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‘Banc’ Robbery: Vancouver Whitecaps do well to grind out road point vs LAFC, allowing them to keep control of playoff hopes heading into Decision Day

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on LAFC in a crucial MLS matchup on Tuesday night. Here’s our match report from that one, a thrilling 1-1 draw, one that allows the ‘Caps to keep control of their own playoff hopes heading into Decision Day this upcoming weekend.  They just continue to plug away.  Once again, it wasn’t pretty, but the Vancouver Whitecaps continued to pick up points … Continue reading ‘Banc’ Robbery: Vancouver Whitecaps do well to grind out road point vs LAFC, allowing them to keep control of playoff hopes heading into Decision Day

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“We need to get away from there with a result”: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to get back to MLS playoffs for 1st time since 2017 in crucial road clash with LAFC

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on LAFC in a massive MLS matchup on Tuesday night, one filled with all sorts of playoff implications. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  It’s all laid out so clearly for them.  After playing 32 out of 34 games in the 2021 MLS season to reach this point, the path towards the playoffs is as clear … Continue reading “We need to get away from there with a result”: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to get back to MLS playoffs for 1st time since 2017 in crucial road clash with LAFC

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Gauld’s Plan: Ryan Gauld’s late winner marks memorable return to BC Place for the Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on LAFC at BC Place in their first true home game in nearly a year, and first home game with fans in almost 2 years. Here’s what stood out from a memorable night of Whitecaps soccer at their home stadium.  The stage was set, but all that was left was for the stars to show up and make it a show.  … Continue reading Gauld’s Plan: Ryan Gauld’s late winner marks memorable return to BC Place for the Vancouver Whitecaps

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Demons Dodged: Vancouver Whitecaps ride Colombian connection to valuable road point against LAFC

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on LAFC in a pivotal MLS Western Conference matchup on Saturday, drawing 2-2 in a tough road environment, one that hasn’t always treated them well in recent years. Here’s our match recap from that one.  Considering some of their past experiences in that stadium, it wasn’t the worst result.  Make no mistake, the Vancouver Whitecaps certainly dropped 2 points against LAFC … Continue reading Demons Dodged: Vancouver Whitecaps ride Colombian connection to valuable road point against LAFC

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3rd time lucky?: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to avoid another LA horrorshow in trip to LAFC

 The Vancouver Whitecaps take on LAFC on Saturday night in MLS action. Here is our preview ahead of that one.  It’s a chance for redemption on multiple fronts.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, a big clash awaits them on Saturday, when they travel to LA to take on an in-form LAFC side at Banc of California Stadium.  With 4 wins in their last 6 games, this … Continue reading 3rd time lucky?: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to avoid another LA horrorshow in trip to LAFC

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Triple Threat: Marc Dos Santos, Vancouver Whitecaps expecting ‘motivated’ LAFC side in quest to get 3rd straight win (Preview #13)

The Vancouver Whitecaps head to LA to take on LAFC on Wednesday, with the ‘Caps looking to win 3 consecutive games for the first time in the Marc Dos Santos era. Here is our match preview ahead of that one, as the streaking ‘Caps side gets set to take on a reeling but hungry LA side.  It’s amazing what a few wins can do for … Continue reading Triple Threat: Marc Dos Santos, Vancouver Whitecaps expecting ‘motivated’ LAFC side in quest to get 3rd straight win (Preview #13)

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps weather slow start vs RSL to keep rolling with 3rd win in 4 games

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at the Vancouver Whitecaps, we take a look back at their win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday, as they weathered a slow start to find a victory thanks to some Fredy Montero and Lucas Cavallini magic.  Suddenly, they’ve found a bit of a groove here.  After finding themselves with a record of 2W-6L-0D heading into game … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps weather slow start vs RSL to keep rolling with 3rd win in 4 games

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: The MLS is Back bubble might pop. Could the concerns have been avoided?

In this latest edition of Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our column for all things Whitecaps and MLS, we take a look at the impact that rushing things have had on the MLS is Back bubble, the ‘Caps prudent roster decisions for that tournament, and what the CPL could learn from this.  After what has felt like a month of sprinting, the MLS is Back tournament has … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: The MLS is Back bubble might pop. Could the concerns have been avoided?

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Designating the Best: Ranking the top 5 DPs in the Vancouver Whitecaps’s short MLS history

Over their time in MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps have had 15 Designated Players, to mixed results. In this, we take the best and put them in a top 5, ranked by the impact and production that they provided the club.  As time has gone on, the term ‘Designated Player’ has become nearly synonymous with MLS, etching itself as the holy grail of the league’s confusing … Continue reading Designating the Best: Ranking the top 5 DPs in the Vancouver Whitecaps’s short MLS history

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Guessing Game: 2020 BTSVancity Vancouver Whitecaps and MLS predictions roundtable

In this one, members of the BTS team (and a special guest) do their best to predict the Vancouver and MLS 2020 season, by answering a set of questions on both the ‘Caps and the rest of the league. After a long wait, MLS is finally back, with a busy slate of games on tap this weekend.  As MLS heads into its 25th season, this … Continue reading Guessing Game: 2020 BTSVancity Vancouver Whitecaps and MLS predictions roundtable