2011 Montreal Impact season

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Montreal Impact
2011 season
ChairmanCanada Joey Saputo
ManagerCanada Nick De Santis
North American Soccer LeagueRegular Season: 7th
Playoffs: Did not qualify
2011 Canadian ChampionshipSemifinals
Top goalscorerLeague: Etienne Barbara (20)
All: Ryan Pore (7)
Highest home attendance13,034
Lowest home attendance9,870
Average home league attendance11,514[1]
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The 2011 Montreal Impact season was the 18th season of the franchise. It was the club's final season in the NASL before a new Major League Soccer club of the same name, with the same ownership replaces the Impact for the 2012 season.

Standings[edit]

Conference table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
4 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 28 9 11 8 35 36 −1 38 Playoff quarterfinals
5 FC Edmonton 28 10 6 12 35 40 −5 36[a]
6 NSC Minnesota Stars (C) 28 9 9 10 30 32 −2 36[a]
7 Montreal Impact 28 9 8 11 35 27 +8 35
8 Atlanta Silverbacks 28 4 4 20 25 63 −38 16
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head record; 3) goal difference; 4) number of goals scored.[2]
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ a b EDM: 8 pts; MIN: 2 pts

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
28 35 9 11 8 35 27  +8 6 2 6 20 11  +9 3 9 2 15 16  −1

Last updated: April 10, 2011
Source: Regular season matches
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round[edit]

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728
GroundAAHAHAAHAAHAHAHHAHHHHHAAAHHA
ResultLLTWLLTWLLTLTLTTLWLTWWWLTWWW
Position6777777777777777777777777777
Updated to match(es) played on April 10, 2011. Source: Regular season matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; L = Loss; T = Tie

Current roster[edit]

Current roster[edit]

as of August 16, 2011.[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK United States USA Bill Gaudette
2 DF Morocco MAR Hicham Aâboubou
3 DF New Zealand NZL Cameron Knowles
5 DF Canada CAN Nevio Pizzolitto (captain)
6 MF France FRA Hassoun Camara
7 MF United States USA David Testo
8 MF United States USA Luke Kreamalmeyer
10 FW Canada CAN Ali Gerba
11 MF Argentina ARG Leonardo Di Lorenzo
12 DF United States USA Amir Lowery
14 FW Senegal SEN Mignane Diouf (on loan from Diambars)
15 FW Colombia COL Miguel Montaño (on loan from Seattle Sounders FC)
16 FW Cuba CUB Eduardo Sebrango
17 MF France FRA Anthony Le Gall
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW Canada CAN Marco Terminesi
19 FW Canada CAN Reda Agourram
21 DF France FRA Philippe Billy
22 GK United States USA Evan Bush
23 MF Canada CAN António Ribeiro
24 DF Canada CAN Simon Gatti
25 GK Canada CAN Greg Sutton (on loan from New York Red Bulls)
27 MF England ENG Ian Westlake
28 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH Siniša Ubiparipović
30 MF Canada CAN Pierre-Rudolph Mayard
32 MF United States USA Ryan Pore (on loan from Portland Timbers)
33 FW Romania ROU Mircea Ilcu
35 MF France FRA Wandrille Lefevre

Multiple nationalities[edit]

Staff[edit]

Player movement[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Position Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
February 7, 2011 France Hassoun Camara MF France SC Bastia Free Transfer [4]
February 10, 2011 France Idriss Ech-Chergui FW Algeria JS Kabylie Free Transfer [5]
February 10, 2011 France Kevin Hatchi DF Cyprus Olympiakos Nicosia Free Transfer [5]
February 17, 2011 Georgia (country) Zourab Tsiskaridze DF Canada Vancouver Whitecaps Free Transfer [6]
February 17, 2011 United States Luke Kreamalmeyer MF United States AC St. Louis Free Transfer [6]
February 19, 2011 United States Bill Gaudette GK Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Islanders Free Transfer [7]
March 11, 2011 United States Evan Bush GK United States Crystal Palace Baltimore Free Transfer [8]
March 30, 2011 United States Amir Lowery MF Finland FC Honka Free Transfer [9]
June 29, 2011 Cuba Eduardo Sebrango FW Canada Montreal Impact Return from Retirement [10]
July 12, 2011 Canada Marco Terminesi FW United States Milwaukee Wave Free Transfer [11]
July 12, 2011 Romania Mircea Ilcu FW Canada Montreal Impact Academy Graduated from the Academy [11]
July 12, 2011 France Wandrille Lefevre MF Canada Montreal Impact Academy Graduated from the Academy [11]
July 14, 2011 England Ian Westlake MF England Wycombe Wanderers F.C. Free Transfer [12]
July 26, 2011 New Zealand Cameron Knowles DF United States Portland Timbers Free Transfer [13]
August 2, 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina Siniša Ubiparipović MF United States New York Red Bulls Free Transfer [14]

Out[edit]

Date Player Position Destination Club Fee/Notes Ref
October 28, 2010 Cuba Eduardo Sebrango FW None Retired [15]
October 28, 2010 Canada Rocco Placentino MF Italy Perugia Calcio Waived [15]
October 28, 2010 Portugal Filipe Pastel MF CyprusErmis Aradippou Waived [15]
October 28, 2010 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Wesley Charles DF Republic of IrelandSalthill Devon F.C. Waived [15]
November 17, 2010 Canada Marco Terminesi FW United StatesMilwaukee Wave Waived [16]
January 1, 2011 Canada Srdjan Djekanović GK None Retired [17]
January 12, 2011 Jamaica Stephen deRoux MF Antigua and BarbudaAntigua Barracuda FC Contract Expired [18]
January 28, 2011 United States Tony Donatelli MF United StatesRochester Rhinos Contract Expired, free transfer [19]
January 31, 2011 United States Matt Jordan GK None Retired [20]
February 17, 2011 Romania Andrei Bădescu GK Waived [6]
March 14, 2011 Canada Adam Braz DF None Retired [21]
March 29, 2011 Canada Patrick Leduc DF None Retired [22]
June 15, 2011 France Kevin Hatchi DF CanadaFC Edmonton Released [23]
July 6, 2011 France Richard Pelletier DF FranceStade Plabennecois Option not renewed [24]
July 6, 2011 France Idriss Ech-Chergui FW France FC Martigues Released [24]
July 19, 2011 Georgia (country) Zourab Tsiskaridze DF RussiaFC Amkar Perm Released [25]

Loans[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Position Loaned From Fee/Notes Ref
May 6, 2011 Senegal Mignane Diouf FW Senegal Diambars Loaned until the end of the season [26]
July 16, 2011 Canada Greg Sutton GK United States New York Red Bulls Loaned until the end of the season [27]
July 22, 2011 United States Ryan Pore MF United States Portland Timbers Loaned until the end of the season [28]
August 15, 2011 Colombia Miguel Montaño FW United States Seattle Sounders FC Loaned until the end of the season [29]

International caps[edit]

Players called for international duty during the 2011 season while under contract with the Montreal Impact.

Nationality Position Player Competition Date Opponent
Canada FW Ali Gerba Gold Cup June 7, 2011 v USA, June 7, 2011
Canada FW Ali Gerba Gold Cup June 11, 2011 v Guadeloupe, June 11, 2011

Awards[edit]

Team awards[edit]