2019 Toronto FC season

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Toronto FC
2019 season
General ManagerAli Curtis
Head CoachGreg Vanney
StadiumBMO Field
MLSConference: TBD
Overall: TBD
MLS Cup PlayoffsTBD
Canadian ChampionshipTBD
CONCACAF Champions LeagueRound of 16
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The 2019 Toronto FC season is the thirteenth season in the history of Toronto FC.

Season[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Gregory van der Wiel was sent home from the club's pre-season camp in California after "an altercation with manager Greg Vanney".[1]

Squad[edit]

As of January 22,2019.[2]

No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of birth (age) Signed in Previous club
Goalkeepers
16 Quentin Westberg United States GK (1986-04-25) April 25, 1986 (age 32) 2019 France AJ Auxerre
25 Alex Bono United States GK (1994-04-25) April 25, 1994 (age 24) 2015 United States Syracuse Orange
28 Caleb Patterson-Sewell United States GK (1987-05-20) May 20, 1987 (age 31) 2018 United States Jacksonville Armada
Defenders
2 Justin Morrow United States LB / LWB / CB (1987-10-04) October 4, 1987 (age 31) 2014 United States San Jose Earthquakes
3 Drew Moor United States CB (1984-01-15) January 15, 1984 (age 35) 2016 United States Colorado Rapids
5 Ashtone Morgan Canada LB / LWB (1991-02-09) February 9, 1991 (age 28) 2011 Canada TFC Academy
9 Gregory van der Wiel Netherlands RB / RWB (1988-02-03) February 3, 1988 (age 31) 2018 Italy Cagliari
15 Eriq Zavaleta United States CB (1992-08-02) August 2, 1992 (age 26) 2015 United States Seattle Sounders FC
18 Nick DeLeon United States RB / RM (1990-07-17) July 17, 1990 (age 28) 2018 United States D.C. United
23 Chris Mavinga Democratic Republic of the Congo CB / LB (1991-05-26) May 26, 1991 (age 27) 2017 Russia Rubin Kazan
26 Laurent Ciman Belgium CB (1985-08-05) August 5, 1985 (age 33) 2018 France Dijon
52 Julian Dunn Canada CB (2000-07-11) July 11, 2000 (age 18) 2018 Canada Toronto FC II
96 Auro Brazil RB / RWB (1996-01-23) January 23, 1996 (age 23) 2018 Brazil São Paulo FC
Midfielders
4 Michael Bradley United States DM / CM (1987-07-31) July 31, 1987 (age 31) 2014 Italy Roma
8 Marky Delgado United States CM (1995-05-16) May 16, 1995 (age 23) 2015 United States Chivas USA
10 Alejandro Pozuelo Spain AM (1991-09-20) September 20, 1991 (age 27) 2019 Belgium Genk
14 Jay Chapman Canada AM (1994-01-01) January 1, 1994 (age 25) 2015 Canada TFC Academy
21 Jonathan Osorio Canada AM / CM (1992-06-12) June 12, 1992 (age 26) 2013 Canada SC Toronto
27 Liam Fraser Canada DM (1998-02-13) February 13, 1998 (age 21) 2018 Canada Toronto FC II
31 Tsubasa Endoh Japan MF (1993-08-20) August 20, 1993 (age 25) 2019 Canada Toronto FC II
59 Noble Okello Canada MF (2000-07-20) July 20, 2000 (age 18) 2019 Canada Toronto FC II
Forwards
7 Jordan Hamilton Canada ST (1996-03-17) March 17, 1996 (age 23) 2014 Canada TFC Academy
11 Jon Bakero Spain FW (1996-11-05) November 5, 1996 (age 22) 2018 United States Chicago Fire
17 Jozy Altidore United States CF (1989-11-06) November 6, 1989 (age 29) 2015 England Sunderland
19 Griffin Dorsey United States FW (1999-03-05) March 5, 1999 (age 20) 2019 United States Indiana Hoosiers
20 Ayo Akinola United States ST (2000-01-20) January 20, 2000 (age 19) 2018 Canada TFC Academy
91 Terrence Boyd United States FW (1991-02-16) February 16, 1991 (age 28) 2019 Germany SV Darmstadt 98

International roster slots[edit]

Toronto has eight MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2019 season.

Toronto FC International slots
Slot Player Nationality
1 Auro Brazil Brazil
2 Jon Bakero Spain Spain
3 Laurent Ciman Belgium Belgium
4 Tsubasa Endoh Japan Japan
5 Chris Mavinga Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
6 Alejandro Pozuelo Spain Spain
7 Gregory van der Wiel Netherlands Netherlands
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Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Transferred in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/Notes Date Source
18 DF United States Nick DeLeon United States D.C. United Selected in 2018 MLS Re-Entry Draft December 14, 2018 [3]
96 DF Brazil Auro Brazil São Paulo Purchase Option Exercised December 17, 2018 [4]
26 DF Belgium Laurent Ciman France Dijon Acquired via MLS Allocation ranking December 27, 2018 [5]
19 FW United States Griffin Dorsey United States Indiana Hoosiers Selected in 2019 MLS SuperDraft January 11, 2019 [6]
31 MF Japan Tsubasa Endoh Canada Toronto FC II Promoted to First Team January 16, 2019 [7]
59 MF Canada Noble Okello Canada Toronto FC II Promoted to First Team January 22, 2019 [8]
91 FW United States Terrence Boyd Germany SV Darmstadt 98 Undisclosed February 5, 2019 [9]
16 GK United States Quentin Westberg France AJ Auxerre Undisclosed February 25, 2019 [10]
10 MF Spain Alejandro Pozuelo Belgium K.R.C. Genk Undisclosed March 4, 2019 [11]

Loaned in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned from Fee/Notes Date Source

Draft picks[edit]

Draft picks are not automatically signed to the team roster. Only those who are signed to a contract will be listed as transfers in.

