NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday analysis for the opening game of the 2012 MLS season between the Montreal Impact vs. Vancouver Whitecaps. A nice erformance in the Disney Pro Classic have fans for Vancouver amped up for 2012. The newly rebuilt Vancouver defence will provide the foundation for the Whitecaps. Don’t forget Eric Hassli.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us his 2012 MLS Season preview for Whitecaps FC. He points out the forwards are the strength. A wide range of talent that allows Vancouver to adopt a number of different tactical approaches. Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux are both strong in possession, while Darren Mattocks provides speed and trickery.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us news from the MLS this week and his 2012 Portland Timbers season preview. There is a lot of promise this season in the midfield for the Timbers with the likes of Darlington Nagbe, Diego Chara, and Jack Jewsbury. The big news up front is the addition of striker Kris Boyd. What do you think 2012 holds in store for the Timbers FC?
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Whitecaps bloggers today lets us know the Whitecaps FC 2012 schedule was released recently. The only negative is that Vancouver will only face Montreal and Toronto once each, removing the thrill of a pair of home and home Canuck series. Thierry Henry and his New York Red Bulls come to town on June 20th.
The 2012 version of the MLS superdraft is Thursday. C-Mac our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger previews what Vancouver is up to. The draft is nothing new for North American sports followers, but stands as a very peculiar entity in the view of world soccer. This year Vancouver is in possession of the 2nd overall pick, a reward of sorts for their low finish in the regular season.
Clinton Bell one of our Seattle Sounders bloggers today lets us know the Sounders FC 2012 schedule was released today, and this years soccer season starts off with the home and home series against Santos in the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League. With the loss of both Kasey Keller, and Terry Boss, goalkeeping will be an issue all season long.