John Leung

  • joined Jul 27, 2011
  • last login Dec 13, 2013
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John is a soccer writer and aspiring broadcast journalist based out of Calgary, Alberta; a graduate of both the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University, he writes mainly about Toronto FC, the Canadian national soccer teams and sometimes the NWSL for Waking the Red, and have previously written for Q at the Calgary Herald. You can follow him on Twitter and Vine at @JohannesLanger.

When not writing, John is either cooking, practicing politics, singing Tenor 2, following the latest headlines or watching the latest in reality TV. Either or.

A Fan Of...

  • NHL Calgary Flames
  • NFL Denver Broncos
  • Soccer Guangzhou Evergrande
  • FIFA South Korea
  • EPL Sunderland AFC
  • MLS Toronto FC
  • Winter Olympics Canada
  • General Sydney Swans, Parramatta Eels
  • Summer Olympics Canada
  • Tennis Milos Raonic
User Blog

Colorado Rapids vs. TFC: Game Thread!

First of two away game after a devastating loss that kinda feels like a weight off. Or maybe that's just me? Watch to see what happens in the Mile High City tonight, starting at 9pm EST!

The 401 Derby, Part III: Game Thread

It's back to Montreal for the second leg of the Canadian Champioship tie. Will TFC pull off another trip to the final? Tune in here for all the latest news, and then find out together.

How You Doin'? Montreal Impact (Part III)

Better know tonight's opponents. Oh how things can change in the blink of an eye in this footballing world of ours, and Sofiane Benzaza from Mount Royal Soccer answers some of our questions!

NWSL's CanWNT 18: Week 3 Recap

Three weeks are in the books for the NWSL, and Canadians keep making headlines across all eight of the original franchises. Well, some of them anyway...some good, some not so much.

WTR's Tasties: Poutine + Butty + Tortilla Equals..

Need some ideas for your next game day snack, something to enjoy when the game is on? Never fear, WTR Labs got the solution with a wrap...but not just any ordinary wrap!

TFC 1-2 NYRB: This Love Is Taking Its Toll On Me

We've been lost, and we have looked but we haven't found it, time after time. A 2-1 loss to New York at home, and yet another late goal to concede the loss. Oy!

TFC vs. New York Red Bulls: Open Thread

Four draws...will it be five, or is TFC due a win or a loss against the New York Red Bulls? Find out along with your friends at WTR.

TFC 2-0 Montreal Impact: Hello Jekyll, Hello Hyde

This would be a game that Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde would happily approve of! A 2-0 win for TFC, but one where it all happened in one frenetic half. The other? Well...

The 401 Derby (Part II): Game Thread

Chat with your fellow supporters and WTR's writers here as TFC begin their quest for Canadian Championship crown number five, starting at around 7pm ET tonight!

NWSL Week 2: The CanWNT 18 Recap

A short week for NWSL's Canadians, as only seven of the 18 made it onto the field -- Waking the Red recaps some of their exploits.

Rumour: Bolton Wanderers' Kevin Davies to TFC?

Another transfer rumour, this time coming out of England as sources tell our sister SBN blog Lions of Vienna Suite that 36-year old striker Kevin Davies is on his way to TFC.

Toronto FC 1-1 Houston: Not This Again!

93 minutes of brilliant defending, and maybe helped out by a few dubious calls (this time against Houston) -- all undone with one stroke at the death. Why, footballing gods, why?

Toronto FC vs. Houston Dynamo: Game Thread

Houston always seems to bring out the best (or was it the worst? No, it's the best...) of TFC whenever these sides meet, and you can follow along with us here in our open thread!

Canada U17 2-2 (4-2 PSO) Honduras: Revenge!!!!!!!!

Twice striking back from behind, the Canadian U-17 men's team exacted revenge in penalties AND gained bronze at the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championships. Revenge!!!!!!

NWSL's Canadian Content: Week 2 Preview

Two teams are off this week, but that doesn't mean Waking the Red's taking the week off from covering the NWSL's 18 Canadians and their movements!

NWSL Canadians Report: Week 1

Despite the technical difficulties and the dreadful lack of game summaries, we've gone through all the match reports to recap how all the Canadians did this weekend in the NWSL.

Philadelphia 1-1 TFC: Stealer's Wheel (of Horrors)

Bad refereeing from Sorin Stoica, thuggish play from the home side, or late equalizers from Jack McInerney: Take your pick, chances are it made you angry. It certain did for us as TFC squeak out a...

Union vs. TFC: Game Thread

Turn on the TV, pull up your browser and chat along with your fellow fans and WTR writers as TFC take on the Union in Philadelphia.

NWSL's Opening Weekend: The CanWNT Guide

The NWSL opens this weekend, and we've got our eyes on the 18 Canadians who will ply their trade in the league. We preview all of this weekend's matches for their Canadian content.

NWSL's 19th Canadian: Kansas City's Katie Kelly

This one's a surprise: less than a week before the start of the first National Women's Soccer League season, a 19th Canadian has been revealed...sort of.

Sources: Matias Laba to TFC?

After a week of speculation, reports seem to indicate the identity of the second young Argentinian coming to TFC along with Maximiliano Urruti as 21 year old midfielder Matias Laba.

Was That A Penalty? Jacobson & O'Dea's Love-In

In the first part of our post-game analysis, we look at some reasons why Andrew Jacobson's takedown of Darren O'Dea in the box was not called for a penalty by referee Ismail Elfath.

CanWNT 0-1 England: Come Together, Sometime Later

You can only count on late game heroics to save you so many times, and Canada's women's team went to the well once too many times, coming up on the short end of a 1-0 decision with England in...

Can U17 2-0 T&T U17: Not Just Some Lucky Strikes

It's a better start than the U-20s had, that's for sure. Canada's U-17s opened up their quest to make the U-17 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago, thanks to goals from Marco...

TFC 2-2 FC Dallas: We Broke Your Achy Breaky Heart

Last week TFC was the victim of a smash and grab, this time the shoe was on the other foot. Two FC Dallas strikes on either side of half was cancelled out by Justin Braun and Darel Russell within a...

TFC vs. FC Dallas Open Thread

Watching the game alone? Don't -- turn on the TV, open up your device of choice, and chat along with your favourite WTR writers here starting at 3:30pm ET!

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