TFC talisman

The definition of talisman is anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions.

Now the last thing Danny Dichio needs is more praise heaped on his 6'3" frame, but from the 37th minute until the end of Saturday's win over Colorado I could not get the idea out of my head.

Previous experience has taught me that if I have hunch about something TFC related, asking head coach John Carver is the only way to find out if it is true or not.

So after Carver ranted about how he was disappointed and pleased at the same time in the wake of the 3-1 victory, I quizzed him on his thoughts about Dichio's remarkable or powerful influence on games this season.

"It defies logic really," Carver said. "He keeps having this (groin) problem yet he keeps playing and performing and scoring goals.

"If he has a bad groin from now until the end of the season and he keeps scoring goals I'll be delighted."

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