Huge weekend for Ontario Cup

Provincial supremacy is on the line this weekend as the Ontario Cup has its first set of Ontario Cup Finals. The U-18 and U-21 divisions will have their Semi-Final Round games on Saturday, July 19 and their Final Round games on Sunday, July 20. Both rounds will take place at Civic Recreation Complex in Oshawa. more »


Grassroots soccer – what the children said

The following quotes are taken directly from the information gathered from male and female grassroots players from around the province. A grassroots survey was conducted with over 1,000 players, aged 8-12 years. Many of the children’s comments are very insightful and intelligent. When asked; “if you could, what would you change about soccer” some of more »


OSA events a big hit at Pan Am countdown

This past weekend The OSA took part in the celebration of  the One Year Countdown to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. TO2015  hosted two days of activities at Nathan Phillips Square in downtown Toronto. TORONTO 2015’s One Year Countdown Event – a celebration of sport and culture – included a live main stage more »


OPDL Venue Information – Week 10

OPDL enters its tenth week of action this Saturday. The development of Ontario’s U-13 continues July 12 with more footie action in two locations. Some of the best U-13 boys and girls players in the province will be competing at these two centralized venues once again, this time at U of T – Mississauga and more »


Ontario Cup U-18/U-21 quarter-finals complete

The Ontario Cup is really starting to heat up in the U-18 and U-21 divisions, as the quarter-final results are in. This sets the stage for the semi-finals and finals which will take place on the weekend of July 19-20 at Civic Stadium in Oshawa. The results from the quarter-finals are listed below: U-18 Boys more »


OSA Chief Technical Officer accepts new job abroad

The Ontario Soccer Association regrets to announce the resignation of Alex Chiet from his position of Chief Technical Officer. Chiet will be taking on the role of Talent Development Manager – Sport New Zealand. The move allows Chiet to return to his native country. “I was never looking to leave,” Chiet said. “I have thoroughly more »


Registration open for SISL 2014/15 season

The Scarborough Indoor Soccer League is inviting your team to make a difference this fall and apply for the upcoming indoor season. The SISL offers excellent competition and a superior facility for both youth and senior teams. Registration deadline is Oct. 8, 2014. Click here for more information and the application form.


Get to better know the retreat line

The retreat line is a new concept that has been introduced to soccer in Ontario at the Grassroots level. This concept has been used and is currently being used around the world to help develop Grassroots players and to introduce them to the concept of being able to play out from the goalkeeper to defenders more »


OPDL Club Profile – Burlington Youth Soccer Club

The Burlington Youth Soccer Club is one of the largest youth sport organizations in Canada and is the home of the Burlington Bayhawks competitive teams. The BYSC is home to over 8,000 participants annually combined in both our outdoor and indoor programs, coached by over 700 coaches. Burlington strive to become the leading community sports more »


OPDL Venue Information – Week 9

OPDL enters its ninth week of action this Saturday. The development of Ontario’s U-13 continues July 5 with more footie action in two locations. Some of the best U-13 boys and girls players in the province will be competing at these two centralized venues once again, this time at U of T – Mississauga and more »