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Toronto Soccer Fans to Relaunch

The more observant among you may have noticed that Toronto Soccer Fans has been dormant for some time.
Various work/life changes have meant that there was insufficient time to keep this site updated to the extent that it deserved.

The Home game on Saturday was an opener in more ways than one. An Eye Opener. The passion of the crowd was fanstastic to see, and was reflected by most of the team. I am shortly relaunching this site as a suitable complement to that.

Check back soon, and any suggestions can be sent via the contact form

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Supplemental Draft Picks - Initial Reaction

Thu 18th Jan, 2007 6:49pm - news

MLS held its supplemental draft today in which Toronto FC have acquired 4 new players.

  • Jarrod Smith (22) - Forward - 6'1" - New Zealand - Pick 1
  • Daryl Roberts (23) - Forward - 6'1" - Trinidad - Pick 14
  • Hunter West (23) - Forward - 5'11" - USA - Pick 27
  • Tyler Hemming (21) - Midfielder - 6'0" - Canada - Pick 40
Thus reads the list of latest acquisitions for Mo's men. At first glance it is an interesting bunch.

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MLS Supplemental Draft is today, 3pm

Thu 18th Jan, 2007 2:30pm - news

A brief overview of what the Supplemental Draft is, as well as a brief look at some possible names.

The MLS Supplemental draft is going ahead today, giving Toronto FC a chance to round out their 16 man squad with some extra youth talent. The SuperDraft, held last friday, is the primary draft for the league, allowing the creme-de-la-creme of college soccer talent to make the step up to the pro-league. The supplemental draft is held in a less flashy way (if you can call the SuperDraft flash), namely a telephone conference call between the managers. The players will be much the same as avail... Read More ...


10000 Seats Sold

Tue 16th Jan, 2007 1:58pm - news

More on the Beckham Effect, including 2600 season tickets sold by Toronto, and more potential incomers.

Anyone without their head under a pillow the last few weeks will have seen that David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy in the MLS. Shortly afterwards I reported that Toronto had sold over 1000 tickets in the 24 hours following the announcement. Updating that total now, the club say that they have sold over 10,000, more than 2600 attributed to the 'Beckha... Read More ...

Post-Draft Reaction to Toronto's Selections

Fri 12th Jan, 2007 4:45pm - news

Maurice 'Mo' Edu, Andrew Boyens, Rich Asante, Jeff Gonsalves. Initial reaction to the selections by Toronto.

Toronto went into the draft with three picks, but ended up leaving with 4 players after a last minute trade deal with LA Galaxy saw Mo get the number 10 pick in exchange for a partial allocation. The four players selected were Maurice Edu (Mid) (pick 1), Andrew Boyens (Def) (pick 10), Richard Asante (Mid) (pick 27) and a surprisingly late Jeffrey Gonsalves (For) (pick 40).
So, afte... Read More ...

MLS Superdraft 2007 Live

Fri 12th Jan, 2007 2:15pm - news

Constantly updating with the picks as they happen, as well as trade rumours as they come in.

News

Toronto Pick Maurice Edu, Andrew Boyens, Rich Asante, Jeff Gonsalves

11.45pm:*non-draft* Edgar Davids to sign for FC Dallas
12pm: Chicago last-minute trade for number 2 pick. Details not given.
12pm: LA trade no. 5 spot to NE for part allocation. I guess they don't need it now they have Beckham
12.30: Mo on phone - looking to trade up?
12.35: FCD trade Greg Vanney for Pick (18) and 2008 consideration. Still plenty of... Read More ...