David Smith Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/2322 en Homeless World Cup Parade http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/20/homeless-world-cup-parade Video of the Homeless World Cup players opening parade. More videos can be found at http://www.homelessworldcup.org/news/ The Beautiful Game Sports Homeless homeless world cup homelessness patrick oleman Soccer www.homlessworldcup.com Tue, 21 Sep 2010 02:41:00 +0000 David Smith 4834 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Homeless World Cup draw deconstructed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/19/homeless-world-cup-draw-deconstructed Team Canada seen relaxing with coconuts on the beach in Rio. But things get more serious on Monday. The draw for the tournament was held Saturday. Canada will be in tough against Ireland and Mexico, b<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/19/homeless-world-cup-draw-deconstructed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports alan bates draw Homeless homeless world cup homelessness Soccer Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:18:00 +0000 David Smith 4829 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Homeless World Cup: Coach's Report Day 1 by Alan Bates http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/17/homeless-world-cup-coachs-report-day-1-alan-bates Team Canada Coach Alan Bates sent this report directly from Brazil on day 1 of the team's journey...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/17/homeless-world-cup-coachs-report-day-1-alan-bates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports alan bates Dr. Alan Bates Homeless homeless world cup homelessness Soccer Sat, 18 Sep 2010 13:05:00 +0000 David Smith 4819 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Coach Alan Bates reports on the Homeless World Cup http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/17/coach-alan-bates-reports-homeless-world-cup Homeless Cup Team Canada Coach Alan Bates reports from Brazil. &nbsp;His letter follows:Hi Street Soccer Fans,Day 2 started with a meeting to comment on successes and address problems that we had on...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/17/coach-alan-bates-reports-homeless-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports Dr. Alan Bates Alan Bates Homeless homeless world cup homelessness Soccer Sat, 18 Sep 2010 12:50:00 +0000 David Smith 4818 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canada's Homeless World Cup team wings its way to Rio http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/16/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team-wings-its-way-rio Canada's representatives at the Homeless World Cup left on a 12 hour flight to Rio on Wednesday at 3PM. A sendoff breakfast included presentation of bags, track suits and a blessing. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/16/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team-wings-its-way-rio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Homeless homeless world cup homelessness sara blyth Soccer World Cup Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:33:00 +0000 David Smith 4815 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canada's Homeless World Cup Team: Countdown to Rio http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/12/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team-countdown-rio The homeless world cup team is preparing hard for their departure for Rio on Sept. 15th. A sendoff is being planned. The team also recently attended the Vancouver Whitecaps game on September 5th at th<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/12/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team-countdown-rio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports bobby lenarduzzi homeless world cup homelessness Portland FC Soccer Sun Eagles Vancouver Whitecaps World Cup Sun, 12 Sep 2010 21:38:00 +0000 David Smith 4784 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Buzz around Canada's Homeless Soccer team grows http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/09/03/buzz-around-canadas-homeless-soccer-team-grows The buzz around Canada's Homeless World Cup team is growing. The Beautiful Game CTV homeless team homeless world cup Portland FC province Soccer Fri, 03 Sep 2010 22:44:00 +0000 David Smith 4757 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canada's Homeless World Cup team http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/08/22/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team Canada’s players in the annual Homeless World Cup take off for Rio de Janeiro in less than a month. The team, made up of 5 players from Portland FC (named after the Portland Hotel) and 3 players...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/08/22/canadas-homeless-world-cup-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports Andy Livingstone Park cantona donation Drogba DTES team Fundraising Homeless homeless world cup homelessness Portland FC rio de Janeiro Sun Eagles thuram wenger World Cup Sun, 22 Aug 2010 22:22:00 +0000 David Smith 4679 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com World Cup: Ten Questions after the Spanish Celebration http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/07/18/world-cup-ten-questions-after-spanish-celebration Spain won the World Cup last week. Now that its over what questions face the game and Canadian Fans?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/07/18/world-cup-ten-questions-after-spanish-celebration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game 2010 FIFA World Cup 2014 Africa Brazil Canada England Heitinga Iniesta mls penalty kick quarterfinals referee South Africa Uruguay Whitecaps Mon, 19 Jul 2010 01:29:00 +0000 David Smith 4490 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Brazil/Melo, Ghana/Gyan, and the slender margin between heroic and tragic http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/07/02/brazilmelo-ghanagyan-and-slender-margin-between-heroic-and-tragic In an alternate universe Asamoah Gyan and Felipe Melo are heroic figures for Ghana and Brazil respectively, in our universe their names will be memorable for the sporting tragedy which overtook them t<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/beautifulgame/2010/07/02/brazilmelo-ghanagyan-and-slender-margin-between-heroic-and-tragic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Beautiful Game Sports 2010 FIFA World Cup alternate universe Asamoah Gyan Brazil felipe melo ghana Holland landon donovan melo netherlands suarez Trevor Lampard Uruguay Sat, 03 Jul 2010 10:51:00 +0000 David Smith 4384 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com