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Toronto FC Announces Plans To Field USL Pro Team Next Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 20 / 14

Toronto FC today announced plans for a USL Pro franchise in ’15, becoming "the sixth MLS club to field a USL Pro team."  The name and home venue has not been disclosed, but the team will train at TFC’s Kia Training Grounds in Toronto. Toronto FC this past season had a USL Pro partne...

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