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The Lakehill FC Division 1 men’s team won the Vancouver Island Soccer League Cup – the Garrison Cup – on Feb. 7. (Vince Greco/Twitter)
The Lakehill FC Division 1 men’s team won the Vancouver Island Soccer League Cup – the Garrison Cup – on Feb. 7. (Vince Greco/Twitter)
VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

The 36-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., was playing in her 290th career game for Canada

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185
Pacific FC took on Halifax Wanderers Wednesday night at Westhills Stadium. Final score 1-1. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pacific FC drop points to floundering Halifax Wanderers

The coastal clash ended in a stalemate amidst a wet evening at Westhills Stadium

Pacific FC took on Halifax Wanderers Wednesday night at Westhills Stadium. Final score 1-1. (Black Press Media file photo)
Pacific FC look to rebound against Halifax Wanderers this Wednesday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Pacific FC gear up for Coastal Clash against the Halifax Wanderers

PFC are looking to get their season back on track following two losses in a row

Pacific FC look to rebound against Halifax Wanderers this Wednesday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Pacific FC slid into third place in the league after defeating FC Edmonton 1-0 at Westhills Stadium on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Pacific FC needs win against Forge FC to have a chance of making championship

The Island team needs a lot to go its way to make a finals appearance

Pacific FC slid into third place in the league after defeating FC Edmonton 1-0 at Westhills Stadium on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Jake Robson (left) and Mattheus Achadinha (right) are preparing to head to Europe at the end of the month with their Island Fire teammates for two Super Cup soccer tournaments. (Photo courtesy Nomita Achadinha)

Island Fire soccer academy players prepare for two European tournaments

At the end of July, the local team will head to Manchester and then Cardiff

Jake Robson (left) and Mattheus Achadinha (right) are preparing to head to Europe at the end of the month with their Island Fire teammates for two Super Cup soccer tournaments. (Photo courtesy Nomita Achadinha)
P.A.C.E soccer players in action. (Randy Humble/P.A.C.E soccer club)

New P.A.C.E. soccer club shoots for players

Sidney club seeks youth and senior players

P.A.C.E soccer players in action. (Randy Humble/P.A.C.E soccer club)
Vancouver Island’s brand new professional soccer team Pacific FC opened their 2019 pre-season with a four-day training session in Tofino. The team played soccer at Mackenzie Beach and Wickaninnish Community School. (Pacific FC Photo)

Vancouver Island’s soccer team takes shape in Tofino

New Canadian Premier League Pacific Football Club wants to be a team for people from Sooke to Tofino

Vancouver Island’s brand new professional soccer team Pacific FC opened their 2019 pre-season with a four-day training session in Tofino. The team played soccer at Mackenzie Beach and Wickaninnish Community School. (Pacific FC Photo)
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar player Katie Kraeutner holding the Icelandic Cup. (Courtesy of ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar)

North Saanich soccer sensation takes game to next level in Iceland

Midfielder Katie Kraeutner plays in one of world soccer’s most dramatic locations

ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar player Katie Kraeutner holding the Icelandic Cup. (Courtesy of ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar)
B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

Allegations “are of the deepest concern” to South Surrey/White Rock youth soccer club

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post
Marcel de Jong, pictured Feb. 19, 2019. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Whitecaps favourite switches to the Island

Marcel de Jong worked to end Whitecaps contract, joining Pacific FC on the ground floor

Marcel de Jong, pictured Feb. 19, 2019. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)
Gorge FC forward Jon Shah races for a loose ball in front of fallen Vantreights goalkeeper Ryan Elborne before scoring a second-half goal during Vancouver Island Soccer League Division 1 action at Topaz Park on Sunday. Shah was virtually unstoppable on the day, scoring three times in all and leading his team to a 5-2 victory. Gorge remains undefeated atop the Div. 1 slate at 5-0-1, while Vantreights fell to 0-6. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Undefeated Gorge FC uses big second half to down Vantreights in VISL Div. 1 play

Saanich side shows speed, patience in game at Victoria’s Topaz Park

Gorge FC forward Jon Shah races for a loose ball in front of fallen Vantreights goalkeeper Ryan Elborne before scoring a second-half goal during Vancouver Island Soccer League Division 1 action at Topaz Park on Sunday. Shah was virtually unstoppable on the day, scoring three times in all and leading his team to a 5-2 victory. Gorge remains undefeated atop the Div. 1 slate at 5-0-1, while Vantreights fell to 0-6. Don Descoteau/Victoria News