Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto FC Runner-Up to the Seattle Sounders for MLS Fair Play Award

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto FC Runner-Up to the Seattle Sounders for MLS Fair Play Award

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Toronto FC runner-up for MLS Fair Play Award

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NEW YORK - Fresh off a weekend tunnel melee with the New York Red Bulls, the time didn't seem right for Toronto FC to win Major League Soccer's Fair Play Award.

As in last year's MLS Cup final, Toronto finished runner-up to the Seattle Sounders for the honour.

The Fair Play Award recognizes the MLS club with the fewest regular-season disciplinary points. Disciplinary points are derived by adding the points assigned to fouls committed (three points per foul), yellow cards (three points), red cards (seven points) and supplemental points (eight points).

The Sounders finished the season with 477 disciplinary points (14.45 per game). Toronto (492 points, 14.91 per game) was second and the Chicago Fire (554 points, 16. …

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