Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps August 1st

Cascadia Cup Sounders FC vs. Whitecaps FC

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.

Sounders new additions Christian Tiffert & Mario Martinez?

Christian Tiffert Sounders FC

Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. Today Josh weighs in on the two newest Sounders. Mario Martinez & Christian Tiffert. Tiffert comes from the recently relegated Kaiserslautern FC in Germany. Questions about who would play on the left side of midfield arose immediately when Alvaro Fernandez was traded, the answer is Martinez on loan.

*My* Five things to love about Whitecaps FC Eric Hassli trade

Eric Hassli

NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS trade that happend on Friday between our Whitecaps FC and Toronto FC. The Headline: The Caps announced Friday afternoon that they had traded striker/designated player Eric Hassli to TFC. The front office could be readying another big move, after bringing in Barry Robson, Kenny Miller and Dane Richards.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chicago Fire July 14th 2012 game recap

Whitecaps vs. Fire

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the your Whitecaps FC and Chicago Fire. Man of the match was yet again Darren Mattocks. Darren Mattocks continues to be the straw that stirs the drink for Vancouver and he was fouled 4 times by an aggressive Chicago defence. Vancouver must have been tired at the end of a five game league tour.

Vancouver Whitecaps part ways with Davide Chiumiento

David Chiumiento, Vancouver FC

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 vs. Toronto FC July 10th 2012 game recap

Darren Mattocks

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between the your Whitecaps FC and Toronto FC. Man of the match was yet again Darren Mattocks. He continues to add to his glowing reputation with his second two goal performance of the year. The Jamaican is proving to be one of the elite young talents in North American soccer. It was a tough 3-2 loss Wednesday night.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chivas USA July 7th 2012 game recap

Whitecaps vs. Chivas

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.

Captain Jay DeMerit selected to 2012 MLS all-star First XI

Jay DeMerit

NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS Soccer news this week that we learned on Monday. United States international and Whitecaps FC captain Jay DeMerit was one of four defenders voted in to the match by fans. DeMerit has been huge in the Whitecaps play this season, only missing one game.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Colorado Rapids July 4th 2012 game recap

Whitecaps vs. Rapids

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 vs. LA Galaxy June 23rd 2012 game recap

Whitecaps vs. Galaxy

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.

Colorado Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps June 16th 2012 game recap

Sebastien Le Toux

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.

Five looming questions as Sounders enter busy season part deux

Freddy Montero will be giving his thumbs up from the sidelines after receiving a red card against Portland.

NWSB insider and Seattle Sounders FC blogger Josh D tells us his five looming questions about the rough upcoming stretch for the Sounders. Can the team compete with the Elite teams in the leage like Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake? When is the big 4 going to get some significant time on the pitch together? And last but not least, Is Freddy Montero leaving during the summer transfer window?