TORONTO -- In search of depth up front, Toronto FC acquired English striker Luke Moore from the Colorado Rapids on Thursday in e

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TORONTO -- In search of depth up front, Toronto FC acquired English striker Luke Moore from the Colorado Rapids on Thursday in exchange for defender Gale Agbossoumonde. Gary Carter Jersey . With Englands Jermain Defoe possibly headed to the World Cup and reserve forward Bright Dike a long-term casualty due to an Achilles injury, Toronto needed help for Brazils Gilberto with Mondays MLS transfer deadline looming. Toronto also has forwards Andrew Wiedeman and teenager Jordan Hamilton, currently on loan to the Wilmington Hammerheads. Attacking midfielders Dwayne De Rosario, Issey Nakajima-Farran and Brazils Jackson are also an attacking option. Toronto (3-4-0) has just seven goals in seven games, with Defoe accounting for three of them. Thats tied with Los Angeles and Montreal as the lowest scoring output in the league. Agbossoumonde, 22, had fallen down the defensive pecking order with Steven Caldwell, Doneil Henry, Bradley Orr and rookie Nick Hagglund preferred ahead of him. "With our current depth in defence we felt that the opportunity to acquire an attacking player like Luke Moore was the right decision to make at this time for the club as we approach the World Cup break," Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko said in a statement. "With Lukes experience, he will be a welcomed addition to our squad and provide more options for us up front. Wed like to thank Gale for all of his contributions both on and off the pitch and wish him well in Colorado." Moore was acquired earlier this season by Colorado from Chivas USA. The 28-year-old made six appearances, with two starts and no goals, for Chivas. He arrived in the MLS during the off-season from Turkeys Sanica Boru Elazigspor. Moore began his career in England with Aston Villa in 2003, and later was part of Swanseas rise to the Premier League in 2011. Agbossoumonde, 22, was originally acquired on Dec. 20, 2012 through a weighted lottery at MLS headquarters. In two seasons, the American defender made 13 appearances, including 12 starts. Paul Bravo, Colorados vice-president of soccer operations, called Agbossoumonde "a talented young player who can add depth to our backline." Yoenis Cespedes Jersey . On Sunday, head coach Patrick Roy said the teams leading scorer will skate at Mondays morning practice and the club will make a decision on his status for Game 6 at that point. Tug McGraw Jersey . If one fighter gases, he usually gets beat up pretty bad from that point on. http://www.metsbaseballauthentic.com/zack-wheeler-mets-jersey/ . Jones, from Winnipeg, built a 3-0 advantage after three ends by scoring two in the second and one in the third. Chinas skip Bingyu Wang cut that lead to 3-1 in the fourth before Canada added another three in the fifth for a 6-1 lead.McLarens engine partners Honda admitted the performance of the team in Suzuka qualifying was a disappointment, with Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button to start well down the grid for the Japanese manufacturers home race. The McLaren-Honda package has finally been in more regular top-10 contention in recent races but that growing momentum took a hit in Japan on Saturday as Button was eliminated in Q1 while Alonso could do no better than 15th on the grid.Of course it is very disappointing, said Hondas F1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa. We expect more, but the car characteristics do not suit this circuit. So its very unfortunate. McLaren racing director Eric Boullier appeared less surprised, saying we were expecting a tough race here, with the fact Honda own Suzuka not holding any advantage for the MP4-31. This track layout doesnt suit at all our chassis and obviously on the engine side we are still not on the same performance level as Mercedes, he said. So that combined makes it a difficult weekend for us.Conclusions from QualifyingDespite a run of points finishes for the team, Alonso accepts McLarens fortunes will continue to fluctuate for the time being.There are some races where we will be better and some where we will be worse and this one is definitely one we are not competitive, he said. From free practice we were not in the right pace, but five days ago in Malaysia we were quite competitive. So theres nothing wrong with it, its justt the nature of the circuit that is suiting our car. Custom New York Mets Jerseys. Ted Kravitz gives his thoughts on Saturdays qualifying session at the Japanese Grand Prix. However, Alonso, who has finished seventh in four of the last six races and made up a total of 30 places on first laps in that same period, is still not ruling out a top-10 Sunday finish.Hopefully we can recover some places [in the race], he added. Points are still the target, even if its going to be very difficult. Also See: Japanese GP qualifying report Alonso reflects on GP2 engine rant China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap China Jerseys Wholesale Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Cheap Jerseys 2019 Discount NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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