Jozy Altidore

MLS Playoffs: Can the Crew stop historically good Toronto FC?

Toronto FC face the Columbus Crew in the MLS Eastern Conference finals. Here’s what to expect from the tie.<p>Toronto FC have been the consensus MLS Cup …

Soccer

Columbus discovered defence on road to MLS Eastern final, and more storylines to watch as two-leg series opens Tuesday night.

<i>Sixteen days after sealing their spot in the two-leg Eastern Conference final,</i> Toronto FC <i>will kick off the penultimate round of Major League Soccer’s</i> …

Soccer

After Abnormal, Lengthy Break, MLS Conference Finalists Reset for Title Push

Pretty much everyone agrees that the 16-day gap between MLS Cup playoff games, necessitated by the FIFA international break, is a momentum-sucking, …

Soccer

MLS conference finals predictions: Who will advance to play for Cup trophy?

After a two-week lull in MLS play, the conference finals are set to begin on Tuesday, and will culminate with the second leg the following week. …

Soccer

Five factors that will decide the MLS Eastern Conference Championship

The 16-day wait has been excruciating, but the task at hand remains the same.<p>Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference Championship begins Tuesday (8 …

Soccer

Polarising Players: Ozil, Fellaini, Luiz, Benzema, Altidore, Bradley, Higuain

You know the kind of player who just divides opinion wherever he goes? Well, ESPN FC has picked out seven of the best, and you can watch why we think …

Soccer

TFC's Greg Vanney has great respect for Columbus coach Berhalter

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Toronto FC’s Greg Vanney and his Columbus Crew counterpart Gregg Berhalter are part of the new breed of coaches in Major League …

Soccer

UK Talent Agency Troika To Merge With James Grant Group Management Firm | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: With a talent roster that includes Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey, Daniel Kaluuya and Nick Frost, British agency Troika is merging with …

Entertainment

‘WE’VE GOT TO LEAVE COLUMBUS WITH SOMETHING’: Toronto FC’s Michael Bradley states intentions, warns Columbus about being too aggressive

TORONTO — The Reds aren’t concerned with player absences.<p>No, they’re firing warning shots at the Columbus Crew ahead of Tuesday night’s Eastern …

Soccer

TFC's Tosaint Ricketts has goal-scorer's killer instinct

4-time MLS champ Dwayne De Rosario told Toronto striker 'to have no fear' on pitch<p>Toronto FC was just founded when Tosaint Ricketts began his …

Soccer

American right back Moore makes first La Liga start

La Liga saw an American amongst its Starting XIs on Sunday.<p>Shaquell Moore made his first La Liga start in Levante’s 2-0 win at Las Palmas on …

Soccer

‘IT HAS BEEN A CRAZY RIDE’: Toronto FC’s Tosaint Ricketts asked to step up again with Altidore, Giovinco suspended

TORONTO — There are certain moments, certain plays, certain memories in sport that cause goosebumps when watched back months and years and decades …

Soccer

Defiant Pochettino: “Football was fantastic” in loss

Mauricio Pochettino is defiant following Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 loss at Arsenal in the North London Derby on Saturday.<p>The Spurs manager thinks his …

Soccer

Canadian Ricketts grateful for stability with TFC

TORONTO — Tosaint Ricketts will always be grateful for Toronto FC. There, he can just focus on playing soccer.<p>It has not always been that way. In …

Soccer

Jozy Altidore escapes longer ban for role in tunnel melee

Toronto FC striker won't get additional suspension<p>After its failed appeal of Jozy Altidore's red card, Toronto FC is waiting for the other shoe to …

Sports (Canada)

Toronto FC: Individual matchups versus Columbus Crew

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 30: Michael Bradley<p>As Toronto FC head into their crucial first leg with the Columbus Crew, some will say this is more …

Sports

Prepare for the ‘Haliburton Dinner Jacket’ fad to take over CTC

Prepare for the ‘Haliburton Dinner Jacket’ fad to take over CTC … Duchene is going to be easy to like … Leafs fans are already bored with winning … …

Canadian News

Greg Vanney named Goal's MLS Coach of the Year

The Toronto FC manager led his team to one of the best seasons in league history, earning Goal's award in the process<p>Oftentimes in professional sports, the coach of the league’s best team is overlooked when it comes time to hand out end-of-season awards.<p>Perhaps it’s too obvious at times to simply …

Soccer

Fun With World Cup Pots: The Many Group Draw Scenarios, Intriguing Combinations in Play

After 32 months and 872 games contested by 210 nations across six continents—not to mention Chile filing a protest that ultimately led to its …

FIFA

Jozy Altidore's suspension for Toronto FC's first leg of conference final upheld

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto forward Jozy Altidore's one-game suspension was upheld by an independent Major League Soccer panel, and he will miss the first leg of his team's Eastern Conference final at Columbus on Tuesday.<p>Altidore and Sacha Kljestan of the New York Red Bulls were ejected for a halftime …

Sports

Beside The Points For Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

<b>Things That Caught My Eye</b><p>I mean, maybe? Who knows. But something’s off with him lately. Crosby’s having a bit of a dry spell when it comes to scoring …

Sports

Things getting closer to normal for the Raptors

But some of it was his own doing.<p>When he stood in and took a charge in the first half, it was the 10th offensive foul he’d drawn this season, which …

Basketball

LARSON: Toronto FC didn’t have the proof it needed to overturn Jozy Altidore ban

The Reds couldn’t prove that Altidore didn’t throw a punch before all hell broke loose outside dressing rooms.<p>TORONTO – We’ll never know if Jozy …

Canadian News

Stejskal: Altidore and Giovinco bans hurt, but TFC still favorites vs. Crew

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Soccer

3 ways Toronto FC can line up without suspended Altidore, Giovinco

Toronto FC will be without star strikers Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore for the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference final against the …

Soccer

Altidore's suspension appeal denied, will miss first leg of East Final

Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore has his suspension appeal denied on Wednesday and will miss the first leg of the East Final against the Columbus …

FIFA

MLS Round-Up: Playoffs Reach Final Four; Winners Claim 2017 Awards

The November international break does strange things to Major League Soccer.The 2017 MLS playoffs paused this month, with the four remaining teams …

Soccer

Independent Panel Makes Final Ruling on Jozy Altidore Suspension

TORONTO – Speaking with the media on Wednesday afternoon, head coach Greg Vanney revealed that an independent panel has made a decision as to Jozy …

Toronto FC

LARSON: Columbus Crew have been more lucky than good during MLS Cup Playoffs

TORONTO – The Columbus Crew have been more lucky than good during these playoffs.<p>You often need good fortune to advance in Major League Soccer’s …

Soccer

Giovinco both contrite and defiant over suspension

Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco tried to ride a fine line between defiance and contrition Wednesday when asked about the two yellow cards that …

Soccer