE 15: Shueme the mascot poses for photos with fans during the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Group A match between Canada and the Netherlands at Olympic Stadium on June 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Final score between Canada and the Netherlands 1-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Every club and country has its die-hard, dyed-in-the-wool football fans and Canada is no different. The Voyageurs are the supporter group for our national men’s and women’s teams. They show up at every game, waving their banners and flags and singing and dancing in their seats. The following article by journalist and Voyageur member Daniel Squizzato takes you inside the inner circle of this group and provides a first-hand account of what it means to be a Canadian national team supporter. Continue reading

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