Canadian Championship

Montreal Impact

AFTER 90: Cup runneth ugly

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Goodbye old friend
MONTREAL VS. TORONTO
VOYAGEURS CUP SEMI-FINAL 2nd LEG STADE SAPUTO   FIRST HALF:
KICK OFF - In Toronto there is no sporting event bigger than this Amway Canadian Championship Semi-Final tonight.

THE MATCHUP: Bon Voyaguers?

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It's the cheesiest!!!
MONTREAL (0) VS. TORONTO (2) VOYAGEURS CUP SEMI-FINAL 2ND LEG
 
STADE SAPUTO - WEDNESDAY 7:30PM
TV: SPORTSNET ONE
 
THE KICKABOUT:
The only real story to look out for in this 2nd Leg matchup is whether or not Montreal manager Marco Schallibaum sticks to his guns and continues to undervalue The Voyageurs Cup.

THE MATCHUP: Weather or not

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Match-ready.  TORONTO VS. MONTREAL
VOYAGEURS CUP SEMI-FINAL 1ST LEG
 
BMO FIELD - WEDNESDAY 7:45PM
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO

 
THE KICKABOUT:
Giant weather laser at the ready.

THE MATCHUP: Winter's end?

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Goodbye old friend. Goodbye old friend's wispy 'stache.TORONTO VS. MONTREAL
AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
SEMI-FINAL 2ND LEG (0-0 AGGREGATE)
 
BMO FIELD - WEDNESDAY 8PM ET
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO
 
THE KICKABOUT:
What started a year and a half ago so optimistically could very well end with a whimper at the end of the Canadian Championship's ("The Cank" to its friends) semi-final.

AFTER 90: Dead leg

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St.Hubert - this leg goes to Quebec
THE BUZZ:
Will Aron Winter regret saying "we're better than Montreal"?
Did Jesse Marsch pin those word to Impact's dressing room?Do people honestly prefer St.Hubert's over Swiss Chalet?Is TONIGHT the new start for TFC 2012?Could there be more old Italians on Montreal?

THE MATCHUP: Excuse me... Pouvons-nous s'il vous plaît garder le Championnat Canadien de Amway?

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So pretty! Can we keep it? Pleeeeease!
MONTREAL VS. TORONTO
AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
SEMI-FINAL 1ST LEG
OLYMPIC STADIUM - WEDNESDAY 8PM ET
TV: SPORTSNET ONTARIO
THE KICKABOUT:
It's back!

Toronto FC

Hassli Nominated for World Goal of the Year

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Toronto FC striker Eric Hassli has been nominated for the 2012 FIFA Puskás Award, which is given for the best goal in the world. The blistering right-footed volley came in stoppage time of the Canadian Championship final in May. Ironically, [...]

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THE MATCHUP: Earth, Wind & Dire

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"The Giant Laser is working!!!... er, I mean, look... a storm."
TORONTO VS. VANCOUVER
AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
FINALS 2ND LEG - AGGREGATE 1-1
 
BMO FIELD - WEDNESDAY 8PM ET
TV: SPORTSNET ONE
 
THE KICKABOUT:
With all of the off-season expectations of better things to come forgotten, Toronto FC's 2012 season has (already) come down to this.

AFTER 90: With all to play for...

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BC Place: actual attendance pictured
THE BUZZ:
Could this be the end to TFC's Canadian reign?Will Aron Winter "park the bus" at BC Place?Will he let Ryan Johnson know beforehand?Who has to wash BC Place's giant curtains?Has the Whitecaps schedule left them tired?Are Granola Buttys a thing?

THE MATCHUP: Second-year expansion club faces Vancouver for Canadian Cup glory

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So hot right now!
VANCOUVER VS. TORONTO
AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
FINALS - 1ST LEG
 
BC PLACE - WEDNESDAY 10PM ET
TV: SPORTSNET ONE
 
THE KICKABOUT:
Before the farcical coaching moves made yesterday, Toronto FC's website was extolling the possible virtues of returning to the all-out defensive style employed by Aron Winter in the semi-final first leg.

THE STARTING 11: Perks of winning the NutCan three times in a row

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"I say, one believes Vancouver to never get a NutCan. God Save Me."Two days later and we've still got NutCan buzz! Some have advised to seek medical attention, possibly an ointment, but we care not. It's thrice as nice! Yes, in the grand scheme of world football winning the Voyageurs Cup isn't exactly the Jules Rimet but for suffering Reds supporters it was a sweet and almost fated victory.

THE MATCHUP: Once...Twice... Three times a NutCan?

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Joao Plata poses behind The Voyageurs CupTORONTO FC VS. VANCOUVER WHITECAPS
NUTRILITE CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
FINAL - 2ND LEG (AGGREGATE 1-1)
 
BMO FIELD - WEDNESDAY 8PM ET
TV: SPORTSNET ONE
 
THE KICKABOUT:
- With a 0-0 scoreline all that is needed for the trophy, will Winter resist the temptation to play defensively and will his players have the nerve not to?

Canadian Championship begins tonight!

