Columbus v. Toronto - 09/10/11-morgan

Toronto FC's end of season optimism has been synonymous with the strength and leadership shown by Torsten Frings, the return to health and form of Julian de Guzman and the sensational strike rate of Danny Koevermans. Emerging alongside the experienced designated players however, are three homegrown youngsters from the club's own Academy.

In the fourth of his five-part Toronto FC end of season series, John Molinaro of Sportsnet.ca takes a closer look at the three local lads who have received regular playing time with the Reds under head coach Aron Winter. Here is an excerpt:

(Via Sportsnet.ca) - If the 2011 Major League Soccer season was any indication, the future looks bright for Toronto FC's heralded trio of youth academy graduates.

Doneil Henry (18), Matt Stinson (19) and Ashtone Morgan (20) hardly looked out of place as they saw considerable playing time during the second half of the campaign. READ MORE

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