Toronto FC

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Toronto FC
Full nameToronto Football Club
Nickname(s)The Reds
Short nameTFC
FoundedOctober 2005; 13 years ago (2005-10)
StadiumBMO Field
Toronto, Ontario
Stadium
capacity
30,991[1][2]
OwnerMaple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
PresidentBill Manning
General managerAli Curtis
CoachGreg Vanney
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2018Eastern Conference: 9th
Overall: 19th
Playoffs: Did not qualify
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Toronto Football Club, usually known as Toronto FC, is a soccer club based in Toronto, Ontario. They have played in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS) since the 2007 season. They were the first Canadian soccer team to join MLS. They play their home games at BMO Field in Downtown Toronto. The team is coached by Greg Vanney and operated by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.

History[change | change source]

Toronto FC has won the Canadian Championship five times, most recently in 2016. They also made it to the 2016 MLS Cup but lost to Seattle Sounders 4-5 in penalties. They were also semi-finalists of the 2011-2012 CONCACAF Champions League.

References[change | change source]

  1. "BMO Field – The Stadium Guide".
  2. "Argonauts sold to Larry Tanenbaum and Bell". Toronto Sun.