The MLS club announced Monday Patrice Bernier, will play this season before becoming a coach in the team's academy next year.
The Americans opened their annual January training camp one month to the day after Toronto FC was beaten by Seattle in a penalty shootout in the Dec. 10 MLS Cup final. They are gearing up for friendlies Jan. 29 on San Diego against Serbia and Feb. 3 in Chattanooga, Tenn., against Jamaica.
Canadians Kwame Awuah and Brian Wright went in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft on Friday, followed by teenagers Adonijah Reid and Shamit Shome in the second round.
The first time Melissa Tancredi and Rhian Wilkinson trained together for the national women's soccer team was at a camp in Costa Rica prior to the 2004 Olympic qualifying tournament.
With Melissa Tancredi, Rhian Wilkinson and Marie-Ève Nault announcing their retirements on Friday, the Canadian women's soccer team will have to carry on without a "tough as nails" joker, a playmaking full back and a valuable lefty, writes Nigel Reed.
The charges under consideration include manslaughter and perverting the course of justice as a result of an alleged cover-up by police. The two inquiries were launched following the publication of the Hillsborough Independent Panel report in 2012.
Barring trades, the Montreal Impact and Toronto FC will pay for last season's playoff success by waiting their turn at Friday's MLS SuperDraft. The Vancouver Whitecaps, selecting seventh, will be pressed into action much sooner.
Major League Soccer released its full 2017 schedule Wednesday, and one of the highlights is a rematch of the MLS Cup between Toronto FC and Sounders FC on May 6 in Seattle.