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Toronto FC planning on having Jermain Defoe back but has contingency plans just in case

Toronto FC says it’s planning to have English striker Jermain Defoe back next season.

General manager Tim Bezbatchenko says the 32-year-old Defoe is recovering from groin surgery, is back running on the field and is in regular contact with club staff. 104 more words

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Vancouver Whitecaps' Pedro Morales named newcomer of the year in Major League Soccer

NEW YORK — Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Pedro Morales has been named the 2014 MLS newcomer of the year.

The Chilean designated player is the first Whitecaps player to win a major year-end league award as voted on by his peers. 37 more words

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