Liam Fraser Named to the 2018 MLS Homegrown Game
Toronto FC midfielder Liam Fraser has been named to the Major League Soccer roster for the 2018 MLS Homegrown Game presented by Energizer. The MLS squad will meet Tigres UANL, the reigning Mexican league's Under-20 champion, in the fifth annual Homegrown Game. The match will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground. Kick-off is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Fraser is currently in his first season with Toronto FC. This past January, he became the 16th player in club history to sign for the first team from the Toronto FC Academy. Fraser has split time between Toronto FC and Toronto FC II this season. With Toronto FC, he has made seven appearances during MLS league matches. He made his Toronto FC and MLS debut on April 14 against the Colorado Rapids. As a member of Toronto FC II, he has appeared and started in three matches.
This marks Fraser's first MLS Homegrown Game. He joins Ashtone Morgan (2014), Jay Chapman (2015 & 2016) and Jordan Hamilton (2016 & 2017) on Toronto FC's all-time MLS Homegrown Game player list.
• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...
Major League Soccer Stories from July 12, 2018
- Timbers Weekly Update: July 12, 2018 - Portland Timbers
- Kerri Walsh Jennings' Event Series p1440 Announces Avaya Stadium as San Jose Venue - San Jose Earthquakes
- LA Galaxy Foundation to Co-Host First Street Soccer USA Cup - Los Angeles - LA Galaxy
- Real Salt Lake Partners with Purple - Real Salt Lake
- Earthquakes Goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski Selected to 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Roster - San Jose Earthquakes
- Andrew Carleton, Lagos Kunga Named to 2018 MLS Homegrown Roster - Atlanta United FC
- Sean Melvin Named to MLS Homegrown Game Roster - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- Liam Fraser Named to the 2018 MLS Homegrown Game - Toronto FC
- Timbers Defender Marco Farfan Named to Roster for 2018 MLS Homegrown Game - Portland Timbers
- LA Galaxy Midfielder Efrain Alvarez Named to Roster for 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Presented by Energizer - LA Galaxy
- Ben Mines Selected to Play in MLS Homegrown Game Presented by Energizer - New York Red Bulls
- Kuzain and Lindsey Named to MLS Homegrown Game Roster - Sporting Kansas City
- Real Salt Lake FW Sebastian Saucedo Named to the 2018 MLS Homegrown Game - Real Salt Lake
- Reggie Cannon and Paxton Pomykal Named to 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Presented by Energizer - FC Dallas
- U.S., Mexico and Canada Youth National Team Stars Highlight Roster for 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Presented by Energizer - MLS
- Four Philadelphia Union Players Named to 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Roster - Philadelphia Union
- LAFC Transfers Defender Omar Gaber to Egyptian Side Pyramids FC - Los Angeles FC
- Chicago Fire Signs Argentine Defender NicolÃ¡s Del Grecco - Chicago Fire
- Match Preview: New York and Sporting Kansas Square off on Saturday - New York Red Bulls
- Chicago Fire Fall 4-3 to Philadelphia Union - Chicago Fire
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.