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The west coast soccer totem tournament

It's been called "the beautiful game." Soccer, the most popular sport in the world, draws an unwavering devotion from its fans. Yet soccer as a spectator sport has never quite caught on in Canada, despite growing youth participation rates and a series of professional leagues. Still, we've had star players and tasted World Cup play, and many immigrant communities have imported their passion to Canada. CBC Archives looks at soccer in the Great White North.


Medium: Radio
Program: Morningside
Broadcast Date: April 17, 1992
Guest(s): Johnny Rice
Host: Terry MacLeod
Reporter: Laura Robinson
Duration: 14:25

Last updated: November 26, 2012

Page consulted on February 25, 2014

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