Standing With Our Referees In The Ontario Soccer Association

As we conclude the 2013 soccer season and move toward 2014 and beyond, it is timely to discuss ways to make our game even better when it comes to the work of our on-field officials. Some of that responsibility lies with individual officials in terms of how they do their jobs. However, it is also more »


2014 Ontario Futsal Cup Open for Registration

VAUGHAN, November 27, 2013 — The online entry form for the 2014 Ontario Futsal Cup is now available! Futsal is the official FIFA version of indoor soccer and the only internationally recognized small sided game. Futsal is widely viewed as the ideal skill building environment for young soccer players with emphasis on the skills of more »


FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 – Venue Pack Tickets on Sale November 28, 2013

Dear Canadian Soccer Community, In recognition of your continued support of soccer in Canada, the National Organising Committee is excited to provide an opportunity for Groups/Clubs to be a part of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014, an important international competition that showcases the future stars of women’s soccer. Venue Pack Tickets will more »


Apply now to host the 2014 Ontario Cup

Applications to Host an Ontario Cup Tournament Round in the 2014 Ontario Cup are now available. Click on the following link to find out more information about hosting an Ontario Cup Tournament Round and to download an Ontario Cup Tournament Host Application Form. The Ontario Cup Tournament Host Application Form is due at your District more »


OSA President Ron Smale on Red Card

OSA President Ron Smale appeared on last night’s edition of Red Card with Anthony Totera to discuss League1 Ontario. Click on the link below to hear the show http://www.nextsportstar.com/index.php/show/red-card-november-21st-2013/


Congratulations to Olympic Bronze Medalist Melanie Booth

The membership of The Ontario Soccer Association congratulates Melanie Booth on her significant achievements & successes. Melanie, we are all very proud of your accomplishments.   Olympic Bronze Medalist Melanie Booth announces retirement 13 November 2013 After 65 appearances for Canada’s Women’s National Team, veteran defender Melanie Booth has decided to call it a career more »


OSA TO PILOT SEMI-PRO LEAGUE1 ONTARIO IN 2014-2015

  Offers competitive program for male players below professional FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VAUGHAN, ON (November 15, 2013) — The Ontario Soccer Association has announced it will pilot League1 Ontario in 2014 and 2015 as a semi-professional men’s league. The intent behind League1 is to develop a high performance outlet for talented players as an integral more »


Two OSA Officials Named to 2014 National List

Referee Alexis Vaughan (TSA) and Assistant Referee Peter Pendli (DRSA) were conditionally accepted to the 2014 National List of Referees, the final two steps are the official FIFA fitness test and exam. The OSA nominated the pair and the Canadian Soccer Association invited them to the U18 Club Nationals on the East Coast over Thanksgiving. more »


2014 Ontario Indoor Cup Open For Registration

  VAUGHAN, November 6, 2013 — Now that the 2013 outdoor season has come to a close, it is time to look forward to 2014. The online entry form for the 2014 Ontario Indoor Cup is now available! The entry deadline for is Tuesday, December 3, at 12 midnight. Preliminary Rounds will be played at more »


OSA HITS THE ROAD TO MAKE GRASSROOTS SOCCER BETTER

OSA Aim to survey young players & educate parents FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VAUGHAN, ON (October 30, 2013) — The Ontario Soccer Association will be travelling to clubs around the province this fall and winter to find out from kids directly why they play soccer and how to make the game better through the first-ever OSA more »