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Thursday (Friday) Thoughts: Breaking down a busy week for the Vancouver Whitecaps 

After a busy couple of days for the Vancouver Whitecaps, we take a look back at some of the things that went down this week, in another edition of Thursday (Friday) thoughts.  The pace was bumped up a notch as of late. It’s been a busy week in Whitecaps land, with news of trades, schedule announcements, signings, preseason plans and the long-awaited report on the … Continue reading Thursday (Friday) Thoughts: Breaking down a busy week for the Vancouver Whitecaps 

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Between The Sticks: Revisiting Adjusted Save Percentage and MLS goalkeepers 

After looking at Adjusted Save Percentage back in August, as we looked to see how good Max Crepeau had been for the Whitecaps, we revisit the concept, as MLS teams prepare to make moves this offseason.  Back in August, we took a stab at trying to see how good Maxime Crepeau had been for the Vancouver Whitecaps up to that point in the season, by … Continue reading Between The Sticks: Revisiting Adjusted Save Percentage and MLS goalkeepers 

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Tools of the Trade: Some ways the Vancouver Whitecaps may try to improve from within MLS

As the Whitecaps look to build for 2020, we look at some of the ways they may try to improve their team from within MLS, as they get creative on the route to making this side a playoff team next season.  The Vancouver Whitecaps have just begun what is expected to be a relatively busy offseason, with many holes still left yet to be filled … Continue reading Tools of the Trade: Some ways the Vancouver Whitecaps may try to improve from within MLS

Post-Match Review #32 : Montero begins his 2020 preseason flying with two game-saving goals in two games.

The Vancouver Whitecaps faced off against the Columbus Crew on a rare afternoon match at BC Place. The roof was open, the sky was overcast, the stands were looking sparse, and the ‘Caps were looking to get 2 wins in a row – a feat they’ve only been able to accomplish once so far this season. Things kicked off shortly after 2 PM at BC … Continue reading Post-Match Review #32 : Montero begins his 2020 preseason flying with two game-saving goals in two games.

Post-Match Review #31: Fredy Montero rescues Whitecaps against Houston after second-half blunder nearly sinks Vancouver at BC Place

The Whitecaps got back to winning ways this Saturday, as they took down Houston Dynamo 2-1. It wasn’t easy, as a Zac MacMath error nearly undid a second-half lead, but Fredy Montero came up huge to grab all 3 points as Vancouver kicked off their post-2019 playoff lives.  It was unsure if the game was going to be entertaining at BC Place on Saturday, as … Continue reading Post-Match Review #31: Fredy Montero rescues Whitecaps against Houston after second-half blunder nearly sinks Vancouver at BC Place

2019 Match Preview #31: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: 2020 Preseason kicks off in Vancouver

The Vancouver Whitecaps return to action this Saturday, taking on a desperate Houston side, as the Caps kick off their post-elimination portion of their 2019 campaign.  After a break from MLS play as players from around the world convened at their various national team set-ups for World Cup qualifiers, inter-confederation matches and friendlies, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Houston Dynamo get set to renew hostilities … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #31: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Houston Dynamo: 2020 Preseason kicks off in Vancouver

Caps rained out as Timbers triumph in classic Cascadian clash

The Vancouver Whitecaps (5W-12L-9D) were unable to ride the wave of a Theo Bair wonder-strike, instead finding themselves flushed out of Providence Park, as they were unable to best the Timbers (10W-9L-4D) on what was a rainy night down in Portland. It was not for a lack of trying, as the Caps put up a spirited performance, but in the end, their dam was broken … Continue reading Caps rained out as Timbers triumph in classic Cascadian clash

Caps’ top off busy week of movement, with more yet to come before August 8th

After a slow start to the MLS transfer window, Marc Dos Santos and the Vancouver Whitecaps got some work done this past week, as they work to turn around a struggling outfit.  Things got started early in the week, with the news that goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau had signed a contract extension on Monday, keeping Vancouver’s star goalie this season in the fold until at least … Continue reading Caps’ top off busy week of movement, with more yet to come before August 8th

2019 Match Preview #22: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs New England Revolution: Seeds of Revolt

After what can be best described as a rough outing on Saturday, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to bounce back in a big way, as they take on the New England Revolution in Foxborough, Massachusetts this coming Wednesday. While it will be no easy task, as it’s a cross-country flight for a midweek match (two deadly combos in this league), and they are missing star left-back, … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #22: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs New England Revolution: Seeds of Revolt

Post-Match Review #21– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Sporting Kansas City: Misery Compiler

After a tough last week out for the Vancouver Whitecaps, they made their way home to face Sporting Kansas City in what was a statement game for both sides. The Caps came out on the wrong side of that statement, however, as they fell 3-0 in what was a underwhelming performance from the blue and white. While there were glimpses of hopes here and there, … Continue reading Post-Match Review #21– Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Sporting Kansas City: Misery Compiler