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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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The Third Sub Episode 122 (.5): Vancouver Whitecaps kick off their 2022 preseason, Maxime Crepeau gets traded

In Episode 122 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into all things Vancouver Whitecaps as they opened up their 2022 training camp this week. 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 in the midst of … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 122 (.5): Vancouver Whitecaps kick off their 2022 preseason, Maxime Crepeau gets traded

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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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“He makes you love the game”: Vancouver Whitecaps kicks off big 21/22 offseason on a high note by hiring head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis

The Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off their 2021 offseason on a high note on Tuesday, signing interim head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis. In this, we look at that announcement, as well as what that means for the ‘Caps, who are just getting started in terms of what awaits them this offseason.  It took a few weeks, but it was finally made official on … Continue reading “He makes you love the game”: Vancouver Whitecaps kicks off big 21/22 offseason on a high note by hiring head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis

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“We needed that push”: Vancouver Whitecaps hoping Marc Dos Santos firing keeps team on track despite Canadian Championship elimination

The Vancouver Whitecaps parted ways with head coach Marc Dos Santos on Friday. Here’s some reaction from the ‘Caps after the move. The fallout was nearly immediate.  After the Vancouver Whitecaps were eliminated by Pacific FC in the Canadian Championship on Thursday night, one had to wonder if there’d be any consequences that would stem from that result, as the ‘Caps were eliminated from the … Continue reading “We needed that push”: Vancouver Whitecaps hoping Marc Dos Santos firing keeps team on track despite Canadian Championship elimination

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Late In’Vite’: Vancouver Whitecaps complete surprise deadline double with Pedro Vite and Florian Jungwirth acquisitions

The Vancouver Whitecaps were busy on the last day of MLS’s Secondary Transfer Window this past Thursday, bringing in some new faces, while also sending a few out at the same time. Here’s what went down.  After conducting their main piece of business earlier in the week, they finished what was still yet to be completed on deadline day.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, their 2021 … Continue reading Late In’Vite’: Vancouver Whitecaps complete surprise deadline double with Pedro Vite and Florian Jungwirth acquisitions

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‘I’ll give everything that I’ve got’: Newest Whitecaps DP #10 Ryan Gauld is best known for flashy skills, but work rate makes him perfect match for ‘Caps

The Vancouver Whitecaps made a big splash by signing Scottish attacking midfielder, Ryan Gauld, to a DP contract this past weekend. After training with the ‘Caps for the first time on Monday, the former Farense man was introduced to the media on Tuesday. Here’s what stood out from that availability.  It took a while, but they finally managed to make it happen.  Weeks after reports … Continue reading ‘I’ll give everything that I’ve got’: Newest Whitecaps DP #10 Ryan Gauld is best known for flashy skills, but work rate makes him perfect match for ‘Caps

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Departed Derek: Analyzing Derek Cornelius’s loan to Panetolikos and what it means for the Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps officially loaned out 23-year-old centre back, Derek Cornelius, to Greek Super League side Panetolikos on Monday. Here is a look at what this move means for the ‘Caps.  After an up-and-down tenure to date, they’ve elected to give him a fresh start.  As has been reported over the last few days, the Vancouver Whitecaps have now officially loaned out 23-year-old centre back … Continue reading Departed Derek: Analyzing Derek Cornelius’s loan to Panetolikos and what it means for the Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Third Sub Episode 99: The Brian White trade, Marc Dos Santos’s future and a look around MLS

In Episode 99 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue Ruzic and Samuel Rowan are joined by Third Sub contributor Peter Hicken to chat all things Vancouver Whitecaps and MLS. 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 MLS, as … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 99: The Brian White trade, Marc Dos Santos’s future and a look around MLS

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Time Ticking: Breaking down how Alan Patrick’s links to the Vancouver Whitecaps highlights their growing need for DP #10

Reports came out on Thursday morning that the Vancouver Whitecaps were linked to Brazilian midfielder, Alan Patrick, from Shakhtar Donetsk. In this, we see what these reports might mean for Vancouver, as the ‘Caps need for a DP #10 continues to grow by the game.  As the days tick by, the calls get louder.  Now that the Vancouver Whitecaps have completed just over 20% of … Continue reading Time Ticking: Breaking down how Alan Patrick’s links to the Vancouver Whitecaps highlights their growing need for DP #10