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Preview: Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team takes on Cuba in first-ever CONCACAF Nations League game

Les Rouges takes on Cuba at BMO Field, officially kicking off their quest to be the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League Champions, as well as starting down the long qualification path to the 2022 World Cup. Canada kicks off their Nations League campaign this weekend, as they take on a plucky Cuba side at BMO Field. Their last meeting did not come too long ago, as … Continue reading Preview: Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team takes on Cuba in first-ever CONCACAF Nations League game

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Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City

With Portland being long known as “Stumptown” for the stumps left behind during their biggest phases of urban development back in the 19th century, the Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-11L-9D) will look to leave the Portland Timbers (9W-9L-4D) in a similar state of ruin, as they try to chop down their high-flying Cascadian rivals in another edition of the Cascadia Cup.  The Caps come into this match … Continue reading Game Day: Caps looking to stump Timbers in the Rose City

2019 Match Preview #24: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Minnesota United FC: Divergent Paths Meet Once Again

For the first time since the opening day of the season, the Vancouver Whitecaps and Minnesota United meet again, as Vancouver makes it’s first-ever trip to Allianz Field to take on the Loons. While they both came into the campaign with similar expectations, things could not be more different for both teams. While Vancouver underwent a coaching change and a massive roster haul, Minnesota underwent … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #24: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Minnesota United FC: Divergent Paths Meet Once Again

2019 Match Preview #23: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs San Jose Earthquakes: Avoiding Aftershocks

After another tough performance on Wednesday, as Vancouver was overrun by the New England Revolution on the other side of the continent, the Whitecaps get back to action against the San Jose Earthquakes, a team with a fitting name as the Caps themselves try to avoid another aftershock after the earthquake that was the 6-1 defeat by LAFC 3 weeks ago.  The last 4 MLS … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #23: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs San Jose Earthquakes: Avoiding Aftershocks

Game Day: Caps Keep Eye on the Prize Ahead of “Statement Game”

It’s another Vancouver Whitecaps gameday, as the Blue and White are preparing to take on Sporting Kansas City in what can best be described as a “statement game”. With both teams struggling in MLS play, this match provides a good chance for both teams to get 3 points on the board, providing a springboard to get both of their seasons back on track. With fixture … Continue reading Game Day: Caps Keep Eye on the Prize Ahead of “Statement Game”

With the Sting of LA behind them, Dos Santos, Canadian Caps Wary of Cavalry FC as They Chase Their Second Voyageurs Cup

This Wednesday, the Vancouver Whitecaps will kick off their 2019 Canadian Championship campaign, as they start things off against Canadian Premier League side Cavalry FC. Having won this competition for the first time ever back in 2015, Vancouver will be hungry to do so again, after having lived through 3 years of heartbreak, including a stunning last minute loss in 2016 that denied them a … Continue reading With the Sting of LA behind them, Dos Santos, Canadian Caps Wary of Cavalry FC as They Chase Their Second Voyageurs Cup

2019 Match Preview #16: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Toronto FC: Battle of the North

After a key victory last week over Dallas, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to continue their strong run of form as they take on cross-country rivals Toronto FC in a big clash at BC Place. With points in 6 of their last 7 matches, and 7 of the last 9, the Caps come into this one flying high after a slower start to their season. Standing … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #16: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Toronto FC: Battle of the North

2019 Match Preview #14: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs New York Red Bulls: From Red Eye to Red Bulls

After a stunning and surprising comeback against Sporting Kansas City, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to get back on track today against the New York Red Bulls, with a pivotal midweek clash leaving them a chance to pick up 3 points as they slowly start to heat up a playoff push. They head into this one walking wounded, as the famed West Coast injury bug that … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #14: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs New York Red Bulls: From Red Eye to Red Bulls

2019 Match Preview #8: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City SC: Building Blocks

With some positive vibes and that vital first victory firmly tucked into their back pocket, the Vancouver Whitecaps head across the continent to Orlando, where they will face the struggling Orlando City SC. Despite having some potent attacking talent with the likes of Luis Nani, Dom Dwyer and Sacha Kljestan, they have struggled to tighten things up at the back, shipping goals left and right. … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #8: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City SC: Building Blocks

International Match Preview: Canada Soccer vs French Guiana (Big Things Beckon)

After getting through the first 3 matches with relative ease, Canada face their last opponent in this CONCACAF Nations League and Gold Cup qualifying stage, a plucky French Guiana outfit. Despite taking 9 points from those first three matches, there is still everything to play on this last matchday for as they chase a monumental qualification to the inaugural League A of the Nations League, … Continue reading International Match Preview: Canada Soccer vs French Guiana (Big Things Beckon)