Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer/MLS’ Category

Toronto FC suffers ugly loss in CONCACAF Champions League play

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Panama-Canada

A sluggish Toronto FC suffered a nightmarish start to its Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League campaign in a 4-0 loss Tuesday to Panama's Club Atletico Independiente de la Chorrera in a round-of-16 game.

Sebastian Giovinco scores in debut for new Saudi club

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
giovinco-sebastian-021219

Former Toronto FC striker Sebastian Giovinco scored in his debut for Al-Hilal FC as the Saudi champion beat Al-Qadsiah 4-1 on Tuesday in Saudi Pro League play.

Giovinco, Davies transfers show increase in stature for MLS

Friday, February 1st, 2019
sw2_4089_2019012754406571.jpg

Recent high-profile moves — and near moves — for Major League Soccer players are signalling a shift in how the league is perceived on the world stage.

Sebastian Giovinco berates Toronto FC for contract impasse in Instagram post

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
SOCCER-USA/

Sebastian Giovinco made sure he left Toronto FC on his own terms, turning to social media within hours of his sale to Saudi Arabia club Al-Hilal FC on Wednesday to berate the MLS club's handling of his contract impasse.

Toronto FC sells star striker Sebastian Giovinco to Saudi club: report

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
giovinco-sebastian

Toronto FC has sold star striker Sebastian Giovinco to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal FC, according to a source.

Toronto FC says Giovinco’s departure from camp for health, not possible transfer

Monday, January 28th, 2019
giovinco-toronto-fc-180919-1180

Amidst reports that a transfer was in the works, star striker Sebastian Giovinco left Toronto FC's California training camp on Monday for health reasons, according to a club spokesman.

Kevin Gilmore takes over for Joey Saputo as president of Montreal Impact

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
joey-saputo

Montreal Impact owner Joey Saputo is stepping down as president of the MLS club, handing those duties to Kevin Gilmore.

MLS formally announces Austin expansion team for 2021

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
austin-FC

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber formally announced Tuesday that Austin will be an expansion franchise for the 2021 season.

Toronto FC selling standout midfielder Vazquez to Qatar club

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
vazquez-victor-180929-1180

Toronto FC's training camp opened with a bang Tuesday with news that Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez is headed to a team in Qatar. The sale of the popular attacking midfielder is pending a physical.

Callum Montgomery 1st of 3 Canadians to go in top 10 of MLS SuperDraft

Friday, January 11th, 2019
MLS-SuperDraft-20190111

Canadians Callum Montgomery, Dayne St. Clair and Tajon Buchanan went in the top 10 of the MLS SuperDraft on Friday.