NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp weighs in with his MLS Playoffs preview for this week’s Whitecaps vs. Galaxy clash. He points out despite the headlines, the predictions and the underdog mentality that the Whitecaps have gladly accepted, they’re not in way over their heads. Dane Richards and Darren Mattocks up front are ready to burn the Galaxy backline if given a chance.
Whitecaps 4-0 Chivas USA The Vancouver Whitecaps finally got back to their winning ways on Wednesday night, winning a huge game 4-0. The win puts the Whitecaps up 5 points over FC Dallas, with two games remaining. FC Dallas has 3 games remaining, including a Sunday game against the same Chivas team. Love ‘em Cautiously Optimistic [...]
Whitecaps 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Sunday. The Good. Super Kenny Miller finally showed what Martin Rennie had been telling us all along – the man knows how to put the ball home! He buried a beauty for his second of the year and first at BC Place. Three chances the ‘Caps had to clear that ball away from danger and three times the most reliable ‘Caps defenders whiffed. (the bad)
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Dallas FC vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. The ‘Caps offense struggled mightily Wednesday night. Martin Bonjour picked up his fifth yellow card of the season last night. It’s Sounders week on Saturday. If Jay DeMerit isn’t back by then, look for Alain Rochat to slide inside next to Andy O’Brien and Jordan Harvey to take his spot on the left.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Davide Chiumiento, Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux have been shown the door. In comes Andy O’Brien, Kenny Miller, Barry Robson, and Jamaican winger Dane Richards. Will we see better results? Time will tell. The pressure is now on Coach Martin Rennie.
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us the five things he’s watching for tonight in the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. On the road again for Van City. The Whitecaps start the first of a huge home and home stretch against second place Real Salt Lake, tonight in Utah. Kenny Miller to get first start for one, and Barry Robson’s leadership, and Jay DeMerit’s on field stamina.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac reports today on the news we found out yesterday that French striker Sebastien Le Toux has been traded to the N.Y. Red Bulls for winger Dane Richards. Le Toux’s greatest value is as a true two player and he will be greatly missed in this regard. Speculation that the movement of Chiumiento earlier in the week and Le Toux is to clear salary and space for the acquisition of a forward.