Episode 260 – 19/01/10 #RestingSmugFace #PonyboysVsPeggers
Jan10

Episode 260 – 19/01/10 #RestingSmugFace #PonyboysVsPeggers

Welcome to season bloody 6 of the vocal minority podcast, where everything’s shiny and new. There’s new GM’s, new players and new schedules to talk about, as well as MLS stuff, and some CPL signings and new nicknames. In this episode, Kristin’s focused exclusively on the US market, Tony has all the Marcus Haber facts and Duncan has lots of TFC tickets to sell, hit him up at duncandfletcher on the twitterz....

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I was wrong.
Dec06

I was wrong.

I was wrong. There, I said it. It’s been a generally good season, a great playoff run, and probably the most dramatic 2 legged series I’ve ever seen, certainly the best I’ve attended, so it may be time to let go of some of my long held beliefs about many people and things in TFC land. Here we go. Deep breath. Greg Vanney: I didn’t really feel like Ryan Nelsen needed to be fired so was ambivalent about Vanney...

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The Italian Job(s) – Pondering TFC’s Rumoured Italian Interests
Apr23

The Italian Job(s) – Pondering TFC’s Rumoured Italian Interests

“You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” – Michael Caine’s character Charlie Croker in the film “The Italian Job” – Most TFC fans two years into the latest MLSE regime change “That’s a spicy rumour!”… And all sorts of other hackneyed Italian stereotypes abound as more winds of change could be wafting through TFC’s front office in the near future....

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Up and Atom! Reds “unveil” Giovinco
Jan19

Up and Atom! Reds “unveil” Giovinco

Well that was an odd little presser wasn’t it? It wasn’t the dog and pony show of the Jermain Defoe/Michael Bradley event a year ago. It wasn’t the “we gotta clear the room in five minutes for the maid” production they put on for Jozy Altidore a week ago. Actually it wasn’t like many player introductions we’ve seen – as it didn’t contain an actual player. But did it really matter?...

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When is a record fee not a record fee?
Jan14

When is a record fee not a record fee?

Remember yesterday when the vague unsubstantiated reports were of TFC getting a near MLS record fee for Defoe, with figures like $10m or $11m being thrown around. If not, here’s another one fresh from tonight from Kurt Larson¬† where ‘in the neighbourhood of $11m’ is the figure thrown out there. MLS record don’t you know! ¬†Seemed impressive didn’t it? As if TFC had managed to play the game well, play all...

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