Author Archives: Kurtis L.

Canada Corner: De Guzman brothers keep CANMNT guessing on Jonathan

By KURTIS LARSON TORONTO — Julian and Jonathan de Guzman are polarizing figures -– two of Canada’s most gifted players who continue to pull Canadian supporters in opposite directions. Following CONCACAF’s second round of World Cup qualifying, Julian acknowledged that … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, FIFA World Cup, International Soccer, World Cup 2014, World Cup Qualifying | 29 Comments

Kansas City outlasts TFC, 1-0, at home

By KURTIS LARSON A momentary lapse of concentration early in the second-half was all Kansas City rookie Teal Bunbury needed to find space behind the TFC defense to give the Wizards a 1-0 win in front of a sellout crowd at … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC | 12 Comments

Barrett gives TFC 1-0 lead heading into Honduras

By: KURTIS LARSON Has a 1-0 win ever felt so uneasy? "On another day we finish one or two more chances and go to Honduras two or three goals up," Dwayne De Rosario said while walking to the changing room. … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- Toronto FC | 8 Comments

Crucial CONCACAF Champions League qualifiers on tap

  By: KURTIS LARSON Three MLS teams are in action mid-week as preliminary home and home CONCACAF qualifiers get underway across the continent. Since the preliminary round began in 2008, MLS clubs are 1-4 all time in CONCACAF play-in games. … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Toronto FC | 54 Comments

TFC, Dallas share points at BMO

                          Photo by ISIPhotos.com By: KURTIS LARSON Toronto FC and FC Dallas traded goals midway through the second half at BMO Field in Toronto to share the points and keep their respective MLS streaks alive. It looked as though … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Toronto FC | 3 Comments

Canada Corner: TFC vs. Bolton, MLS Vancouver, and more

                            Photo by ISIphotos.com BY: Kurtis Larson Call it a well-earned draw. Though highly overshadowed by Thierry Henry's debut against Tottenham tonight, Toronto FC took on the EPL's Bolton Wanderers Wednesday in front of just under 20,000 in attendance … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 35 Comments