In a reunion of sorts in the “Queen City”, the Vancouver Whitecaps had the last laugh as their former friends at FC Cincinnati fell in a match between two closely linked sides. While it wasn’t pretty at times, the Caps did exactly what they needed to do, handing Cincinnati their 15th loss in the last 18 games. They showed the kind of resilience they had … Continue reading Post-Match Review #25– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs FC Cincinnati: Old Friends Fall
For the first time ever, the Vancouver Whitecaps will make the trek to Cincinnati, Ohio, as they take on first-year expansion side FC Cincinnati. While this match doesn’t have the shine that was expected it would have when the fixtures list was released earlier this year, there are a lot of intriguing storylines at hand, despite both teams spending lengthy periods of time in and … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #25: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs FC Cincinnati: Battle in the Basement
After kicking off on a bright sunny day in front of the Vancouver faithful just over a week ago, the Whitecaps made their way down to a snowy Salt Lake City, which cleared itself just in time for a beautiful sunny match day as the teams narrowly avoided a repeat of their famed snow game back during the 2017 season. Having only won once in … Continue reading Post-Game Review #2: Whitecaps FC vs Real Salt Lake (VAR 1-Clean Sheet 0)
Image from: Vancouver Whitecaps (whitecapsfc.com) (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 continue with a look at the Midfield) Often touted as the most important position on a football pitch, midfielders are always relied on to provide solid performances, … Continue reading What to Make of the Midfield Heading Into The Whitecaps 2019 Season?
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…)
After months of waiting, the Marc Dos Santos era finally got underway Friday in Hawaii. With big changes being promised to the style of play ever since the dismissal of Carl Robinson late last season, it was the first real chance to see some of these changes first-hand in a live match environment. Despite many key arrivals not being able to make the trip over … Continue reading Post-Game Review #1: Whitecaps FC vs V-Varen Nagasaki (Beginning of an era)