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“We’re extremely happy”: After long wait, Vancouver Whitecaps are ecstatic to finally be back in Canadian Championship final

For the first time since 2018, the Vancouver Whitecaps are through to the Canadian Championship final. Here’s how they’re feeling after achieving that feat earlier this week. A lot has happened since the last time the Vancouver Whitecaps last made a final. In fact, since they last did so, coming all the way back in 2018 when they lost to Toronto FC in that edition … Continue reading “We’re extremely happy”: After long wait, Vancouver Whitecaps are ecstatic to finally be back in Canadian Championship final

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps fail to manage key moments in 2-1 loss against Dynamo, although progress continues to come

A few days after the most recent Vancouver Whitecaps game, which came against the Houston Dynamo, we dive into some of what stood out from that one.  The progress continues to be there, at least.  At the same time, the results are yet to follow.  This, of course, is the story of the 2022 Vancouver Whitecaps, who continued their tough to the MLS season with … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps fail to manage key moments in 2-1 loss against Dynamo, although progress continues to come

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

After the Vancouver Whitecaps home opener against New York City FC this past weekend, we look at some of what the ‘Caps should take away from that game, as they now get set to take on Houston Dynamo in week 3 of MLS play this upcoming weekend.  It might not have been the complete turnaround that they were hoping for, but there was still progress. … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Looking at what the Vancouver Whitecaps might tweak from 4-0 loss to Columbus ahead of home opener vs NYCFC

There’s no doubt that the Vancouver Whitecaps will want to improve on a disappointing 4-0 loss on opening weekend of their MLS season against the Columbus Crew, especially as they get set to take on the defending MLS Cup Champions, New York City FC, at home this weekend. In this, we look at some of what they will want to change ahead of that game.  … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Looking at what the Vancouver Whitecaps might tweak from 4-0 loss to Columbus ahead of home opener vs NYCFC

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Crowded Frontline: Analyzing the Lucas Cavallini vs Brian White striker battle heading into the start of the Whitecaps 2022 MLS season

Heading into the start of the 2022 MLS Season, the Vancouver Whitecaps find themselves with some intense competition for spots at striker, led by Brian White and Lucas Cavallini. In this, we look at that battle between the pair, and what it means for the ‘Caps going forward.  It’s been a question on the mind of many heading into the start of the season.  Lucas … Continue reading Crowded Frontline: Analyzing the Lucas Cavallini vs Brian White striker battle heading into the start of the Whitecaps 2022 MLS season

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San Diego Dreaming: Vancouver Whitecaps get set to kick off California leg of preseason after busy few weeks of wheeling-and-dealing

The Vancouver Whitecaps are continuing their preseason in style this weekend, as they get set to head south for some sun and games ahead of the start of the 2022 season. Here’s a look at where the ‘Caps roster is at right now after a busy week of wheeling-and-dealing.  A busy preseason is about to get even busier.  After a few weeks of intense training … Continue reading San Diego Dreaming: Vancouver Whitecaps get set to kick off California leg of preseason after busy few weeks of wheeling-and-dealing

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Chaos to the Max: Surprise Maxime Crépeau trade to LAFC taps off a topsy-turvy first week of Vancouver Whitecaps preseason

The Vancouver Whitecaps had a busy first week of training camp, one that included some surprise departures, as well as some new faces. In this, we look at some of those moves.  After a relatively quiet offseason, the Vancouver Whitecaps opened up their 2022 training camp at UBC without too much fanfare this week.  And coming off of a big 2021 season, one where they … Continue reading Chaos to the Max: Surprise Maxime Crépeau trade to LAFC taps off a topsy-turvy first week of Vancouver Whitecaps preseason

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“Our club wants to first and foremost be a Canadian club”: Vancouver Whitecaps hoping that recent changes can allow them to become the Canadian talent pool they’ve long dreamt of being

Long seen as a weak spot in the club, they’re trying their best to change things.   Despite being a club that is best known globally for having once been home to current World XI left back and global superstar, Alphonso Davies, who came up through their academy, the Vancouver Whitecaps have otherwise struggled to get players through their youth system and onto the pitch for … Continue reading “Our club wants to first and foremost be a Canadian club”: Vancouver Whitecaps hoping that recent changes can allow them to become the Canadian talent pool they’ve long dreamt of being

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$475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

The Vancouver Whitecaps made an under-the-radar move on Tuesday, picking up LAFC defender, Tristan Blackmon, via expansion side Charlotte FC at the 2022 Expansion Draft. In this, we break down the move from the ‘Caps perspective.  All things considered, it was a tidy bit of business.  Heading into the 2022 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday, no one was quite sure how things would go down, … Continue reading $475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

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Small Tweaks: Breaking down the Vancouver Whitecaps end-of-season roster decisions, and looking ahead to what’s next for the ‘Caps

The Vancouver Whitecaps announced their 2021 end-of-season roster decisions on Thursday. In this, we break them down, before seeing what they what might mean for the ‘Caps going forward.  It’s that time of the offseason again.  Just a few weeks removed from their elimination from the 2021 MLS Playoffs, this offseason is still quite young for the Vancouver Whitecaps, but that hasn’t stopped them from … Continue reading Small Tweaks: Breaking down the Vancouver Whitecaps end-of-season roster decisions, and looking ahead to what’s next for the ‘Caps