This Day in Football from 19-25 March

The history of Canada’s national teams.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 20 March 2008
Canada comes within a win of qualifying for the Beijing 2008 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament. Canada falls 0:3 to USA in the semi-final stage of the 2008 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament. USA, led by a two-goal performance from Freddy Adu, qualifies for the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 20 March 2010
Canada wins the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship with a 1:0 victory over USA in the championship final. Kinley McNicoll scores the lone goal of the match. Canada also plays the last 34 minutes with one less player after Yazmin Ongtengco is sent off in the 56th minute.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 24 March 1993
Canada defeats Costa Rica for the first time at the “A” level with a 1:0 victory in an away Men’s International Friendly match. Colin Miller scores the lone goal on a header in the 83rd minute. The match is played at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San José.

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.