A new era will begin today for Toronto FC as they open the 2014 preseason against DC United in Bradenton, Florida. Air Force 1 Outlet . Midfielder Michael Bradley, one of the teams new designated players, will make his debut, while striker Gilberto could see his first action for TFC in the contest. Bradley, a key member of the US mens national soccer team, is expected to bring stability to the Toronto FC midfield. The 26-year-old was acquired from Serie A side Roma in January for a reported $10 million transfer fee and reportedly will collect a $7.1 million salary. The New Jersey native played every minute of the 2010 World Cup for the United States. Gilberto, a 24-year-old Portuguese forward who is considered a pure goal scorer, was signed by the club in December. The third, and arguably biggest, designated player acquisition of the off-season, Jermain Defoe will not be available for the preseason opener as he remains on loan with Barclays Premier League side Tottenham until the end of February. In his second tour with Toronto FC, Canadian international player Dwayne De Rosario could also see his first action since rejoining the club in the off-season. De Rosario was reacquired by the team during the MLS re-entry draft and then signed to a new contract. The opposition for the preseason opener will be De Rosarios former club DC United, who, like Toronto FC, are looking to bounce back from a tough season. DC United finished with a 3-24-7 record last season and a league low 16 points. Toronto FC ended the season 6-17-11 in 2013, ninth in the Eastern Conference. Air Force 1 On Sale . New Zealand brushed aside England 26-7 to win the event and reclaim top spot in the overall standings. The All Blacks, the defending World Series champions, won their third tournament this season in style, running four tries past England to claim their 11th Cup championship in Hong Kong and first since 2011. Air Force 1 Clearance . Now, Sarah Burkes legacy will live on in Canadas Sports Hall of Fame. Burke, who tragically died at age 29 from a training accident in 2012, headlined the 2014 class named for induction Wednesday.Mario Balotelli is likely return to Liverpool after AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani claimed the player is not meeting expectations. The Italy international is on a season-long loan deal at the San Siro, but has scored just three times in 17 appearances for Milan.And Galliani believes the 25-year-old has much to do in the remainder of the campaign to convince Milan to make his deal permanent. Galliani said: We really like Mario, but he has to convince us to earn a permanent deal.Mario is feeling well. He is desperate to stay here at Milan. But like I have said before, he does not merit a permanent deal at the moment. Balotelli struggled for form during his season at Liverpool Balotelli previously played for the Rossoneri in 2013 and 2014, scoring 30 goals in 54 appearances in all competitions before making a £16m switch to Liverpool. Air Force 1 Discount. .He struggled for form in his first season at Anfield and returned to Milan on loan last summer.Balotelli, who has also played for Inter Milan and Manchester City, is struggling to make the Italy squad for Euro 2016 this summer. Also See: Liverpool video Liverpool fixtures Liverpool stats ' ' '
6 déc. 2019