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denime
08-21-2013, 06:27 AM
Mornin'




TFC TV





(http://www.torontofc.ca/video)Ex-TFC midfielder Terry Dunfield looking for work (http://www.torontosun.com/2013/08/20/ex-tfc-midfielder-terry-dunfield-looking-for-work)


Jeremy Brockie "will be very open to" returning to Toronto FC in... (http://www.newsnow.co.uk/A/663180757?-19896:6206)


Looking at new Toronto signing Maximiliano Urruti and considering some old mistakes (http://www.newsnow.co.uk/A/662964946?-19896:6206)






TFC Related Blogs !!


(http://redpatchboys.ca/forums/showthread.php?29582-TFC-MLS-blogs-thread)

SUNSHINE (http://www.torontosun.com/sunshine-girl)


(http://www.torontofc.ca/video)

Voodooman
08-21-2013, 06:32 AM
Nice to hear those words from Brockie.

BuSaPuNk
08-21-2013, 06:48 AM
Morning D.

Brockie said the same thing last night. Was obvious that he didn't want to leave and really liked it here.

WestStandGeoff
08-21-2013, 08:24 AM
Bit of an administrative question... I notice that a lot of the links you put up are to newsnow.co.uk, which then redirect to mlssoccer.com, including 2 today. Just wondering the reasoning behind it, if there is any?

TOBOR !
08-21-2013, 08:39 AM
Bit of an administrative question... I notice that a lot of the links you put up are to newsnow.co.uk, which then redirect to mlssoccer.com, including 2 today. Just wondering the reasoning behind it, if there is any?

Check this out : http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Football/North+America/MLS/Toronto+FC

A useful source for getting out all the related articles quickly. Something I'd not begrudge a guy tasked with getting the news out early in the morning.

Plus, they've got a 5 hour jump on us over there.

[NBF]
08-21-2013, 12:04 PM
This is damaging quote and an obvious warning sign.


Whatís more, we are seeing a team now under Kevin Payneís direction make some of the same mistakes made back when D.C. United was under Kevin Payneís direction. That is, every player that comes in gets over-sold. Yes, that makes management look good in the short-term, trumpeting the splashy new signing and all.

But the results eventually speak for themselves, and Unitedís results in the last eight years were frequently awful, a lot down to poor player signings, the drag of inflated expectations and poor choices for manager.

Good luck to Urruti, but the club has already put him in something of a bind, big expectations being what they are and all.



I wonder if he has his own scouting agency that he's using to scout players. He might be a double-dipper. His old team is doing shit and now his future old team is doing shit.

:scarf:LOWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS PEOPLE.:scarf:

Red I
08-21-2013, 12:51 PM
Toronto FC Q&A with Maxi Urruti (http://www.torontofc.ca/news/2013/08/qa-maximiliano-urruti)

Notable Q&A:


11. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
“I would be able to hit the ball with both feet.”


:facepalm:

(I'm sure he meant "hit the ball better with both feet")

v00d00daddy
08-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Toronto FC Q&A with Maxi Urruti (http://www.torontofc.ca/news/2013/08/qa-maximiliano-urruti)

Notable Q&A:



:facepalm:

(I'm sure he meant "hit the ball better with both feet")

LOL. I like it. He's honest. I assume he meant "hit" as in, put a good thump on the ball towards goal with both feet.

I'm shocked at how few professional soccer players will, at all costs, avoid playing a ball on their weaker foot. TFC guys: Dunfield, Rey, Convey just to name a few.

It's ridiculous to see a guy chase a ball heading towards the sideline and watching him try and wrap the outside of his strong foot around the ball to try and keep it in..almost always in vain.

I plan on coaching in the very near future and if I see that from one of my players they're getting told the first time, and taken out of the game if I see it again. lol

eustacchio
08-21-2013, 01:10 PM
I plan on coaching in the very near future and if I see that from one of my players they're getting told the first time, and taken out of the game if I see it again. lol

Get them to kick an old ball against the wall without shoes on. That's what did it for me.

v00d00daddy
08-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Get them to kick an old ball against the wall without shoes on. That's what did it for me.

Good idea. Will do. Thanks

ManUtd4ever
08-21-2013, 02:07 PM
;1611233']This is damaging quote and an obvious warning sign.



I wonder if he has his own scouting agency that he's using to scout players. He might be a double-dipper. His old team is doing shit and now his future old team is doing shit.

:scarf:LOWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS PEOPLE.:scarf:
Payne has a significantly larger budget to work with in Toronto, so the situations aren't necessarily analogous. Laba has been every bit as good as advertised.

ryan
08-21-2013, 03:44 PM
http://www.torontofc.ca/news/2013/08/matias-laba-suffers-fracture

Laba out 4-6 weeks with a fractured toe.

denime
08-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Bit of an administrative question... I notice that a lot of the links you put up are to newsnow.co.uk, which then redirect to mlssoccer.com, including 2 today. Just wondering the reasoning behind it, if there is any?

