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Toronto Soccer Fans to Relaunch

The more observant among you may have noticed that Toronto Soccer Fans has been dormant for some time.
Various work/life changes have meant that there was insufficient time to keep this site updated to the extent that it deserved.

The Home game on Saturday was an opener in more ways than one. An Eye Opener. The passion of the crowd was fanstastic to see, and was reflected by most of the team. I am shortly relaunching this site as a suitable complement to that.

Check back soon, and any suggestions can be sent via the contact form

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A Brief History of Pro Soccer in Toronto

Fri 15th Dec, 2006 2:34pm - articles

From the Falcons, Metro, Blizzard, Rockets, Lynx to Toronto FC. Professional Soccer in T.O.

North American professional soccer has a short but tempestuous history which largely began in the late sixties. The North American Soccer League (NASL) was started in 1968 as a merger of two leagues (NPSL, USA) which had formed in 1967, partly capitalising on the higher profile the game had seen in the English speaking world following England's World Cup win in '66. Debuting in the NPSL and carrying to NASL ... Read More ...


Can artificial surfaces match up to real grass?

Sat 2nd Dec, 2006 1:04pm - articles

Is the decision to use articial FieldTurf in BMO stadium a mistake?

Is the artificial pitch being layed in BMO Stadium affecting the pulling power of Toronto FC? Toronto will be playing on a faux-grass surface known as FieldTurf, and although there must have been significant advances since the sand-laden knee-shredding astroturf I grew up with, there has been some vocal opposition to the decision.

In an article in the Globe and Mail, Julian de Guzman, Paul Stalteri, Charmaine Hooper ... Read More ...