NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about Portland’s 2-2 draw with Toronto FC last night. Sal Zizzo started the scoring in the 21st minute when he put home a pass into the back of the net. Despite surrendering two consecutive Toronto goals to Eric Hassli and Luis Silva, the Timbers bounced back late on a goal by Darlington Nagbe in the 82nd minute.
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.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. This time out, C-Mac gives us his match preview of the Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Toronto FC. Darren Mattocks is expected back from his latest suspension, after accumulating five yellow cards this season already. His speed and finish have contributed to limiting the playing time of Eric Hassli.
NWSB Senior Editor Q weighs in this week with some news on the up and coming team in the MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps have lost in the last three finals to Toronto FC and the two met in the first leg on Wednesday in a truly intriguing game from start to finish. Jay DeMerit has been immense in the heart of the defense.
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…
NWSB Insider and Portland Timbers blogger Blair Thomas reports on the matchup tonight between the Timbers and Chivas USA. Chivas is the worst team in the Western Conference standings, tied with the LA Galaxy (which has only played three matches compared to Chivas’ four). It is a match-up of two teams that have struggled early this season
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday night’s game between the Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders FC. A bounce back game was definitely in order Saturday night after that grueling 6-1 loss earlier in the week. Seattle did get redemption in the 90th minute in the form of a yellow card issued to Aaron Maund for the same kind of dirty play on Osvaldo Alonso.
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.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their first season of MLS soccer. This week he looks at the Whitecaps management. Owners Greg Kerfoot, Steve Luzco, Jeff Mallett and BC star Steve Nash, GM Bob Lenarduzzi, and Coach Martin Rennie have a sense of history, and a local devoted unit…
Jason Green one of our MLS Soccer bloggers weighs in with the top picks for the 2012 MLS SuperDraft coming up in January. The teams picking first are the Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, New England Revolution, Toronto FC, and Chivas USA. Players to go first will be Darren Mattocks, Andrew Wenger and Enzo Martinez.