Atiba Hutchinson

Atiba Hutchinson confirms he's told Besiktas to sign Toronto's Richie Laryea

When it comes to Canadian soccer, there are few more authoritative voices than midfielder Atiba Hutchinson, who’s coming off his eighth season and third Super Lig title with Besiktas. And if the 38-year-old has his way, Toronto FC outside back Richie Laryea could soon join him at the Turkish club....
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Canadians Atiba Hutchinson, Cyle Larin help Besiktas lift the Turkish Cup

IZMIR, Turkey — Canadian internationals Atiba Hutchinson and Cyle Larin helped Besiktas add the Turkish Cup to its trophy case with a 2-0 win over Antalyaspor on Tuesday. The cup triumph came three days after the Istanbul club celebrated winning the Turkish SuperLig for the 16th time. Josef de Souza...
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Atiba Hutchinson sets up Cyle Larin for all-Canadian goal as Besiktas wins again

ERZURUM, Turkey — Atiba Hutchinson set up fellow Canadian Cyle Larin for the first goal and Besiktas went on to defeat BB Erzurumspor 4-2 in Turkish SuperLig play Sunday. Hutchinson charged towards the Erzurumspor goal and found Larin just inside the penalty box. Larin then curled a perfect shot into the top corner of the goal over the outstretched hand of goalkeeper Jakub Szumski in the ninth minute.

Atiba Hutchinson moves into 2nd place all-time in appearances made for CanMNT

TORONTO, Canada—38 year old Atiba Hutchinson is the gift that keeps on giving. On Thursday evening during Canada’s 5-1 win over Bermuda, the veteran midfielder moved into sole possession of second all-time in international ‘A’ appearances made for the Canadian men’s national team, passing current York9 assistant and Canada Soccer legend Paul Stalteri.

Veteran midfielder Atiba Hutchinson is back looking to get Canada get to World Cup

There are many ways to measure Atiba Hutchinson's contributions to Canadian soccer. But consider the fact that Thursday should mark the veteran midfielder's 28th World Cup qualifier in Canada colours. Nineteen members of the current Canadian squad haven't even reached that number in caps. Jayden Nelson and Theo Corbeanu, the...

Canadian Atiba Hutchinson scores winner for Besiktas in Turkish Super Lig play

MALATYA, Turkey — Canadian Atiba Hutchinson's 59th-minute goal lifted Besiktas to a 1-0 win over Yeni Malatyaspor in Turkish Super Lig play Tuesday. The 38-year-old midfielder from Brampton, Ont., lost his marker and was found alone in the penalty box by teammate Vincent Aboubakar. Hutchinson drove towards the six-yard box and faked a shot twice, freezing the goalkeeper before roofing a right-footed shot.

At 38, Canada's Atiba Hutchinson shows he still has plenty left in the tank

Atiba Hutchinson turned 38 Monday, one day after setting up Besiktas' winner in a 1-0 decision over against Konyaspor. Beloved by fans after 275 appearances in all competitions for the Istanbul team knows as the Black Eagles, the veteran Canadian midfielder is helping Besiktas jostle for position atop the Turkish Super Lig.

Canada's Atiba Hutchinson sets up Besiktas winner in Turkish Super Lig play

ISTANBUL — Veteran Canadian midfielder Atiba Hutchinson set up the winning goal Sunday in 10-man Besiktas' 1-0 win over Konyaspor in Turkish Super Lig play. The referee played advantage after a Besiktas player was taken down near the penalty box and the ball went to Hutchinson, who found France's Valentin Rosier streaking towards the Konyaspor goal. Rosier beat the goalkeeper from close-range.