It was a day of 3s for Seattle on Sunday. In their third MLS Cup Final, the Seattle Sounders managed to win their 2nd MLS Cup, beating Toronto FC 3-1 in front of 69 000 fans. After dispatching FC Dallas, Real Salt Lake and LAFC en route to this clash, they were clinical in the final, riding a wave of Toronto dominance before finding 3 … Continue reading MLS: Seattle Sounders take round 3 over Toronto FC in 2019 MLS Cup Finals
Success. That is one word that could sum up the inaugural season of the Canadian Premier League. A league that started as a dream hit a lot of goals right from the beginning and was part of a historic year in the Canadian game. There have been many groundbreaking moments, but there were also some finer points where the league missed the mark. One of … Continue reading Opinion: The CPL Playoffs: Are they right?
In a must-win match at BC Place, the Vancouver Whitecaps were unable to get past a strong New York City side, spelling the end of their 2019 aspirations. The Vancouver Whitecaps, for the last time this campaign, entered the field with aspirations of making the 2019 MLS playoffs. With one of the leagues best sides awaiting them in a well-rested New York City FC, it … Continue reading Whitecaps lights flicker out for 2019 as New York draws the curtain on Vancouver’s 2019 MLS campaign
The eternal question remains: who will fill the role as a number 10 for the Caps? Over their tenure in MLS, it has constantly remained a question mark. While investment could certainly remedy that, we will have to wait until the winter to see if that happens. So while they wait, they can only experiment from within. We look at some names that could step … Continue reading Dime on the Dollar: Internal options to try and fill the #10 hole for the Caps
The Vancouver Whitecaps have been running with a 3-5-2 formation as of late, joining the list of many modern teams that are embracing the 3 defender formation that was popularized by Antonio Conte’s great Juventus team of the early 2010s. It’s a great formation, as it allows for great flexibility both in attack and in defence, but it requires the right players and a lot … Continue reading Caps Talk – The Fallacy of the 3-5-2: Was the 4-3-3 Better Than we Thought?
After a tough last week out for the Vancouver Whitecaps, they made their way home to face Sporting Kansas City in what was a statement game for both sides. The Caps came out on the wrong side of that statement, however, as they fell 3-0 in what was a underwhelming performance from the blue and white. While there were glimpses of hopes here and there, … Continue reading Post-Match Review #21– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Sporting Kansas City: Misery Compiler
After a 3 week break as many international tournaments around the world kicked off, the Vancouver Whitecaps are back in action tomorrow as they will face the Colorado Rapids at BC Place. After going into the break in great form, picking up points in 7 of their last 8 matches, they will look to continue that run as the season progresses towards the business end … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #17: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Colorado Rapids: Old Friends Return
After a short break, we are back with another installment of Wayback Wednesday! In this series, we take a look at transactions done by the Vancouver Whitecaps, be it trades, signings or transfers, and what has changed since. In this piece, we take a look at when the ‘Caps traded Steven Beitashour to Toronto. Back in 2015, Steven Beitashour was a big part of the … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC
Tonight, the stars align at BC Place as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and company make their way onto the BC Place turf to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps. When the ball kicks off at approximately 7:08 PST, it will mark the 21st match between the two Western Conference MLS rivals in their time in MLS. The two teams could not have been any more different over the … Continue reading Ranking the Whitecaps best Victories against LA Galaxy
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