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 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.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac reports today on the news we found out yesterday that Swiss international Davide Chumiento has been transferred to FC Zurich. Chiumiento signed with Vancouver Whitecaps of the USSF Division 2 Professional League in 2010. In February 2010, Chiumiento decided to play for Switzerland. It’s a sad day for Whitecaps FC fans. Davide will be missed.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the your Whitecaps FC and the Chivas USA. Man of the match Joe Cannon another clean sheet. What can you say? Jay DeMerit led the back line strongly as usual. In an impressive acknowledgement, the American centre back has also been named as one of the MLS First XI.
NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS Soccer team’s second year chances of making the playoffs in MLS. No longer is the team giving up the ball carelessly, and on the rare occurrence they do, they’re still in great position to win it back. Offense is clicking due in large part is the additions of superstar Sebastien Le Toux and second overall pick Darren Mattocks.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the your Whitecaps FC and the Colorado Rapids. Man of the match Joe Cannon wasn’t spectacular, but he marshalled the back line well, and made all the stops necessary. Jamaican forward Darren Mattocks was enough to hijack the win for Vancouver FC.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the your Whitecaps FC and the LA Galaxy. A tough loss for the road side. It was over when Robbie Keane’s deft footwork allowed him to slip past an awful Martin Bonjour mark before curling it home. For the third match running, Eric Hassli began the game on the bench for VanCity.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the Colorado Rapids and your Whitecaps FC. A nice win for the home side. Vancouver pulled it out of the fire when Sebastien Le Toux got on the end of a sublime Davide Chiumiento long pass over the defence to dispatch a fine volley into the bottom left of the Colorado goal.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday preview between your Whitecaps FC and Portland Timbers. Vancouver needs to pull together a much tighter display for this match. Davide Chiumiento will likely make a return to the starting lineup, as will Omar Salgado. Expect a 2-1 loss to a solid Portland team.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday preview between your Whitecaps FC and Toronto FC. Big game tonight. This week Toronto and Vancouver go at it for Canadian glory. After the first leg, TFC leads despite the tie in goals due to having the lone road goal so far. Whitecaps FC will have to win outright for an opportunity to compete in the CONCACAF Champion’s League later this year.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between your Whitecaps FC and Toronto FC in the Amway Canadian Championships. The Whitcaps almost lost this game, if not for the late game heroics of Eric Hassli, the ‘Caps would be down a goal going into leg #2 of this final series. With their first ever CONCACAF Champions League berth on the line, the Whitcaps need a victory in Toronto…