Takeaways from the Caps press conference this past Friday

The Vancouver Whitecaps had a press confrence on Friday, revealing a couple of key details, especially on the footballing side of the club. Here are some takeaways we had from the announcement. The Whitecaps made some announcements ahead of their match against DC United this past weekend. After announcing that they had begun a search for a Technical Director that morning, as well as stating … Continue reading Takeaways from the Caps press conference this past Friday

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”

Caps’ attempt to take down high-flying “Loons” as downward spiral continues

While the 3rd-year Minnesota United, also known as the Loons, continue to soar in MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps remain grounded, looking much more like their affectionate mascot “Spike”, a flightless bird, as they remain winless since May. Most seasoned aviation experts would suggest that what goes up must eventually come down, but Minnesota doesn’t look like slowing down anytime soon, and it’s not hard to … Continue reading Caps’ attempt to take down high-flying “Loons” as downward spiral continues

Wayback Wednesday: Pedro Morales Signs in Vancouver

While it is more Throwback Thursday than Wayback Wednesday this week, here is another edition of our column where we take a look back at transactions made by the Vancouver Whitecaps, and thanks to the beauty of hindsight, we get to analyze them. Prior editions can be found here, with a special Canadian edition we did here.  In this edition, in honour of the MLS … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Pedro Morales Signs in Vancouver