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$475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

The Vancouver Whitecaps made an under-the-radar move on Tuesday, picking up LAFC defender, Tristan Blackmon, via expansion side Charlotte FC at the 2022 Expansion Draft. In this, we break down the move from the ‘Caps perspective.  All things considered, it was a tidy bit of business.  Heading into the 2022 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday, no one was quite sure how things would go down, … Continue reading $475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

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“He makes you love the game”: Vancouver Whitecaps kicks off big 21/22 offseason on a high note by hiring head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis

The Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off their 2021 offseason on a high note on Tuesday, signing interim head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis. In this, we look at that announcement, as well as what that means for the ‘Caps, who are just getting started in terms of what awaits them this offseason.  It took a few weeks, but it was finally made official on … Continue reading “He makes you love the game”: Vancouver Whitecaps kicks off big 21/22 offseason on a high note by hiring head coach Vanni Sartini on a permanent basis

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Playoff Bound: Vancouver Whitecaps return to MLS Cup playoffs for 1st time since 2017 after dramatic 1-1 draw vs Seattle Sounders on Decision Day

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Seattle Sounders in a massive Decision Day clash on Sunday. Here’s what stood out from that one, a 1-1 draw between the longtime rivals, one that allowed the ‘Caps to book their ticket to the MLS Cup playoffs for the first time since 2017.  It promised to be a special afternoon no matter what happened.  At a packed BC … Continue reading Playoff Bound: Vancouver Whitecaps return to MLS Cup playoffs for 1st time since 2017 after dramatic 1-1 draw vs Seattle Sounders on Decision Day

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‘Banc’ Robbery: Vancouver Whitecaps do well to grind out road point vs LAFC, allowing them to keep control of playoff hopes heading into Decision Day

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on LAFC in a crucial MLS matchup on Tuesday night. Here’s our match report from that one, a thrilling 1-1 draw, one that allows the ‘Caps to keep control of their own playoff hopes heading into Decision Day this upcoming weekend.  They just continue to plug away.  Once again, it wasn’t pretty, but the Vancouver Whitecaps continued to pick up points … Continue reading ‘Banc’ Robbery: Vancouver Whitecaps do well to grind out road point vs LAFC, allowing them to keep control of playoff hopes heading into Decision Day

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Minnesota Masterclass: Vancouver Whitecaps inch towards MLS playoffs with massive 2-1 result over Minnesota United in must-win game

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on Minnesota United in a massive game in the race towards the MLS playoffs on Wednesday. Here’s our recap from that one, a big 2-1 victory, one that has the ‘Caps on the cusp of returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2017.  Once again, with their backs up against the wall, they just continued to find a way.  … Continue reading Minnesota Masterclass: Vancouver Whitecaps inch towards MLS playoffs with massive 2-1 result over Minnesota United in must-win game

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Cascadia Comeback: Playoff-chasing Vancouver Whitecaps rescue huge 3 points in big 3-2 come-from-behind win vs the Portland Timbers

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Portland Timbers in a huge MLS Western Conference clash on Wednesday night. Here’s our recap from this one, a game in which the ‘Caps rescued a 3-2 win after going down 2-0 just before halftime.  They just continue to find a way.  Faced off against one of their closest rivals, the Portland Timbers, the Vancouver Whitecaps needed to find … Continue reading Cascadia Comeback: Playoff-chasing Vancouver Whitecaps rescue huge 3 points in big 3-2 come-from-behind win vs the Portland Timbers

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Sounders Slump: Vancouver Whitecaps continue struggles against Seattle Sounders in tough 4-1 loss to Cascadian rivals

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Seattle Sounders in MLS action on Saturday night, losing 4-1 to their Cascadian rivals. Here’s our recap from that one.  It was a humbling way to come crashing down to earth.  For a Vancouver Whitecaps team that has been among the hottest in MLS as of late, undefeated in 16 of their last 18 games heading into their clash … Continue reading Sounders Slump: Vancouver Whitecaps continue struggles against Seattle Sounders in tough 4-1 loss to Cascadian rivals

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Whitewashed: Brian White plays the role of hat trick hero in crucial 3-0 Vancouver Whitecaps win over San Jose Earthquakes

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the San Jose Earthquakes in a massive MLS game at BC Place on Saturday night. Here’s our recap of that one.  It might not be winter quite yet in Vancouver, but there was a blizzard of White at BC Place on Saturday.  In a crucial must-win game for the Vancouver Whitecaps in their hunt to make the MLS playoffs, as … Continue reading Whitewashed: Brian White plays the role of hat trick hero in crucial 3-0 Vancouver Whitecaps win over San Jose Earthquakes

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Magnificent Max: Maxime Crepeau’s heroics helps Vancouver Whitecaps salvage a point in Houston

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Houston Dynamo in a high-stakes MLS Western Conference battle on Wednesday night. Here’s our recap from that one.  It took a bit of magic, scratch that, it took a lot of magic, but they managed to get something out of it.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, it might not have been the victory they craved ahead of their important matchup … Continue reading Magnificent Max: Maxime Crepeau’s heroics helps Vancouver Whitecaps salvage a point in Houston

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Max’s Magic: Maxime Crepeau plays the hero for the Vancouver Whitecaps in massive win over FC Dallas

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on FC Dallas at BC Place in MLS action on Saturday night. Here’s our recap from this one, one that had all sorts of playoff implications for both teams involved.  Staring down a massive 3 points, they needed a hero to step up.  Up 1-0, in the 94th minute, the Vancouver Whitecaps desperately needed to hold onto all 3 points that … Continue reading Max’s Magic: Maxime Crepeau plays the hero for the Vancouver Whitecaps in massive win over FC Dallas