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  1. 11 points
    jordan

    Doneil Henry

  2. 10 points
    Bertuzzi44

    Ayo Akinola

    It wouldn't be a Canadian soccer forum without at least one 30+ page thread wrangling about a Canada eligible player currently in another nation's setup 😄
  3. 9 points
    jordan

    Dario Zanatta

    Has signed with Ayr United in the Championship
  4. 6 points
    VinceA

    Ayo Akinola

    One thing I can't fault about some of our dual nationals who have played youth footy for other countries is that Canada doesn't play any damn youth games outside of tournaments. It's hilarious sometimes that Canada wants prospects to commit to the program when the program doesn't seem to exist outside of CONCACAF youth tournaments.
  5. 5 points
    Obinna

    Doneil Henry

    I like the confidence!
  6. 5 points
    Gian-Luca

    Noble Okello

    He looked pretty good, the way he can make up ground on the pitch and win balls in the air was very impressive. Bradley was tired as hell in his match so you can see why Vanney put on Okello for Delgado instead of Fraser - Fraser is more in the Bradley mold but Okello looks like more of a physically-superior version of Delgado (and hopefully a more skilled version as well, but we'll have to see on that front).
  7. 5 points
    Corazon

    Tajon Buchanan

    Has looked good in my opinion. Shaf has only had a half but Tajon has looked better. He's gonna have to start scoring some goals though.
  8. 5 points
    Interesting reports that South America could start their qualifiers in Europe to ensure their players are not held up by quarantine restrictions. https://mundoalbiceleste.com/2020/07/20/south-american-world-cup-qualifiers-could-be-played-in-europe-this-year/ I won't be surprised if CONCACAF has to use a similar neutral site solution for the early rounds. International travel will likely still be a bureaucratic nightmare in the fall. Another report from Honduras. The FA president indicates qualifiers will start this year but Honduras won't join until next year. Timeline for an announcement is 15 to 25 days. https://www.diez.hn/laseleccion/1395101-498/jorge-salomon-eliminatorias-concacaf-proximo-ano-trabajando-formato-liga-nacional-fondos-fifa?amp=1 This lines up with the "top 5 bye to octagonal" report from Panama.
  9. 5 points
    Wasp

    Tajon Buchanan

    In the starting 11 for NE's match vs. TFC this morning
  10. 4 points
    Ruffian

    Noble Okello

    The play that stood out most from him in that game was when he was able to get multiple blocks using his feet on successive shots inside the box. This type of play definitely shows his CB potential.
  11. 4 points
    Corazon

    Noble Okello

    Looks like hes about to get his first taste of MLS action today coming off the bench.
  12. 4 points
    Unnamed Trialist

    Ayo Akinola

    And a spelling error in the title so you can fix it after a few weeks. The Futrure of Mo Babouli
  13. 4 points
    Strait Red

    Canadians Abroad July 17th to 23rd

    Orlando City vs Philadelphia Union Tesho Akindele starts. Kamal Miller is on the bench. Game 8p.m. EST On TSN Tesho subbed out after 74 minutes. Game ends 1-1
  14. 3 points
    Olympique_de_Marseille

    Scott Kennedy

    https://www.laola1.at/de/red/fussball/2--liga/news/austria-klagenfurt--machtwort-in-sachen-trainer/ Article claims that : 1) That Scott Kennedy has a German passport too! 2) That he has extended his contract with Klagenfurt by two years 3) Had an offer from a 2. Bundesliga club in Germany. (I used Google Translate, please correct me here if I've misunderstood) Klagenfurt better get promoted because while turning down a German 2. Bundesliga club to play in the Austrian Football Bundesliga is logical, turning down a German 2. Bundesliga club to play in the Austrian 2. Liga would seem to be madness. Anybody know the details?
  15. 3 points
    Buchta

    Mauro Eustaquio

    He has signed for Caldas S.C. in the Portugal (3rd tier). https://t.co/flPsQH8aud?amp=1
  16. 3 points
    Obinna

    Tajon Buchanan

    I agree that Tajon was good. Looking forward to him getting into our Olympic team, maybe even the senior team if he keeps doing well...
  17. 3 points
    Shway

