THE STARTING 11: Toronto FC-related CNE Attractions
Aug31

THE STARTING 11: Toronto FC-related CNE Attractions

Hot dogs are well into the corning process; Def Leppard mirrors are shining brightly; ice cream and waffles have been making sweet, sweet love; and, the Polar Express really DOES wanna go faster! Yes the Canadian National Exhibition is in full swing – Toronto’s annual goodbye to summer/ carny-folk’s annual hello to your sister. Of course the Exhibition Grounds are also the permanent home of local foot and ball...

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South Stand Report : Toronto v Montreal
Aug30

South Stand Report : Toronto v Montreal

The magic of the Ex. What used to be a cultural festival and a major part of any calendar is just an endless advertising festival.  Good thing I can escape it and find refuge in BMO Field where the ball is brought to me by a shipping company, the bench is brought to me by a law firm and starting XI is brought to me by rum. *sigh* Its like the usual circus has bled out into the parking lot. (note : save this space for perfect...

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Toronto FC vs Montreal Impact: Playoffs, Pride and the Polar Express
Aug28

Toronto FC vs Montreal Impact: Playoffs, Pride and the Polar Express

Ooh it’s Rivalry Week in MLS and of course that means Toronto FC take on the Montreal Impact (Sat. Aug 29, 4pm, BMO Field, TSN) in the second of their three meetings this year. ¬†Games between TFC and the Impact are always highly charged affairs and with playoff hopes and potentially jobs on the line (more Klopas than Vanney, I’m not THAT cynical, really), not to mention the ex-Red theme in full effect with Dominic Oduro...

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