No. Pos. Player Previous club Notes Date Source
19 FW United States Griffin Dorsey United States Indiana Hoosiers MLS SuperDraft first-round pick (#6); Generation Adidas player January 11, 2019 [12]
MF Scotland Adam Wilson United States Louisville Cardinals MLS SuperDraft second-round pick (#39) January 11, 2019 [12]
CB Denmark Patrick Bunk-Andersen United States Clemson Tigers MLS SuperDraft third-round pick (#54) January 14, 2019 [12]

Out[edit]

Transferred out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred to Fee/Notes Date Source
87 ST Canada Tosaint Ricketts Lithuania FK Sūduva Option declined November 27, 2018 [13]
12 DF Puerto Rico Jason Hernandez Out of contract November 27, 2018 [13]
1 GK United States Clint Irwin United States Colorado Rapids Traded for a 2019 second-round pick December 14, 2018 [14]
8 MF Spain Ager Aketxe Spain Cádiz Contract terminated by mutual consent December 31, 2018 [13]
16 FW Argentina Lucas Janson Argentina Tigre End of Loan December 31, 2018 [13]
7 MF Spain Víctor Vázquez Qatar Al-Arabi Undisclosed January 15, 2019 [15]
6 DF United States Nick Hagglund United States FC Cincinnati Traded for $200,000 in GAM, $100,000 in TAM and the #1 spot in the allocation order January 23, 2019 [16]
10 FW Italy Sebastian Giovinco Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal Undisclosed January 30, 2019 [17]

Loan out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Fee/Notes Date Source
54 MF Canada Ryan Telfer Canada York 9 FC Season long loan March 6, 2019 [18]
55 MF Canada Aidan Daniels Canada Ottawa Fury Season long loan March 6, 2019 [19]

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

League tables[edit]

Eastern Conference[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 D.C. United 3 2 0 1 7 0 +7 7 Conference Semifinals & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Columbus Crew SC 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 7 Conference Quarterfinals
3 Toronto FC[a] 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 6
4 Montreal Impact[a] 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 6
5 New York Red Bulls 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 4
Updated to match(es) played on March 17, 2019. Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored ; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Canadian clubs cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through MLS play.
Overall[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
5 Houston Dynamo 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 7
6 Minnesota United 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 6
7 Toronto FC 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 6
8 Montreal Impact 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 6
9 LA Galaxy 3 2 1 0 5 5 0 6
Updated to match(es) played on March 17, 2019. Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) coin toss or drawing of lots

Results summary[edit]

Results by round[edit]

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ResultWW
Updated to match(es) played on March 2, 2019. Source: Regular season matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Canadian Championship[edit]

August 7 SFTBDvToronto FC

CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

Competitions summary[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Players". Toronto FC. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  3. ^ "Toronto FC pick up former D.C. United favorite Nick DeLeon". TheScore. December 14, 2018. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "Toronto FC exercise option to buy Auro Jr". Toronto FC. December 17, 2018. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  5. ^ "Toronto FC acquires 2018 MLS All-Star defender Laurent Ciman". Sportsnet. December 27, 2018. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "'I play for you': Toronto FC draft pick Griffin Dorsey inspired by eight-year-old friend". Globe and Mail. January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Toronto FC sign Tsubasa Endoh, Jordan Hamilton". Toronto FC. January 16, 2019. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  8. ^ "Toronto FC sign Noble Okello". Toronto FC. January 22, 2019. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  9. ^ "Toronto FC sign Terrence Boyd". Toronto FC. February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  10. ^ "Toronto FC signs goalkeeper Quentin Westberg from France's AJ Auxerre". Sportsnet. February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  11. ^ "Toronto FC signs Alejandro Pozuelo as Designated Player". Toronto FC. March 4, 2019. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  12. ^ a b c "Toronto FC drafts Indiana winger Dorsey with first-round pick". Sportsnet. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  13. ^ a b c d "Toronto FC declines options on Irwin, Ricketts - The Star". thestar.com. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  14. ^ O'Connor-Clarke, Charlie (December 14, 2018). "Clint Irwin traded to Colorado Rapids". Waking The Red. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  15. ^ "Toronto FC agrees to sell Victor Vazquez to Qatar club - Sportsnet.ca". www.sportsnet.ca. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  16. ^ "Toronto FC Acquire Allocation Money, Top Spot in Allocation Order from FC Cincinnati". torontofc.ca. January 23, 2019. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  17. ^ "Sebastian Giovinco sold to Al-Hilal FC". torontofc.ca. January 30, 2019. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  18. ^ "York9 FC acquires Ryan Telfer on loan from Toronto FC". York 9 FC. March 6, 2019. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  19. ^ "FURY FC WELCOMES THREE ON LOAN FROM TORONTO FC". Ottawa Fury FC. March 6, 2019. Retrieved March 6, 2019.

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