    Tajon Buchanan

    I was impressed with his entire game. He’s fast, strong and really great in 1v1. I noticed how he affected Laryeas ability to get forward because he has to be aware of him. He gets more opportunities with NER and Millars position with the men’s team seems a lot less assured. Im actually excited to see what our U23 team will look like. So many options - which is weird to say.
  18. 3 points
    Corazon

    Noble Okello

    Maybe one day we can dream of a midfield of Okello for Delgado & Fraser for Bradley playing alongside Osorio!
  19. 3 points
    narduch

    Ayo Akinola

    Got to work 'the Importance of' into the title too.
  20. 3 points
    Very much unsurprisingly, a survey of Bundesliga players has identified the Phonz as the biggest surprise from the past season. Going from a virtually unknown to a worldwide phenomena in a matter of months will do that for you.
  21. 3 points
    VinceA

    Simon Colyn

    I tweeted about how little time Whitecaps' prsopects get in MLS and his dad liked my tweet lmao.
  22. 3 points
    PopePouri

    Cristián Gutiérrez

    Move Adnan to wing. Positionally, he looks out of place at LB. Also, why would you want one of your best players on a DP contract playing at fullback.
  23. 2 points
    Stryker911

    Jonathan David

    No sign of him in Gents preseason match today.
  24. 2 points
    Gian-Luca

    Ayo Akinola

    Herdman said in an interview taped July 2nd but shown before this morning's TFC match something along the lines that he thinks Akinola's heart is starting to turn towards Canada. Kristian Jack then said in the studio that Akinola's agent told the Canadian U20 team that Akinola was available for them but that he wasn't called, although this seemed to contradict what Herdman said about Akinola having been invited to previous U20 and MNT camps but declining for now. KJ also said Berhalter had been in touch with Akinola since the tournament began, which is hardly a surprise since Berhalter shouting "Nice goal Ayo!" from three feet behind the goal could count as being in touch.
  25. 2 points
    Corazon

    Tajon Buchanan

    If he plays like he did today and starts putting in some goals and assists then I can't imagine him not being in our player pool selection. It was his first start in a very long time and since Arenas took over the Revolution, his minutes have been limited. Here's hoping that changes.
  26. 2 points
    Blackjack15

    Doneil Henry

    Latest interview https://worldfootballindex.com/2020/07/doneil-henry-canada-centre-back-suwon-bluewings-vancouver-toronto/
  27. 2 points
    Obinna

    Ayo Akinola

    Context dude....context.
  28. 2 points
    Mikmacdo

    Noble Okello

    I hope he becomes a CB one day. He is a massive and reminds me of Matip who used to be a DM.
  29. 2 points
    CANMNT_SUPERFAN

    Doneil Henry

    🤔🤔🤔🤔
  30. 2 points
    MtlMario

    Ayo Akinola

    ......and a dirty cop doesn't stop making him less of a cop or a cheating husband does't make him less of a husband. Keep telling yourself that until you convince yourself. That's all I'm going to talk about this subject, I think I made my point. Regards.
  31. 2 points
    An Observer

    Thomas Hasal

    I read somewhere that the Whitecaps have signed a single match contract with Dave Ayres to play keeper
  32. 2 points
    Obinna

    Canadians Abroad July 17th to 23rd

    Gent are playing Lens tomorrow in a friendly. Will be interesting to see if Jonathan David will feature. https://www.livescore18.com/football-match/lens-vs-kaa-gent/summary-1880585/
  33. 2 points
    Playing catch up on this and on football in general after needing to worry about other things for months. Thanks everyone for the updates along the way. One of good thing to come out of all this: It rubbished the silly (in my opinion) reliance on the rankings. Would be nice if they learn a lesson from that.
  34. 2 points
    Obinna

    Cristián Gutiérrez

    That could be an option I suppose. To me Adnan doesn't play like a winger, he plays like an offensively talented fullback, but that doesn't mean he cannot be effective as a winger. Worth a try though, I guess. I also wonder whether he can play as a deep lying playmaker. He is good on the ball, he has an eye for a pass, and he is robust.
  35. 1 point
    Gian-Luca

