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“We have to focus on ourselves”: Vancouver Whitecaps interim head coach Vanni Sartini looking for internal growth ahead of unique all-interim battle vs RSL

The Vancouver Whitecaps take on Real Salt Lake at BC Place on Sunday. Here’s how the Whitecaps are feeling ahead of this one, as they look to put a busy few days behind them ahead of a massive game for their playoff aspirations.  After such a tough last 2 days, it’s going to be a tough turnaround.  For a Vancouver Whitecaps team that has gone … Continue reading “We have to focus on ourselves”: Vancouver Whitecaps interim head coach Vanni Sartini looking for internal growth ahead of unique all-interim battle vs RSL

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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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The Third Sub Episode 106: Whitecaps continue decent run of form, return to training in Vancouver, and sign Ryan Gauld

In Episode 106 of the Third Sub Podcast, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan catch up on a busy month of Whitecaps news. 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 after a busy month of ‘Caps news. First, they dive into … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 106: Whitecaps continue decent run of form, return to training in Vancouver, and sign Ryan Gauld

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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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The Third Sub Episode 83: Analyzing long-term Vancouver Whitecaps youth development plans (Ft: Vanni Sartini)

In Episode 83, Alexandre Gangue-Ruzic and Samuel Rowan are joined by Vancouver Whitecaps Director of Methodology, Vanni Sartini, to chat about all things ‘Caps youth development. Welcome back to another episode of the Third Sub Podcast! In this episode, Alex and Sam are back, as usual, this time joined by a very special guest, Vancouver Whitecaps Director of Methodology and former assistant coach, Vanni Sartini. … Continue reading The Third Sub Episode 83: Analyzing long-term Vancouver Whitecaps youth development plans (Ft: Vanni Sartini)

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Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps keeping busy, connecting the dots during postponement

Despite the lack of Vancouver Whitecaps game this weekend, due to the MLS’s postponement of games due to the outbreak of COVID-19, they kept busy online, entertaining many via alternate avenues. In this edition of Second ‘Caps Thoughts, we tip our hat to them for that, before looking at why the break may benefit them, as this mandatory postponement continues. It wasn’t a conventional way … Continue reading Second ‘Caps Thoughts: Vancouver Whitecaps keeping busy, connecting the dots during postponement

Get in formation: Weighing the pros and cons of 4-3-3s and 3-5-2s for the Vancouver Whitecaps 

The Vancouver Whitecaps face some formation questions heading into 2020, so we decided to weigh the pros and cons of their two main options to line up in next season.  Marc Dos Santos has had a few preferred alignments in his first year as a Whitecaps head coach, with the Caps mainly using a 4-3-3 throughout his inaugural campaign in Vancouver. He hasn’t been completely … Continue reading Get in formation: Weighing the pros and cons of 4-3-3s and 3-5-2s for the Vancouver Whitecaps 

A look at why the Caps heavy pursuit of strikers seems curious 

The Vancouver Whitecaps have been interested in strikers all season. From bringing in 2 last winter, to being linked to 2 big-money ones in the summer before signing a cheaper Tosaint Ricketts, the Caps have been enamoured with frontmen this year. Therefore, in light of all of that, we take a look at why all of the rumours seemed curious, and how the Caps need … Continue reading A look at why the Caps heavy pursuit of strikers seems curious 

Post-Game Review #8: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City (The Lions Feast Again)

After what had been a long 8 days of action, heartbreak, joy and travel, the Vancouver Whitecaps finished off their most brutal stretch of the season to date, taking on Orlando City on the road, a tough matchup considering that they took on league leaders LAFC at home less than 3 days prior. While it was a tough hand dealt out by the schedule maker, … Continue reading Post-Game Review #8: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City (The Lions Feast Again)

Between The Sticks x What’s Up Whitecaps Partnership

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with our friends over at What’s Up Whitecaps! They are a weekly podcast focused primarily on Whitecaps content, and they have been doing putting out some great shows with some interesting guests. We will be joining some of their episodes, as we will have a roundtable with the lads from their team, so keep posted for … Continue reading Between The Sticks x What’s Up Whitecaps Partnership