Tomorrow marks the first ever MLS competition for the Vancouver Whitecaps, as they take on Toronto FC at Empire Field.
Two years ago today, it was announced that the Whitecaps would join the major league. The team and the city have undergone heavy renovations since then.
Vancouver’s BC Place, the future home for the Whitecaps, is receiving a face-lift. When finished, the facility will boast a cable-supported Continue reading
Toronto FC tickets are in high demand. Leading up to the first season, team owners, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, did not expect the MLS team to be as popular as it was. They were hoping for an attendance of 13,000 to 15,000 fans per game at BMO Field, which has a capacity of 20,148 seats. Beyond anticipation, the bustling, multicultural city of Toronto got behind the “Reds,” and has continued to exceed expectations. Continue reading
The game this weekend will be a good indicator of how the Eastern and Western MLS conferences compare, as well as how far the Toronto FC has come in the 3 years since they entered the MLS.
The two teams have had similar runs the last two seasons, finishing within one point of one another. This year, they are both sitting in third place in their division with FC Dallas at 25 points and Toronto FC at 22. Continue reading