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Third Sub Episode 123: Whitecaps continue preseason, the CanMNT caps off big January window

In Episode 123 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan break down a busy week of news for the Vancouver Whitecaps and the CanMNT. 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 and CanMNT after a big few … Continue reading Third Sub Episode 123: Whitecaps continue preseason, the CanMNT caps off big January window

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Chaos to the Max: Surprise Maxime Crépeau trade to LAFC taps off a topsy-turvy first week of Vancouver Whitecaps preseason

The Vancouver Whitecaps had a busy first week of training camp, one that included some surprise departures, as well as some new faces. In this, we look at some of those moves.  After a relatively quiet offseason, the Vancouver Whitecaps opened up their 2022 training camp at UBC without too much fanfare this week.  And coming off of a big 2021 season, one where they … Continue reading Chaos to the Max: Surprise Maxime Crépeau trade to LAFC taps off a topsy-turvy first week of Vancouver Whitecaps preseason

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$475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

The Vancouver Whitecaps made an under-the-radar move on Tuesday, picking up LAFC defender, Tristan Blackmon, via expansion side Charlotte FC at the 2022 Expansion Draft. In this, we break down the move from the ‘Caps perspective.  All things considered, it was a tidy bit of business.  Heading into the 2022 MLS Expansion Draft on Tuesday, no one was quite sure how things would go down, … Continue reading $475 000 on Black(mon): Vancouver Whitecaps tick off key offseason need with Tristan Blackmon trade

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Late In’Vite’: Vancouver Whitecaps complete surprise deadline double with Pedro Vite and Florian Jungwirth acquisitions

The Vancouver Whitecaps were busy on the last day of MLS’s Secondary Transfer Window this past Thursday, bringing in some new faces, while also sending a few out at the same time. Here’s what went down.  After conducting their main piece of business earlier in the week, they finished what was still yet to be completed on deadline day.  For the Vancouver Whitecaps, their 2021 … Continue reading Late In’Vite’: Vancouver Whitecaps complete surprise deadline double with Pedro Vite and Florian Jungwirth acquisitions

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Price is ‘White’: Breaking down the Vancouver Whitecaps surprising trade for striker Brian White from the New York Red Bulls

The Vancouver Whitecaps were wheeling and dealing on Wednesday, as they acquired forward Brian White from the New York Red Bulls for $400 000 in GAM. In this, we dive deeper into the move, seeing why it’s a curious one for this ‘Caps team.  An acquisition was on the horizon, and now, it is finally here.  It wasn’t necessarily the transaction most people were expecting … Continue reading Price is ‘White’: Breaking down the Vancouver Whitecaps surprising trade for striker Brian White from the New York Red Bulls

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End of his Reyn(a): Do the Vancouver Whitecaps have the depth to offset the loss of Yordy Reyna?

The Vancouver Whitecaps made a trade this past weekend, moving their third-longest tenured player, the enigmatic Peruvian attacker, Yordy Reyna, to DC United for some Allocation money. In this piece, we look at what the ‘Caps lose by moving Reyna, and see if they’ve got the depth to stomach his departure.  Completely out of the blue, the Vancouver Whitecaps made a move on Saturday.  In … Continue reading End of his Reyn(a): Do the Vancouver Whitecaps have the depth to offset the loss of Yordy Reyna?

Caps trade Felipe to DC United, keeping a careful eye on 2020 

While the move certainly hurts them today, it was made with an eye on the future, as the Caps look to build on the rest of this season and beyond.  The Vancouver Whitecaps lost their second Brazilian in less than a week, as midfielder Felipe Martins was traded to DC United on Tuesday, with $75 000 in 2020 TAM and a 2020 international roster spot … Continue reading Caps trade Felipe to DC United, keeping a careful eye on 2020 

Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC

After a short break, we are back with another installment of Wayback Wednesday! In this series, we take a look at transactions done by the Vancouver Whitecaps, be it trades, signings or transfers, and what has changed since. In this piece, we take a look at when the ‘Caps traded Steven Beitashour to Toronto. Back in 2015, Steven Beitashour was a big part of the … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Steven Beitashour to Toronto FC

Wayback Wednesday: The Alain Rochat Trade

Alain Rochat was a fan favourite in Vancouver, so it was a shock to see the Swiss centre back/left back shuttled over to DC United in 2013 for only a second rounder in the MLS SuperDraft. It was the end of a tenure filled with lots of exciting moments from Rochat, as he had a knack for good defending and scoring clutch goals, including a … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: The Alain Rochat Trade

Wayback Wednesday: Kekuta Manneh for Tony Tchani

Welcome to Wayback Wednesday, where we take a look at past transactions made by the Whitecaps during their MLS era and look at how they have turned out today. We will be hoping to do this on a regular basis, so feel free to comment some suggestions for trades/transfers or tell us how you think some of those transactions went down in your opinion. We … Continue reading Wayback Wednesday: Kekuta Manneh for Tony Tchani