Since becoming the first Canadian team to join Major League Soccer in 2007, Toronto FC has amassed a following of loyal and passionate fans in a city better known for its hockey fever. While the team still awaits its first playoff run, four consecutive Canadian Championships and positive results in international competition have given supporters of "The Reds" a taste for victory.
Toronto FC examines the tumultuous first six years of the club — from triumphant moments such as Danny Dichio scoring the team's first goal and the Miracle in Montreal to the heartbreak of missing the playoffs in 2009. Author Tim Drodge looks back at the coaches and players who have shaped the young team and ahead to the future of Toronto's newest professional sports franchise.
Tim Drodge has missed only a handful of home games since the inception of Toronto FC. He documents his passion for the team on his blog The View from the South Stands. He is an active member of U-Sector, TFC's oldest established supporters group, and The Voyageurs, supporters of Canada's national soccer teams. He lives in Toronto.