Wileman: Impact with work left in order to qualify for playoffs

Marco Di Vaio declared on Friday that his work in Montreal is "not yet finished," after announcing he will be staying with the club for the 2014 season. While Di Vaio was alluding to grand aspirations for next year, it can also be applied to this season with the club's current poor run of form leaving much work still to be done if they are to finish in the top five. TSN soccer analyst Luke Wileman explains. ...more

Wileman: Whitecaps' season hinges on visit to Seattle

It's all or nothing for Vancouver Whitecaps. Wednesday night could officially signal the end of the 'Caps playoff hopes if they don't beat Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field, live on TSN2 (10pm et/7pm pt). TSN soccer analyst Luke Wileman explains what Vancouver's season has come down to. ...more

Wileman: Whitecaps come up flat against Real Salt Lake

It wasn't the sort of performance you would expect from a side chasing for a playoff place. As TSN's Luke Wileman writes, with the opportunity to close to within a point of the postseason positions, Vancouver Whitecaps turned in a display in front of their home fans on Saturday that lacked energy, cohesion and ideas. ...more

Wileman: Promises continue for Toronto FC supporters

The Kevin Payne era at Toronto FC was symbolized by bold promises but few results. The talk of major additions and drastic improvement never really materialized and ultimately played a role in Payne's departure from the club, but following his exit the promises continue. TSN Soccer Analyst Luke Wileman has more. ...more

Wileman: Arsenal and Everton win out on transfer day

The European transfer deadline day provided the usual amount of frantic business akin to those who leave shopping for gifts until Christmas Eve - but as TSN Soccer Analyst Luke Wileman writes, there are no late bargains to be had, and the chance is high of being left disappointed when things don't work out at the last minute. ...more

Wileman: Whitecaps need nothing less than a win over Chivas

For Vancouver Whitecaps it is pretty much a must-win game. As the 'Caps take to the pitch at BC Place on Sunday against the worst club in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, they know anything less than three points against Chivas USA will see their push for the playoffs hit a major roadblock. TSN soccer analyst Luke Wileman explains. ...more

Wileman: Trying days ahead for Wenger and Arsenal

There are 12 days remaining for exasperated Arsenal fans to dream of their club making the big signings that have been promised but have so far failed to materialize. The natives were getting restless in North London well before Saturday's home defeat to Aston Villa in their opening match of the Premier League season, but the way the Gunners crumbled against a Villa side that will likely be looking at a mid-table finish magnified the problems facing Arsene Wenger. ...more

Wileman: A look back at Canada's women's team in 2012

It seems like only yesterday, but it was on this day a year ago that Canada's Women's Soccer Team created history, beating France to win a bronze medal at the London Olympics. Diana Matheson's late winner was a moment never to be forgotten, and the performance of the team throughout the Olympics lifted the players to a whole new level of recognition across the country. ...more

Wileman: TFC's Nelsen deserves to celebrate Saturday's win

Just over a year since their last MLS win at BMO Field, Toronto FC finally ended the drought in dramatic fashion on Saturday. As TSN's Luke Wileman writes, rookie head coach Ryan Nelsen deserved that moment. His team has been on the wrong end of moments like Saturday on far too many occasions. ...more

Wileman: Things seem to be getting worse for Toronto FC

Things seem to be getting worse, not better, for Toronto FC. The promised influx of new signings can't come soon enough for a club that is now winless in five matches and has just two victories all season. TSN Soccer Analyst Luke Wileman has more. ...more

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Luke Wileman is an analyst for TSN's soccer coverage and his blog can be read on

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