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FC Edmonton's Nik Ledgerwood Selected to Canadian Roster for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers

August 25, 2016 - Canada Soccer have released their 23-man squad for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Qualifiers in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The September series represents a final two-match, three-nation dash for one spot in CONCACAF's final round of qualification matches for Russia 2018, "The Hex." Among those selected is FC Edmonton midfielder Nik Ledgerwood. Canada will face Honduras away on Friday 2 September and then El Salvador at home on Tuesday 6 S... Full Story

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Rio Olympians Pre-Game Autograph Session

August 25, 2016 - Edmonton- The Edmonton Eskimos welcome Rio Olympians Jen Kish and Stephanie Labbé tomorrow, Friday, August 26, for a pre-game autograph session in Brickley's Knothole Corner (inside Gate 2). The rugby and soccer bronze medalists will sign autographs from 7:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. ahead of the Eskimos and Roughriders matchup on Armed Forces Appreciation Night, presented by Capital Power. Kish was born in Ottawa but grew up in Edmonton, playing football for the MIllwoods Grizzlies. She is widel... Full Story

FC Edmonton's Matt VanOekel Named NASL Player of the Week

August 22, 2016 - NEW YORK - FC Edmonton goalkeeper Matt VanOekel has been tremendous all season long, but on Saturday night in Tampa Bay, the 29-year-old veteran turned in perhaps his performance of the year to earn North American Soccer League (NASL) Player of the Week honors. VanOekel made nine saves in the Eddies' 1-0 road win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies, posting his league-high 10^th clean sheet of the year. By turning away all nine shots that he faced on Saturday night, VanOekel now leads the NASL in save... Full Story

FC Edmonton Heads to Tampa Bay in Search of Fifth Straight Win

August 19, 2016 - EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton (11W-3D-4L) heads back on the road to face Tampa Bay Rowdies (6W-6D-7L), August 20 at Al Lang Stadium in North American Soccer League (NASL) action. Kick-off in the match is set for 5:30 p.m. MT. One of the hottest teams in the NASL, the Eddies currently sit tied with Spring Season Champions Indy Eleven in the Fall Season standings with 19 points. In the Combined table, the Edmonton-based club sit just one point shy of Indy, with a match in hand. Keys to success thi... Full Story

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