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San Jose Stalemate: Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes combine for cagey 1-1 draw in big game for both teams MLS playoff hopes

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the San Jose Earthquakes in a key Western Conference battle on the journey towards the MLS playoffs on Saturday night. Here’s our match report from this game, which ended up being a cagey 1-1 draw, one that both teams will certainly feel they could’ve turned into a win for their respective sides on Saturday.  It wasn’t the result that they … Continue reading San Jose Stalemate: Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes combine for cagey 1-1 draw in big game for both teams MLS playoff hopes

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Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s first ‘Octagonal’ squad in World Cup Qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

With the return of Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team for the start of the Octo in CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers, we break down their latest squad, which was announced last week, by giving them a ‘Surprise Rating’.  Fresh off of a busy summer, it’s almost go time.  After a memorable month of June and July for Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, they can’t wait to … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s first ‘Octagonal’ squad in World Cup Qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

2019 Match Preview #3: Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: Time to Bounce Back

After an unfortunate refereeing decision tanked their hopes of grabbing their first victory of the season against Real Salt Lake, the Whitecaps hope to bounce back Saturday afternoon against another Western Conference foe in the Houston Dynamo. After falling to fellow Western foes in Minnesota and Real Salt Lake, the Caps take their talents down to Houston, Texas, where the BBVA Compass stadium can be … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #3: Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: Time to Bounce Back

Have the Whitecaps done enough to repair their defence this offseason?

(In this short 3 part series leading up to our predictions for the season, we look at the Caps changes to 3 key phases of the field: Defense, Midfield and Attack. Today we begin with a look at the defensive side of things) In an offseason filled with monumental change for the Whitecaps, one of the bigger question marks heading into the start of the … Continue reading Have the Whitecaps done enough to repair their defence this offseason?

Post Game Review #2: Whitecaps FC vs Iwaki FC (Island Blues…)

Image taken from Vancouver Whitecaps TwitterB Less than 48 hours after dropping the preseason opener against V-Varen Nagasaki FC, the upstart Whitecaps were in action once again in the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu Hawaii, taking on another Japanese side in Iwaki FC. Having dropped their match 2-1 against Real Salt Lake, Iwaki were hungry to get into action, engaging in a match with quite a … Continue reading Post Game Review #2: Whitecaps FC vs Iwaki FC (Island Blues…)