McGill Martlets 1 Laval Rouge et Or 3 The Laval Rouge Et Or (5-0-1) overpowered the McGill Martlets (3-2-1) 3-1 on Friday night at Molson Stadium. The Martlets struggled to[Read More…]
Takeaways from month one of the Barclays Premier League
Month in brief August saw table-topping Manchester City kill the competition and Chelsea slump to seventeenth place. Manchester United and Arsenal overcame shaky starts to reach second and third, respectively.A mid-table team renaissance, however, saw Crystal Palace, Everton, Leicester, and Swansea nipping at United and the Gunners’ heels. Storied clubs[Read More…]
The greater goal of the Women’s World Cup
It amazes me when girls, many of whom play soccer themselves, say matter-of-factly that they do not like watching women’s soccer as much as men’s. Perhaps those who watched this year’s Women’s World Cup, held in Canada, might now say otherwise, yet by simply looking at my own experiences, it’s[Read More…]
From the Cheap Seats: Team Canada at the 2015 Women’s World Cup
As hosts of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, Canada has the luxury of playing a home game every time it steps onto the pitch during the month-long tournament. The electric atmosphere and the added pressure of playing in front of friends and family can be a volatile combination; the latter[Read More…]
Seeds of Change seeks community for growth at McGill
McGill University Advancement, which promotes the university through fundraising and alumni-engaging activities, launched an online crowdfunding initiative named Seeds of Change in May 2014, which has since raised more than $50,000 and funded nine projects. “We wanted to help students to get the exposure they need to maintain and expand[Read More…]
Redmen fall short against Rouge et Or
McGill Redmen 1 Laval Rouge et Or 3 The McGill Redmen (5-4-0) fell to the Laval Rouge et Or (5-0-4) Friday 3-1. After matching Laval through the first half, the Redmen had a rocky second half, allowing the visitors to pull ahead and score two goals in less than 10 minutes.
Martlets gear up for playoff race
The McGill Martlets (4-3-2) soccer team converted on a myriad of offensive opportunities in the second half to best the UQTR Patriotes (1-4-2) 2-0 at Molson Stadium Thursday evening. The first half of the game was dominated by the Martlets as they continuously out-ran the UQTR defence to create scoring[Read More…]
Soccer: Vert et Or sneak by Martlets in season opener
The McGill Martlets (1-1-0) fell to Sherbrooke Vert et Or (2-0-0) 4-3 Friday night in a thrilling match that was ultimately decided by a goal on a counterattack in the 73rd minute that put the visitors ahead for good.