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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

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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

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