2009 Canadian Soccer League season

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Canadian Soccer League
Season 2009
Champions Trois-Rivières Attak
Matches played 90
Goals scored 301 (3.34 per match)
Top goalscorer Reda Agourram 13
Biggest home win Serbian White Eagles 7-0 London City (31-Jul-2009)
Biggest away win North York Astros 0-8 TFC Academy (19-Sep-2009)
Highest scoring Brampton Lions 3-6 Serbian White Eagles (24-Jul-2009)
London City 6-3 TFC Academy(14-Aug-2009)
(9 goals)
2008
2010

The 2009 Canadian Soccer League regular season ran from 15 May to 20 September 2009. Trois-Rivières Attak won the championship.[1]

Changes from 2008 season[edit]

  • League extends playoffs to two games series and reduces regular-season schedule from 22 to 18 and a balanced schedule.
  • Top 8 teams qualify for playoffs, without any seeding for division winners.
  • CSL receives conditional membership in the Canadian Soccer Association (first league to achieve this in 16 years).
  • Rogers TV commits to broadcasting a full 23-game schedule every Saturday night through to the finals.
  • Inaria comes on board as official ball, and referee apparel sponsor.
  • Windsor Border Stars franchise revoked

Results table[edit]

All Stats Current as of games played Sep 20, 2009.

Home \ Away[1] BMP ITS LON NYA POR SER STC TFCA TOR TRA
Brampton Lions 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–6 3–0 2–2 0–1 3–1
Italia Shooters 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–5 3–4 1–0 2–3 0–3
London City 1–5 0–5 1–4 1–5 1–1 0–1 6–3 0–0 0–2
North York Astros 3–5 1–4 3–2 1–2 0–2 3–0 0–8 1–4 3–2
Portugal FC 3–2 2–2 1–0 0–4 2–2 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–0
Serbian White Eagles 1–3 0–0 7–0 1–0 2–0 3–1 5–2 2–1 2–1
St. Catharines Wolves 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–3
TFC Academy 1–3 3–2 7–1 2–1 2–2 0–3 1–1 1–1 2–1
Toronto Croatia 4–0 2–1 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 4–1 1–0 0–0
Trois-Rivieres Attak 2–1 1–0 6–0 5–0 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 4–1

Source: Canadian Soccer League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Standings[edit]

National Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
1 Trois-Rivières Attak 18 12 4 2 40 16 +24 38
2 St. Catharines Wolves 18 6 5 7 20 25 −5 25
3 Brampton Lions 18 7 8 3 36 32 +4 24
4 TFC Academy 18 6 7 5 37 33 +4 23
5 North York Astros 18 4 11 3 25 45 −20 15
6 London City 18 1 15 2 14 60 −46 5

International Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
1 Serbian White Eagles 18 11 4 3 43 19 +24 36
2 Toronto Croatia 18 10 3 5 30 15 +15 35
3 Italia Shooters 18 7 7 4 31 29 +2 25
4 Portugal FC 18 5 5 8 25 27 −2 23

Playoffs[edit]

In 2009, both the quarterfinals and semifinals will be two game series. The winner of the series will be the team with the most points after two games. Should they be tied after the second game, the 2nd game will go into overtime, and if necessary, penalty kicks.

In both the quarter- and semifinals, the team who finished higher in the standings determines which of the two games they prefer to host.

The Championship shall be a one game final on Saturday October 24 at Lamport Stadium in Toronto.

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Quebec Trois-Rivières Attak 3 1  
8  Ontario Portugal FC 0 0  
  1  Quebec Trois-Rivières Attak 3 1 1  
  4  Ontario Italia Shooters 3 1 0  
4  Ontario Italia Shooters 5 2
  5  Ontario St. Catharines Wolves 0 1  
    1  Quebec Trois-Rivières Attak     0 (3)
  2  Ontario Serbian White Eagles     0 (2)
  3  Ontario Toronto Croatia 3 1  
6  Ontario Brampton Lions 1 1  
  3  Ontario Toronto Croatia 1 7 0
  2  Ontario Serbian White Eagles 3 1 1  
2  Ontario Serbian White Eagles 1 4  
  7  Ontario TFC Academy 0 1    

Quarterfinals[edit]

September 24, 2009
8:00 PM
St. Catharines Wolves Ontario 0 – 5 Ontario Italia Shooters
Stillman Red card 36'
DelPriore Yellow cardYellow cardRed card ??', 43'
Ordell Goal 4'
Cisternino Goal 56'
Humphrey Goal 80' Goal 86' Goal 87'

September 26, 2009
8:00 PM
Portugal FC Ontario 0 – 3 Quebec Trois-Rivières Attak
Annisi Yellow cardYellow cardRed card ??', 72'
Stewart Booked
(Report) Tissot Booked
Louis-Jeune Goal 44'
Ouimette Goal 61'
Vitulano Booked
Meftouh Booked
Saleh Goal 87'
Cortese Booked 90'
Brockton Stadium
Toronto, Ontario
Referee: Geoff Gamble (CAN)

September 27, 2009
5:00 PM
Serbian White Eagles Ontario 1 – 0 Ontario TFC Academy
Viciknez Goal 42'

September 27, 2009
8:15 PM
Toronto Croatia Ontario 3 – 0 Ontario Brampton Lions
FitzWilliams Goal 19'
Maletic Goal 49'
Bustamante Goal 64' (pen.)
Da Silva Red card 38'
Cameira Red card 63'

October 3, 2009
3:00 PM
Trois-Rivières Attak Quebec 1 – 0 Ontario Portugal FC

October 3, 2009
3:30 PM
TFC Academy Ontario 1 – 4 Ontario Serbian White Eagles

October 4, 2009
5:00 PM
Brampton Lions Ontario 1 – 1 Ontario Toronto Croatia

Semifinals[edit]

October 9–12, 2009
5:00 PM
Italia Shooters Ontario 3 – 3 Trois-Rivières Attak Quebec


October 9–12, 2009
3:00 PM
Ontario Toronto Croatia 1 – 3 Ontario Serbian White Eagles
Hurtis Goal 40'Goal 71'
Dimitrov Goal 56'
Centennial Stadium
Attendance: 1,116

October 16–18, 2009
4:00 PM
Ontario Serbian White Eagles 1 – 7 Ontario Toronto Croatia

Attendance: 1,230

October 16–18, 2009
3:00 PM
Trois-Rivières Attak Quebec 1 – 1 Italia Shooters Ontario

Final[edit]

Goal scorers[edit]

2009 Goal Scorers
Rank Player Team Goals
1 Reda Agourram Trois-Rivières Attak 13
T2 Allando Matheson TFC Academy 10
T2 Kadian Lecky Italia Shooters 10
T4 David Guzmán Brampton Lions 9
T4 Tihomir Maletic Toronto Croatia 9
T6 Sasa Viciknez Serbian White Eagles FC 8
T6 Yannick Rome-Gosselin Trois-Rivières Attak 8
8 Diego Maradona North York Astros 7
T9 Daniel Nascimento Brampton Lions 6
T9 Aleks Braletic Serbian White Eagles FC 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 27 July 2011.