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The quest begins tonight for Toronto FC to try to win the Voyageurs Cup and retain their Canadian Champions status from last year. Tonight the Montreal Impact of the USL visit Toronto to get the ball rolling. This game will be broadcast on Sportsnet tonight at 8 pm, so check it out and cheer on your Reds.

Toronto Wins In Nutralite

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Toronto FC won their second game of the Nutralite Canadian Championship, beating Montreal 1-0 on Wednesday night at BMO Field. Chad Barrett got the only goal of the game in the 35th minute after coming on as a 16th minute substitute for the injured Marvell Wynne. Stefan Frei needed on save for the shutout, with Montreal keeper Matt Jordan making seven saves against a strong Toronto attack.

Toronto Squashes Whitecaps in First Canadian Championship game

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Toronto FC defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 in the opening Nutrilite Canadian Championship games. Toronto had allot to prove as they are currently the only Canadian team in the coveted MLS. Vancouver will be joining in 2011 but the Montreal Impact will have to wait their turn.

Montreal won the Canadian Championship last year with Toronto barely defeating Vancouver for the send spot.

Toronto FC to face Whitecaps in Canadian Championships

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It's not often that the Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps get to play each other. But with the Whitecaps entry into the MLS by 2012 the two rival Canadian teams will get to face off once again. For Canada however the two teams have been matched again for the Nutrilite Canadian Championship games.

VIDEO: Nutrilite Canadian Championship Kicks Off Tonight

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One of the things we at MLS Rumors get excited about every year now is the Nutrilite Canadian Championship. It's a great tournament which provides a true test of the three major Canadian clubs: Toronto FC, Impact de Montréal and Vancouver Whitecaps FC with the winner going to the CONCACAF Champions League as Canada's lone representative.

News from the North - Coachless in Toronto

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Somewhat shocking news out of Toronto as the 7th place Reds have a coach resign/quit/fired/asked away. Toronto is entering the stretch that will make or break their season playing two extra matches in both May and June (Voyageurs Cup/Canadian Championship). If you have the time watch Its Called Football to figure out the fallout.

COMPETITION: Canadian Championship Fixtures Announced by CONCACAF

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MLS side Toronto FC will face Vancouver and Montreal at home May 6th and May 13th.


CONCACAF Press Release:

2/24/2009 - MONTREAL – The United Soccer Leagues champion Vancouver Whitecaps will travel to face Toronto FC on May 6 to open the Nutrilite Canadian Championship, which will determine the country's qualifier for next season's CONCACAF Champions League.

Toronto Embarrased by Montreal

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Tuesday night, the USL showed what it was really capable of doing. Montreal, a point out of last place in the second tier USL-1, drew with Toronto 1-1 to win the Canadian Championship on points. In winning the Championship, Montreal gained access to the preliminary round of the Champions League this fall and, if they beat Nicaraguan side Real Esteli in a home and away series, will enable USL-1 teams to enter the North American Club Rankings.

Vancouver Whitecaps

THE STARTING 11: Other ways to defend against Vancouver

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Puff, puff, percolate!Why it seems like only yesterday that nature's fury was walloping Teitur Thordarson's weathered Icelandic face and forcing a replay to the Canadian Cup final. As we all know, Toronto FC eventually beat Crystal Meth Palace FC (Whitecaps to their friends) and The Voyaguers Cup remained in its rightful home for another year.

AFTER 90: Once, twice... three times a NutCan

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See those three Maple Leafs Whitecaps? Yeah, those are ours.IN THE TUNNEL:
No signs of torrential rains or other biblical wraths on the horizon as the two clubs make their way onto a hot and hazy BMO Field. The Canadian Championship and a spot in CONCACAF Champions League is on the line as familiar foes, TFC and Whitecaps, conclude what started more than a month ago.

TFC Tries To Lift The Cup 3 Years Running

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Voyageurs Cup Final Day is here! Thoughts ahead of the second leg of the Canadian Championship.
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The Rest

Starting XI: Wes Knight

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Starting XI 1.) How excited are you to play in Vancouver in the upcoming Canadian Championship? Wes:"Obviously I'm buzzing to have the opportunity to come back to where it all began. I spent my formative years as both a player and a young man in Vancouver developing a lot of friendships throughout those years.

In case you'd forgotten about Eric Hassli...

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He wants to reintroduce himself with a tying goal in the hilariously brief, four-team Canadian championship. Eric is good for at least one of these meteor strikes a year. Dude is still pissed at Nagbe, apparently. - Will Parchman

FC Edmonton Get First Win as Woes Continue for RailHawks

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FC Edmonton 3-0 Carolina RailHawks FC Edmonton hopes their home win on Sunday against the Carolina RailHawks will allow them to turn the corner on a so-far disappointing season start. The Eddies had been winless this year in both NASL and the Amway Canadian Championship. With yesterday's victory they are now 1-W/4-L/1-T in all competitions.

Puerto Rico Islander NOT in Sounders CCL Group

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Puerto Rico Islander NOT in Sounders CCL Group

But do advance to the CFU Championship Final. One of Defence Force or Alpha United will be the CFU's 3rd team and be a potential opponent.

Canadian Championship still undecided after lightning and heavy rain canceled this week's 2nd leg.