Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is an passionate sports fan and has written extensively about stories breaking in Canada. Whether the sport in hockey or American football he will always give you the best highlights summarised.

  • TFC on Right Track Before Game Against New York Red Bulls

    TFC on Right Track Before Game Against New York Red Bulls

    July 16, 2019
    The upcoming game against the New York Red Bulls is looking promising for Toronto FC as they continue to get into form while dealing with absences due to international commitments and injuries. The solution and difficult start to the season means lineup changes for coach Greg Vanney. TFC is hoping that progress continues to build ...
  • Lewis Hamilton Earns Sixth British Grand Prix Victory

    Lewis Hamilton Earns Sixth British Grand Prix Victory

    July 14, 2019
    Four Time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won his sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday at Silverstone after a gaining an advantage over teammate Valtteri Bottas on the restart after a safety car exited the track, making history in the process. The win gave Hamilton his sixth Formula One victory at Silverstone and with it, ...
  • Halep Defeats Williams to Earn First Wimbledon Title

    Halep Defeats Williams to Earn First Wimbledon Title

    July 13, 2019
    Serena Williams arrived at the finals hoping to walk away with her 24th Grand Slam championship but found a tough challenger in Simona Halep, who needed on two sets to defeat one of the best women players the game has produced. Simona Halep focused her game not on worrying about Williams, but on winning and ...
  • Erickson Gallardo Signed by Toronto FC

    Erickson Gallardo Signed by Toronto FC

    July 9, 2019
    The Toronto FC have finally closed the deal to acquire winger Erickson Gallardo it was announced this week. At 22, the Venezuelan arrived on the first day of the second window for MLS transfers and made his debut nationally last month in a friendly match against Ecuador that results in a draw. In a statement ...
  • USA Wins FIFA Women’s World Cup for Fourth Time

    USA Wins FIFA Women’s World Cup for Fourth Time

    July 8, 2019
    The United States Women’s National team have won their fourth World Cup title, their second in a row, after their 2-0 defeat over the Netherlands on Sunday. It was a night that that saw Megan Rapinoe scoring a second half goal after being awarded a penalty kick. Rapinoe, who is the teams’ captain, sported pick ...
  • United States Advances to World Cup Final After Semifinal Win over England

    United States Advances to World Cup Final After Semifinal Win over England

    July 2, 2019
    The showdown between the United States and England during the semifinals was one hotly debated. Each offers equal levels of skill, and each was hungry for the win. However, it was Alyssa Naeher stopping a penalty kick late in the match that saved the day for the U.S and led them to a 2-1 victory ...
  • Max Verstappen Wins the Austrian Grand Prix

    Max Verstappen Wins the Austrian Grand Prix

    June 30, 2019
    The Formula 1 season arrived in Spielberg, Austria this weekend, and with Max Verstappen showing off his skills and risky style of racing on Sunday, it saw the Dutch driver winning his first Grand Prix this year. The win brought an end to the dominance that Mercedes has had this season and it also gave ...
  • Sweden Heading to the Women’s World Cup SemiFinals after Ousting Germany

    Sweden Heading to the Women’s World Cup SemiFinals after Ousting Germany

    June 29, 2019
    The Women’s World Cup has been full of surprises, and with the quarterfinals in full swing, the upsets continue to stun after Sweden defeated Germany 2-1 during their quarterfinal match on Saturday night. German scored the opening goal after driving forward towards Sweden’s zone when Sara Darbritz passed to an open Lina Magull who, after ...
  • Canadian Teen Jacob Shaffelburg Makes Toronto FC Debut

    Canadian Teen Jacob Shaffelburg Makes Toronto FC Debut

    June 28, 2019
    As the Toronto FC took to the field on Wednesday against the Atlanta United, it was a night full of nerves and memories that Canada’s Jacob Shaffelburg will not soon forget. Shaffelburg was making his debut as a starter for the Toronto FC and in front of a packed house, the teenager, who calls Port ...
  • Italy Defeats China to Advance to World Cup quarterfinals

    Italy Defeats China to Advance to World Cup quarterfinals

    June 26, 2019
    Italy’s chance of winning the Women’s World Cup is one step closer after a commanding win on Tuesday night against China. The 2-0 win advances Italy to the quarterfinals, its first since 1991, and for Italy’s coach, Milena Bertolini, it is a result of being on a mission that is beyond that of the end ...