2012 in Canadian soccer

The 2012 Season is the 136th season of competitive soccer in Canada under the association rules.[1]

National teamsEdit

The home team or the team that is designated as the home team is listed in the left column; the away team is in the right column.

  Win   Draw   Loss

MenEdit

SeniorEdit

February 29 Friendly Armenia   3–1   Canada Limassol, Cyprus
11:00 UTC−06:00 Pizzelli   22'67'
Özbiliz   90' (pen)
Report McKenna   4' Stadium: Tsirion Stadium
June 3 Friendly Canada   0–0   United States Toronto
19:00 UTC−05 Report Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 15,247
Referee: Mauricio Morales (MEX)
June 8 WCQ R3 Cuba   0–1   Canada Havana, Cuba
14:00 UTC−4 Report Occean   54' Stadium: Estadio Pedro Marrero
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Courtney Campbell (JAM)
June 12 WCQ R3 Canada   0–0   Honduras Toronto
19:45 UTC−4 Report Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 16,132
Referee: Enrico Wijngaarde (SUR)
September 7 WCQ R3 Canada   1–0   Panama Toronto
19:30 UTC−4 Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 17,586
September 11 WCQ R3 Panama   0–2   Canada Panama City, Panama
20:05 UTC−5 Stadium: Estadio Rommel Fernández
Attendance: 21,853
October 12 WCQ R3 Canada   3–0   Cuba Toronto
19:30 UTC−4 Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 17,712
October 16 WCQ R3 Honduras   8–1   Canada San Pedro Sula, Honduras
19:30 UTC−6 Stadium: Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano
Attendance: 38,000

Under-23Edit

March 22, 2012 Olympic Qualifier El Salvador   0–0   Canada Nashville, Tennessee
18:30 (EDT) Report Stadium: LP Field
Attendance: 4,269
Referee: Walter López (Guatemala)
March 24, 2012 Olympic Qualifier United States   0–2   Canada Nashville, Tennessee
19:00 (EDT) Report Henry   58'
Cavallini   83'
Stadium: LP Field
Attendance: 10,578
Referee: Jafeth Perea (Panama)
March 26, 2012 Olympic Qualifier Canada   1–1   Cuba Nashville, Tennessee
18:30 (EDT) James   25' Report Reyes   90' Stadium: LP Field
Attendance: 7,889
Referee: Hugo Cruz (Costa Rica)
March 31, 2012 Olympic Qualifier Mexico   3–1   Canada Kansas City, Kansas
18:00 (EDT) Fabián   20'
Pulido   33'
Ponce   59'
Report Haber   32' Stadium: Livestrong Sporting Park
Attendance: 16,101
Referee: Jafeth Perea (Panama)

Under-20Edit

Under-17Edit

WomenEdit

SeniorEdit

2012 Olympic Qualifying Tournament
January 19 Group play Canada   6–0   Haiti Vancouver, British Columbia
19:30 PST UTC−8 Julien   7'
Sinclair   25'44'56'86' (pen.)
Parker   90+2'
Report Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 7,627
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)
January 21 Group play Canada   2–0   Cuba Vancouver, British Columbia
19:30 PST UTC−8 Sinclair   17' (pen.)
Tancredi   24'
Report Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Gillian Martindale (Barbados)
January 23 Group play Canada   5–1   Costa Rica Vancouver, British Columbia
19:30 PST UTC−8 Sinclair   6'45'
Schmidt   10'
Kyle   19'
Ugalde   50' (o.g.)
Report Barrantes   89' Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 8,105
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)
January 27 Semi-final Canada   3–1   Mexico Vancouver, British Columbia
20:00 PST UTC−8 Sinclair   15'76'
Tancredi   23'
Report Perez   67' Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 22,954
Referee: Diane Ferreira-James (Guyana)
January 29 Final Canada   0–4   United States Vancouver, British Columbia
17:00 PST UTC−8 Report Morgan   4'56'
Wambach   24'28'
Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 25,427
Referee: Quetzalli Alvarado (Mexico)
Friendlies
March 24 Friendly Canada   2–1   Brazil Foxborough, USA
13:00 (ET) Sinclair   12'78' Report Gabriella   87' Stadium: Gillette Stadium

