2010 Canadian Soccer League season
|Champions||York Region Shooters (regular season)
Brantford Galaxy SC (playoffs)
|Goals scored||494 (3.17 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Tihomir Maletić 17|
|Biggest home win||Milltown FC 6–0 Brantford Galaxy SC
(12 September 2010)
|Biggest away win||North York Astros 0–7 London City
(8 August 2010)
|Highest scoring||London City 3–7 Portugal FC
(23 July 2010)
The 2010 Canadian Soccer League season began on Saturday May 8, 2010, and ended on October 31. Brantford Galaxy SC won their first championship in their inaugural season with a 3–0 win over Hamilton Croatia in the 2010 CSL Championship Final at the Centennial Park Stadium in Etobicoke on October 31, 2010.
Changes from 2009 season
- Single table structure
- Four new expansion clubs: Montreal Impact Academy, Milltown FC, Brantford Galaxy SC and Hamilton Croatia.
- Trois-Rivières Attak ended cooperation with Montreal Impact; they announced that they would take a sabbatical year in 2010 and return for the 2011 season.
- Ottawa FC played as a guest team in the Reserve Division.
- Teams played a balanced schedule of 24 games.
All stats as of games played October 9, 2010:
|Home ╲ Away||BMP||BNF||HAM||LON||MIL||MTL||NYA||POR||SER||STC||TFCA||TOR||YRS|
|Montreal Impact Academy||2–2||0–1||0–0||3–0||0–0||3–0||0–2||1–3||5–0||1–1||3–1||0–1|
|North York Astros||3–2||5–2||0–1||0–7||2–4||1–1||3–4||0–5||1–3||0–1||2–2||2–4|
|Serbian White Eagles||1–1||3–1||1–0||4–0||0–2||3–2||0–1||0–0||2–0||1–1||2–0||3–0|
|St. Catharines Wolves||2–1||1–2||0–3||2–2||0–5||0–2||2–0||0–2||0–4||2–2||0–3||0–2|
|York Region Shooters||2–3||4–1||3–0||3–0||1–1||4–2||1–1||2–0||1–1||1–0||1–0||1–1|
|1||York Region Shooters||24||13||4||7||45||29||+16||46|
|2||Serbian White Eagles||24||12||3||9||40||16||+24||45|
|7||Brantford Galaxy SC||24||9||10||5||45||51||-6||32|
|9||Montreal Impact Academy||24||7||10||7||34||31||+3||28|
|12||North York Astros||24||5||16||3||32||62||-30||18|
|13||St. Catharines Wolves||24||4||16||4||19||54||-35||16|
see also Givova Cup
|This section needs to be updated. (September 2015)|
There will be a two-leg quarterfinal home and away series, followed by a one-game semifinal for the four surviving teams and a one-game final on Sunday, October 31.
Teams seeded in the top four league positions will have first option to play their first quarterfinal game at home or away and the home venue will be awarded to the top seeded teams that advance to the semifinals. The CSL Championship Final will be played at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke on October 31 at 3 pm.
In the event teams are tied on points in the final league standings, CSL rules provide for the following tiebreakers in the order listed:
- Total wins in regular season games.
- Head-to-head record based on total points in league games.
- Goal difference in regular season games.
- Goals scored in regular season games.
In the unlikely event teams are still tied, the rules provide for the lowest number of disciplinary points during regular season games and if necessary, by the luck of the draw.
In the quarterfinals, the two-game home and away series will be decided by total points and if tied on points, it will be total goals over the two games. There will be two 15-minute periods of extra time and FIFA penalty kicks in each game, if necessary. The semifinal and CSL Championship Final will each be one game, with two 15-minute periods of extra time and FIFA penalty kicks, if necessary.
|York Region Shooters||0||1||1|
|Brantford Galaxy SC|
|Brantford Galaxy SC||5|
|Serbian White Eagles||0||0||0|
|Brantford Galaxy SC (a.e.t.)||0||1||1|
|1||Tihomir Maletić||Toronto Croatia||17|
|2||Miloš Šćepanović||Serbian White Eagles||14|
|T3||Aidan O'Keeffe||Hamilton Croatia||12|
|T3||Kadian Lecky||York Region Shooters||12|
|4||Ranko Golijanin||Brantford Galaxy SC||11|
|T5||Mahyar Khobad||North York Astros||10|
|T5||Lesly St. Fleur||Milltown FC||10|
|T5||Miodrag Anđelković||Brantford Galaxy SC||10|
|T6||Blazej Skoczylas||Brampton Lions||9|
|T6||Andrea Lombardo||Portugal FC||9|
CSL Reserve League
|Brampton Lions Reserves||15||11||3||1||42||17||34|
|Brantford Galaxy Res.||15||10||3||2||34||13||32|
|TFC Academy II||15||9||3||3||36||14||29|
|York Region Shooters Res.||15||8||4||3||29||20||27|
|Milltown FC Reserves||15||5||6||4||18||28|
|Portugal FC Reserves||15||6||6||3||34||28||18|
|Serbian White Eagles Res.||15||5||8||2||21||42||14|
|FC Hamilton Croatia Res.||15||4||9||2||22||38||14|
|St. Catharines Wolves Res.||15||3||8||4||18||28||13|
|North York Astros Res.||15||2||11||2||10||40||8|
- "BRANTFORD GALAXY CSL CHAMPS......Fazlagic hits two in decisive win at well-attended game in Toronto". 2010-10-31. Retrieved 1 November 2010.[dead link]
- "CSL LAUNCHES TEAMS IN HAMILTON, BRANTFORD, MILTON...............new-look First Division will kickoff [sic] early May". 2010-02-24. Retrieved 16 March 2010.[dead link]
- http://www.attakfc.com/l_attak_prend_une_annee_sabbatique.html Archived May 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- http://www.canadiansoccerleague.ca/news_archive.php?news_id=258671[dead link]