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What Yesterday’s Announcement Means

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Well we started this almost two years ago.  We knew this day would probably come; you can’t fight billion dollar corporations or municipal governments who own the infrastructure.  We all hoped that somehow we’d be victorious, that they would listen to us peons who spent our few dollars to enjoy the sport we, and rest of the world, hold so dearly to our hearts.  Yesterday’s announcement was the breath that snuffed that candle.

A lot of people ask, why even fight to keep the Argos out of BMO field.  There’s a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest reasons that sums it up is respect.  This was about respect to the sport of soccer, respect to fans who have helped build what Toronto FC is, respect to those who put down the flags of the countries they came from, and picked up the Maple Leaf for our national teams.  It is also about respecting the players; people who have dedicated their lives to the game, only to be told that they don’t really matter when it comes to money.  Can you imagine if Sebastian Giovinco, or Christine Sinclair slipped on torn up sod, injuring their knee and ultimately ending their career?!… Read More…

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What Yesterday’s Announcement Means

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Well we started this almost two years ago.  We knew this day would probably come; you can’t fight billion dollar corporations or municipal governments who own the infrastructure.  We all hoped that somehow we’d be victorious, that they would listen to us peons who spent our few dollars to enjoy the sport we, and rest of the world, hold so dearly to our hearts.  Yesterday’s announcement was the breath that snuffed that candle.

A lot of people ask, why even fight to keep the Argos out of BMO field.  There’s a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest reasons that sums it up is respect.  This was about respect to the sport of soccer, respect to fans who have helped build what Toronto FC is, respect to those who put down the flags of the countries they came from, and picked up the Maple Leaf for our national teams.  It is also about respecting the players; people who have dedicated their lives to the game, only to be told that they don’t really matter when it comes to money.  Can you imagine if Sebastian Giovinco, or Christine Sinclair slipped on torn up sod, injuring their knee and ultimately ending their career?!… Read More…