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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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“We have to be ruthless”: The CanWNT/CanXNT ready for unique Spain challenge to close out a so-far successful Arnold Clark Cup run

The CanWNT/CanXNT are getting set to take on Spain in the final game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Wednesday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  The short sprint is about to come to an end here. 6 days after they kicked off at the Arnold Clark Cup with a game against hosts, England, the CanWNT/CanXNT is getting ready to close out that tournament … Continue reading “We have to be ruthless”: The CanWNT/CanXNT ready for unique Spain challenge to close out a so-far successful Arnold Clark Cup run

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The Final 3rd: The CanMNT are looking to extend lead atop Octo and cap so far perfect January window in trip to El Salvador

The CanMNT are heading to El Salvador for another crucial World Cup qualifier on Wednesday. Here is our preview ahead of that one.  It’s a chance to cap off what has been a near-dream January window.  Heading into this 3-game window, it felt like the CanMNT would do well just to get out with anything above 4 points, but now, with 6 points out of … Continue reading The Final 3rd: The CanMNT are looking to extend lead atop Octo and cap so far perfect January window in trip to El Salvador

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“It feels like a derby match”: The CanMNT are eager to reignite USMNT rivalry in crucial top-of-the-table World Cup qualifier Sunday

The CanMNT is getting set to take on the USMNT in a pivotal CONCACAF final round World Cup qualifier on Sunday. Here’s what’s dominating the conversation ahead of this one.  It promises to be the game to watch on Sunday. Two top-of-the-table teams, two long-standing rivals, two teams interconnected in several ways – Sunday’s matchday between the CanMNT and the USMNT is going to be … Continue reading “It feels like a derby match”: The CanMNT are eager to reignite USMNT rivalry in crucial top-of-the-table World Cup qualifier Sunday

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Minnesota Must-Win: Vancouver Whitecaps preparing for their biggest game of the season vs Minnesota United at BC Place on Wednesday

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on Minnesota United at BC Place in a massive game for both teams’ playoff hopes on Wednesday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  It might very well be their biggest game of the season.  With just 3 games remaining in their 2021 MLS campaign, the Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to play arguably the most important … Continue reading Minnesota Must-Win: Vancouver Whitecaps preparing for their biggest game of the season vs Minnesota United at BC Place on Wednesday

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“We don’t have to be scared”: Despite the pressure of playoff push, the Vancouver Whitecaps are remaining calm ahead of crucial home Dallas clash

The Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to take on FC Dallas in MLS action at BC Place on Saturday night. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  With just 10 games left in the MLS season, it’s starting to be do-or-die time for the Vancouver Whitecaps.  Having done so well to crawl back into the Western Conference playoff picture with a good run of form … Continue reading “We don’t have to be scared”: Despite the pressure of playoff push, the Vancouver Whitecaps are remaining calm ahead of crucial home Dallas clash

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Into the Octagon: An in-depth preview of the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF’s World Cup qualifiers

On Thursday, the final round of CONCACAF’s World Cup qualifiers, the ‘Octagonal’, kicks off. Here’s our in-depth preview of that ahead of then. Let’s get ready to rumble.  After a summer of waiting, the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF’s World Cup qualifiers, is set to officially kick off later this week.  On Thursday, September 2nd, 8 of CONCACAF’s finest will take the field to … Continue reading Into the Octagon: An in-depth preview of the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF’s World Cup qualifiers

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Shifting Shapes: Analyzing the CanMNT’s diverse tactical profile ahead of the start of the Octo

Ahead of the start of the final round of World Cup qualifiers, the ‘Octagonal’, we dive into Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s diverse tactical profile, analyzing their use of the 3-5-2 and 4-4-2 formations, before looking at some potential lineups to use within those formations.  The value is there, but it needs to be properly extracted.  Heading into the start of the final round of … Continue reading Shifting Shapes: Analyzing the CanMNT’s diverse tactical profile ahead of the start of the Octo

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Golden Opportunity: CanWNT ready to take on Sweden in massive Olympic soccer tournament final

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team will take on Sweden on Friday morning for a chance to win their first-ever major tournament. Here’s our preview ahead of that one. It doesn’t get much bigger than this. 90 minutes of best-on-best soccer, for a chance to win an Olympic gold medal – it’s the sort of thing you can only dream of one day participating in when … Continue reading Golden Opportunity: CanWNT ready to take on Sweden in massive Olympic soccer tournament final

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Sporting Spirit: Vancouver Whitecaps prepared for a bit ‘extra’ from motivated Sporting Kansas City side on Sunday

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on Sporting Kansas City in their 6th match of the MLS season on Sunday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  Against a team that has had their number in recent years, they’ve got a chance to try and return the favour.  Reeling after a midweek loss to Minnesota United, the Vancouver Whitecaps will look to get back to winning ways … Continue reading Sporting Spirit: Vancouver Whitecaps prepared for a bit ‘extra’ from motivated Sporting Kansas City side on Sunday