NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a BC Lions CFL gameday experience personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. Not even poutine and curling is as significantly Canadian as our brand of football says Phil. Whats better than watching the CFL MVP Travis Lulay do his thing on the fast track?
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a Vancouver Whitecaps MLS game personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. For fans used to mundane cheering at BC Lions and Vancouver Canucks games, the element of songs to celebrate players and events provides a twist to fan participation.
Did you miss the Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us the Vancouver offence played reasonably fair but did not offer much on target, as the goals for the Caps’ came from defence and midfield. Despite allowing 2 goals Joe Cannon played well, making a couple of excellent stops.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger The Bartender Phil Slater gives his 5 Fearless Predictions for the Lions 2012 CFL Season which will see them defend their Grey Cup…hopefully in Toronto come season’s end. The outlook is good as Phil says this could be the best O-Line in Franchise History. D-line love as well as 3 of the 4 Grey Cup starters return in Khalif Mitchell, Khreem Smith and Keron Williams.
Did you miss the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us this was the Whitecaps 4th overall victory in a row, 3rd in MLS League Play. Gershon Koffie was the man of the match while Eric Hassli seems to have activated beast mode this past week. He provided the late drama that secured the 2-1 victory.
Josh Hall breaks down what Canadian soccer fans can look forward to and be hopeful for headed towards the 2015 Women’s World Cup of Soccer. It was announced Friday portions of the tournament will be hosted in Vancouver including possibly the final. First, Christine Sinclair and company have to get through the London 2012 Olympics.
Steve Lee weighs in with a Northwest Athlete Profile on former CFL punter and kicker for the BC Lions, and SFU Clansman, and Notre Dame High School athlete Lui Passaglia. 875 career field goals, with a cushion of 200 over the next closest tally. BC Lions Wall of Fame, BC Sports Hall of Fame, CFL Hall of Fame) Passaglia is one of the greatest football players to grace the gridiron.
Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us a bit more about the coaching style of Martin Rennie. Hopefully, the west coast is about to see the inauguration of Alex Ferguson version 2.0. There are five considerations he will need to act on to ensure that he continues this remarkable chain of accomplishment to date.
C-Mac our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger tells us the Whitecaps managed to field a competitive squad just about every week.. The five top moments of the 2011 team. Bryce Alderson, a Whitecaps youth academy player doing well, signing Young-Pyo Lee, Eric Hassli’s spectacular dipping shot, and the opening game in Empire Field.. Here’s to the 2011 Whitecaps memories. Our Year In Review. Cheers.
It’s been 17 years since the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup at BC Place, but on Thursday night two of the the teams best players were honored by Football Reporters of Canada and CFL head coaches in winning some 2011 CFL Awards. Congrats to Travis Lulay and Paul McCallum.
Our Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us that a stadium strike has been averted as BC Place. As workers reached a deal on Tuesday. Good news that the Grey Cup is safe from a strike at BC Place Stadium eh? The $563M newly renovated stadium would have endured disrupted operations resulting in a lack of services for guests.
Northwest and Vancouver sports beat blogger Carolyn Smith lets us know about the latest BC Lions developments. Atimi Software, the developers behind the highly-polished app, worked with the BC Lions to craft an interactive mobile application that would connect fans to their favourite CFL team.