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Tampa Bay Rowdies forward Jones took the road less traveled

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – Rowdies attacker Darwin Jones didn’t follow the traditional path to a career in soccer. While most professional footballers grew up watching the game and playing it at a young age, Jones didn’t start until the age of 12, saying that he knew he had started later than most. He was first […]

Rowdies’ Brown sets sights on Joe Cole partnership

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Deshorn Brown is looking forward to forming a formidable partnership with Joe Cole for the Tampa Bay Rowdies, ahead of the 2017 United Soccer League (USL) season. The 26-year-old has been the Rowdies marquee signing so far in pre-season training and comes with strong pedigree having previously played in Major League […]

Midfielder Genevieve Gignac finishes career as one of St. Leo’s greatest players

ST. LEO, FLA. – Genevieve Gignac is among St. Leo University’s greatest student athletes to have stepped on a soccer field. The five-foot-three midfielder from Ottawa finished her Division II career ranked fifth all-time in games played (72), and sixth in career points (69). What is even more impressive is her work ethic and how […]

Wonder goals sends Blues to final four

Nikolay Saveliev stamped University of Toronto Varsity Blues ticket to the OUA final four in spectacular fashion on Sunday afternoon, his glorious free kick eight minutes from time securing a 2-1 quarter-final -victory over Carleton Ravens. The fourth-year student went bar-down from 25 yards after Ravens defender Weber Bourjolly was shown a second yellow card […]

Varsity Blues win ‘ugly’ to earn playoff bye

Ugly. That’s how University of Toronto head coach Anthony Capotosto described his side’s 1-0 victory over the Carleton Ravens on Saturday afternoon, a win which confirmed second spot in the OUA East Division and secured a bye to the second round of the post-season. The Blues are likely to face a quarter-final rematch with Carleton […]

U of T’s MacNaughton enjoying best year in Blue

Four years ago, University of Toronto Varsity Blues soccer captain Lukas MacNaughton had a big decision to make. Born in New York and raised in Belgium, MacNaughton went to high school at the International School of Brussels, but upon graduation he knew he wanted to experience something new. While this season’s leading scorer for the […]

Varsity Blues take it to the last day

Captain Lukas MacNaughton converted two penalties to lead the University of Toronto Varsity Blues men’s soccer team to a 4-0 win against the Laurentian Voyageurs (5-7-2) on Sunday, securing a final-day showdown with Carleton for a first round playoff bye. Nikolay Saveliev and Jack Wadden completed the scoring, guiding the Blues (11-2-2) into sole possession […]