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No Gilbert for Toronto FC opener in Seattle as injured Brazilian DP is left home

SEATTLE — The Toronto FC revolution will have to start without newly acquired striker Gilberto.

The Brazilian designated player, one of several marquee acquisitions in the off-season, has been left in Toronto due to injury as manager Ryan Nelsen’s revamped MLS team prepares for its season opener Saturday in Seattle. 66 more words


FIFA panel officially allows turbans, hijabs in soccer after Quebec controversy

MONTREAL — Soccer’s international rule-making body has given a final go-ahead to allow players to wear religious head coverings during games, clarifying an issue that stirred controversy in Quebec last summer. 279 more words