• The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC gets two goals from Osorio, two from Italy in 4-3 win over Nashville

    NASHVILLE — Two goals from a local boy and another two made in Italy. Toronto FC put on a show Saturday. Sure there were some rough spots and a nervy ending but Toronto's 4-3 win in Nashville ended a 19-game winless stretch on the road while showing its newly revamped side is headed in the right direction. "A really important win. … A lot of big positives," said coach Bob Bradley. Jonathan Osorio, a product of Brampton, Ont., scored twice and Italians Federico Bernardeschi and Lorenzo Insigne ad

  • The Canadian Press

    D.C. United ties Red Bulls 0-0 in third match under Rooney

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rafael Romo made one save to help D.C. United earn a 0-0 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday. D.C. United (6-13-4) improved to 1-1-1 in its third match under coach Wayne Rooney. Carlos Miguel Coronel had two saves for New York (10-7-7) to match Romo's clean sheet. The Red Bulls had 13 shots to just four for D.C., but United had a 2-1 edge in shots on goal. ___ More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports The Associated Press

  • The Canadian Press

    DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has played in the Premier League for the past 10 seasons, including stints with Aston Villa, Liverpool and Crystal Palace. He's played in 280 Premier League games with 86 total goals and 23 assists. “Christian is a top player who has played

  • The Canadian Press

    Coach Bob Bradley believes Toronto FC now has framework in place to build off

    Bob Bradley knew what he was getting into at Toronto FC. An astute soccer brain with a vested interest in Toronto given son Michael has called it home since 2014, the veteran coach had watched the club closely from afar. He knew he faced a massive clean-up job taking over last November in the wake of a dismal 6-18-10 season in 2021. "I have avoided all year being specific about anybody who's not here any more and I'm not going to change that. But there was a lot to undo around here," said Bradle