• Para Team falls short against USA Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Going into the bronze medal match at the 2014 America Cup, the Para Team fancied its chances against USA. Certainly, the game started well, with Canada dominating possession. But then … it all went wrong.   In the span of 15 minutes, USA scored three goals. Boom – deflection (6th […]
  • Going for bronze: Para Team prepares for USA Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Today, the Para Team will meet USA in the bronze medal match of the 2014 America Cup.   North American bragging rights are on the line, and Canada, as tournament hosts, has its eyes set on a podium finish. “Winning the bronze would be a boost to our program,” says […]
  • Despite semi-final loss, Para Team’s future remains bright. Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Soccer, like most things people analyze, can be seen through a series of short as well as long strokes. The score for instance, is a short stroke. It reveals a portion of the story, but not enough to provide a complete picture. For that we need to look at the […]
  • Para Team prepares for Brazil at 2014 America Cup Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   The Para Team took to the field to practice ahead of their semi-final match at the 2014 America Cup.   This tournament, which runs from the 19-26 September, is the first competitive, CP ISRA 7-a-side football tournament to be held in Canada. And a test event for next year’s Para […]
  • Para Team advances to the semi-finals of the 2014 America Cup Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com After a lacklustre first half, Canada came to life in the second to secure a 2:0 win over Venezuela at the 2014 America Cup. The slow start is understandable considering this was the Team’s second game in as many days. Having, only the day before, tied Argentina 3:3 Canada struggled to […]
  • Canada draws Argentina in opening match of the 2014 America Cup. Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   In a tough, physical game, Canada twice came from behind to tie Argentina 3:3 in its opening match at the 2014 America Cup. “We showed a lot of toughness,” says Head Coach Drew Ferguson. “Sure, we made mistakes, but if you had told me before the game that we’d get […]
  • In Focus: Drew Ferguson Originally published on canadasoccer.com You can't just expect success. It takes blood, sweat, tears and a bit of luck.   When it comes to soccer, there’s no holding Drew Ferguson back. He’s a competitor, who demands respect and gets it because he knows what it takes to succeed. A former member of the Men’s National […]