Managerial changesEdit

League tablesEdit

MenEdit

Major League SoccerEdit

Pos Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
1 San Jose Earthquakes (SS) 34 19 6 9 72 43 +29 66 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 34 18 7 9 42 27 +15 63
3 D.C. United 34 17 10 7 53 43 +10 58
4 New York Red Bulls 34 16 9 9 57 46 +11 57
5 Real Salt Lake 34 17 11 6 46 35 +11 57
6 Chicago Fire 34 17 11 6 46 41 +5 57
7 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 8 11 51 33 +18 56
8 LA Galaxy 34 16 12 6 59 47 +12 54 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 1
9 Houston Dynamo 34 14 9 11 48 41 +7 53
10 Columbus Crew 34 15 12 7 44 44 0 52
11 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 11 13 10 35 41 −6 43
12 Montreal Impact 34 12 16 6 45 51 −6 42
13 FC Dallas 34 9 13 12 42 47 −5 39
14 Colorado Rapids 34 11 19 4 44 50 −6 37
15 Philadelphia Union 34 10 18 6 37 45 −8 36
16 New England Revolution 34 9 17 8 39 44 −5 35
17 Portland Timbers 34 8 16 10 34 56 −22 34
18 Chivas USA 34 7 18 9 24 58 −34 30
19 Toronto FC 34 5 21 8 36 62 −26 23 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League 2
Updated to match(es) played on October 28, 2012. Source: MLSSoccer.com

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner

North American Soccer LeagueEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 San Antonio Scorpions (X) 28 13 8 7 46 27 +19 47 Playoff semifinals
2 Tampa Bay Rowdies (C) 28 12 9 7 37 30 +7 45
3 Puerto Rico Islanders 28 11 8 9 32 30 +2 41 Playoff quarterfinals
4 Carolina RailHawks 28 10 10 8 44 46 −2 40
5 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 28 9 9 10 40 46 −6 36
6 Minnesota United 28 8 11 9 34 33 +1 35
7 Atlanta Silverbacks 28 7 9 12 35 46 −11 30
8 FC Edmonton 28 5 10 13 26 36 −10 25
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (X) Commissioner's Cup (regular season champion)

Canadian Soccer LeagueEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Toronto Croatia (A, C, O) 22 15 6 1 57 13 +44 51 Playoffs
2 Montreal Impact Academy (A) 22 14 5 3 52 17 +35 47
3 SC Toronto (A) 22 14 4 4 51 16 +35 46
4 Windsor Stars (A) 22 12 4 6 46 21 +25 40
5 York Region Shooters (A) 22 9 11 2 33 19 +14 38
6 Serbian White Eagles (A) 22 10 5 7 48 35 +13 35
7 TFC Academy (A) 22 10 5 7 42 28 +14 35
8 Niagara United (A) 22 10 3 9 34 36 −2 33
9 SC Waterloo Region 22 10 1 11 46 37 +9 31
10 Mississauga Eagles 22 8 5 9 42 44 −2 29
11 Brampton United 22 8 4 10 49 35 +14 28
12 London City 22 7 7 8 34 55 −21 28
13 Brantford Galaxy 22 8 1 13 40 68 −28 25
14 Kingston FC 22 4 1 17 23 61 −38 13
15 St. Catharines Wolves 22 1 5 16 13 67 −54 8
16 North York Astros 22 2 1 19 15 73 −58 7
Updated to match(es) played on 10 October 2012. Source: http://canadiansoccerleague.com/schedules/1standings.htm
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(A) Advance to a further round; (C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner


Premier Development LeagueEdit

In 2012 there were nine Canadian teams playing in the US-based USL PDL:

WomenEdit

W-LeagueEdit

For details on Canadian W-League teams' year, please refer to 2012 W-League season.

Canadian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Toronto FCEdit

2011–12 edition

March 7, 2012 Quarterfinals Toronto FC   2–2   Los Angeles Galaxy Toronto
20:00 UTC−05:00 Johnson   12'
Silva   17'
Report Magee   29'
Donovan   88'
Stadium: Rogers Centre
Attendance: 47,658
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)
March 14, 2012 Quarterfinals Los Angeles Galaxy   1–2
(3–4 agg.)
  Toronto FC Carson, United States
22:00 UTC−04:00 Harden   55' (o.g.) Report Johnson   34'
Soolsma   67'
Stadium: The Home Depot Center
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Roberto Moreno (PAN)
March 28, 2012 Semifinals Toronto FC   1–1   Santos Laguna Toronto
20:00 UTC−04:00 Aceval   37' Report Gomez   30' Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 18,950
Referee: Ricardo Salazar (United States)
April 4, 2012 Semifinals Santos Laguna   6–2
(7–3 agg.)
  Toronto FC Torreón, Mexico
20:00 UTC−04:00 Gomez   31'45+2'
Rodríguez   56' (pen.)64' (pen.)
Peralta   66'
Ludueña   90+2'
Report Plata   15'43' Stadium: Estadio Corona
Attendance: 26,483
Referee: Benigno Pineda (Honduras)

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