In their third meeting of the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps completed a rare hat trick – a hat trick of losses against the same team in the same season – as they lost to the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday. Here is our match report from that one, as the ‘Caps failed to build off of a win over San Jose on the weekend. At least … Continue reading Third Time’s Not the Charm: Vancouver Whitecaps continue 2020 struggles against Sounders with 2-0 loss
The Vancouver Whitecaps travel to Seattle to take on the Sounders this weekend, as they look to crawl back into the MLS playoff race. Here is our preview ahead of that one, as the ‘Caps look to get revenge for an earlier season pounding that the Sounders dished out to them. After a short break to recharge, they’re hoping to get things back on track … Continue reading Point to Prove: Recharged Vancouver Whitecaps aiming to use Seattle Sounders clash as ‘proof’ of their abilities (Preview #15)
In this edition of Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column on the Vancouver Whitecaps, we take a look at their offensive woes against the Sounders, look at what’s plaguing the defence and talk some formations, as Vancouver prepares to keep its MLS is Back hopes alive against the Chicago Fire this upcoming Thursday. It was an improved performance, but despite that, they were undone by … Continue reading Second’ Caps Thoughts: Final third woes, defensive instability sink Vancouver Whitecaps against Sounders
Given the obvious links between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Jonathan Osorio, along with the recent Nicolas Benezet situation, we look to see if there could be a fit for either player in Vancouver, as the Whitecaps could look to take them off of their rivals. Sometimes to get better, you must poach from the competition. This MLS offseason, the Vancouver Whitecaps have the option to … Continue reading In the Ozone: Seeing if a Vancouver Whitecaps move for Jonathan Osorio could make sense
With the 2019 MLS season now officially finished, the Vancouver Whitecaps can turn their attention to start making moves. As they begin that process, here are some things they can takeaway from Sunday, as they can begin their wheeling and dealing as early as Monday. For Whitecaps fans, it’s finally all over. After a tough 2019 MLS season, the offseason is finally here, as the … Continue reading It’s all over: MLS Cup Final takeaways for Whitecaps heading into 1st week of offseason
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.
After coming off an eventful week of football, the Vancouver Whitecaps capped things off with a visit with their longtime rivals, the Seattle Sounders. With many Vancouver fans and media alike making the trip down to catch the match, there was a strong Vancouver flavour in the stadium for this one. But, for as much energy both sets of fans brought to the encounter, both … Continue reading Post-Match Review #19– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Seattle Sounders FC: Slip-up in Seattle
With the Seattle Sounders in town tonight for another installation of the Cascadia Cup, the mini-competition contested between Seattle, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Portland Timbers, the Whitecaps will be looking to take a step towards once again becoming an important cog in the derby, as they try to push the third-wheel reputation away and attempt to catch up to their two rivals down south. … Continue reading Time for Third-Wheel Caps to Impose Themselves in Cascadia, Canadian Rivalries
After dropping their first three matches of the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to bounce back at home against their rivals from down the I-5, as the emerald green and blue Seattle Sounders make their way up for their first Cascadia Clash of the season. Flying-high, Brian Schmetzer’s men come to Vancouver fresh off 3 straight victories, an impressive start to the season for an … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #4 Whitecaps FC vs Seattle Sounders: A Big Task Ahead
Despite the season starting a week ago, and a few teams playing competitive matches since mid-February, the rumours do not go to sleep with the Marc Dos Santos Whitecaps, as a few more names are rumored to be coming in. Much has been made of the offseason so far, where the Caps completely overhauled their roster, bringing in 15+ new players of varying levels of … Continue reading Whitecaps Continue Wild Offseason for Transfers and Rumours, and We’re Loving it!