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
Thu 18th Jan, 2007 6:49pm - news
- 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
Thu 18th Jan, 2007 2:30pm - news
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 ...
Tue 16th Jan, 2007 1:58pm - news
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 ...
Fri 12th Jan, 2007 4:45pm - news
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 ...
Fri 12th Jan, 2007 2:15pm - 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 ...