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…
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.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. As we saw on the weekend, Joe Cannon suffered what appeared to be a thigh strain during match action, and now Darren Mattocks appears to have injured himself in some kind of kitchen based accident on Monday evening.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us on the final weekend of preseason action the Vancouver Whitecaps FC defeated Canadian rivals Toronto FC 1-0 in Saturday’s championship final at the 2012 Disney Pro Soccer Classic. With MLS First Kick at BC Place now a week away, Rennie played an experienced line-up in a 4-4-2 formation, Darren Mattocks and Eric Hassli were great.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us a pre season roundup recap on the Whitecaps today. If Sebastien Le Toux was somewhat of a surprise pick-up a couple of weeks back, considering the already healthy stable of strikers in Van City, then the acquisition of Maltese striker Etienne Barbara (another ex-Carolina RailHawk) was an even bigger wonder.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us a match recap on the Whitecaps vs. University of Victoria exhibition soccer match today in Victoria British Columbia. Vancouver had some bright moments overall with a limited line-up, but was ultimately disappointing in this latest exhibition. Omar Salgado and Darren Mattocks kicked off the game for the Whitecaps at forward.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Martin Rennie moved to acquire fellow Scot Barry Robson from Middlesbrough in the English Championship league, problem is the official season for the ‘Caps kicks off on March 10th, a full four months before Barry Robson’s arrival, and the team could well be out of the playoff picture by then.
Have you come to NWSB looking for 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps training camp information? You’ve come to the right place. Starting today, we will be checking in regularly to assess the progress of players, position battles, and other tidbits of news as it develops. NWSportsbeat.com strives to be your number one Whitecaps MLS Blog.
Our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Chris Estridge, the 21st player drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC is going to make an instant impact in 2012 with the team. Vancouver was notably short in the midfield and defence in their inaugural season. The choice of Estridge was a very intelligent option. They also picked Darren Mattocks with the 2nd overall pick.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver bloggers tells us If the Vancouver Whitecaps ever need to dip into the PAST to grab players for their future the five guys he’d call upon would be. Bobby Lenarduzzi, Carl Valentine, Bruce Wilson, Bruce Grobbelaar, and Peter Lorimer. He does have faith though that the Martin Rennie is working hard to bring better talent to the current Vancouver Whitecaps squad.
Our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Darren Mattocks, the number two player drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC is going to make an instant impact in 2012 with the team.In 47 games over two college seasons, the native of Portmore, Jamaica, scored 39 goals. They got a great player Vancouver they just had to wait for the expansion Montreal Impact to pick first. They also picked Chris Estridge.
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.