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Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

With the Vancouver Whitecaps looking to improve their squad over the transfer window, we look at 5 players 24 and under that should also help them get better from within, as the journey towards 2020 continues.  As the calendar turns from winter to spring next year, will the Whitecaps see some budding growth? That question could be easily asked of the plants and grass at … Continue reading Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

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Five-Alive: Toronto FC keep MLS Cup hopes intact with big home win vs DC in Rooney’s last game

Toronto dispatched DC United at BMO Field on Saturday, riding 4 extra-time goals to a 5-1 victory, after DC did well to tie things up late.  Under the colourful late evening sky in Toronto, TFC got their playoff campaign off to a strong start, dismantling DC United by a 5-1 scoreline. After Lucas Rodriguez had done well to equalize off a last-minute Wayne Rooney corner … Continue reading Five-Alive: Toronto FC keep MLS Cup hopes intact with big home win vs DC in Rooney’s last game

Whitecaps lights flicker out for 2019 as New York draws the curtain on Vancouver’s 2019 MLS campaign

In a must-win match at BC Place, the Vancouver Whitecaps were unable to get past a strong New York City side, spelling the end of their 2019 aspirations.  The Vancouver Whitecaps, for the last time this campaign, entered the field with aspirations of making the 2019 MLS playoffs. With one of the leagues best sides awaiting them in a well-rested New York City FC, it … Continue reading Whitecaps lights flicker out for 2019 as New York draws the curtain on Vancouver’s 2019 MLS campaign

Post-Match Review #27– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs DC United: A sigh of relief

With Wayne Rooney and co coming to Vancouver, the Caps were not expected to tie, let alone win and pick up a clean sheet in the process. But despite the pessimistic thoughts of others, they managed to do just that, providing a gutsy performance at BC Place, giving fans a lot to cheer about in the process.  The Caps put in a workhorse performance on … Continue reading Post-Match Review #27– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs DC United: A sigh of relief

2019 Match Preview #27: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs DC United: Home at last

The Vancouver Whitecaps return home after a lengthy road trip, but things do not get easier for them on Saturday, with a strong DC United side awaiting them at BC Place.  After falling 3-1 in a rainy evening down in Portland, the Vancouver Whitecaps return home to face DC United at BC Place, taking on a team currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference playoff race. … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #27: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs DC United: Home at last

Dime on the Dollar: Internal options to try and fill the #10 hole for the Caps

The eternal question remains: who will fill the role as a number 10 for the Caps? Over their tenure in MLS, it has constantly remained a question mark. While investment could certainly remedy that, we will have to wait until the winter to see if that happens. So while they wait, they can only experiment from within. We look at some names that could step … Continue reading Dime on the Dollar: Internal options to try and fill the #10 hole for the Caps

Tosaint Ricketts ready to bring steady hand to Caps 

The striker’s role is yet to be defined in this Vancouver squad, but his experience should prove to be valuable.  The Vancouver Whitecaps signed Canadian International Tosaint Ricketts last week, bringing in an experienced forward to a front line that has struggled to score goals all season long. While he is not expected to be a huge saviour for a team who’s goalscoring problems run … Continue reading Tosaint Ricketts ready to bring steady hand to Caps 

Caps rained out as Timbers triumph in classic Cascadian clash

The Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-12L-9D) were unable to ride the wave of a Theo Bair wonder-strike, instead finding themselves flushed out of Providence Park, as they were unable to best the Timbers (10W-9L-4D) on what was a rainy night down in Portland. It was not for a lack of trying, as the Caps put up a spirited performance, but in the end, their dam was broken … Continue reading Caps rained out as Timbers triumph in classic Cascadian clash

Wayback Wednesday: Alphonso Davies goes pro

With July 25th being the one-year anniversary of the now-famed Alphonso Davies transfer, where the young Canadian winger made his then MLS-record transfer to Bavarian giants Bayern Munich, giving MLS a big reputation boost while providing the Vancouver Whitecaps with a nice sum of cash. While the loss of the star winger was certainly a big loss for the Caps, who have badly missed his … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Alphonso Davies goes pro