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Alliston native Deanne Rose is in Jordan with her Canadian teammates for the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup. JOHN MAJOR/CANADA SOCCER

Rose in Jordan with women's team

Alliston native Deanne Rose is in Jordan with her Canadian soccer teammates for the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup, which got underway on Thursday.

Alliston native Deanne Rose heads up field with the ball during an international friendly match, held in Toronto this past summer. PAUL GIAMOU/CANADA SOCCER

Canada's rising star

Four years ago, when the Canadian women’s soccer team defeated France in the bronze-medal game to win their first Olympic medal, Deanne Rose was just 13 years old.

The Bradford Eagles 2002 girls competitive soccer team finished first in their regular-season conference this year, which led them to play against the third-place team in another conference for promotion into the Canadian Girls Soccer League for the 2017 season. The playoff game, held recently at the Innisfil Recreational Complex, ended up in a shootout with the Bradford Eagles coming out victorious. SUBMITTED

Girls promoted

The Bradford Eagles 2002 girls competitive soccer team finished first in their regular-season conference this year, which led them to play against the third-place team in another conference for promotion into the Canadian Girls Soccer League for the 2017 season.

In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo then FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a news conference in Marrakech, Morocco. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

Sepp Blatter's bribery case opens

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is now facing a bribery case, and one of his former vice-presidents was fined more than $1 million in a separate investigation into kickbacks.

The Barrie Soccer Club's 2003 girls soccer team is looking for new players for next season. Tryouts begin Sept. 21. SUBMITTED

Top-notch team seeks new blood

The Barrie Soccer Club 2003 girls team has been promoted to the 2017 Central Girls Soccer League/Regional League and is looking for players for the upcoming season.

Megan Rapinoe (right), seen here playing for the U.S. against Sweden during the 2016 Rio Olympics, took a knee during the national anthem before playing in a NWSL game on Sunday in Chicago. (Eraldo Peres/AP Photo)

Soccer star kneels during anthem

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem Sunday night before the Seattle Reign’s 2-2 tie with the Chicago Red Stars in the National Women’s Soccer League.

Julian de Guzman of Canada battles for the ball with Richard Dixon of Panama during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 14, 2013. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Coach Floro insists Canada will find result

SAN PEDRO SULA — If “Hell” formed a soccer squad, it would host fixtures inside a venue resembling Honduras’ Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, a rusty monstrosity that looks like a relic from another time.

SUBMITTED PHOTO From left to right, on top Carmine Barcelona, Kaitlyn Roberts, Krystal Priddle, MacKenzie Monaghan, Claire Lassaline and Taylor Rich. From left to right, middle are Grace Dobson, Abby Whalen, Avery Dobson, Sara Bennett, Gabriella Chiaramida and Madi Duffy. In front is Coach Sebastian Chiaramida. Missing from the photo are Elaine Treash, Marley Atkinson and Emily Mayhew.

U14 girls win Huronia Cup

The Theo's Eatery Ramara Rockettes U14 Girls capped off a stellar year by winning the Huronia Cup 9-1 over South Simcoe United.

The Barrie U13 squad consists of Cierra Bedford, Emma Graham, Abby Bowland, Katrine Thompson, Ashley Kluszczynski, Sarah Burch, Kate Cooke, Audrey Bernier, Tristan Dent, Salaena Devellis, Heather MacTavish, Nathalie Hoppe, Olivia Swinford, Aliscia Kobylnik, Caila Brittain, Madison Walter and Maya Gupta, as well as head coach Will Devellis, assistant coach Dave Cooke and team manager Kim Hoppe. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Girls win Championship Cup

It was all smiles at the Barrie Soccer Club in Midhurst on Sunday afternoon as Barrie's under-13 girls team faced Collingwood for the Huronia District Soccer League's Championship Cup.

The Barrie FC under-13 rep girls soccer team won a silver medal this past weekend at the Challenge Brossard 2016 International Soccer Tournament in Quebec. SUBMITTED

Silver lining at Brossard

The Barrie FC under-13 rep girls soccer team won a silver medal this past weekend at the Challenge Brossard 2016 International Soccer Tournament in Quebec.

Soccer club seeks coaches

The Barrie Soccer Club is accepting applications for the 2016-17 season, which runs from November 2016 through to fall 2017.

Financial contributions from the Froster Active Kids program continues to help a pair of Barrie soccer teams offset its costs, such as training and referees. SUBMITTED

Cool kids

Financial contributions from the Froster Active Kids program continues to help a pair of Barrie soccer teams offset its costs, such as training and referees.