I'm doing news before I start to work,saves me some time going trough every sport website,and to make sure I don't miss some news that might be interesting for us.

bones
08-21-2013, 05:26 PM
http://www.torontofc.ca/news/2013/08/matias-laba-suffers-fracture

Laba out 4-6 weeks with a fractured toe.

Ok come on, who's the sick fuck who has a hex on our team...

Blizzard
08-21-2013, 06:40 PM
Morning D.

Brockie said the same thing last night. Was obvious that he didn't want to leave and really liked it here.

After the last home match, when he came to the corner to thank/applaud the supporter's, I thought he looked genuinely sad.

BuSaPuNk
08-21-2013, 06:48 PM
After the last home match, when he came to the corner to thank/applaud the supporter's, I thought he looked genuinely sad.

Yeah it's really hard on him but he also knows there's not much he can do. Payne tried to keep him but Wellington was asking for too much.

maninb
08-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Ex-Red Silva scores 3 times in 4 games.....LOL! And we gave him away for NOTHING!!! Typical....

Wagner
08-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Ok come on, who's the sick fuck who has a hex on our team...

Does anyone have a religious leader in their rolo-dex?
regardless of religion/denomination, etc...

I'm pretty serious about performing some exorcisms.

Wiccan, Voodoo, Christian, Judaism, Islam, Pagan, etc...etc...

if you can perform an exorcism, i want to talk to you.

[NBF]
08-21-2013, 09:38 PM
Ok come on, who's the sick fuck who has a hex on our team...

Overworked players and reckless play gets you injured. He looks like he's labouring alot on the field. Kinda like that old German.....worn down by loyalty to his teammates.

bones
08-22-2013, 08:52 AM
After the last home match, when he came to the corner to thank/applaud the supporter's, I thought he looked genuinely sad.

I've never looked at it from his perspective but here is some interesting info about Phoenix. Some stuff very similar and some different but looking at it I can honestly see why he'd like to come back.

Wellington Phoenix is located in Wellington, New Zealand, the smaller populated country that plays in a Larger border country's league.
The challenges of the relatively small league continue to be interest vs the more populated sports available.
Away games involve flight to another country with sometimes significant distance (Perth to Wellington for instance ~5200kms!!!)
Phoenix play in a 32k multipurpose stadium but average attendance High 11,683 in Year 1 vs Low 3898 last year would be eeeeempty.
They were founded in 2007 and were the local darling but bad results have significantly diminished attendance numbers.
Dead last in their league...

I think coming to TFC and seeing the facilities and the city in a short time could easily sway his decision to want to stay. It's mostly familiar in terms of travel and struggles, but if you enjoy living in a big live safe city then Toronto has it's draw. TFC does come across as a big pond to smaller fish with the training facilities and crowds we get. I have been to A-League games and the support is extremely similar to ours here just on a slightly lesser scale.

Let him experience our "lesser" desirable weather conditions and then see what his decision is :) Either case I hope we see him back here again if he continues to improve his strike rate.

Carts
08-22-2013, 09:32 AM
Does anyone have a religious leader in their rolo-dex?
regardless of religion/denomination, etc...

I'm pretty serious about performing some exorcisms.

Wiccan, Voodoo, Christian, Judaism, Islam, Pagan, etc...etc...

if you can perform an exorcism, i want to talk to you.

I've said it before, we need JOBO at Shoeless, in a shrine, then parade him to BMO each match...

VOODOO this shit now!!!

https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images/1909629467/jobo.jpg


We offer his cigar, and rum....... He will come...

ManUtd4ever
08-22-2013, 09:59 AM
I've said it before, we need JOBO at Shoeless, in a shrine, then parade him to BMO each match...

VOODOO this shit now!!!

https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images/1909629467/jobo.jpg


We offer his cigar, and rum....... He will come...

LOL.

bones
08-22-2013, 11:05 AM
don't forget 1 whole chicken

Dreadlocks
08-22-2013, 01:42 PM
and a virgin

Wagner
08-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Carts, I'm in.
Anyone know where to get a JoBoo statue/doll?

I guess I could check Amazon/ebay....

WestStandGeoff
08-22-2013, 11:08 PM
I'm doing news before I start to work,saves me some time going trough every sport website,and to make sure I don't miss some news that might be interesting for us.


Check this out : http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Football/North+America/MLS/Toronto+FC

A useful source for getting out all the related articles quickly. Something I'd not begrudge a guy tasked with getting the news out early in the morning.

Plus, they've got a 5 hour jump on us over there.

Thanks guys, I figured it was something like that. And, to Tobor's point... just so I don't come across as ungrateful for your ongoing work, I absolutely do not begrudge you for this in any way - quite the contrary in that your efforts are tremendously appreciated.