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Canada to host CONCACAF Gold Cup games for the first time

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the 13 North American cities – Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Toronto – that will welcome the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, next 7-26 July.
The region’s marquee national team tournament will again call on world-class venues for next year’s edition, including a mix of NFL stadiums across the country, along with soccer-specific stadiums home to Major League Soccer teams, namely BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Continue reading Canada to host CONCACAF Gold Cup games for the first time

Canadian WNT drawn into World Cup Group A with China, New Zealand, and Netherlands

Kick-off times for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ have been announced. The competition will start on 6 June 2015 in Edmonton with Canada facing China PR at 16.00 (local time).

BC Place will host the Final Match on 5 July, also at 16.00 (local time).

From 129 competing nations, the 24 finalists will compete in 52 final matches from 6 June to 5 July 2015. The kick-off times for all 52 matches have been published on FIFA.com/Canada2015

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NLSA Christmas Camp, Dec 22-23 – Under 12 Age group (2003′s & 2004′s)

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Please click here for registration form, schedule, and more info

Registration will commence Nov 12th and can be accepted at the NLSA office (located at Techniplex) during business hours (M-F, 9-430). Cash or cheque only please. Space is limited so please register early to avoid disappointment!!!

Award Winners, Hall of Fame Inductees and Honorary Life Members

Back Row HOF : Murdock Hiscock, Joe Browne, Walt Mavin, Clarence Senior, Ed Kelly      Front Row Honorary Life Members : Brian Murphy, Clayton Welsh, Ed Moyst, Doug Sweetapple

Back Row HOF : Murdock Hiscock, Joe Browne, Walt Mavin, Clarence Senior, Ed Kelly
Front Row Honorary Life Members : Brian Murphy, Clayton Welsh, Ed Moyst, Doug Sweetapple

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Award winners: Back row: Dragon Mirkovic, Mike Edmunds, Jean Thompson, Gord Dunphy
Fron Row : Anna Aucoin, Malorie Harris, Jake Warren, MUN – Team of Year Representative

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AGM

The NLSA AGM was held in St. John’s this past weekend with approximately fifty people in attendance. During the meetings all reports by board members were discussed and passed. The NLSA still remains in a good financial position.
Elections were held for a number of positions:
Vice President Senior Men- Gord Dunphy
Vice President Senior Women- Jeff Tiller
Treasurer- Doug Kirby
All three positions candidates were reelected unopposed for two year appointment
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NLSA Hall of Fame and Annual Award Sponsors

The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association would like to thank the following companies for their sponsorship of the 2014 Hall of Fame and Annual Awards Ceremony:

Wine Sponsor: Canadian Soccer Association
Dessert Sponsor: Sportscraft
Table Sponsor: BMO Nesbitt Burns
Table Sponsor: Memorial Athletics
Entrance Sponsor: Holiday Inn
Ticket Sponsor: Imprint Specialty Promotions

Shauna Gilpin named Mid South Conference player of the year

St. John’s native and former provincial team member Shauna Gilpin is attending Cumberland University in Tennessee, USA. After a season that saw her score 17 goals she has been voted Mid South Conference player of the year, and a conference all star
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MUN women at CIS Nationals

The Memorial Seahawks women’s soccer team made their first appearance at the CIS National Championships (in Laval, Quebec). They played Fraser Valley University in the quarter finals and battled hard only to lose 2-1 in extra time. Fraser Valley opened the scoring through a somewhat fortunate goal in the second half as a clearance rebounded off a FV attacker into the goal. Some great play by keeper Hannah Noseworthy kept the score to 1-0 and Hanna Rivkin equalised for Memorial with 9 minutes left. With the score tied at 1 after 90 minutes the teams went into extra time, and Fraser Valley scored the winner after 12 more minutes. Memorial tried hard for the equalizer but couldn’t beat FV keeper Kayla Klim (CIS match report). MUN then played Western, going down 2-0 (match report).
Striker Jesse Noseworthy was named a second team All-Canadian during the All-Canadian Banquet held at the Museum of Civilization in Quebec City. The team also received the tournament  R.W. Pugh Fair Play Award.
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2014 Award winners announced

The NLSA is pleased to announce the 2014 award winners. They will be presented at the NLSA award and Hall of Fame banquet later this month.

Junior Male player of the year: Emmanual Dolo
Junior Female player of the year: Anna AuCoin
Senior Male player of the year: Jake Warren
Senior Female player of the year: Malorie Harris
Team: Memorial Seahawks Ladies
Executive: Gord Dunphy
Volunteer: Jean Thompson
Coach: Dragan Mirkovic
Ross Arlett Memorial Award: Mike Edmunds

NLSA Looking for Photos

The NLSA is looking for photos from the past soccer season. Please send photos to info@nlsa.ca.