Portland Timbers releasing 2013 kits tonight

Union vs. Timbers

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson brings you a first analysis of the 2013 Portland Timbers kits that will be officially revealed tonight. Subtle changes make big differences on these two uniforms, making them appear more intimidating and sleek at the same time. While the traditional green jersey is quite the sight to behold, the alternate red uniforms are by far the victors in this uniform war.

Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Whitecaps vs. RSL

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp weighs in with his post game recap from Saturday. With the 0-0 draw and the Montreal Impact lose earlier in the day, the Whitecaps earn top spot in the Canadian Championship, and thus avoid a first round fight with TFC in next year’s Canadian Championship. For the first time since early July, neither Kenny Miller nor Barry Robson was in Martin Rennie’s starting Xl.

Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps MLS love ‘em & hate ‘em

The Timbers took home the Cascadia Cup in 2012, can they repeat the effort in 2013? (Photo: portlandtimbers.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Portland’s 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps. And, after all things were said and done, the Timbers walked away with the Cascaida Cup trophy as they vanquished the Whitecaps by a score of 1-0.

Portland Timbers: What went wrong in Seattle?

Portland fell victim to the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night in front of 66,000+ at CenturyLink Field, walking away without the Cascadia Cup. (Photo: Portlandtimbers.com)

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about the Timbers’ loss to the Sounders on Sunday night. Greeted by over 66,000 ravenous fans at CenturyLink Field, the Timbers failed to convert any of their opportunities as they lost to Seattle by a score of 3-0.

Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Whitecaps Rennie

Whitecaps 0-2 LA Galaxy This Whitecaps team has work to do.  Those were the words I sighed to myself as I was en route to my computer to write this piece.  And truer words have never been spoken. What a sad, sad few weeks for this team.  Without further ado, your love ‘em and hate ‘em for […]

FC Dallas vs. Whitecaps blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Team Canada

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.

Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Camilo

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. Despite the victory by the Whitecaps, they still must feel frustrated and the obvious missed penalty by a Salt Lake defender in the 10th minute. Joe Cannon got a straight red card in Vancouver’s last match, handling the ball outside the box (saving a goal albeit).

Welcome to Vancouver: Andy O’Brien signs on with Whitecaps FC

Andy O'Brien

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his thoughts on Irish defender Andy O’Brien signing with the Whitecaps FC. O’Brien is a veteran in England, appearing in over 300 matches for various clubs. He says having another world class player on the team will bring us another step closer to being a poster boy of success for the league.

Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

A 90 minute struggle for the 'Caps that ended with them a man down, and a goal down after the final whistle. (Getty Images)

NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. With the departures of Eric Hassli and Le Toux, and with Jay DeMerit not 100% rested from the mid-week All-Star match, the Whitecaps came out a little flat tonight at Rio Tinto. With a little more time together, Dane Richards and Darren Mattocks can be a lethal combination for the ‘Caps.

Five things I’m watching for in tonight’s Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake matchup

jay demerit whitecaps

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.

Vancouver Whitecaps gameday – Things to love about the BC Place stadium experience

Whitecaps

NWSB Insider and blogger Alistair Corp talks about the BC Place Whitecaps FC experience. For him the best part is towards the end of the pregame excitement, Whitecaps players, from the Men’s, Reserves and Woman sides come out for an autograph session. If you’re lucky enough this year, you may have already collected an Omar Salgado, Barry Robson and Kenny Miller autograph for your man cave!

NWSB Exclusive: Twitterview with Vancouver Whitecaps striker Atiba Harris

Atiba Harris

@AtibaHarris9 Over the past two weeks, the Vancouver Whitecaps have traded two world class strikers, in Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux; the decision to do this has some ‘Caps fans shaking their fists and scratching their head. Fear not Whitecap faithful, the ‘Caps have an embarrassment of riches at striker, one of which hasn’t […]

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