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The Third Sub Episode 131: Vancouver Whitecaps hit a rut vs Timbers, CFMTL, get set for Austin FC

In Episode 131 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan dive into a busy two weeks of Vancouver Whitecaps chatter ahead of a big clash down in Austin this weekend. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast presented by Macey’s Sports! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time to chat all things Vancouver Whitecaps … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 131: Vancouver Whitecaps hit a rut vs Timbers, CFMTL, get set for Austin FC

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps fail to manage key moments in 2-1 loss against Dynamo, although progress continues to come

A few days after the most recent Vancouver Whitecaps game, which came against the Houston Dynamo, we dive into some of what stood out from that one.  The progress continues to be there, at least.  At the same time, the results are yet to follow.  This, of course, is the story of the 2022 Vancouver Whitecaps, who continued their tough to the MLS season with … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps fail to manage key moments in 2-1 loss against Dynamo, although progress continues to come

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

After the Vancouver Whitecaps home opener against New York City FC this past weekend, we look at some of what the ‘Caps should take away from that game, as they now get set to take on Houston Dynamo in week 3 of MLS play this upcoming weekend.  It might not have been the complete turnaround that they were hoping for, but there was still progress. … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Improved Vancouver Whitecaps pick up point vs NYCFC, but still have plenty to work on ahead of Houston clash 

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“It’s going to be a special day for us”: Vancouver Whitecaps keeping spirits high ahead of long-awaited return to BC Place on Saturday

For the first time in a long time, the Vancouver Whitecaps are getting set to return to BC Place to play a home game in front of their fans this weekend. Here’s what their mood was like in training this week, as well as what’s new with the team as of late, as they get set for their long-awaited 2021 home opener vs LAFC on … Continue reading “It’s going to be a special day for us”: Vancouver Whitecaps keeping spirits high ahead of long-awaited return to BC Place on Saturday

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Late goals, slow starts marring positives changes for Vancouver Whitecaps post-international break

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our column looking at all things Vancouver Whitecaps, we look back at the ‘Caps first 4 games after the international break. The ‘Caps find themselves at a strange crossroads at the 33% mark of their 2021 season.  With only 2 wins from 11 games, rooted to the bottom of the Western Conference with just 9 points, 6 points off of the … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Late goals, slow starts marring positives changes for Vancouver Whitecaps post-international break

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps get set to hit reset button during break after 2-1 loss to Houston Dynamo

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after piece looking at all things Vancouver Whitecaps, we look back at the ‘Caps latest result, a tough 2-1 loss to the Houston Dynamo. Here’s some of what stood out from that game.  After a strong start, it’s time to head back to the drawing board.  As they get set to take on a month-long break, the Vancouver Whitecaps will … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps get set to hit reset button during break after 2-1 loss to Houston Dynamo

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: A few old problems come back to haunt Vancouver Whitecaps against SKC, but changes are on the horizon

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at the Vancouver Whitecaps, we reflect on a tough ‘Caps loss to Sporting Kansas City from Sunday. Here’s some of what stood out to us.  It was one heck of a way to be brought back to reality.  Riding the wave of a strong start to the 2021 MLS season, the Vancouver Whitecaps were brought back down … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: A few old problems come back to haunt Vancouver Whitecaps against SKC, but changes are on the horizon

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps left to ponder missed chances and moral victories after 1-0 loss to Minnesota United

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at all things Vancouver Whitecaps, we look back at the ‘Caps loss to Minnesota United from Wednesday night. Here’s what stood out to us in that one.  For how close they were to making magic happen, the ending had to hurt.  Having fought hard throughout the first 70 minutes, the Vancouver Whitecaps seemed like they were close … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps left to ponder missed chances and moral victories after 1-0 loss to Minnesota United

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps show good resolve after slow start in 2-0 win over CF Montreal

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at the Vancouver Whitecaps, we look back at the Whitecaps game that was from over the weekend. For this edition, that was a scrappy 2-0 win over fellow Canadian rivals, CF Montreal.  They did the job that they set out to do.  That doesn’t necessarily mean that the Vancouver Whitecaps were full value for their victory over … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps show good resolve after slow start in 2-0 win over CF Montreal

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps get unfortunate reality check against Colorado Rapids as open play woes continue

In Second ‘Caps Thoughts, our day-after column looking at the Vancouver Whitecaps, we break down their latest game, a 1-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids from Sunday night. Here’s some of what stood out from that match.  It was an unfortunate reality check, that’s for sure.  After a strong start to the 2021 MLS season, the Vancouver Whitecaps suffered their first loss of the year … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps get unfortunate reality check against Colorado Rapids as open play woes continue