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1st place or bust: Why Canada needs to top the US in Group A ahead of World Cup Qualifying

What does Friday’s Canada versus USA match mean for what happens next in CONCACAF? As any Canadian soccer supporter would do following Friday’s match against the US, we know you’ll be rushing to BTS to find out what it all really means. Well for this one, folks, we’re ahead of the game. The last month has been a very exciting one for soccer aficionados in … Continue reading 1st place or bust: Why Canada needs to top the US in Group A ahead of World Cup Qualifying

Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact draw first blood vs Toronto FC after Piatti stunner

In a clash of longtime Canadian rivals, the Montreal Impact took on Toronto FC in the first leg of the Voyageurs cup, and they emerged victorious thanks to some magic from their Argentinean #10. Advantage Impact. The Montreal Impact came out with a convincing performance in a time of doubt to take the slight edge in the Voyageurs Cup final. Motivated by an especially boisterous … Continue reading Magic of the Cup: Montreal Impact draw first blood vs Toronto FC after Piatti stunner

Post-Match Review #29– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: Dinged in La Belle Province

The Caps fell 2-1 to the Impact in a hard-fought match at Stade Saputo The lone midweek MLS fixture at Stade Saputo today was definitely a treat for the neutral. Neither club was in the best shape overall, as the ‘Caps came from San Jose a little shaken up while the Impact are becoming more desperate for victories after their loss to rivals Toronto FC. … Continue reading Post-Match Review #29– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Montreal Impact: Dinged in La Belle Province

Canada’s path to the 2022 World Cup set out

Since Victor Montagliani took over the head position of CONCACAF, he had promised a reform of the qualifying process for the men’s FIFA World Cup. On July 10th, the confederation released the long awaited format for its 35 nations aspiring to participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The new format is a joke (click here for what Alex made of it). It’s … Continue reading Canada’s path to the 2022 World Cup set out

Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #2- Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Cavalry FC: Cinderella Torments

On Wednesday night at BC Place occurred the biggest match of the Whitecaps’ 2019 season. Just on the other side of False Creek, Bard on the beach was putting on a Shakespeare play. A nearly empty stadium suggests the latter was a hotter ticket, and the two teams on display attempted to emulate a play themselves. The Whitecaps are the bigger club, the MLS side, … Continue reading Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #2- Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Cavalry FC: Cinderella Torments

2019 Canadian Championship Match Preview #2: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Cavalry FC: No More Horsing Around

Vancouver hosts Cavalry on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Voyageurs Cup Quarterfinals. Disappointing results in the MLS have put heightened emphasis on this match for the Whitecaps, while Cavalry will come galloping in full of confidence. If there was any doubt that Cavalry would be able to keep up with an opponent from a higher league, it was quickly erased after the … Continue reading 2019 Canadian Championship Match Preview #2: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Cavalry FC: No More Horsing Around

After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.

It didn’t go as planned for Pacific FC coach Michael Silberbauer on Sarurday. Neither did it a week before against the Cavalry. But he and his players know that if they are to make a run for the fall season title, it will be by focusing only on what’s directly ahead of them. That happens to be a trip to Ontario to take on York9 … Continue reading After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.

Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #1- Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Tight Tussle Doesn’t Tell Much

This wasn’t the prettiest match in Calgary, but it confirms that this tie could go either way, as Cavalry showed they’re not one to be taken lightly. Both sides can be optimistic going into the second leg, as Cavalry holds the advantage considering away goals and the Whitecaps will feel they can take the edge if they turn it up another notch at home. Thoughts: … Continue reading Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #1- Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Tight Tussle Doesn’t Tell Much

2019 Canadian Championship Match Preview #1: Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: A Canadian contest

The Vancouver Whitecaps and Cavalry FC have had very different seasons to date. It is the first season for Marc Dos Santos as head coach of the Whitecaps, who have brought in a whole new set of players in the off-season and have been trying to implement a very different style and identity to the most recent rendition of the Whitecaps. Does that sound like … Continue reading 2019 Canadian Championship Match Preview #1: Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: A Canadian contest

Vancouver Comes up Short Against Seattle as Questions of Rotation, Breaks and Depth Loom Large

Vancouver played it’s third league game in a week Saturday, taking on the Seattle Sounders in another installment of the Cascadia Cup. The Whitecaps came back from their three week international break last Saturday in a wild affair against Colorado at home. They then left for Texas where another 2-2 finish was in the cards, even though Lucas Venuto saved it for late. After Dallas, … Continue reading Vancouver Comes up Short Against Seattle as Questions of Rotation, Breaks and Depth Loom Large