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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    Working that out with the team. It may reside at KIA for a bit, but ultimately its up to RPB and Kings (both ISC members) to determine. I will be getting consultation from Dallas SG's as well as the ISC for best recommendations.
    Cool.
    Just curious, because I don't trust any of us to not lose it or dent it in some foolish manner.


    TFC trophy case would be my vote.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flatpicker View Post
    TFC trophy case would be my vote.
    Trophy Case during the week, installed in a glass case at BMO field on game days (with security, of course).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yohan View Post
    I like it. Rub it in front of IMFC and their supporters.
    I could not imagine more wonderful "guests" to celebrate our teams victory with.
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    Hoping the Reds can defy the odds after winning the Supporter Shield and carry on to claim the MLS Cup. Only 6 of 21 Supporter Shield winners have gone onto do this. Not since the Galaxy in 2012 has a team won the double. Man pinch me again, still can't believe this season is happening. Wake me up please, I hope I am not dreaming. ( :

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    Quote Originally Posted by Initial B View Post
    Trophy Case during the week, installed in a glass case at BMO field on game days (with security, of course).

    Speaking of security. At the Argo game on Saturday there was a grand total of zero police officers in the entire building. That's right 0 police officers in the stadium with 13,00 plus fans.

    It appears the pay duty police were not ordered. why? I don't know. Who's responsibility? I don't know that either.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    There will be an on field presentation on October 15 v Montreal.

    Provided we clinch it *knocks on wood*

    After the game please.


    Before the game will have all the oomph of the "Good Citizen of the Month Award" the team gives out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul-collins View Post
    To ensure no lower than 4th, our magic number is now 5 to be clear of Chicago.
    To ensure no lower than 2nd (home field advantage in the conference semi) it is 8 to be clear of Atlanta.
    To ensure home field for the final (better than top West team) it is 7 to be clear of Vancouver (!).
    And, of course, 10 to be clear of all (the goal of this thread).
    Because of NYRB's draw, TFC have now ensured no lower than 4th, so 3 points was enough.
    To ensure no lower than 2nd, we need 3 to be clear of Atlanta's max of 64. (A win on Wednesday and we don't play the knockout game; also home advantage in the semi)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    There will be an on field presentation on October 15 v Montreal.

    Provided we clinch it *knocks on wood*
    Quote Originally Posted by OgtheDim View Post
    After the game please.


    Before the game will have all the oomph of the "Good Citizen of the Month Award" the team gives out.

    I second this!
    Crowds are thin at kick-off.
    It's gotta be at the end.

    We need to make sure the team gets the word out through email and media that there would be a trophy presentation following the game on (insert date here).
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    EASTERN CONFERENCE PTS GP GR Max Playoffs As of now Shield? Playoffs?
    Toronto FC 62 29 5 77 Bye. Home Field Advantage
    New York City FC 51 29 5 66 Bye. Home Field Advantage
    Chicago Fire 48 29 5 63 Wildcard vs. Atlanta United FC
    Columbus Crew SC 44 30 4 56 Wildcard vs. New York Red Bulls NO Chance
    Atlanta United FC 43 27 7 64 Wildcard @ Columbus Crew SC
    New York Red Bulls 42 28 6 60 Wildcard @ Chicago Fire NO Chance
    Montreal Impact 36 28 6 54 HOPE NO Chance
    New England Revolution 35 29 5 50 HOPE NO Chance
    Orlando City SC 35 29 5 50 HOPE NO Chance
    Philadephia Union 33 29 5 48 HOPE NO Chance
    D.C. United 28 29 5 43 HOPE NO Chance
    WESTERN CONFERENCE PTS GP GR Max Playoffs?
    Vancouver Whitecaps FC 45 28 6 63 Bye. Home Field Advantage
    Portland Timbers 44 30 4 56 Bye. Home Field Advantage NO Chance
    Sporting KC 44 28 6 62 Wildcard vs Real Salt Lake NO Chance
    Seattle Sounders FC 44 29 5 59 Wildcard vs San Jose NO Chance
    San Jose Earthquakes 39 29 5 54 Wildcard @ Seattle NO Chance
    Real Salt Lake 38 30 4 50 Wildcard @ Real Salt Lake NO Chance
    Houston Dynamo 38 28 6 56 HOPE NO Chance
    FC Dallas 38 28 6 56 HOPE NO Chance
    Minnesota United FC 29 28 6 47 HOPE NO Chance
    LA Galaxy 27 28 6 45 HOPE NO Chance
    Colorado Rapids 26 28 6 44 HOPE NO Chance

