Opinion

MLS minimum salary continues to lag behind

While MLS clubs are spending more money to bring in star players and domestic players are starting to command higher wages the issue remains of the league's minimum salary being too far behind its counterparts.

Vocal Minority Pod: Episode 31: #WhitesXenophobia

Live from just behind the 3 construction workers on the Columbus Crew badge, it's the Vocal Minority Podcast!

Vocal Minority Podcast: Episode 30 #PowerOfKreis

Live from Danny Koevermans' retirement pancake party, it's the vocal minority podcast!

Defoe, TFC lethal on counter attack.

Two games, both of them with minimal possession and a lot of counter attacking. Merely circumstances, or is this the plan?

Vocal Minority Podcast: Episode 29 #Spearmint

Live from the litter box of Suarez Soolsma, it's the Vocal Minority Podcast!

Looking Forward, Looking Back – TFC & Goals

The next installment of Waking the Red's review-preview series as the calendar flips towards the start of the 2014 season - the focus of this edition is goals. Can't win without them.

TFC post pre-season depth chart: forwards

We continue to break down the depth chart by looking at the forwards. The starters seem to be set but at that the questions marks start to fly thanks to Bright Dike's injury.

TFC post pre season depth chart: Midfielders

Wrapping up post season by checking up on the depth chart. What's changed since January? Today, the midfielders.

TFC Post pre-season Depth chart: Goalies & defence

Wrapping up post season by checking up on the depth chart. What's changed since january? Today, Goalkeepers and the defence.

Hybrid grass, soccer, and football: Can it work?

Hybrid grass is on the rise in the soccer world but would it provide a viable solution for BMO Field when the time comes to host both Toronto FC and the Argos?

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Looking Forward, Looking Back – TFC and Service

With the 2014 season just around the corner, Waking the Red looks back at the lessons of 2013, focusing on switching the play, crossing, corner and free kicks in this installment

The Loan Sharks. Who's on their way to Wilmington?

As TFC's relationship with Wilmington Hammerheads comes together, Waking the Red takes a look at the candidates for a loan to USL PRO

10 thoughts from media Day

Another Toronto FC media day is in the bag and there was not a whole lot of exciting information to come out of the event. There were some interesting points though so we share 10 take aways from the day.

Toronto FC pre-pre-season depth chart: review

Having already looked at the goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, and forwards we wrap up our depth chart review by looking at the entire picture. On paper things are looking good for TFC with preseason just getting underway.

Toronto FC pre-pre-season depth chart: Forwards

Toronto FC are heading in to training camp with at least six options at forward. With Defoe, Gilberto, and Dike all capable of scoring goals TFC suddenly look to have a potent attack to work with.

Toronto FC pre-pre-season depth chart: Midfielders

Combing through the midfield stable, which is looking rather strong with seven weeks to kickoff.

Toronto FC pre-pre-season depth chart: Goalkeepers

What have we got, and what still needs addressing as far as TFC's squad is concerned? Starting with the goalies.

A New Beginning for TFC & the local soccer scene?

Star-studded headlines are great, but is there a quiet revolution underway?

TFC shopping list 3rd and 4th SuperDraft rounds

Toronto FC may only hold the 60th pick in the final two rounds of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft but that does not mean they won't have the chance to grab an interesting prospect. We run down a list of names that could be worth a look.

Mock Drafts have Toronto FC looking defensive

There is a growing trend across mock drafts this year. Almost all the experts are expecting Toronto FC to go with a central defender at number 15 with a variety of different options possible depending on who is left on the board.

Toronto FC's SuperDraft struggles

With 14 picks in the first 2 rounds of the previous 7 SuperDrafts Toronto FC should have something to show for it, right? Not really. Most of those picks have been traded for very little or released with only two selections left on the roster.

TFC supporters enjoy club's big day

Monday was a big day for Toronto FC fans and for the ones lucky enough to take in the big events of the day it was one to savour. There was a genuine excitement around Toronto FC for the day which was a refreshing change to be part of.

Agreements, partnerships, and big money transfers

Toronto FC have just completed two of the biggest transfers in MLS history for huge sums of money but what is interesting is that both transfer deals include other elements beyond just the initial fee.

An American perspective on Michael Bradley

We spoke to the folks over at Stars and Stripes FC to get the scoop on Toronto FC's newest midfielder who also happens to be a star for the USMNT. They offer a glowing review of Michael Bradley

TFC To Sign Michael Bradley At The Expense of Laba

Michael Bradley to TFC? For realz? An amazing coup if realized but where does that leave one of last year's heroes (and future star/building block), Matias Laba? If the answer is tossed by the wayside I take issue.

TFC's offseason moves quickly filling holes

Toronto FC are wasting no time this offseason. They have already made moves to fill the holes left by departing players and have upgraded a number of positions before Christmas which is surprise from a club that is notorious for last minute signings

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