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“It was a good performance”: Vancouver Whitecaps get 2022 MLS campaign back on track with gritty 1-0 win over Sporting KC

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on Sporting KC in MLS action on Saturday night at BC Place. Here’s our report from that one.  It was a great way to get the monkey off their back.  Fresh off a much-needed international break, back at BC Place for just the second time this season, everything was set up quite nicely for the Vancouver Whitecaps as they got set … Continue reading “It was a good performance”: Vancouver Whitecaps get 2022 MLS campaign back on track with gritty 1-0 win over Sporting KC

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Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

The CanMNT officially found out their opponents for the 2022 World Cup on Friday thanks to the World Cup draw. Here is our analysis of that draw. Not only do they have a ticket there, but they have dates and 3 opponents now.  Because of that, it feels like the CanMNT can really officially start planning their journey to the 2022 men’s World Cup now, … Continue reading Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

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“We can’t blame anyone but us”: Vancouver Whitecaps limp into international break with 3-1 loss to LAFC

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on LAFC in MLS action on Sunday night. Here’s our match report from that one.  It was a chance to head into the international break on a high note.  Instead, a nightmare start to the 2022 MLS campaign continued for the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday, as they fell 3-1 to co-league leaders, LAFC, at the Banc of California Stadium.  It’s hardly … Continue reading “We can’t blame anyone but us”: Vancouver Whitecaps limp into international break with 3-1 loss to LAFC

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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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Onwards and Upwards: 3 questions that the CanWNT/CanXNT will look to answer at the Arnold Clark Cup this week

The CanWNT/CanXNT is getting set to tackle the Arnold Clark Cup later this week, in which they’ll take on England, Germany and Spain in an exciting three-game set. Ahead of then, here are 3 questions that they’ll look to answer over the course of this camp.  The next step of the journey begins on Thursday. It won’t be an easy way to kick it off, … Continue reading Onwards and Upwards: 3 questions that the CanWNT/CanXNT will look to answer at the Arnold Clark Cup this week

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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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Third Sub Episode 123: Whitecaps continue preseason, the CanMNT caps off big January window

In Episode 123 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan break down a busy week of news for the Vancouver Whitecaps and the CanMNT. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast presented by Macey’s Sports! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat all things Vancouver Whitecaps and CanMNT after a big few … Continue reading Third Sub Episode 123: Whitecaps continue preseason, the CanMNT caps off big January window

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“It’s a special story that’s unfolding here”: CanMNT continues push towards 2022 World Cup with massive away win over Honduras, one 37 years in the making

The CanMNT continued their hot run of form in the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, on Thursday, as they picked up a massive 2-0 win over Honduras to cement their spot atop the Octo standings. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  Heading into a familiar house of horrors, many wondered if they’d sink or swim.  On paper, the … Continue reading “It’s a special story that’s unfolding here”: CanMNT continues push towards 2022 World Cup with massive away win over Honduras, one 37 years in the making

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“We’re relishing that opportunity”: Despite promise of hostile environment, the CanMNT is ready and eager to try and snap 37-year winless drought in Honduras on Thursday

The CanMNT is getting set to take on Honduras in a crucial CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Thursday. Ahead of then, here’s how they’re feeling, as they head down to Central America with one thing on their mind – picking up 3 points. Among the challenges that they’ve faced so far in this journey, this might rank as one of the most difficult.  On paper, … Continue reading “We’re relishing that opportunity”: Despite promise of hostile environment, the CanMNT is ready and eager to try and snap 37-year winless drought in Honduras on Thursday

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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