Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer/MLS’ Category

Toronto FC president wants to win like Shanahan, Ujiri

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Toronto FC president Bill Manning loves winning — a desire shared by his fellow Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment executives, presidents Brendan Shanahan of the Maple Leafs and Masai Ujiri of the Raptors.

Impact trade star defender Ciman, acquire ex-TFC wingback Edwards

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

The Montreal Impact shook up their backline Tuesday, trading star centre back Laurent Ciman to expansion Los Angeles FC for Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards and Finnish defender Jukka Raitala.

At last, Kei Kamara is a member of the Vancouver Whitecaps

Monday, December 11th, 2017

?Kei Kamara turned up at the Columbus Crew's practice facility in May 2016 convinced he was set to join the Vancouver Whitecaps.

‘Beyond family’: TFC united in face of adversity en route to MLS title

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Toronto FC defender Nick Hagglund said the whole season was all about adversity, but the team managed to overcome everything together.

Toronto FC gets redemption with MLS Cup victory

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Jozy Altidore scored in the 67th minute and Victor Vazquez added a stoppage-time goal Saturday as Toronto FC completed a record-breaking season with a 2-0 win over Seattle in the MLS Cup final, avenging a penalty shootout loss to the Sounders in last year's championship game.

Tale of the tape: Toronto FC seeks redemption in MLS Cup rematch

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

A year after a heartbreaking loss in the MLS Cup final, Toronto FC is back in the same position with a chance to avenge its defeat against the Seattle Sounders.

Battle-tested Toronto FC embracing playoff intensity

Friday, December 8th, 2017

A year after steamrolling into the MLS Cup final, things haven't been as easy this time around for Toronto FC. But the team now knows it can win matches in more ways than one.

Seattle ‘keeper Stefan Frei relishes his time in Toronto

Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei still loves Toronto and he isn't afraid to let it be known.

MLS Cup final: TFC’s Vazquez, Seattle’s Dempsey new pieces to rematch

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Toronto FC midfielder Victor Vazquez and Seattle forward Clint Dempsey were non-factors in last year's MLS Cup but they will almost surely influence the result this time around when the Reds host Sounders in Saturday's championship game (4 p.m. ET) at BMO Field.

Sorry Seba: Diego Valeri beats Giovinco to win MLS MVP

Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri has been named Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player, beating out Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco, Atlanta's Miguel Almiron, NYCFC's David Villa and Chicago's Nemanja Nikolic.