MLS Teams Clash: Rogers Centre to Host Toronto/LA Galaxy CONCACAF Matchup

The hotly debated topic regarding a venue for Toronto FC's leg of the CONCACAF quarter-final match on March 7, 2012 has finally been resolved.

Paul Beirne, Senior Director of Business operations to the club, announced Wednesday that Toronto would move this all-important game indoors to the multipurpose Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays.  

This decision has been heavily scrutinized by Toronto supporters for months. However, as reported by, this venue change was a necessity due to the unpredictability of March weather in Southern Ontario. Bernie said of the decision:

"A lot of thought went into selecting the home site for this very important match.  While we would have loved to host our quarterfinal match at our home, BMO Field, ultimately the decision came down to our ability to deliver a safe and enjoyable event in a venue that could withstand the unpredictability of March’s weather conditions."


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