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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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Quieted ‘Quakes: Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes combine for quiet 0-0 draw in Friday night clash

The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action on Friday night. Here’s our match review from that one.  They didn’t necessarily take a step back, but they didn’t take a step forward, either.  In the midst of a streak that has seen them pick up 4 draws in a row, drawing 6 of their last 8 games total, one could only … Continue reading Quieted ‘Quakes: Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes combine for quiet 0-0 draw in Friday night clash

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Chopped: Vancouver Whitecaps receive cold welcome in new home from usual hosts Portland Timbers with 1-0 loss

Days after getting trounced by LAFC, the Whitecaps looked to bounce back with a win over the Timbers on Sunday. Unfortunately for them, they weren’t able to find all 3 points, but they did look a lot better in a 1-0 loss. Here is our report from that one, as they suffered a narrow defeat at ‘home’ in Portland.  Despite being nicknamed the ‘Timbers’, Portland … Continue reading Chopped: Vancouver Whitecaps receive cold welcome in new home from usual hosts Portland Timbers with 1-0 loss

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The Third Sub Episode 48: Previewing the Vancouver Whitecaps quest to chop up the Timbers at ‘home’

In the 48th episode of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan preview the upcoming Vancouver Whitecaps matchup, which comes against the Portland Timbers in a unique Vancouver ‘home’ game at Providence Park in Portland. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast! In their 48th episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat about the upcoming … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 48: Previewing the Vancouver Whitecaps quest to chop up the Timbers at ‘home’

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Tools of the Trade: Some ways the Vancouver Whitecaps may try to improve from within MLS

As the Whitecaps look to build for 2020, we look at some of the ways they may try to improve their team from within MLS, as they get creative on the route to making this side a playoff team next season.  The Vancouver Whitecaps have just begun what is expected to be a relatively busy offseason, with many holes still left yet to be filled … Continue reading Tools of the Trade: Some ways the Vancouver Whitecaps may try to improve from within MLS

Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City

With Portland being long known as “Stumptown” for the stumps left behind during their biggest phases of urban development back in the 19th century, the Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-11L-9D) will look to leave the Portland Timbers (9W-9L-4D) in a similar state of ruin, as they try to chop down their high-flying Cascadian rivals in another edition of the Cascadia Cup.  The Caps come into this match … Continue reading Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City

2019 Match Preview #26: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers: Expansion cousins renew hostilities

While Portland and Vancouver have seemed to fly in opposite directions since their expansion, with the Timbers having one MLS Cup triumph and 2 finals appearances total compared to Vancouver’s none, the teams always combine for entertaining affairs, with this one expected to live up to the shine that many Cascadia Derby days in the past has provided.  The Vancouver Whitecaps make the trek down … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #26: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers: Expansion cousins renew hostilities