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WTR's Toronto FC Top 31 Countdown: The Stream

From 31 to 1, here is how you (and your favourite WTR writers) ranked each and every player that wore the Red this year -- all in one handy StoryStream! Ain't technology just the bee's knees?

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: Number 1 - Danny Koevermans

He gave us that awesome "Worst team in the world" interview and a great run of goals amidst our oh so brief streak of competence. Can he come back and once again be the best natural goalscorer in the league? Let's hope so.

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Toronto FC Top 31 Countdown: #2 - Terry Dunfield

The team voted him as their player of the year thanks to his consistent effort in the middle of the park but in our countdown the little Canadian that could has to settle for second spot. At number 2, it's Terry Dunfield

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #3 - Richard Eckersley

After a season of often being played out of position and having the defense change around him almost daily, he may not be the best player on the pitch but can always be counted on to play the full 90. At Number 3 is TFC`s feisty fullback Richard Eckersley.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #4 - Luis Silva

TFC's first round draft pick, though apparently not Paul Mariner's choice -- and also part of the TFC 3 in Houston, but who's counting? Coming in at #4 in our Top 31, it's rookie Luis Silva.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: # 5 - Torsten Frings

Injuries sidelined our beloved captain costing him a good chunk of his 2012 season but also costing him a real chance to defend his crown from last year's "TFC Top 40 Countdown". He actually played more games than last season for TFC but his impact was not as great. At number 5, it's Torsten Frings.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #6 - Ashtone Morgan

The nasty left back had another good year personally, proving a valuable attacking weapon with much improved crossing leading to plenty of goals. At number 6, it's Ashtone Morgan.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #7 - Ryan Johnson

It looked like he was going to play every minute of every game, but he was eventually allowed to rest. Scored some great goals, took a lot of punishment and just kept on coming. If only he was a more consistent scorer. At number 7, it's Ryan Johnson.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #8 - Milos Kocic

Given the chance to make the number one position his own, didn't really take it, instead ended with the same beaten down look Stefan Frei developed. At number 8, it's Milos Kocic

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #9 - Darren O'Dea

Received a mixed greeting when he joined the club ranging anywhere between thinking he would finally be the cure to all of the club's defensive woes to sadness at the simple fact that he was not Olof Mellberg. In the end, he played a few solid games down the stretch setting himself up well for 2013. At number 9 it's Darren O'Dea.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #10 - Reggie Lambe

He arrived to big talk about blazing speed but before the end of the season he turned out to be more of a "one-in-six" player. Along the way we had the fun of CCL commentators calling him Thompson Lamb-ee all game long! At number 10, it's Reggie Lambe

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #11 - Eric Hassli

Probably not as important a long term signing as Darren O'Dea, but by far the most exciting signing of the summer window, questions remain about his future and his effectiveness. At number 11, it's Eric Hassli

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #12 - Julian de Guzman

Our first DP, though in 3 years he only sporadically lived up to that tag. Though many have reportedly tried, Paul Mariner was the one who finally managed to ship him out, with a few shots coming back after he'd left. The man with the knockout punch, bail bondsman extraordinaire, at number 12, it's Julian de Guzman.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #13 - Eric Avila

A creative attacking midfielder who started the season so brightly, ended the year exiled to the bench like a child being sent to his room. Did he play that badly or was Paul Mariner teaching him a lesson? At number 13 it's Eric Avila.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #14 - Doneil Henry

Another year where he got more playing time than would have been expected, a lot of it at right back. He got his first cap for Canada, and scored the winner against the US in the under 23 Olympic qualifier. Last year he got number 19 out of 40, this year, at number 14, it's Doneil Henry.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #15 - Logan Emory

A player that's better than this profile makes him out to be. Cheap, dependable, can cover two positions, a good solid MLS depth player. Sadly, with the odd calamitous mistake thrown in. At number 15, it's Logan Emory.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #16 - Nick Soolsma

Never the fastest or the flashiest, he was a surprisingly solid winger in his time at TFC. Unfortunately a rather large error in judgement and a change in management brought an early end to his career in Toronto. At number 16, it's Nick Soolsma

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #17 - Adrian Cann

He was limited by a series of injuries but still proved that when he is fit he can make life rough for opposition attackers. The highest ranked of the six players released so far, at number 17 it's Adrian Cann.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #18 - Jeremy Hall

A multi-purpose depth player, useful but too expensive. He got kicked in the face and had a trip to the humane society, At number 18, it's Jeremy Hall

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #19 - Joao Plata

Last year he was part of our trio of MVP's but this season things just went so wrong for the pint sized winger. Out of favour, out of form, and then suddenly out of town. His future in Toronto now in doubt he drops into the bottom half of the countdown. At number 19, it's Joao plata.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #20 - Quincy Amarikwa

Just because you've won the MLS Cup doesn't mean you're good, and three goals ain't going to cut the mustard here. Coming in at 20 in our Top 31 countdown, it's Quincy Amarikwa.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #21 - Aaron Maund

12th overall draft pick, could he be the answer to the never ending Centre Back problem? Not if he keeps being played as a defensive Midfielder he can't? At number 21, it's Aaron Maund.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #22 - Andrew Wiedeman

He is what we got in return for Julian de Guzman. Turns out he wasn't exactly the world's best finisher as SOME people made him out to be. Coming in at Number 22 in our Top 31 countdown, it's Andrew Wiedeman.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #23 - Freddy Hall

A backup goalie, who got the chance to prove he should be back next year, but didn't really take it. Talented but inconsistent, at Number 23, it's Freddy Hall.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #24 - Stefan Frei

After ending 2011 injured, he looked good to reclaim his spot as the starting goalie, but an early injury killed off his season. Just 90 minutes of playing time against LA this season was enough to get him this high, matching his shirt number, at 24, it's Stefan Frei.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #25 - Matt Stinson

After an impressive end to 2011, it just never really got going for him this year. Thanks to a number of injuries he found himself behind an out of position Aaron Maund on the depth chart (now that is a tough place to be). Number 25 is Matt Stinson

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #26 - Ty Harden

He spent a lot of time on the training table and sliding down the depth chart. Those days as an ever present at the end of 2011 seem a long way away now, as he only made 5 league appearances. At number 26, it's Ty Harden

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #27 - Miguel Aceval

After a bunch of players who barely played, most of whom are too young to really relish getting critical about, we finally get to those who did enough to warrant a good dumping on, starting with number 27 Miguel Aceval.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #28 - Dicoy Williams

As the countdown winds down, the players that have made the list so far have been fringe players for the squad, signed to fill out the roster or to simply say there are academy players on the first team. However, the latest player on the list is neither a spring chicken nor a squad-filler; rather, he's one of many players on the list that have battled injuries and lost a starting role because of it. We're talking, of course, about Dicoy Williams, the Jamaican international centerback, who busted his knee during international duty and saw 86 total minutes of play in 2012.

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TFC FC Top 31 Countdown: #29 - Keith Makubuya

Boo-ya! Last year, he came in at number 37 out of 40, this year he just squeaks in at number 29 out of 31. Next year? It's not looking good for number 29, Keith Makubuya.

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #30 - Nicholas Lindsay

The last of the entrants to actually make it on to the pitch, I'm fairly certain he didn't even touch the ball, but just getting back to first team level is an achievement in itself, at number 30, it's Nicholas Lindsay

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TFC Top 31 Countdown: #31 - Efrain Burgos jr

He was officially with the club for just over 3 months, he played 11 minutes all together. but I did see him score a couple of nice goals for the reserves. Kicking off the countdown at number 31, it's Efrain Burgos Jr, or Junior Burgos, whatever you call him, he came last.

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