Friday, February 20, 2015

Gilberto will be sold this week to a Brazilian side

Sources close to the situation have told us that Toronto FC striker Gilberto will be sold to the Brazilian side CR Vasco da Gama early this week.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

O Captain! My Captain!

Multiple media outlets including The Toronto Sun and Sportsnet have reported that Michael Bradley has been named the 7th captain in Toronto FC's team history replacing Steven Caldwell.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Sebastian Giovinco to join Toronto FC preseason training

After weeks of speculation, Juventus team officials confirmed that Sebastian Giovinco is on his way to Toronto to join preseason training and will be available to start the season for the Reds.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Toronto FC trades for Eriq Zavaleta

Toronto FC announced this morning that the club has acquired defender/forward Eriq Zavaleta via a trade with the Seattle Sounders for a 2016 2nd round pick in the MLS SuperDraft.

Polish international Damien Perquis signs with Toronto FC

French-born Polish international central defender Damien Perquis has signed a contract with Toronto FC this morning. The 30-year old center back currently became a free agent after terminating his contract with Real Betis on January 19, 2015. 

Former TFC Academy player Jordan Murrell decides to report to Real Salt Lake camp

Jordan Murrell, former Toronto FC Academy captain, was on trial with Milwall F.C. of the Sky Bet Championship league in England last week, however, he was not offered terms with the team.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

TFC to take part in the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic

Toronto FC will be participating in the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic tournament in Bradenton, Florida beginning on February 18th. TFC is in group A alongside OKC Energy FC, HB Koge, and the New York Red Bulls.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Toronto FC II- TFC's new USL PRO side

Toronto FC has officially announced that its new USL PRO side will be named Toronto FC II. 

Monday, January 19, 2015

Scouting Series #4: The Future of Toronto FC

For the past few weeks, we have highlighted players that Toronto FC should look into acquiring before the start of the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This week, we look into the future of our club. This year, Toronto FC will take part in USL Pro, America's third division league.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

REPORT: Toronto FC sign Sebastian Giovinco

John Molinaro of SportsNext Canada reports that Toronto FC have signed Italian international Sebastian Giovinco. The soon-to-be 28-year-old has been part of the Juventus system since 1996 and signed with the first team in 2006.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jozy Altidore to sign with Toronto FC in swap trade with Sunderland FC for Jermain Defoe

United States international forward Jozy Altidore is set to sign with Toronto FC in a trade with Sunderland AFC. In exchange, the Major League Soccer club will give English international Jermain Defoe to the English Premier League club.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Scouting Series #3: Andrés Fresenga

Here at TFC-Rumors, we like to highlight young Canadian players with goals to qualify Canada to their first World Cup since 1986. As strong supporters of the Canadian game, for our third installment of our #ScoutingSeries, we will be highlighting Andres Fresenga.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jozy Altidore most likely to join Toronto FC

Ever since ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman reported on Wednesday that USMNT and Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore was lining up a return to Major League Soccer, there has been a lot of speculation as to who would pay Altidore the $5 to $6 million annually he is seeking. There also is the issue of who would have the first crack at signing him. Today, however, that was all put to rest.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Scouting Series #2: Ricardo Goulart

Heading into the 2015 season, TFC-Rumors will do a weekly scouting report of players that the club should consider acquiring to bolster the 2015 Toronto FC squad. This series will run every Monday for the next few weeks leading into the transfer window. 

However, we are doing a second scouting report this week as a thank you to our followers on Twitter since we recently eclipsed 500 followers.

Academy alumni to take part in 2015 MLS Combine

Last week, we released an article about a former Toronto FC Academy player attending the InfoSports combine in Florida, this week we are covering another TFC Academy alumni set to attend another combine in Florida. Serbian-born and University of Florida defender Nikola Paunic is set to take part in the 2015 Major League Soccer combine. 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Jozy Altidore to Toronto FC?

United States international and former New York Red Bulls Academy player Jozy Altidore has been linked to a move to Major League Soccer, with Toronto FC being a possible destination, per Taylor Twellman.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

RBNY assistant coach Robby Fraser to take same position with TFC

Current New York Reds Bulls assistant coach Robby Fraser is leaving his position with the club after two seasons and will join Greg Vanney's staff at Toronto FC.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Scouting Series #1: Steven Vitória

Heading into the 2015 season, TFC-Rumors will do a weekly scouting report of players that the club should consider acquiring to bolster the 2015 Toronto FC squad. This series will run every Monday for the next few weeks leading into the transfer window. 

To begin this Scouting Series, Toronto FC Rumors will cover Steven Vitória, a center back with ties to Toronto who currently plays in Portugal.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Former Toronto FC head coach now manager of Newcastle United in the Premier League

In February 2008, John Carver was named as Toronto FC's second ever head coach. Less than 7 years later, he is now the caretaker manager of Newcastle United, an English club currently in tenth position in the Barclays Premier League.

TFC misses out on Steven Gerrard

Liverpool captain and English international superstar Steven Gerrard will not be coming to Toronto FC, instead he will join the 2014 MLS Cup Champions, the LA Galaxy.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jermain Defoe to sign with Leicester City

Toronto FC's "Bloody Big Deal" is set to leave the club. Reports out of England suggest that England international and Designated Player Jermain Defoe is set to leave Toronto FC after one season to join Premier League club, Leicester City.

Former Toronto FC forward Allando Matheson to take part in 2015 InfoSport Pro Combine

A former Toronto FC Academy player will take part in InfoSports’ 2015 Pro Soccer Combine. The combine, set to take place January 6-8 in Florida will take place between the MLS Caribbean Combine in Puerto Rico (January 2-5) and the full MLS Combine (January 9-13).