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Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

 

FILE - In this March 26, 2006 file photo, former soccer player Diego Maradona smokes a cigar as he watches Argentina’s first division soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Maradona struggled with substance use and doping accusations throughout his career

 

Members of Chilliwack FC’s premier women’s team put this patch on their jersey to recognize the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities. (Submitted photo)

B.C. women’s soccer team penalized by club for putting LGBTQI2S+ patch on jerseys

The Chilliwack FC board didn’t approve patches recognizing the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities

 

Image posted to the website cloverdalesoccer.com.

Free registration for youngest players with new Cloverdale soccer club

Cloverdale United FC is active on Twitter, with a website ‘coming soon’

Image posted to the website cloverdalesoccer.com.
The 2014 Surrey United Premier Women’s Team with their provincial soccer championship banner. (File photo: Gord Goble)

Surrey United team earns B.C. soccer hall nod for 11 straight provincial titles

‘Team of Distinction’ honour for Premier Women’s Team that won from 2004 to 2014

The 2014 Surrey United Premier Women’s Team with their provincial soccer championship banner. (File photo: Gord Goble)
Samantha Savoy in action with the German soccer club Bischofswerdaer FV 08. (submitted photo)

Healed from ‘traumatic’ car crash, Surrey athlete realizes pro-soccer dream in Germany

‘I feel like this is now my second chance to live out my dream,’ Samantha Savoy says

Samantha Savoy in action with the German soccer club Bischofswerdaer FV 08. (submitted photo)
The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)
Surrey FC’s arrival in BC Premier League brings high-performance soccer to Newton

Surrey FC’s arrival in BC Premier League brings high-performance soccer to Newton

The 12-member BCSPL also includes Surrey United, based at Cloverdale Athletic Park

Surrey FC’s arrival in BC Premier League brings high-performance soccer to Newton
New indoor soccer turf in Surrey attracts kids, adults who don’t want to play outside

New indoor soccer turf in Surrey attracts kids, adults who don’t want to play outside

Synthetic turf field now installed at Upland Sports Centre in Newton

New indoor soccer turf in Surrey attracts kids, adults who don’t want to play outside
In honour of player killed in crash, Surrey soccer team becomes BB5 United

In honour of player killed in crash, Surrey soccer team becomes BB5 United

Brandon Bassi died a few months before CCB won the national title last fall

In honour of player killed in crash, Surrey soccer team becomes BB5 United
Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Seattle Sounders blank Whitecaps 3-0 at MLS is Back Tournament

MLS champs cruise past depleted Vancouver squad

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit

Whitecaps fall 4-3 to Earthquakes at MLS is Back tournament

Vancouver side gives up 2-0 and 3-1 leads in wild tilt against San Jose

Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit
Adrienne Cook recently opened an indoor goalkeeper training centre on the Surrey-Langley border. She’s holding an open house July 5 to let the public know about her facility and the programs she offers. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

New goalkeeper training centre opens in Cloverdale

Nestled on Surrey-Langley border, facility offers full range of training programs

Adrienne Cook recently opened an indoor goalkeeper training centre on the Surrey-Langley border. She’s holding an open house July 5 to let the public know about her facility and the programs she offers. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
A young soccer player keeps his distance from a friend (out of frame) while kicking a ball back and forth in the rain at South Surrey Athletic Park on Monday afternoon. Many sports - including soccer – were set to resume modified, organized activity this week, although the weather kept most away Monday. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTO: Sports’ return-to-play marred by rain

Amateur athletic associations to return to action this month, in modified form

A young soccer player keeps his distance from a friend (out of frame) while kicking a ball back and forth in the rain at South Surrey Athletic Park on Monday afternoon. Many sports - including soccer – were set to resume modified, organized activity this week, although the weather kept most away Monday. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Surrey United’s U15 girls soccer team (in red) on the pitch in June of 2014. (File photo)

Surrey soccer players run 6,000K ‘to Halifax,’ for victims of mass shooting

Symbolic journey ‘a target, some incentive, and it’s really caught fire,’ club official says

Surrey United’s U15 girls soccer team (in red) on the pitch in June of 2014. (File photo)
In 2018, a Central City Breakers defender tries to deke out the Chilliwack FC Attack forward during U16 action at Surrey Mayor’s Cup tournament. (File photo: Trevor Beggs)

‘Shocking decision’: Surrey soccer club won’t offer refunds to teams for cancelled tourney

Registration fees would top $100K for Surrey Mayor’s Cup, called off due to COVID-19

In 2018, a Central City Breakers defender tries to deke out the Chilliwack FC Attack forward during U16 action at Surrey Mayor’s Cup tournament. (File photo: Trevor Beggs)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ David Milinkovic, back left, and Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ David Milinkovic, back left, and Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

The 36-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., was playing in her 290th career game for Canada

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185