This Day in Football from 23-29 January

The history of Canada’s national teams

Photo (Canada Soccer Archives): Canada’s starting XI indoors at the SkyDome in Toronto.

 

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 23 January 2011
Christine Sinclair makes her 150th appearance for Canada in a 1:2 loss to USA at the Four-Nation Women’s Tournament Yongchuan Cup. USA (Lauren Cheney) and Canada (Melissa Tancredi) trade goals in the 54th and 56th minutes, but USA prevails thanks to the winning goal by Lindsay Tarpley in the 70th minute.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 24 January 1995
Canada falls 0:1 to Denmark in an international match played indoors at the SkyDome in Toronto, ON. It marks the earliest date on the calendar year for a men’s international match played in Canada.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 24 January 1995
Canada falls 0:1 to Denmark in an international match played indoors at the SkyDome in Toronto, ON. It marks the earliest date on the calendar year for a men’s international match played in Canada.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 25 January 2006
Canada qualifies for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Russia 2006. Canada qualifies with a 2:1 victory over Jamaica at the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship in Veracruz, Mexico. Selenia Iacchelli and Lisa Collison score for Canada.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 26 January 2002
Canada wins 6-5 on kicks from the penalty mark in the quarter-final phase of the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Canada eliminates Martinique and advances to the semi-final stage. Substitute Julian de Guzman makes his debut for Canada in extra time. Jason Bent scores on the final kick to help eliminate Martinique.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 27 January 2006
Canada falls 2:3 to USA in the 2006 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship in Veracruz, MEX. After USA loses a player to an ejection, Canada scores two goals to take a 2-1 lead. USA, however, comes back with goals from Jessica Rodstedt and Lauren Cheney to capture to championship with a 3:2 victory.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 28 January 2005
Canada qualifies for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Netherlands 2005 with a 1:0 victory over Honduras at the CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Qualifying Tournament. Ryan Gyaki scores the lone goal of the match in the 61st minute. This marks Canada’s third-consecutive qualification to the FIFA U-20 World Cup (Argentina 2001, UAE 2003 and Netherlands 2005).

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 29 January 1986
Canada draws 0:0 with Paraguay in a Men’s International Friendly match in Vancouver, BC. Teenaged substitute Domenic Mobilio makes his debut for Canada.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.