Canadian Championship

06 May 1:37 de la tarde

L’équipe de Coup Franc a fait le plein de MLS ce week-end : la dixième émission de la saison (à écouter ici) revient donc sur plusieurs rencontres de championnat très intéressantes, met également la table pour les demi-finales de la coupe du Canada et poursuit le débat autour de la Copa America du centenaire.

Todo lo que necesitas saber de la Copa Canadiense Amway 2014, que arranca este miércoles 7 de mayo

Todo lo que necesitas saber de la Copa Canadiense Amway 2014, que arranca este miércoles 7 de mayo

The Amway Canadian Championship

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Inicia la lucha por un cupo a la Liga de Campeones de la CONCACAF.  Los tres clubes de la MLS en Canadá más uno restante de la liga menor NASL enfocan toda su atención en la Copa Canadiense Amway 2014.

El ganador no solo se llevará el título nacional canadiense, sino también representará al país en la edición 2014-15 de la Liga de Campeones de la CONCACAF.

Canadian Championship: 17-year-old Marco Carducci to start as Vancouver Whitecaps go young

U-17 WCup vet Carducci in goal as 'Caps go young in Canadian Championship
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Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper Marco Carducci

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VANCOUVER, B.C. – A 17-year-old will start in goal for the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday, as coach Carl Robinson's youth revolution takes another step forward when the semifinals of the 2014 Amway Canadian Championship get underway.

The Whitecaps head east to take on MLS rivals Toronto FC in Wednesday's first-leg matchup (7:30 pm ET, Sportsnet One), chasing their first championship in the modern era – as well as the coveted CONCACAF Champions League spot that awaits the winners – and the focus is heavily on youth.

Canadian Championship: Toronto FC's Jonathan Osorio doubtful for semi 1st leg vs. Vancouver

TFC's Osorio: We're going to make sure 'Caps keep dreaming of Canadian title
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TORONTO – After falling short in the finals of the 2013 Amway Canadian Championship, Toronto FC are looking to make amends this season. In order to do that, the Reds first have to defeat the Vancouver Whitecaps in the semifinals of this year's edition, starting with Wednesday's first leg at BMO Field (7:30 pm ET, Sportsnet One).

And considering it was TFC themselves who ruined Vancouver's dreams in the 2012 finals, TFC are eager not only to return to the tournament themselves, but to ruin the Whitecaps' hopes as well.

Vancouver Whitecaps vie for minutes as busy stretch begins: "Everyone will get their chance"

'Caps vie for PT as busy stretch begins: "Everyone will get their chance"
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VANCOUVER, B.C.

Canadian Championship: Montreal Impact to face FC Edmonton, longer trip, in title defense

Impact to face NASL's FC Edmonton in quest to defend Canadian crown
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MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact just booked themselves a flight.

Actually, FC Edmonton did it for them when they beat the Ottawa Fury 3-1 on Wednesday night (3-1 on aggregate) in the Amway Canadian Championship preliminary round, a new feature in this year’s competition.

In the semifinal, beginning May 7, Edmonton will face No. 1 seed Montreal, who must now forget about a possible two-hour bus ride and get ready for a four-hour flight to reach the first stop in their ACC title defense.

Canadian Championship: Watch Edmonton vs. Ottawa live in preliminary round second leg

WATCH LIVE: Edmonton host Ottawa for ACC semifinal berth
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The Canadian Championship is underway, and although MLS teams don't begin play until next week, fans of Canadian soccer can catch some of the action starting now, as the newly-minted Ottawa Fury travel to take on FC Edmonton in an all-NASL clash in the second leg of their preliminary round series.

You can watch the stream of the game, hosted by the Candian Soccer Association, right here.

Building the Soccer Pyramid: Ottawa Fury embrace first NASL season, hope to feed CanMNT

Building the Pyramid: Ottawa enter NASL fray, hope to feed CanMNT
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Ottawa Fury scarf

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During his career, Sergio Agüero has made a massive impact in every city where he’s played. Consider his early days in Buenos Aires, a spell in Madrid, his current stint in Manchester City and, of course, his legendary visit to Ottawa.

Changes to Canadian Championship mean different stakes for CONCACAF Champions League

CSA tweaks Canadian Championship, CCL berths only for MLS teams
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The Amway Canadian Championship

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Major League Soccer’s three Canadian teams now have a little something extra to play for this season.

The Canadian club that finishes with the most points in MLS this season will earn an automatic berth in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League, thanks to changes announced by the Canadian Soccer Association on Friday.

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