• Toronto FC heads to Philadelphia hoping to close the gap on playoff-bound teams
    The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC heads to Philadelphia hoping to close the gap on playoff-bound teams

    Toronto FC continues a busy week against good opposition when it visits the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday. Both teams have work to do on a short turnaround, having each played at home Sunday. Toronto tied Nashville SC 1-1 and Philadelphia drew the Chicago Fire 1-1. Toronto (3-8-5) is unbeaten in five games (2-0-3) since Javier Perez took over as interim coach on July 4 in the wake of a six-game losing streak that cost first-year coach Chris Armas his job. The Spaniard has stopped the rot but n

  • Despite obstacles, Vancouver Whitecaps '100 per cent' the right move for Ryan Gauld
    The Canadian Press

    Despite obstacles, Vancouver Whitecaps '100 per cent' the right move for Ryan Gauld

    VANCOUVER — It's been a tumultuous few weeks for the Vancouver Whitecaps and their latest acquisition, Scottish star Ryan Gauld. There were complicated negotiations combined with travel woes and COVID-19 restrictions. “It seemed like every obstacle that could come in the way happened, from not being on flights to quarantine and getting the work permit and stuff," Gauld said Tuesday at Vancouver's picturesque training centre. "It was a tough couple of weeks, but thankfully, everything’s taken car

  • Premier League players to continue to take the knee ahead of matches this season
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    Premier League players to continue to take the knee ahead of matches this season

    The English Football League also reaffirmed its support on Tuesday morning to players and staff who wish to make the gesture.