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Brentford gives Eriksen comeback chance; City signs Alvarez

Brentford gives Eriksen comeback chance; City signs Alvarez

LONDON — With a thumbs up to the camera, Christian Eriksen revealed his new team and planned return to playing — almost eight months after having a cardiac arrest on the field at the European Championship.

Milan Borjan, Deanne Rose honoured as Canada Soccer players of the month

Goalkeeper Milan Borjan and forward Deanne Rose have been named Canada Soccer’s Players of the Month for January.
Toronto FC acquires Mexican defender Carlos Salcedo, transfers Yeferson Soteldo

Toronto FC acquires Mexican defender Carlos Salcedo, transfers Yeferson Soteldo

Toronto FC bolstered its backline Monday with blue-chip defender Carlos Salcedo while saying goodbye to Venezuelan winger Yeferson Soteldo.

Edmonton Elks re-sign American defensive lineman Antonio Simmons

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed American defensive lineman Antonio Simmons to a contract extension Monday. The Jacksonville, Fla., native began last season with Montreal before being dealt to Edmonton on Oct.
Toronto Argonauts re-sign starting quarterback Bethel-Thompson

Toronto Argonauts re-sign starting quarterback Bethel-Thompson

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts re-signed American starting quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson on Monday. Bethel-Thompson, 33, was slated to become a free agent next week.
Roughriders, Fajardo agree to restructured contract for 2022 CFL season

Roughriders, Fajardo agree to restructured contract for 2022 CFL season

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders and starting quarterback Cody Fajardo have agreed to a restructured contract for the 2022 season, the CF team announced Monday.
With CFL negotiating window open, veteran QB Masoli drawing interest

With CFL negotiating window open, veteran QB Masoli drawing interest

His time in Hamilton might be over, but veteran quarterback Jeremiah Masoli appears to have CFL options.

Blue Bombers sign Canadian centre Couture to one-year contract extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension with Canadian centre Michael Couture. The six-foot-four, 305-pound native of Burnaby, B.C. will return for his sixth season with Winnipeg.

Montreal Alouettes re-sign Canadian running back Antwi to two-year deal

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes re-signed Canadian running back Jeshrun Antwi to a two-year deal Monday. The six-foot, 220-pound Antwi ran for 176 yards on 36 carries (4.9-yard average) in 14 games last season.
Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood calls a close to playing career

Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood calls a close to playing career

CALGARY — Cavalry FC captain Nik Ledgerwood, whose Canada career spanned a decade, has announced his retirement. The 37-year-old from Lethbridge, Alta.