The particular case of the Caps and the “whipping boy”

Each club always seems to have one, with many more having multiples of them. It’s the whipping boy, the player who is a lightning rod for criticism, soaking up anger from outsiders, justified or not.  Over the last week, the Vancouver Whitecaps shipped out two players who filled that role for them this season, with Lucas Venuto and Felipe Martins being sent packing in the … Continue reading The particular case of the Caps and the “whipping boy”

Whitecaps Continue Wild Offseason for Transfers and Rumours, and We’re Loving it!

Despite the season starting a week ago, and a few teams playing competitive matches since mid-February, the rumours do not go to sleep with the Marc Dos Santos Whitecaps, as a few more names are rumored to be coming in. Much has been made of the offseason so far, where the Caps completely overhauled their roster, bringing in 15+ new players of varying levels of … Continue reading Whitecaps Continue Wild Offseason for Transfers and Rumours, and We’re Loving it!

Post-Game Review #1: Whitecaps FC vs Minnesota United FC (Spoiling the Party)

Here is the first of our many match reviews to come during the season, where we go in-depth on the match that was. After a long offseason, the Whitecaps finally got a chance to get out and play their first match in what promises to be an intriguing 2019 campaign. For fans, it was a chance to see the Caps for the first time at … Continue reading Post-Game Review #1: Whitecaps FC vs Minnesota United FC (Spoiling the Party)

Why Bryan Ruiz and Fredy Montero are risks worth taking for the Whitecaps

With reports circulating that the Whitecaps are on the verge of acquiring 33-year-old Bryan Ruiz from Brazilian club Santos FC and reacquiring 31-year-old Fredy Montero from Sporting CP in Portugal, there are lots of questions involved. In an offseason where the average age of the 13 confirmed signings is 24.5, many may be wondering where two veteran attackers struggling for game time will fit in … Continue reading Why Bryan Ruiz and Fredy Montero are risks worth taking for the Whitecaps