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Andrea Laycock re-elected as chairperson of Chilliwack FC

Laycock won a head-t0-head AGM vote against challenger Sheri Josephson

 

Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema prevented from playing for Canada in SheBelieves Cup

Huitema’s pro team is in the stretch run of its season and has denied to release the forward

 

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Andrea Laycock and Sheri Josephson vying to be Chilliwack FC chairperson

The two women are candidates for the top job at the CFC AGM taking place Feb. 22

 

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Chilliwack FC strategic plan covers a lot of ground

The youth soccer association has produced a document with 33 action points

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Victory Shumbusho has been drafted by Canadian Premier League's Pacific FC. RICH LAM/UBC THUNDERBIRDS

Chilliwack’s Victory Shumbusho drafted by Canadian Premier League team

The UBC Thunderbirds star was selected by the Victoria-based Pacific FC

Victory Shumbusho has been drafted by Canadian Premier League's Pacific FC. RICH LAM/UBC THUNDERBIRDS
Soon-to-be Sardis secondary grad Celeste Kirkness is heading north to play university soccer with the UNBC Timberwolves. (UNBC photo)

Sardis soccer’s Celeste Kirkness commits to UNBC Timberwolves

The Chilliwack soccer star will once more share the pitch with her older sister Kalista

  • Jan 27, 2021
Soon-to-be Sardis secondary grad Celeste Kirkness is heading north to play university soccer with the UNBC Timberwolves. (UNBC photo)
Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema joins soccer nationals to prepare for 2021 SheBelieves Cup

Huitema will lead Canada into a four-team tournament with Japan, Brazil and the United States

Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)
Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby will be making the next-level leap with the Capilano Blues women’s soccer team this fall. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby commits to Capilano U women’s soccer squad

The soon-to-be G.W. Graham grad will play soccer at the PACWest level next fall

Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby will be making the next-level leap with the Capilano Blues women’s soccer team this fall. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Jordyn Huitema and her Canadian crew will compete in the SheBelievesCup in Orlando, Florida. (CANADA SOCCER PHOTO)

Jordyn Huitema and Canadian national soccer squad to compete in SheBelievesCup

Huitema and her teammates hope to use the tournament as a tuneup for the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Jordyn Huitema and her Canadian crew will compete in the SheBelievesCup in Orlando, Florida. (CANADA SOCCER PHOTO)
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‘It’s exciting’: Surrey’s Juvy Kooner signs to play pro soccer in Portugal

‘It has been an honour to watch him develop into the skilled, and strong player he has become’

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Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women’s Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema strikes again with another UEFA Champions League goal

Huitema scored once in Paris St-Germain’s 6-1 route of Polish side Górnik Leczna in the Round of 32

Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women’s Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)
Chilliwack's Jordyn Huitema scored a huge goal in UEFA Champion's League play.

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema scores UEFA Champion’s League goal for Paris St-Germain

Huitema and her France-based professional team won the first half of a two-leg series

Chilliwack's Jordyn Huitema scored a huge goal in UEFA Champion's League play.
Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
FILE - In this March 26, 2006 file photo, former soccer player Diego Maradona smokes a cigar as he watches Argentina’s first division soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Maradona struggled with substance use and doping accusations throughout his career

FILE - In this March 26, 2006 file photo, former soccer player Diego Maradona smokes a cigar as he watches Argentina’s first division soccer match between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
Members of Chilliwack FC’s premier women’s team put this patch on their jersey to recognize the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack FC women’s players create stir adding unsanctioned patch to jerseys

The soccer association’s board didn’t approve patches recognizing the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities

Members of Chilliwack FC’s premier women’s team put this patch on their jersey to recognize the LGBTQI2S+ and BIPOC communities. (Submitted photo)
Jordyn Huitema, a Chilliwack soccer player playing professionally in France, sent a Twitter message to Chilliwack FC members Wednesday asking them to observe COVID-19 guidelines. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Jordyn Huitema asks Chilliwack FC members to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The Chilliwack FC grad now plays professionally for Paris St-Germain in France

Jordyn Huitema, a Chilliwack soccer player playing professionally in France, sent a Twitter message to Chilliwack FC members Wednesday asking them to observe COVID-19 guidelines. (Paris St-Germain photo)
Olivia Buckle will take the next step on her soccer journey south of the border, joining the Mary University Marauders. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack’s Olivia Buckle taking next soccer step in North Dakota

The soon-to-be graduate of Abbotsford’s St. John Brebouf secondary has committed to Mary University

Olivia Buckle will take the next step on her soccer journey south of the border, joining the Mary University Marauders. (Twitter photo)
Success with the Canadian national women's team helped Jordyn Huitema impress decision makers with Paris St-Germain, and now the Chilliwack teenager is playing pro soccer in France. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)

Chilliwack soccer star Jordyn Huitema gets international attention in BBC Sport article

The teenager discusses her struggles earning respect as a female player and her goal to be the best

Success with the Canadian national women's team helped Jordyn Huitema impress decision makers with Paris St-Germain, and now the Chilliwack teenager is playing pro soccer in France. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)
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Chilliwack FC pauses activities as COVID counts increase

Chilliwack’s soccer club had hoped to keep operating as other youth sports organizations shut down

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Bev Priestman will coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad. (Canada Soccer photo)

Bev Priestman named head coach of Canada’s national women’s soccer squad

Priestman returns to Canada after a stint in England, and she’ll coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema

Bev Priestman will coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad. (Canada Soccer photo)