• The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC II suffers heartbreaking loss to Columbus Crew II in MLS Next Pro playoffs

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Toronto FC II's first foray into the playoffs ended in dramatic fashion Sunday when Columbus Crew II answered the TFC reserve team's late comeback with a rally of its own. Goals by substitutes Jordan Knight and Coleman Gannon gave league-leading Columbus a 4-3 extra-time win over Toronto in a roller-coaster MLS Next Pro Eastern Conference final at Historic Crew Stadium. With TFC 2 trailing 2-1, Themi Antonoglou forced extra time with a stoppage-time goal and then gave Toronto a

  • The Canadian Press

    English clubs underwhelming early in Champions League

    The Premier League has provided six of the last 10 Champions League finalists and its clubs were by far the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, strengthening their already-deep squads and weakening some of their European rivals in the process. No wonder many were anticipating English domination of the Champions League this season. It's not happened. After two rounds of the group stage, it has been an underwhelming start by the English teams, with three of the four having already lost

  • The Canadian Press

    Agada scores, Pulskamp stops 2 shots in Sporting KC victory

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — William Agada scored an all-important goal while John Pulskamp stopped two shots as Sporting Kansas City earned a 1-0 victory Sunday over the Seattle Sounders. Agada’s game-winner came in the 41st minute with an assist from Daniel Salloi. Sporting KC (11-15-7) outshot the Sounders (12-17-4) 16-10, with 11 shots on goal to two for the Sounders. Pulskamp saved both of the shots he faced for Sporting KC. Stefan Frei saved 10 of the 11 shots he faced for the Sounders. Both te