Ahead Of The Game

Ahead Of The Game

It’s been 36 years since Canada played in a men’s FIFA World Cup tournament. This November, they’re back on soccer’s biggest stage. What did it take to get to this point? Who made it happen? And what are they up against? Introducing Ahead Of The Game, a brand new sports podcast from The Globe and Mail, which follows Canada’s journey into the World Cup in Qatar and the tournament as a whole. Join hosts John Doyle, Globe and Mail columnist and soccer writer, and soccer journalist Sonja Missio throughout the tournament as they speak to former players, experts on and off the field, fans and fanatics, to cover every angle of Qatar 2022; from great goals and must-see matches to bitter failure and brilliant triumphs.

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November 24, 2022 35 min

The FIFA World Cup tournament officially kicked off earlier this week and hosts John Doyle and Sonja Missio have lots to talk about this episode,  starting with Canada’s bitter 1-0 loss to Belgium and Alphonso Davies’ missed penalty shot. Former Canadian national team star Diana Matheson joins us to break down Canada’s performance in their first game and what their strategy might be going forward. Plus, John and Sonja delve into ot...

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The FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off in just under a week with Team Canada playing its first match on November 23. Think of this episode as a primer for everything you need to know before the tournament starts, whether you’re a casual fan or live for the game. Plus, John Doyle speaks to Camila Gonzalez, TLN host and the producer of the compelling new documentary Heart of Goal: The Rise of Canadian Soccer, about Canada’s road to ...
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October 27, 2022 1 min
It’s been 36 years since Canada played in a men’s World Cup tournament. This November, they’re back on soccer’s biggest stage: The FIFA World Cup tournament. What did it take to get to this point? Who made it happen? And what are they up against? Introducing Ahead Of The Game, a brand new sports podcast from The Globe and Mail, which follows Canada’s journey into the World Cup in Qatar and the tournament as a whole. Join hosts Joh...
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