Friday, April 10, 2009

A developing story

Friday, April 10, 2009
Gerry Dobson

When Toronto FC entered the fray in 2007 one of the great hopes was that their player development program would pay dividends down the road.

Their system would churn out players that would not only help their own team, but by extension would help Canada as well. Or so the theory went. Progress can be painfully slow.

But something that went largely unnoticed this week might be a big sign that progress in fact is being made. The Dallas Cup is an annual spring tournament featuring top quality clubs from around the world from the U13 level all the way up to U19. Both Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps entered teams at the highest level. Two great stories here...more

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