• The Canadian Press

    Former Toronto FC skipper Jim Brennan returns to BMO Field with York United FC

    TORONTO — Jim Brennan, Toronto FC's first-ever signing and captain, has fond memories of the MLS club. But he's looking to take it down this week. Now head coach and technical director of York United FC, Brennan will be on the visitors bench at BMO Field on Wednesday when his Canadian Premier League team takes on TFC in the Canadian championship quarterfinal. Toronto, languishing in the MLS basement at 4-15-6, has targeted the domestic cup competition, seeing it as a way to get something out of

  • The Canadian Press

    CF Montreal blanks Chicago Fire 2-0 for second straight MLS win

    MONTREAL — CF Montreal's 2-0 win Sunday over the visiting Chicago Fire FC was a tale of two halves. Romell Quioto scored in a man-of-the-match performance for Montreal (10-8-7), with Chicago's Carlos Terán adding an own-goal to Montreal's second straight MLS victory. Chicago (6-14-5) dictated the tempo early by testing Montreal's back line and pinning them in the defensive half of the pitch. Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis made two key saves at the 20-minute mark on a point-blank header by Ma

  • The Canadian Press

    Omar Gonzalez goal lifts Toronto FC past Nashville, ends six-game losing streak

    Toronto FC finally had something to celebrate Saturday, a rare win – and a first at BMO Field since Aug. 21, 2020. Toronto (4-15-6) is still in the MLS basement, suffering through what coach Javier Perez calls a "very very tough year." But at least it has something to smile about, while putting a six-game losing streak and nine-game winless run (0-7-2) behind it. "We had a lot of injured players. We didn't have any DPs (designated players) to start the game tonight but the players we had on the

  • The Canadian Press

    Vancouver Whitecaps want to get back to winning ways in MLS game against Colorado

    VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps must punch above their weight Sunday in Denver against the Colorado Rapids in a bid to climb into the Major League Soccer playoff picture. Vancouver (7-8-8) ended a four-game win streak with a 1-0 loss to Portland last week. The Whitecaps rank ninth in the Western Division four points back of LAFC in the final playoff spot. Colorado (12-4-7) sits comfortably third in the West with 43 points. The Rapids have just a single home loss this season, while Vancouver