Goodbye old friend MONTREAL VS. TORONTO VOYAGEURS CUP SEMI-FINAL 2nd LEGSTADE SAPUTOFIRST HALF: KICK OFF - In Toronto there is no sporting event bigger than this Amway Canadian Championship Semi-Final tonight.
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
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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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?
So hot right now! VANCOUVER VS. TORONTO AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS - 1ST LEG BC PLACE - WEDNESDAY 10PM ET TV: SPORTSNET ONE
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
"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
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 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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
See those three Maple Leafs Whitecaps? Yeah, those are ours.IN THE
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
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.
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 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.