• Edmonton Victoria make it two in a row Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Edmonton Victoria of Alberta defeated Surrey United from British Columbia 1:0 to claim their second straight Jubilee Trophy, at the 2014 Sport Chek National Championships.   Both team’s approached the game seeking possession, but Surrey, on the whole would dominate play. However, they failed to take advantage of their chances […]
  • London Marconi put everything on the line to win the gold medal Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Ontario’s London Marconi claim the Challenge Trophy at the Sport Chek National Club Championships, after defeating Alberta’s Calgary Callies 0:0 a.e.t / Marconi wins 4-2 on kicks.   The route to the final was a difficult one for both teams, who, come the whistle, were playing their fifth match in […]
  • Marconi squeeze out the win to advance to the finals Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Ontario’s London Marconi became the first team to advance to the Challenge Trophy gold medal match after defeating Manitoba’s FC Winnipeg Lions 1:0.   It was a hard fought, physical semi-final. At this stage in the competition teams are going into their fourth match in five days and, as muscles […]
  • After a six-year absence, the Callies are back in the finals Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   In the second semi-final of the day, at the Sport Chek National Club Championship, Alberta’s Calgary Callies defeated Saskatchewan’s HUSA Alumni Saskatoon 0:0 a.e.t / Callies 4-2 on kicks to advance to the Challenge Trophy finals.   Throughout the match, there was little separating these two former champions, as neither […]
  • Heroes, villains and plenty of wall-to-wall action in today’s quarter-finals Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   There were heroes, villains and plenty of wall-to-wall action in today’s quarter-final match between HUSA Alumni Saskatoon of Manitoba and Ontario’s Vaughan Azzurri.   It was a thrilling affair that saw the lead repeatedly switch hands, only to have the match go to penalties following a late goal. And in […]
  • Looking to repeat, defending champs reach final Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   For the second year in a row, Alberta’s Edmonton Victoria will be heading to the finals of the Jubilee Trophy competition. The defending champs, and four time title holders, secured their place in the gold medal match after defeating Ontario’s Scarborough GS United 1:0 to claim top spot in Group […]
  • Familiar foes face uncertain future Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   Two Ontario teams squared off today at the Sport Check National Club Championships. This Group A match-up was a repeat of this year’s Ontario Cup finals.   Both teams entered the game in need of a win—Vaughan Azzurri having lost the previous day to Alberta’s Edmonton Victoria and Scarborough GS […]
  • As group play come to a close – goalkeepers shine Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   On day three of the Sport Chek National Club Championships, Manitoba’s FC Winnipeg Lions took on Alberta’s Calgary Callies. On the line was first place in Group C, as well as regional bragging rights.   Considering how well these teams know each other, this match could easily be called a […]
  • Don’t call it an upset…but it was Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   It’s not an upset says Holy Cross Head Coach Jake Stanford in reference to his team’s 1:0 victory over Royal Sélect Beauport.   And, to an extent, Stanford is right. After all, this is the third meeting in just five years at the Sport Chek National Championships between his Newfoundland […]
  • Strong winds and plenty of chances on first day of competition Originally published on CanadaSoccer.com   The Jubilee Trophy competition got under way as Manitoba’s Action FC, dressed in black with pink socks, took on Quebec’s Delta de Laval, dressed in yellow with black around the waist, at the Soccer Centre in Vaughan, ON.   Following the match, the talking point was not Laval’s 1:0 win, […]