Ontario Cup Finals Conclude This Weekend

VAUGHAN, September 16, 2011 – This September 17-18th weekend closes out the 2011 Ontario Cup Finals at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan. The weekend will feature eight Ontario Cup Finals matches as well as the Classics over-35 Provincial Championship match and the Special Olympics Provincial Championship Tournament. All Ontario Cup Final matches, will be more »

Windsor Caboto Strikers Win 2011 Women’s Ontario Cup

See Coaches’ comments & OSATv TouchLine interviews below VAUGHAN, ON – In the last Ontario Cup Final of the day, Windsor Caboto faced off against the Richmond Hill Raiders Green team to determine the Women’s Provincial Champion and vie for the honour of representing Ontario in the National Club Championships later this October in Brossard, more »

Erin Mills Eagles Win 2011 U16 Boys Tier 1 Ontario Cup

See Shoot-Out, Coaches’ comments & OSATv TouchLine interviews below VAUGHAN, ON – On a day with weather more suited to July than September, the Under 16 Boys Tier 1 Ajax FC Gunners and the Erin Mills Eagles met in the Ontario Cup Final. Both teams started the game with strong pressure to score the opening more »

North Mississauga Panthers Win 2011 U14 Girls Ontario Cup

See Shoot-Out & Coaches’ comments below VAUGHAN, ON – In the first game of the day under a sun-drenched blue sky and continuing warm temperatures, the Under 14 Girls treated a packed house to another exciting Ontario Cup Final. Rivals in the Ontario Youth Soccer League (OYSL), both the Erin Mills Eagles and the North more »

OSATv & OSATv TouchLine Surpass 200,000 Views

  VAUGHAN, ON — The Ontario Soccer Association’s YouTube videos have tallied over 38,000 unique visitors and recently surpassed 200,000 views. OSATv was launched on November 11, 2008 and features a variety of video clips of coach and player comments, games and OSA/CSA coaching clinics and events. To date, the OSATv Channel has received 20,689 more »

Academies vs Clubs Round Table On THE FAN590

Click for Academy v Club Round Table Audio (March 26, 2011) TORONTO, ON — OSATv TouchLine host and FAN590 grassroots sports supporter, Anthony Totera, hosted a call-in round table discussion on the pros and cons of soccer club and academy environments in Ontario and their impact on coaching, player development, family budgets and the sense more »

Ontario U14 & U15 Boys Split Genova Games

Click for players’ pre-tour comments GENOVA, Italy – The Ontario U14 & U15 Boys departed Tenero, Switzerland, for Genova at 9:00am under beautiful sunny skies all the way to the Mediterranean coast — 18 degrees with a light breeze. After a four-and-one-half-hour journey south through Northern Italy, the teams arrived at the facility in Genova more »

Ontario U15 Boys Tie, U14 Boys Win In Zurich

Click for players’ pre-tour comments ZURICH, Switzerland – The Ontario U14 & U15 Boys departed Tenero for Zurich at 9:00am under beautiful sunny skies all day — 17 degrees with a light breeze. The three-hour journey over the San Bernadino Pass wended along narrow roads with breath-taking scenery at each curve and it included a more »

Ontario U14 Girls Dominate Espanyol FC 7-1

Click for players’ pre-tour comments BARCELONA, Spain – The Ontario U14 Girls opened their 2011 March Break Training & Exhibition Game Tour with a solid 4-1 win over Tarragona FC. Starting Line Up 1st Half GK: Patricia Koutoulas DEF: Erika Van Wyck, Maggie Lyons, Cachet Lue, Isabella Jacot MF:  Maria Poveda, Leila Cardona-Trevino, Cassie Wheldon more »

Ontario U14 & U15 Boys Drop 2011 March Break Tour Openers

Click for players’ pre-tour comments TENERO, Switzerland — The Ontario U15 Boys played their first game of their 2011 March Break Tour in Brescia, Italy, a 2-hour drive from their base in Tenero. The venue was in a beautiful location with 4 turf fields, a pool, tennis courts, small dome and racket ball courts – more »