3 episodes

Host Henry Standage explores the heroic rise, grim decline, and eventual triumph of Canada’s men's national team, through the lens of some of the most respected soccer voices in the country.

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    • 5.0 • 62 Ratings

Host Henry Standage explores the heroic rise, grim decline, and eventual triumph of Canada’s men's national team, through the lens of some of the most respected soccer voices in the country.

    Chapter One: Welcome to Newfoundland

    Chapter One: Welcome to Newfoundland

    In 1986, Canada utilized gamesmanship to qualify for its first-ever World Cup. Sid Seixeiro and Colin Miller help us tell the story of Canada's rise to soccer's world stage in the 1980s.

    • 32 min
    Chapter Two: The Northern Drought

    Chapter Two: The Northern Drought

    After the 21st century starts with promise, Canada’s men's team soon finds itself in a darker place than ever before — whilst a passionate soccer culture begins to develop behind the scenes.

    • 27 min
    Prologue: "Things Have Changed.”

    Prologue: "Things Have Changed.”

    We tell you the story of how Canada's men's national soccer team went 36 years between World Cup appearances.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 Ratings

seasdaday ,

Great series!

An in-depth look at the history of Canadian soccer. Well produced!

googles11 ,

Amazing!!!

Whoever produced this is brilliant. Great listen.

grebberbaud ,

Inspiring stuff

Never heard the story of Canada at the World Cup. The storytelling here is riveting - excited for future episodes!

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