PLASTIC PITCH ISSUE 11 (WINTER 2017)

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• We trace Alphonso Davies's roots, to Edmonton's Free Footie program, and show why the Vancouver Whitecaps pay particular attention to a specific Edmonton junior-high school.

• We talk to Marc Dos Santos about his decision to take over as coach of the San Francisco Deltas, and why he left jobs at Swope Park Rangers and the Ottawa Fury behind;

• Should Edmonton Scottish get a chance to play in the Voyageurs Cup? The coach of the men's senior amateur champions sure thinks so;

• Jayson Leutwiler decided several years ago that he wanted to switch national-team allegiances from his native Switzerland to Canada. Finally, in 2016, he got his wish, making his first appearance for Canada's senior team. We look at how he got his chance;

Mark Polishuk talks to the brass and players at Toronto FC, seeing how they can build upon this year's incredible run to the MLS Cup final.