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Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

With the Vancouver Whitecaps looking to improve their squad over the transfer window, we look at 5 players 24 and under that should also help them get better from within, as the journey towards 2020 continues.  As the calendar turns from winter to spring next year, will the Whitecaps see some budding growth? That question could be easily asked of the plants and grass at … Continue reading Youthful Spring: Some players 24 and under for the Whitecaps to build around in 2020

David Norman Jr trade a curious case of asset management for Whitecaps

The longtime Whitecaps academy product was moved on earlier this week, opening up several questions of asset management and youth development.  The Vancouver Whitecaps made a surprising move earlier this week, moving on from longtime academy product David Norman Jr, cutting ties with the 21-year-old midfielder. What seemed like a good move at first, with Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC originally announcing that Norman … Continue reading David Norman Jr trade a curious case of asset management for Whitecaps

20/20 vision: Some names to watch in the Caps last 7 matches of 2019

It’s no secret: The Caps have not had much of a 2019 season to remember. It’s almost over, however, so with only a handful of games remaining before they put the curtains on this 40th anniversary campaign, we offer you some names to watch in those last few matches.  Despite what has felt like a long and calamitous campaign, the Vancouver Whitecaps still have 7 … Continue reading 20/20 vision: Some names to watch in the Caps last 7 matches of 2019

Dime on the Dollar: Internal options to try and fill the #10 hole for the Caps

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

Youth Development: How the Caps’ can try and Erase the Past While try and Build for the Future

Youth development is always a touchy subject in football. While each team seems to have a golden goose that buoys their past, the hardest part of the whole process is to find a sustainable model, allowing teams to build off a mix of acquired talent and domestic homegrowns to find success, much like Ajax Amsterdam was able to do this past season en route to … Continue reading Youth Development: How the Caps’ can try and Erase the Past While try and Build for the Future