Ryan Andre

Ryan Andre of Lakehill Division 1 is our Footballer of the Week. Ryan played his youth soccer in Nanaimo, was selected by Metro teams, and the U21 Vic United PCSL team. In 2006, Ryan had a summer tryout with the Toronto Links and subsequently trained with them for 6 months. Even

Darcy Smith’s teams give back

The following two teams get a great big shout out for being excellent citizens.  I don’t know where they are in the standings of their league but I know in the standings of life they are at the top. The JDF U14 Boys and U16 Girls (both gold) teams, coached by

Emma Smyth

Emma Smyth: The LIWSA is proud to nominate Emma Smyth for their last 2017 Footballer of the Week nomination. Emma began her game officiating career at the young age of 12 and has been playing the soccer since she was 5! As a referee she began officiating at Cordova Bay, then Saanich Fusion

U14 VIPL Boys North (Surf)

You might not recognize this week’s Footballers of the Week by their jersey colours. Who wears grey jerseys?!  The North franchise of the Vancouver Island Premier League (VIPL), which is Tier 2 youth soccer on the island is who wears grey! The U14 boys North team also goes by the name

Koby Greaves- Westcastle United

The Footballer of the Week is Koby Greaves; playing with Westcastle in VISL’s Division 1. For Westcastle, he has been the player of the week every week! Tireless running for 90 mins every game, skillfully distributing the ball from centre midfield, never shying away from a tackle and skipping away from most. What

U15 VI Wave Girls

The u15 girls have had a great 2017 season! After winning the league they went onto win the league cup trophy and then got straight on a plane to test themselves against some new competition. For the American Thanksgiving they ventured down to San Diego for the November Nights Elite

Selina Ross – Campbell River Outlaws

The Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association is proud to nominate Selina Ross of the Campbell River Outlaws (Premier Division). Selina Ross is one of the most dedicated, diligent, dynamic, and determined woman representing soccer on the island today. Selina grew up in the Comox Valley and started her competitive soccer career

Laura Lockhart

The Sooke Soccer Club’s President Laura Lockhart is this week’s Footballer of the Week. Thousands of people from all over the island will soon get to enjoy artificial turf in Sooke and it is in large part due to the efforts of the Sooke executive with President, Laura Lockhart in charge. After

Footballers of the Week – Peninsula FC

Peninsula Soccer Association recently hosted 158 small-sided soccer teams for the MiniFest, which means we descended on them with more than 1900 kids and they accepted the challenge and surpassed all expectations for awesomeness! I have to start with their concession volunteers because their new breakfast menu rivals the well-known Sooke