Toronto FC is one of the premier soccer clubs in North America. Founded in 2006, Toronto FC was the 4th expansion team in MLS, becoming the 14th member of Major League Soccer. Toronto was the first Canadian team to join MLS, and is one of the most storied professional soccer teams in all of Canada. The team has been incredibly successful at competing in the Canadian Championship. The first year that the Canadian Championship was held in 2008, Toronto FC finished runner up in the competition. Following that Canadian Championship defeat, Toronto would go on to win 4 straight Canadian Championships from 2009-2012. Notable players to play for Toronto FC include Dwayne De Rosario, Chad Barrett, Jermain Defoe, Jim Brennan, and Michael Bradley.
Toronto FC Soccer at BMO Field Address: 170 Princes' Boulevard Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3
Toronto FC plays their home games at BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario. BMO Field has been the home of Toronto FC Soccer since 2007 and can currently seat over 21,000 fans. The stadium often hosts the Canadian National Soccer teams, and is referred to as National Soccer Stadium during those matches. BMO Field is known for its iconic red seats, and it is one of the premier soccer venues in Canada, and the MLS as a whole. Gamedays at BMO Field are known for their great family atmosphere.
Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact
The biggest rivalry on Toronto’s schedule is without a doubt Montreal Impact. The two clubs represent the two largest cities in Canada, which have a fierce sports rivalry between them. The rivalry between these two clubs dates back to 2012 when the Impact joined Major League Soccer. Toronto and Montreal often are the top two soccer clubs in Canada and have met during the Canadian Championships on multiple occasions.
Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew
One of the best rivalry games for Toronto FC is with the Columbus Crew. The rivalry was first contested in 2008, and has come to be known as the Trillium Cup. The team that scores the most points in games contested between Toronto and Columbus are awarded the Trillium Cup and hold on to the trophy for one year.
Toronto FC Event Guide
What time do the gates open prior to kick off?
Gates generally open 1 hour before kickoff at BMO Field for Toronto FC games.
Where is the best place to park at BMO Field?
There are a number of great parking options at BMO Field. The most convenient lots are going to be Lot 3 & Lot 2. Lot 3 is located just to the east of the stadium and sits on the north side of Princes Boulevard at the intersection of Nova Scotia Avenue. Lot 2 is diectly to the south of BMO Field on the south side of Princes Boulevard at Prince Edwar Island Crescent. Another good parking option is located to the northwest of the stadium at Maritoba Driveand Quebec Street.
Does my kid need a ticket to the game?
Children 24 months old and younger may enter BMO Field without a ticket, and are allowed to sit on a guardians lap for the duration of the game. If your child is over 24 months old, they must have at ticket to enter Toronto FC home games.