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Garber in Montreal

Published on December 9, 2009 By Editorial

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber visited Montreal today to meet with Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo and government officials to discuss possible MLS expansion into Canada’s second-largest market.

USL/TOA Update

Published on October 29, 2009 By gward

As we reported, a major announcement was expected this week and to our surprise we received two important press releases. Both can be seen below.  Yet another press release is expected from the TOA as a whole within the next few weeks.

Statement from Joey Saputo of the Montreal Impact

Published on October 29, 2009 By Editor

“Following the press release issued earlier by the USL, I would also like to confirm there are still ongoing talks between ongoing talks between the Montreal Impact and the USL,” declared Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo. “The negotiations are not over. We continue to work on various options, including the possibilitiy of seeing the Impact [...]

Congratulations to the Montreal Impact!

Published on October 17, 2009 By gward

The Montreal Impact were crowned USL-1 Champions as they defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday afternoon. 
Goals for Montreal came from Donatelli, Gjertsen, and Brown while Toure was the lone scorer for Vancouver. Marc Dos Santos deserves a great deal of credit as he did wonders with the team since taking the reins this spring.

TOA is not MLS-2

Published on October 17, 2009 By Editor

Several outlets are reporting that TOA members have been meeting with MLS executives regarding a Second Division for MLS.  Our source reports that another level for MLS is not happening any time soon. Here is a comment from that source close to the situation: 
“Major League Soccer has had conversations with TOA clubs (including the Vancouver Whitecaps) but [...]

Awards for the Montreal Impact

Published on October 11, 2009 By Editor

David Testo received the Giuseppe-Saputo Trophy, while Marc Dos Santos was nominated as a finalist for USL First Division Coach of the Year. 
Testo received the award as the team’s Most Valuable Player.  He played in all 26 matches, logging 2,235 minutes.  Testo also registered one goal and one assist and led the team with 38 fouls.   
Dos Santos [...]