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    I like tables :P

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    The Bye is good for sure...but there is no Home-field advantage until the Cup Final. The two legged nature of the divisional games makes those an even contest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flatpicker View Post
    On that note... where is the shield kept/displayed during the season?
    Would it be in Toronto's trophy case?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fergiejr View Post
    Maybe sooner. If we win on Wednesday, it eliminates all teams but NYCFC from the race. We play NER on Saturday and NYCFC plays Houston - which will not be a walk in the park They're just below the playoffline so they will want points. Any result other than a win for NYCFC will elimhinate them.

    On Saturday, they have the 3PM game. We have the 5PM game.
    Saturday is this weekend though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamilton_Red View Post
    The Bye is good for sure...but there is no Home-field advantage until the Cup Final. The two legged nature of the divisional games makes those an even contest.
    Not exactly. Having the second game at home is an advantage if the game is tied on total goals as extra time will be at home. Suppose a team lost 3-2 in the first leg and won 3-2 in the second, it would be better off in that exciting emotional moment to be home for the extra time..... That's a home field advantage

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyDM View Post
    Not exactly. Having the second game at home is an advantage if the game is tied on total goals as extra time will be at home. Suppose a team lost 3-2 in the first leg and won 3-2 in the second, it would be better off in that exciting emotional moment to be home for the extra time..... That's a home field advantage
    Home field advantage also works in that you know how the away goals rules is working, which will modify game plans dramatically.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyDM View Post
    Not exactly. Having the second game at home is an advantage if the game is tied on total goals as extra time will be at home. Suppose a team lost 3-2 in the first leg and won 3-2 in the second, it would be better off in that exciting emotional moment to be home for the extra time..... That's a home field advantage
    I like that Montreal impact analogy from last year

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    Shouldn't the sheild be presented at the first home game after we've clinched? Most likely we'll clinch at revs or home to red bulls. Seems anticlimactic to me to present it more than 2 weeks after clinching it. Plus, are we that desperate to troll the impact in our moment of glory? Do we want them gooning us in the second last game of the season before our run at MLS cup?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffro View Post
    Shouldn't the sheild be presented at the first home game after we've clinched? Most likely we'll clinch at revs or home to red bulls. Seems anticlimactic to me to present it more than 2 weeks after clinching it. Plus, are we that desperate to troll the impact in our moment of glory? Do we want them gooning us in the second last game of the season before our run at MLS cup?
    I think it is more about rubbing it in the IMFC travelling supporters, I would like to see that, lots of cheeky, but classy TIFO's and 2 stick signs. That would be nice to see broadcast nation wide, and of course you know some (there are many respectful IMFC supporters) not all of the L'impact supporters will cause a scene.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffro View Post
    Shouldn't the sheild be presented at the first home game after we've clinched? Most likely we'll clinch at revs or home to red bulls. Seems anticlimactic to me to present it more than 2 weeks after clinching it. Plus, are we that desperate to troll the impact in our moment of glory? Do we want them gooning us in the second last game of the season before our run at MLS cup?
    it really is about the logistics of getting it here and an international border. Its being brought up personally on the date, the club is more than fine with it as are the other groups leadership.
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    SportsClubStats.com odds on winning the shield:


    TFC - 99.937%
    NYC - 0.0517%
    ATL - 0.00904%
    CHI - 0.00178%
    SKC - 0.000111%

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil View Post
    it really is about the logistics of getting it here and an international border. Its being brought up personally on the date, the club is more than fine with it as are the other groups leadership.
    Will the presentation be done in front of the prawn sandwiches or the south end? They should consider doing it in front of the supporters, IMO.

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    Theatre in the round is always best but I suspect TV angles will win out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OgtheDim View Post
    Theatre in the round is always best but I suspect TV angles will win out.
    You could argue that for the better "TV Shot" use the camera behind the South end net, or have a steady-cam on field with the players doing the Iceland/TFC/Giant clap while holding the shield with a graphic on the scoreboard behind them.

    Or maybe I am overthinking this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MartinUtd View Post
    SportsClubStats.com odds on winning the shield:


    TFC - 99.937%
    NYC - 0.0517%
    ATL - 0.00904%
    CHI - 0.00178%
    SKC - 0.000111%
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