May 26, 2011 MLS--UPDATE: Match Rescheduled (from TorontoFC.ca)
UPDATE: Match Rescheduled Toronto-Vancouver will play NCC Second Leg on July 2 at 12:30 p.m. ET. May 26, 2011 Rain fell hard and heavy on Wednesday night at BMO Field. UPDATE - Thursday May 26 - 8:50 a.m. ET Canadian Soccer Association has inspected BMO Field and the second leg of the Nutrilite Canadian Championship will not be played on Thursday morning due to prevailing weather conditions. The match has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 2 at 12:30 p.m. ET. Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC will play earlier that week (Wednesday June 29 at 7:30 p.m.) in a regularly scheduled MLS encounter. The second match on July 2 will decide the Canadian champion for a place in the 2011/12 CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round. The July 2 match at BMO Field will be played in its entirety from nil-nil. The first leg of this tie was a 1-1 draw in Vancouver. The second match was abandoned Wednesday night after two long delays once play had resumed. Ticket holders for Wednesday night's match will be able to attend by presenting their ticket at the gate on July 2. More details to follow on the ticketing aspect in coming days. Season Seat Holders and ticket buyers will be notified on these developments through TorontoFC.ca, by email and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. The club sincerely thanks all who attended and braved the severe weather and multiple delays on Wednesday night, somehow never losing their voice and proving once again that Toronto FC has the best supporters in North America. Wednesday May 25 - 11:30 p.m. ET Officials abandoned Wednesday night's Nutrilite Canadian Championship second leg match between Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC due to rain, thunder and lightning. The match has been rescheduled to play in its entirety on Thursday, May 26 at 11:00 a.m. ET at BMO Field - pending pitch conditions. This will be confirmed at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. Toronto FC has confirmed that those with tickets for Wednesday night are welcome to attend the match Thursday morning through Gate 1. Fans are asked to please visit TorontoFC.ca Thursday morning after 9:30 a.m. for any updates or additional information, which will also be shared through the club's Facebook and Twitter pages.
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