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“We need to be confident”: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to stick to the game plan as they chase first goal and win of 2022 MLS season in Houston

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on the Houston Dynamo in MLS action on Saturday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  In chase of their first win, they must head south.  South, of course, being Houston, Texas, where the Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on the Houston Dynamo in MLS action Saturday, as they continue their still young 2022 MLS … Continue reading “We need to be confident”: Vancouver Whitecaps looking to stick to the game plan as they chase first goal and win of 2022 MLS season in Houston

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The Third Sub Episode 126: Vancouver Whitecaps find improvement in home opener, get set for Houston

In Episode 126 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into a busy week of Vancouver Whitecaps news, as their 2022 MLS season continues here. 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 as they continue their … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 126: Vancouver Whitecaps find improvement in home opener, get set for Houston

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“We’re excited to be back”: After rough start to MLS season, Vancouver Whitecaps looking to turn the page in home opener vs NYCFC 

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on New York City FC in their home opener at BC Place on Saturday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  After an opening day drubbing, revenge is on their minds.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, the sky might not be falling quite yet after their embarrassing 4-0 loss to the Columbus Crew last weekend, but that result certainly has ramped up … Continue reading “We’re excited to be back”: After rough start to MLS season, Vancouver Whitecaps looking to turn the page in home opener vs NYCFC 

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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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Columbus Crushing: Vancouver Whitecaps opens 2022 season on sour note with 4-0 drubbing at hands of the Columbus Crew

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on Columbus Crew in MLS action on Saturday. Here’s our report from that one.  It was a less than ideal result, no matter how you cut it up.  Be it through the scoreline, or the overall performance, and everything else that led to it, the Vancouver Whitecaps had a season opener to forget on Saturday, as they fell 4-0 to the … Continue reading Columbus Crushing: Vancouver Whitecaps opens 2022 season on sour note with 4-0 drubbing at hands of the Columbus Crew

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“They’re a very good team”: Vancouver Whitecaps eager to tackle solid Columbus Crew side in unique 2022 MLS Season opener

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to kick off their 2022 MLS Season on Saturday, when they’ll take on the Columbus Crew in Columbus. Here’s our preview ahead of that one. After a short break, the journey is about to begin again.  Just 98 days after their 2021 MLS season ended at the hands of Sporting Kansas City in the 1st round of the playoffs, … Continue reading “They’re a very good team”: Vancouver Whitecaps eager to tackle solid Columbus Crew side in unique 2022 MLS Season opener

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Protection Deception: Analyzing the Vancouver Whitecaps Expansion Draft decisions and the Evan Bush trade

The Vancouver Whitecaps 2020 offseason continued to chug along this week, as they made some key decisions surrounding a couple of players. In this, we break down those decisions, and look ahead to what might be next for them in this offseason.  The offseason continues to move forward at a decent pace.  While the Vancouver Whitecaps are yet to bring in any talent during this … Continue reading Protection Deception: Analyzing the Vancouver Whitecaps Expansion Draft decisions and the Evan Bush trade

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On the Front Foot: It’s not perfect yet, but Whitecaps are pressing in ‘right direction’ after San Diego trip

The Vancouver Whitecaps wrapped up the first portion of their preseason this week, finishing their San Diego trip with a record of 1W-1L-1D, using the trip to improve on tactical ideologies and their team bonding. Here is what the team had to say on all of that after 10 days down in Sunny California.  On the field, it wasn’t quite perfect, not matching the sandy … Continue reading On the Front Foot: It’s not perfect yet, but Whitecaps are pressing in ‘right direction’ after San Diego trip

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Fresh Start: Whitecaps might not be painting a ‘Starry Night’, but 4 cornerstones have been a good guide

As the Vancouver Whitecaps get their San Diego portion of their training camp underway this week, we look at the parting words of Marc Dos Santos, along with a look at how the Whitecaps are aiming to push the presence of their ‘4 cornerstones’ through the start of preseason. Mentality. Team Spirit. Work Ethic. Discipline.  4 defining characteristics. On their own, they all embody different … Continue reading Fresh Start: Whitecaps might not be painting a ‘Starry Night’, but 4 cornerstones have been a good guide

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Thrift Shopping: A statistical look at some MLS free agents that the Vancouver Whitecaps could sign

With the opening of the MLS Free Agent period this week, we analyze some potential names that the Vancouver Whitecaps could look at, as they aim to acquire some MLS Experience ahead of 2020.  MLS’s Free Agent Period opened earlier this week, giving out of contract players aged 28 and older, with 8+ years of MLS, experience under the belt, a chance to find a … Continue reading Thrift Shopping: A statistical look at some MLS free agents that the Vancouver Whitecaps could sign