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Jake Ruby at the 2020 Island Games (David Chant Photography)

VIDEO: Jake Ruby from Langley’s Trinity Western University signs with professional team

Ruby is third Spartan to earn deal with Canadian Premier League

 

Langley United Soccer Association (LUSA) has announced a new look for player uniforms (LUSA/special to Langley Advance Times)

A new look for Langley United Soccer Association players

In ‘commonality’ with club obtaining national licence to operate Premier League program

 

Soccer balls got a COVID-19 precautionary cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park in July (file)

Langley United Soccer Association to hire executive director

Paid position is a first for club since it was established in 1926

 

Chelsey Hanneson, LUSA assistant technical director, hosted the 2020 awards, held online (video image)
Chelsey Hanneson, LUSA assistant technical director, hosted the 2020 awards, held online (video image)
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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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Aldergrove’s Joel Waterman is the first player from Langley-based Trinity Western University to win a spot on the national team training camp (TWU file image)
Aldergrove’s Joel Waterman is the first player from Langley-based Trinity Western University to win a spot on the national team training camp (TWU file image)
Aldergrove Youth Soccer player Parker Scott braved the rain to participate in a physically distant workout on Monday, Dec. 8, 2020. Under-19 player practices are still allowed under COVID guidelines. (Brian Hunter/special to Langley Advance Times)

Coaching during COVID; how Aldergrove Youth Soccer Cub handles it

One positive is more coaches giving kids more individual attention, coach says

Aldergrove Youth Soccer player Parker Scott braved the rain to participate in a physically distant workout on Monday, Dec. 8, 2020. Under-19 player practices are still allowed under COVID guidelines. (Brian Hunter/special to Langley Advance Times)
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Langley club suspended by soccer district

Fraser Valley Youth Soccer Association says local group failed to pay annual fees

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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)

B.C. women’s soccer team penalized by club for putting LGBTQI2S+ patch on jerseys

The Chilliwack FC 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)
The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)
Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans women’s soccer squad returned to the field to post a 3-0 win over the UFV Cascades Friday night, Oct. 17, at TWU’s Chase Office Field. (Courtesy TWU)

VIDEO: Langley’s Miller leads Trinity Western Spartans to 3-0 win over UFV

With the soccer season cancelled, Spartans are playing friendly matches against local opponents

Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans women’s soccer squad returned to the field to post a 3-0 win over the UFV Cascades Friday night, Oct. 17, at TWU’s Chase Office Field. (Courtesy TWU)
Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park (Courtesy Langley United)

Back to the pitch; soccer play resumes in Langley

‘We’re so excited to be back live in the outdoors’

Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park (Courtesy Langley United)
Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Seattle Sounders blank Whitecaps 3-0 at MLS is Back Tournament

MLS champs cruise past depleted Vancouver squad

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit

Whitecaps fall 4-3 to Earthquakes at MLS is Back tournament

Vancouver side gives up 2-0 and 3-1 leads in wild tilt against San Jose

Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Aldergrove pro athlete now plays as himself in favourite childhood video game

Aldergrove pro athlete now plays as himself in favourite childhood video game

Joel Waterman was inducted into the popular FIFA 20 franchise in January

Aldergrove pro athlete now plays as himself in favourite childhood video game
Joel Harrison, seen here on the University of Michigan men’s soccer team playing against Wisconsin at the U-M Soccer Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, came back from serious injuries that took 22 months for him to recover (U-M Photography/special to Langley Advance Times)
Joel Harrison, seen here on the University of Michigan men’s soccer team playing against Wisconsin at the U-M Soccer Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, came back from serious injuries that took 22 months for him to recover (U-M Photography/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jasser Khmiri, left, battles LA Galaxy forward Javier Hernandez, right, for a header during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)