VISL All-Stars

As we prepare for the restart of League play this weekend, which then turns into the start of Cup play mid February, then Provincial Cup in April, there was one last set of games to play out; the All-star games. The tradition continues, and there was no lack of excitement as the All-star


The LIWSA All Stars Event held this past Sunday January 6 showcased selected players across the Premier, Division 1, 2, 3 and O30s divisions.  Three MVP honours per game were awarded as follows:  One Game MVP, one Purple MVP and one Teal MVP.  An LIWSA Executive selected the Game MVP

LIWSA “Purple” All-Stars

The LIWSA would like to honour the LIWSA All Stars (Purple Teams), as their Footballers of the Week. These players have been nominated either by their coach/manager or their team, representing the player with the most passion for the game, skill, sportsmanship and leadership, on and off the field. We invite

U15 Girls Silver PL/Pen

This week’s Footballers of the Week are the Prospect Lake/Peninsula U15 Silver Girls. Coached by Geoff Burkinsaw & Susie Ritchie and managed by LoAnne Burkinsaw, the team is most definitely in the right division and are competing on a regular basis despite a short roster of players. The past two weeks have shown the

Stacey de Lusignan

Stacey de Lusignan Cowichan Cougars O30A (LIWSA) LIWSA is proud to put forth Stacey de Lusignan from the O30A Cowichan Cougars.  If you have ever been her opponent, you will more than likely have witnessed the intense competition, passion and giver-it-her-all attitude at pretty much every game. She is known for her

Bays U12 Blue

This week's Footballers of the Week are two teams from the Bays United's U12 Boys division. The two U12 Blue teams were matched up on Saturday in a local derby.  The result was a hard fought Bays versus Bays battle contested at Oak Bay High.  It was end to end action from start to finish with

Jesse Rice

This week’s selection is from the Fernwood Football Association in the VISL, playing in Division 1, Jesse Rice. Jesse has been with the VISL on and off for the past 15 years. Besides Fernwood; he has played with JDF, Sagres, Saanich Braves, Esquimalt Nation, and Prospect Lake. Jesse’s natural position is a striker.

2003 VI Wave Girls

2003 VI Wave Girls Coached by Amelia Ng and Madison Ashcroft the 2003 girls team is the Cinderella story of the BCSPL Fall Season. Headed into the playoffs as the #8 seed, the U15 girls knocked off the #1 seed AND 2018 U15 National Champions Mountain United.  The very impressive 2-1 scoreline

Emily Warkentin

The playing manager! All too often some of the volunteers on our teams are just forgotten, more specifically the team managers, which many take on dual roles on and off the pitch. This week the LIWSA would like acknowledge the efforts of one of these tireless workers. What would a coach

The Cessford’s

What does it take to accommodate 143 teams or close to 1500 U8, U9 and U10 players and their families at your park?  Only the Cessford's really know.  Earlier this month Tracy Cessford was instrumental in ensuring that many teams had enough space to play at a one-day jam-packed festival.  He coordinated everything from field lining; to