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Buy or Loan: Analyzing the Vancouver Whitecaps contract negotiations with Michaell Chirinos

As the future of Michaell Chirinos in Vancouver remains up in the air, we look at what’s holding up negotiations with the Honduran International, and why he may deserve a decent chunk of change The offseason has felt so long, yet is still barely getting underway.  It’s been nearly 2 months since the Vancouver Whitecaps last played a game, a tight 1-0 loss to Real … Continue reading Buy or Loan: Analyzing the Vancouver Whitecaps contract negotiations with Michaell Chirinos

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

How MDS and the Caps can try to build within MLS’s shifting recruitment profile.

The Vancouver Whitecaps have been much-maligned for their rebuilding year falling flat so far. As they compete within a changing MLS, manager Marc Dos Santos is trying to find the best way to complete his roster to avoid a repeat season next year. Here is a look at what he has said and what he can do, as the Caps try to fit into the … Continue reading How MDS and the Caps can try to build within MLS’s shifting recruitment profile.

Post-Match Review #20– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Drubbing at the “Banc”

Coming off a tough loss in Seattle last week, the Vancouver Whitecaps were looking to bounce back against league leaders LAFC in this one, as they made the trek down to the feared Banc of California stadium. Having won in the earlier meeting between these two teams, there was some confidence that they could do the same again, but those thoughts were quickly erased as … Continue reading Post-Match Review #20– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Drubbing at the “Banc”

Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC

After a short break, we are back with another installment of Wayback Wednesday! In this series, we take a look at transactions done by the Vancouver Whitecaps, be it trades, signings or transfers, and what has changed since. In this piece, we take a look at when the ‘Caps traded Steven Beitashour to Toronto. Back in 2015, Steven Beitashour was a big part of the … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC

Post-Game Review #7: Whitecaps FC vs LAFC (Mauling the Goats)

While it may not have been exactly how they drew things up at the beginning, the Vancouver Whitecaps finally took care of business at BC Place on Wednesday, picking up their first 3 points of the season after a massive result against MLS league leaders LAFC. While many people may have favoured the high-flying LA outfit against the struggling Whitecaps in what seemed to be … Continue reading Post-Game Review #7: Whitecaps FC vs LAFC (Mauling the Goats)

2019 Match Preview #7 Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Giant Hunting

The Vancouver Whitecaps continue to look for their first victory of the season, after they dropped a 1-0 lead in the 83rd minute in Chicago on Friday, as they ended up drawing the match 1-1 after leading most of the second half. Despite it being a useful point gained on the road, many fans felt hard done by as the game was in their hands … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #7 Whitecaps FC vs LAFC: Giant Hunting

Post-Game Review #6: Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire (Winded by Var)

After somehow finding a lead in the 57th minute, the Vancouver Whitecaps were left winded in Chicago as VAR continued its season-long rampage on the Caps with another game defining decision leaving them chasing that elusive first victory of the season. While the Caps were left under siege most of the night, they found a way to get that crucial goal, leaving fans imagining the … Continue reading Post-Game Review #6: Whitecaps FC vs Chicago Fire (Winded by Var)