Canadian Soccer

Ex-Brazil forward Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison

Former Brazil international Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of rape on an Albanian woman back in 2013.<p><b>[</b> …

Soccer

Rick Zamperin: Grey Cup win won’t solve Argos’ issues

The Toronto Argonauts are going to win Sunday’s 105th edition of the Grey Cup because the league wants them to win.<p>I can’t tell you how many times …

Canadian News

TFC random thoughts: Regular service to resume in 2nd leg

Some random thoughts on <b>Toronto FC</b> ahead of next Wednesday’s Eastern Conference final second leg against the Columbus Crew at BMO Field…<p>Bono the …

Soccer

Madrid defender Carvajal faces 2-game ban for seeking yellow

NYON, Switzerland (AP) Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal is facing an additional two-match Champions League ban for deliberately getting a yellow …

Soccer

Allstate Good Hands Award 2017

Sports (Canada)

Toronto FC’s Michael Bradley might be the most hated man in U.S. Soccer, but Canadian fans know they’re lucky to have him

We’re divided by more than the 49th Parallel and our divergent opinion of Nickelback. Donut holes, too.<p>It has become crystal clear that Canadian and …

Soccer

How Toronto FC or Columbus Crew SC can advance to MLS Cup

Leg 1 of the Eastern Conference Championship between Toronto FC and Columbus Crew SC ended in a 0-0 draw at MAPFRE Stadium on Tuesday. The teams will …

Soccer

Altidore, Giovinco's return to boost TFC's bid for 2nd MLS Cup appearance

Team will look to sellout crowd in must-win Eastern Conference final 2nd-leg<p>The travel is over for Toronto FC, which is one home win away from a …

Sports (Canada)

Toronto Argonauts arrive for Grey Cup practice to the sound of gunshots: Hot Buttered Post for Wednesday, Nov. 22

<i>Your midday sports snack.</i><p>Toast points<p>• Gunshots were reportedly fired near the Toronto Argonauts’ Grey Cup practice facility in Ottawa as the team …

Sport (Australia)

Show-stopping saves are just business as usual for Toronto FC keeper Bono

“It’s just the job of a goalkeeper to make saves when he’s called upon,” he said at the time. “That’s all I was trying to do.”<p>To those around him, …

Soccer

Keep the horse, but it's time the CFL looked forward, not back

You know what’s coming.<p>Back in 1948, the Calgary Stampeders qualified for the first time to represent Western Canada in the Grey Cup game. They would …

Canadian Football League

Dempsey, Altidore, Blake among MLSers up for 2017 CONCACAF Awards

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Soccer

CONCACAF Awards 2017

Sports (Canada)

Toronto FC's Bradley: Crew 'have fallen really behind' in MLS

Michael Bradley was greeted by a chorus of boos after the United States Men's National Team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and the …

Sports

Shortlists Announced for Fifth

<i>Top performers from across the Confederation to be honored; web voting in fan and media categories underway</i><p>The Confederation of North, Central …

Sports (Canada)

LAFC, Bradley add Egyptian international

On it’s face, Los Angeles FC signing an Egyptian international may be strange.<p>But when you think about who’s calling the shots, it makes all the …

Soccer

MLS Cup rematch? Toronto FC, Seattle Sounders are a step away

Advantage: Toronto FC.<p>Big advantage: Seattle Sounders.<p>MLS moved one step closer to a championship rematch Tuesday as the Supporters’ Shield winners from Canada earned a 0-0 draw at Columbus and the defending champions from the Pacific Northwest claimed a 2-0 away victory against 10-man Houston.<p>In …

Soccer

Toronto FC take Columbus Crew back to BMO Field with no goals

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 21: Pedro Santos<p>A lineup without both Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore would prove to a tough night for Toronto FC, but …

Soccer

Aesthetics are of no concern anymore to results-driven TFC

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Just win, baby.Okay, so <b>Toronto FC</b> didn’t actually win Tuesday night’s Eastern Conference final first leg, but earning a 0-0 draw …

Soccer

Whitecaps star questioned by police after teen's death in Peru

A star player for the Vancouver Whitecaps is at the centre of a media frenzy in his home country of Peru, where he was questioned by police Tuesday …

Crime

Atlanta, Tata and Me

I didn’t sleep at all after we lost to Columbus.<p>I didn’t think losing would hurt as much as it did. Everything was new this year for me — the …

Sports

Without Giovinco or Altidore, Bradley stepped up and took the reins

The absence of Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore was the main narrative in the days leading up to the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final, …

Soccer

Sharman: Mission accomplished by pragmatic Toronto FC

Soccer reporter James Sharman joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN to give his assessment of why it took so long for Columbus to press on offence in leg 1 of …

Toronto FC

Carlo Ancelotti backed to take Italy job by former Juventus youth coach Vincenzo Chiarenza

Exclusive: Chiarenza tells IBTimes UK why Italy failed to qualify for the next summer's World Cup in Russia.<p>Ex-Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Carlo …

Soccer

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Soccer

Armchair Analyst: Scoreless in Columbus, but Seattle blow a hole in Houston

First legs are cagey and tense and tight – usually. In MLS, the proportion of "play-it-close-to-the-vest" first legs is somewhere around 65 percent, …

Soccer

Even in a draw, Alex Bono stole first leg for Toronto FC

Soccer analyst James Sharman discusses TFC's first leg performance by keeper Alex Bono, who kept Columbus at bay and was very commanding all night, …

Toronto FC

Bono denies Columbus to help Toronto FC secure valuable goalless draw

The Columbus Crew's attempt to grab a first-leg advantage came up short as Alex Bono's late heroics helped Toronto FC come away with a valuable …

Sports

Canada begins road to FIBA World Cup against Bahamas

Veteran centre Joel Anthony was a member of the national team that qualified in 2010<p>Joel Anthony, left, seen in an NBA pre-season game with …

Sports (Canada)

By the numbers: How Toronto FC fares without Giovinco, Altidore

After more than two weeks since that feisty second-leg clash with the New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC returns to the pitch Tuesday night for the first …

Soccer