    General MLS Talk 2020

    I am wondering if only Canadian viewers can see those while US viewers see cgi ads from US sponsors. I also notice that TSN doesn't block out the entire audio as much when there is swearing on the field for games that Wileman, Caldwell Schad and Dolan call.
  36. 1 point
    bwilly11

    Ayo Akinola

    Vanney keeping the Canadians happy, he knows he needs us TFC fans on his side haha
  37. 1 point
    RS

    Ayo Akinola

    The weird thing is that I’m not even arguing about politics. It’s simply in poor taste to compare a player representing a different country to a crooked cop regardless of what’s going on in the world. The current climate makes it worse and does delve into the political spectrum, but that wasn’t my original point. But you’re right, let’s move on. On topic: Akinola’s finishing was subpar today, but his movement got him into positions that he wasn’t getting into a year ago.
  38. 1 point
    BearcatSA

    General MLS Talk 2020

    I find this CGI advertising behind the goals fairly disconcerting. A cleared ball off a corner suddenly disappears then reappears while on one play during the Caps/SJ game In-beom briefly became part of the Captain Morgan logo: what's Korean for "Aaarrrr!" I wonder? 😉
  39. 1 point
    Obinna

    General MLS Talk 2020

    Speaking of Canada, anyone notice how many Canadian products/companies/institutions are advertising at MLS is Back? Off the top of my head: BC Recycling, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Blue Buck (Phillips Brewing), to name a few of the more surprising ones.
  40. 1 point
    Trois Reds

    Ayo Akinola

    To be fair, TFC started at 9 am one day, 8 PM three days later, and 9 am again 3 days after that. Playing 3 games in seven days is hard enough, without the start times. I've worked jobs like that (8 AM start one day, 3 PM the next, etc). Within a week you're working through fatigue, even if you're awake. He might be a little tired. It did look like all of the starters were fading after halftime.
  41. 1 point
    johnyb

    Canadians Abroad July 17th to 23rd

    Happy for Tajon but Okello getting minutes has me more excited. He looked pretty solid in a position we desperately need.
  42. 1 point
    Strait Red

    Canadians Abroad July 17th to 23rd

    Toronto FC vs New England Revolution Richie Lareya and Ayo Akinola start for TFC Several Canadians on the substitutes bench Tajon Buchanan starts for the Revs UPDATE Jacob Shaffelburg on at halftime Noble Okello on at 67 mins Game ends in a scoreless draw.
  43. 1 point
    shamrock

    Canadians Abroad July 17th to 23rd

    A kid named Massimo Ferrin played the first half for Loudoun United at Hartford. I don't know him, but he is listed from Mississauga. Game ended in 3-1.
  44. 1 point
    JuicyHam

    Ayo Akinola

    The US system plays way more games, has more opportunities, more camps and more money to do these things. To me it would be a no brainer professionally and to personally develop your game to play for them. He has said he is was in no rush to choose who to represent in his senior career and why should he be really. He's in a great position playing for the US youth system
  45. 1 point
    Obinna

    Derek Cornelius

    This is where I am at right now. Cornelius perhaps a little short on confidence, being out of the starting line up and all. At the same time, it seems like Khmiri keeps getting chances when they are perhaps undeserved. If that is because they want to give their new signing a chance to succeed, I get it. Regardless, I hope the bolded part of Ivan's statement is something we can all agree on. Side note: The Serbian kid is pretty good. Shows a lot of composure when put under pressure. Came up with some good defensive plays. There is a lot to like.
  46. 1 point
    Kadenge

    Atiba Hutchinson

    Looks like Besiktas qualified for Europa league
  47. 1 point
  48. 1 point
    Aleman is with Edmonton now. Good to see him in the CPL.
  49. 1 point
    LeoH037

    Atiba Hutchinson

    This guy is ageless... damn. As long as he's willing and able he will always be a welcomed addition to the CMNT.
  50. 1 point
    Stryker911

    Atiba Hutchinson

    Besiktas having a bad season has been a bit overblown. They actually have a pretty good shot at qualifying for Champions League next year. With 5 games left they are 3 points out of 3rd, which is likely the highest they can get. However, Trabzonspor have been banned from European competitions next season so 3rd place will qualify for Champions League. Even where Besiktas are now they will qualify for Europa.
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