Neil Davidson, Winnipeg Free Press

Neil Davidson

Winnipeg Free Press

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Neil:

Canada exits World Cup on third straight loss as Morocco profits from poor defending

DOHA, Qatar – Another incomplete performance for Canada at the World Cup. But also a rousing late surge that fell just short in a 2-1 loss to a talented Moroccan side. As in the two previous def... → Read More

Having scored at the World Cup, Canadian men now look to get one final result

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar – Canadian defender Alistair Johnston knew something good was coming when he saw Tajon Buchanan launch his cross into the Croatian penalty box. “We have a saying — we... → Read More

Having scored at the World Cup, Canadian men now look to get one final result

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar – Canadian defender Alistair Johnston knew something good was coming when he saw Tajon Buchanan launch his cross into the Croatian penalty box. “We have a saying — we... → Read More

Croatia boots Canada out of the World Cup, then kicks it when it's down

Sunday's 4-1 loss to Croatia ended Canada's hopes of advancing to the knockout round. → Read More

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada eliminated from men's World Cup after loss to Croatia

'We did our best, we fought the entire game. We’re looking forward to the next game and hopefully we get some points,' said Alphonso Davies, who scored Canada's first-ever World Cup goal → Read More

Canadian fans make their presence felt at World Cup

Celebrate loud and proud their team's return to the men's soccer showcase after a 36-year absence. → Read More

Herdman looked to former astronaut Chris Hadfield to launch Canada's World Cup ride

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar – While no slouch as a motivational speaker himself, John Herdman looked for a different voice ahead of the Canadian men’s return to the World Cup after a 36-year abs... → Read More

Canadian men push Belgium to the limit but lose 1-0 in return to World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar — Canada put on a show in its return to the World Cup after a 36-year absence but failed to convert its chances in a valiant 1-0 loss to Belgium on Wednesday. The 41st-ranked Canadian... → Read More

Canadian men lay claim to the turf at World Cup stadium before tournament opener

AL RAYYAN, Qatar – Canada came armed to the World Cup. During World Cup qualifying the Canadian men travelled with a sword which bears the words ‘Nihil timendum est,’ which is ‘... → Read More

CANADA: Captain says World Cup team having an impact back home

Captain Atiba Hutchinson is also the only Canadian player who was alive when Canada last made the World Cup in 1986 → Read More

Davies' health dominates Canada's buildup to World Cup opener against Belgium

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar – Will he or won’t he play Wednesday? The mystery around Canada star Alphonso Davies’ fitness at the World Cup will soon be answered. If not definitively. The B... → Read More

Canada players say team belief is strong ahead of World Cup opener against Belgium

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar - While Canada may be diving into the deep end against No. 2 Belgium on Wednesday at the World Cup, the team belief appears stro... → Read More

Alphonso Davies: 'I'm ready to start' for Canada at World Cup

Alphonso Davies says he is good to go Wednesday for Canada’s World Cup opener despite a hamstring strain suffered playing for Bayern Munich. → Read More

Herdman always believed Canada belonged at World Cup. Now an entire country does too

John Herdman believed when virtually no one else did. Canada was going to the World Cup in 2022. That was the message at his first camp in charge, in March 2018 in Murcia, Spain. “He told us the... → Read More

Dreams come with disappointment as Canada names its 26-man World Cup roster

More than a few dreams officially came true in Canada’s World Cup roster announcement Sunday, but it also delivered a dose of disappointment. Defender Doneil Henry is going to Qatar but in a non... → Read More

Canada Soccer to reveal World Cup roster on Nov. 13, 10 days ahead of Belgium game

The scheduling means most players are involved in club games right until the World Cup break. → Read More

Canada captain Christine Sinclair challenges Canada Soccer to step up in new memoir

Canada Soccer has only recently started to improve travel conditions for the women, she said. → Read More

World Cup: Team Canada 'devastated' by news of goalkeeper's broken leg

Maxime Crepeau was hurt playing for Los Angeles FC in MLS Cup final and underwent surgery on Sunday. Read more about the team's reaction. → Read More

Canadian women sacrifice for the cause en route to Rugby World Cup semifinal

The Canadian women have got there the hard way, putting day jobs aside and fundraising to pay bills. → Read More

Canada coach looks to his youth for Americas Rugby Trophy match against Brazil ‘A’

Canada rugby coach Kingsley Jones looks to his youth → Read More