Kurt Larson, Toronto Sun

Postmedia's leading MLS/CANMNT columnist/beat reporter. Frequently covers TFC.


Julian de Guzman of Canada battles for the ball with Richard Dixon of Panama during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 14, 2013. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Canada could find result in Honduras if team executes

SAN PEDRO SULA — If “Hell” formed a soccer squad, it would host fixtures inside a venue resembling Honduras’ Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano, a rusty monstrosity that looks like a relic from another time.

Canada's Women's World Cup team arrives to a large group of fans at the Edmonton International Airport on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (David Bloom/Postmedia Network)

Women's World Cup has become a soccer spectacle

In 1991, it wasn’t just easy for amateur sports to get lost in the shuffle, it was expected. Whereas ads for Canada 2015 are literally everywhere in cities across this country ahead of Saturday’s World Cup opener in Edmonton.

Canada’s Melissa Tancredi (centre) battles in the air against England’s Jill Scott (right) and Katie Chapman in Hamilton last night. Canada kicks off its World Cup next Saturday vs. China. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

Canada tops England in tuneup, ready for Women's World Cup

The Canadians aren’t playing cupcakes and kids this time around. In preparation for the 2015 Women’s World Cup, they’re playing top teams, in packed venues, in identical situations to what they’ll face this time next week in Edmonton.

With a MLS work stoppage looming, Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko might need to wait to see if his big-name off-season signings work out. (QMI Agency file photo)

New MLS labour pact with players a 'done deal'

Major League Soccer has reached a last-minute agreement on a new labor deal that will avoid a work stoppage, a player involved in the negotiations told Reuters on Wednesday.

If no CBA deal is made by Wednesday night, TFC fans will have to wait to see Sebastian Giovinco's debut. (QMI AGENCY)

MLS talks in crunch time

Toronto FC players and brass don’t yet know if they’ll board a flight to Vancouver Thursday morning.

Galaxy forward Robbie Keane (left) celebrates with forward Alan Gordon (right) after scoring a goal against the New England Revolution in the overtime during the MLS Cup final at Stubhub Center. ( Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

L.A. Galaxy wins its fifth MLS Cup

The L.A. Galaxy realized its “First To Five” titles slogan in a 2-1 extra time MLS Cup win over the New England Revolution Sunday at StubHub Center.