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)

2019 Match Preview #3: Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: Time to Bounce Back

After an unfortunate refereeing decision tanked their hopes of grabbing their first victory of the season against Real Salt Lake, the Whitecaps hope to bounce back Saturday afternoon against another Western Conference foe in the Houston Dynamo. After falling to fellow Western foes in Minnesota and Real Salt Lake, the Caps take their talents down to Houston, Texas, where the BBVA Compass stadium can be … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #3: Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: Time to Bounce Back

2019 Match Preview #1: Whitecaps FC v Minnesota United FC: Ready For Showtime

After what feels like years of wait, rumours, drama, acquisitions and preseason, the Whitecaps will put on their new white and blue kit with the famed hoop on it and walk through the tunnel at BC place, officially announcing the beginning of their 2019 MLS campaign. Adjacent to them will be a team clad in grey and blue and just as hungry to get started … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #1: Whitecaps FC v Minnesota United FC: Ready For Showtime