Football

Toronto Football Club
The only team in town really. It has “Toronto” and “Football Club” in the title, so pretty safe.

2017 MLS Cup Champions!

Catch a game, seriously. The atmosphere is great — especially the walk to the stadium at BMO Field as fans pass under the Exhibition GO train station and bang the walls.

Check out this site’s Booze section for some pubs where the fans hang out. Not a complete list, still trying to get updates.

Also, four lads are having a bit of a giggle on their Under The Cosh website and podcast.

DISCLAIMER: The term that Brits invented — “football” — on this site refers to the beautiful game. Not the one in North America where they wear helmets, throw an egg-shaped ball to each other and run two feet before the game stops for cheerleaders.

Fan Pubs

Duke of Gloucester
The HQ of U-Sector (Toronto Football Club supporters group) who have created a shrine to their team in the nook.

Scallywags
The Toronto HQ of Liverpool, Everton, Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Newcastle United.

Opera Bob’s
If you’re a Manchester City fan you can connect with like-minded fans of the football club.

Firkin on King
This is the Chelsea fan’s HQ. (Fan singular, as there’s only one in Toronto.)

Dog and Bear
It’s the interim pub for West Ham fans (but they are looking for a more permanent HQ.) (p.s. My browser blocked the website as containing malware, so proceed at your own risk. Here’s an alternative link.)

Midtown Gastro Hub
The HQ for Arsenal Canada. Are you gooner go there?

The Oxley
Gary Cronin tweeted that The Oxley is where Aston Villa fans meet for matches.

Queen and Beaver
Another pub for Manchester United fans to meet and hug their mates — Arsenal fans — who also come here. Fun times!

O’Grady’s Tap & Grill
We were tipped off  by Andy S. that this is the official HQ for Manchester United games.

The Football Factory
A bar that says on its website, “We will open for matches that are outside our normal hours of operation, if there is interest.” Nice! That’s taking one for the team. (See what I did there?). Lots of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool fans here.

The Office
Now when you tell the missus you’re “at the office” you’re being honest. You can also meet Newcastle United fans here too.

Scotland Yard
The Spurs Canada Toronto chapter watch all the Tottenham Hotspur games here, including Champions League.

As you can see, this list is by no means complete. If you know of any other fan pubs in Toronto please contact me and let me know so I can add them to the list.

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