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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

After the Vancouver Whitecaps home opener against New York City FC this past weekend, we look at some of what the ‘Caps should take away from that game, as they now get set to take on Houston Dynamo in week 3 of MLS play this upcoming weekend.  It might not have been the complete turnaround that they were hoping for, but there was still progress. … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

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“We’re excited to be back”: After rough start to MLS season, Vancouver Whitecaps looking to turn the page in home opener vs NYCFC 

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on New York City FC in their home opener at BC Place on Saturday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  After an opening day drubbing, revenge is on their minds.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, the sky might not be falling quite yet after their embarrassing 4-0 loss to the Columbus Crew last weekend, but that result certainly has ramped up … Continue reading “We’re excited to be back”: After rough start to MLS season, Vancouver Whitecaps looking to turn the page in home opener vs NYCFC 

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The Third Sub Episode 125: Vancouver Whitecaps suffer Crew drubbing, get set for NYCFC (FT: Glenn Crooks)

In Episode 125 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan are joined by Glenn Crooks of NYCFC’s broadcast team to tee up the Vancouver Whitecaps home opener. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast presented by Macey’s Sports! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to dive into all things Vancouver Whitecaps as they … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 125: Vancouver Whitecaps suffer Crew drubbing, get set for NYCFC (FT: Glenn Crooks)

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Looking at what the Vancouver Whitecaps might tweak from 4-0 loss to Columbus ahead of home opener vs NYCFC

There’s no doubt that the Vancouver Whitecaps will want to improve on a disappointing 4-0 loss on opening weekend of their MLS season against the Columbus Crew, especially as they get set to take on the defending MLS Cup Champions, New York City FC, at home this weekend. In this, we look at some of what they will want to change ahead of that game.  … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Looking at what the Vancouver Whitecaps might tweak from 4-0 loss to Columbus ahead of home opener vs NYCFC

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Faux départ: l’Impact n’arrive pas à s’imposer en premier match des quarts de finale

Avant le début du match de ligue des champions mardi soir au Stade Olympique entre CD Olimpia et l’Impact de Montréal, il y avait un air de confiance autour de l’équipe recevante. Les experts prédisaient une victoire aux alentours de 2-0 contre un adversaire vu comme favorable. En fait, CD Olimpia est la seule équipe qui reste dans le tournoi à part des équipes MLS … Continue reading Faux départ: l’Impact n’arrive pas à s’imposer en premier match des quarts de finale

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Guessing Game: 2020 BTSVancity Vancouver Whitecaps and MLS predictions roundtable

In this one, members of the BTS team (and a special guest) do their best to predict the Vancouver and MLS 2020 season, by answering a set of questions on both the ‘Caps and the rest of the league. After a long wait, MLS is finally back, with a busy slate of games on tap this weekend.  As MLS heads into its 25th season, this … Continue reading Guessing Game: 2020 BTSVancity Vancouver Whitecaps and MLS predictions roundtable

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Olympique to Olympics: Montreal Impact’s Champions League match offers early look at CanMNT Olympic hopefuls

The Concacaf Champions League continues to rage on this week, with 8 matches to monitor. In this one, we focus on the Canadian participant, the Montreal Impact, and the battle ahead for the young squad, one littered with U23 Canadians, before rounding things off with a look at the other 7 games. With the Concacaf Olympic qualifiers also coming up, a U23 event, we also … Continue reading Olympique to Olympics: Montreal Impact’s Champions League match offers early look at CanMNT Olympic hopefuls

Marc Dos Santos continues to build on “foundation” as Vancouver Whitecaps juggle 2020 lineup and tactical questions

The Vancouver Whitecaps continue to both build on and find their identity as they try to improve on their various woes ahead of 2020.  The Vancouver Whitecaps took on the Columbus Crew this past Saturday, with both teams sharing the spoils in a relatively uneventful 1-1 draw, with the most exciting moment coming right at the 93rd minute of 93. Fredy Montero, who probably had … Continue reading Marc Dos Santos continues to build on “foundation” as Vancouver Whitecaps juggle 2020 lineup and tactical questions

Post-Match Review #31: Fredy Montero rescues Whitecaps against Houston after second-half blunder nearly sinks Vancouver at BC Place

The Whitecaps got back to winning ways this Saturday, as they took down Houston Dynamo 2-1. It wasn’t easy, as a Zac MacMath error nearly undid a second-half lead, but Fredy Montero came up huge to grab all 3 points as Vancouver kicked off their post-2019 playoff lives.  It was unsure if the game was going to be entertaining at BC Place on Saturday, as … Continue reading Post-Match Review #31: Fredy Montero rescues Whitecaps against Houston after second-half blunder nearly sinks Vancouver at BC Place