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How the growing profile of the Canadian Premier League has caught the attention of National Team players and coaches alike 

With the recent milestone of Marco Carducci’s call-up earlier this month in mind, we took the chance to speak to a couple of players about the CPL, getting their thoughts on the league as it continues to grow in its inaugural campaign.  The Canadian Premier League got a huge boost to its ever-growing profile earlier this month, as goalkeeper Marco Carducci earned a call-up to … Continue reading How the growing profile of the Canadian Premier League has caught the attention of National Team players and coaches alike 

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CanPL Notebook: Thundercaps, Pacific and now York 9

The Canadian Premier League is the unknown newborn in the Canadian sporting scene. It spans from coast to coast, more so than any other league in North America. With teams as far as Vancouver Island and all the way to Halifax- the span of the league is continent-wide. In April, I was able to attend the second-ever CanPL game in Victoria, which pitted Pacific FC … Continue reading CanPL Notebook: Thundercaps, Pacific and now York 9

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Pacific FC continue strong run with tight victory at home vs Edmonton

After dropping all 3 points this past Wednesday against York 9, Pacific got back to winning ways this Saturday afternoon against FC Edmonton.  On this grey afternoon at Westhills Stadium, Pacific FC took on FC Edmonton in another crucial midtable clash in the Canadian Premier League. With both teams dropping their games this past Wednesday, it was a good chance for both of them to … Continue reading Pacific FC continue strong run with tight victory at home vs Edmonton

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Pacific FC unable to take advantage of a strong start as York 9 rides second-half wave to victory

Pacific FC took on York 9 in a pivotal midweek clash, with the Ontario-based side taking home all 3 points as they rode a second-half surge to lead them to victory.  In a crucial midweek clash in the Canadian Premier League, Pacific FC took on York 9 at Langford’s Westhills Stadium, with both teams looking to close the gap between them and the team to … Continue reading Pacific FC unable to take advantage of a strong start as York 9 rides second-half wave to victory

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David Norman Jr trade a curious case of asset management for Whitecaps

The longtime Whitecaps academy product was moved on earlier this week, opening up several questions of asset management and youth development.  The Vancouver Whitecaps made a surprising move earlier this week, moving on from longtime academy product David Norman Jr, cutting ties with the 21-year-old midfielder. What seemed like a good move at first, with Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC originally announcing that Norman … Continue reading David Norman Jr trade a curious case of asset management for Whitecaps

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Welcome to the new-look btsvancity.com!

We have a new-look website, as well as some things to celebrate. So in this one, we say: Welcome to the new-look btsvancity.com, and thank you! Just over 6 months ago, we kicked off btsvancity.com, officially creating our website on February 5th of this year. As we hit that 6-month milestone not long ago, we decided that it was time to revamp our website, giving … Continue reading Welcome to the new-look btsvancity.com!

Magic of the Cup: What to takeaway from a historic round of Voyageurs Cup action

Fans of Canadian football were treated to a grand slate of games last night, as the second leg of the Canadian Championship 3rd round kicked off all around the country. While fans in Vancouver, Halifax and York can be disappointed that their teams were unable to make it through to the next round, they can look back and acknowledge that last night was a great … Continue reading Magic of the Cup: What to takeaway from a historic round of Voyageurs Cup action

After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.

It didn’t go as planned for Pacific FC coach Michael Silberbauer on Sarurday. Neither did it a week before against the Cavalry. But he and his players know that if they are to make a run for the fall season title, it will be by focusing only on what’s directly ahead of them. That happens to be a trip to Ontario to take on York9 … Continue reading After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.

Pacific Purple : Assessing the First Ever Pacific FC game.

Post-Match Review #1 – Pacific FC vs Halifax Wanderers Excitement was in the air as Westhills stadium in Langford was purple for the first ever Pacific FC game on Sunday April 28th. Having the chance to attend the historic event, I got a first hand view of the start of an era for Canadian soccer. Here’s a taste of my experience. The Atmosphere Things seemed … Continue reading Pacific Purple : Assessing the First Ever Pacific FC game.

Match Preview #1 – Pacific FC vs. HFX Wanderers FC

The first ever match Pacific FC match. Pacific FC begins their journey in the CPL with their very first game taking place this Sunday versus the Halifax Wanderers. The game should be an interesting one as it is a battle of the coasts, with Pacific representing the West and the Wanderers representing Halifax back East. Without a doubt the game should be exciting as it … Continue reading Match Preview #1 – Pacific FC vs. HFX Wanderers FC