A tumultuous week for the Union ends with being officially eliminated from playoff contention.
Ray Gaddis and the Union fell to Toronto FC, 3-1, on Saturday and were eliminated from playoff contention while Toronto inches closer to its first playoff berth.
Union chairman and majority owner Jay Sugarman said Friday that "there were a lot of factors" that went into breaking from CEO Nick Sakiewicz.
6dThe Union (9-15-7) must shrug off distraction and attempt to compete against Toronto FC (13-13-4) on Saturday (5 p.m./TCN) at BMO Field.
1wNick Sakiewicz didn't get fired for his laundry list of mistakes. He got fired because too many people stopped caring about the Union, even if they still cared about the Union.
1wNick Sakiewicz always seemed like someone who loved the cheers but HATED the criticism. Now he's gone.
1wThe Union on Friday officially parted ways with CEO Nick Sakiewcz, who has been with the club since its pre-inception in 2007 and 2008.
1wAccording to Kevin Kinkead of CBS 3, Union CEO and operating partner Nick Sakiewicz will be relieved of his duties on Friday morning.
1wIn a theme that has been constant throughout their franchise's history, the Union were close to winning the U.S. Open Cup, but fell short yet again.
1wFollowing a second straight loss in the U.S. Open Cup final, Michael Lahoud felt the Union outplayed SKC, saying, "we kicked their butts."
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