On Starts and Finishes

There’s a commonly shared maxim in the world of sports that “It’s not how you start – it’s how you finish!” That sagely observation, of course, underscores the value of perseverance, and not letting initial adversity get you down. And with half a season already in the books, any number of players and teams will […]

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Samuel Joins Richmond Sports Wall of Fame

With the addition of Randy Samuel to the new Richmond Sports Wall of Fame at the Richmond Oval, youth soccer in the city is well represented yet again. Samuel had a long and illustrious career as a professional footballer, with his senior career spanning some 18 years – from 1983-2001. Having represented Canada with 82 […]

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Remembering the Rise of the Richmond Rockets

Ah….1979. What a year! Some of us are old enough to remember it. Others less fortunate, well…they can still look it up on Wikipedia. Some hot new releases topped the FM playlists that year, including AC/DC’s iconic Highway to Hell, Roxanne by The Police, and who could forget Dire Straits, with Sultans of Swing? There […]

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Metro Boys Heading to Coastal Cup Semi-Finals

So it’ll be a quiet weekend in Richmond now that youth soccer’s wrapped up for the season, right? Well, for two of Richmond FC’s Metro Select teams, there’s no time to rest, as both the U16 and U18 squads will be competing in the Coastal Cup semi-finals of their respective age groups. Our Metro Select […]

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Graduates: More Than Just a Club

By Brett Livingstone Three years ago, when a player graduated through the Richmond Youth Soccer Association (now known as the Richmond Football Club), he would have to look elsewhere to continue playing the game. Fortunately, thanks to a great idea, hard work, and tremendous support from RFC, a club now exists where graduating youth players […]

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Ya Know It Ain’t Easy…

It’s early Saturday morning, sometimes almost too early, and there’s already organized chaos running rampant through the household. Fortunately, the gurgle of the coffee machine promises at least a moment or two to savour before running out the door. “Has anyone seen my cleats?” comes the call down the hallway. “Are we home, or away […]

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Two More Scholarships Awarded

Richmond FC extends its congratulations to both Theo Lorenz and Andy Ng. The pair recently graduated from McMath Secondary, and are recipients of RYSA scholarships awarded for academic achievement, contribution to the soccer community and to the community in general. They leave Richmond FC having represented the club on the U18 Metro team last season. […]

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Richmond FC Players Put Their Best Foot Forward

It’s been an exciting week for Richmond FC. To start, we’ve received word that three former RFC players have been selected in Phase 2 of the selections for the BC Provincial Teams program. Our congratulations go out to: John Joseph (Fusion U13) Jonah Pang (Fusion U15) Liam Robinson (Surrey United U16) Congratulations are also due […]

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Spring Soccer Wrap Up

As the old saying goes: “All good things must come to an end.” And so it was, this past Saturday at Hugh Boyd field, when the two-month window of Spring Soccer fun came to a close for another fun and successful season. The official wrap-up was a major event, as 850 players aged U5-U14 were […]

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World Cup: A Shared Passion

By Rob Scott Three days and counting down… The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday in Brazil, when 32 of the world’s best footballing nations go head-to-head vying for supremacy – and a place in history – in the largest sporting event on the globe. The qualifications are done, the groups decided, and […]

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