Toronto's Koevermans gone for season

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Associated Press

Posted on July 17, 2012 at 3:02 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 17 at 3:04 PM

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC striker Danny Koevermans has a torn left knee ligament and will be out the rest of the season.

The MLS club says there is no date set for the surgery.

The team also didn't provide a timetable for the Dutch forward's return.

Koevermans had an MRI on Monday after injuring his knee in Saturday night's 1-0 win over the New England Revolution. Koevermans was hurt as he chased a ball on the right side of the penalty area in the 37th minute. Defender A.J. Soares collided with him in what appeared to be a clash of knees.

Koevermans is tied for fifth in league goal-scoring with nine this season.

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