Alain Vigneault! You are politely excused…

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NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks Phil, the bartender, takes a break from all things BC Lions to give us his top five head coach wish list. There are a few names here that should be more than a little familiar to the casual fan in Vancouver, plus one that seems to come out of left field. But as a bartender, Phil knows what the folks on the streets are saying. Hell, half of them could step right in to take over for Alain Vigneault right now!

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 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.

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.

Houston Dynamo vs. Vancouver Whitecaps June 10th 2012 game recap

Dynamo at Whitecaps

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between your Whitecaps FC and the Houston Dynamo. Another great game on Saturday for Darren Mattocks. He has now produced three goals in his last two MLS league matches and his impressive separation from the defence allied with his electric pace more than justified his selection as a starter.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers game recap

Darron Mattocks

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between your Whitecaps FC and the Portland Timbers. Great game on Saturday for Darren Mattocks. He had a difficult start to his season with the burn injury, but he is beginning to justify his high selection with another goal. Alain Rochat’s carelessness in possession on defence led to the Portland goal.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. New England Revolution game recap

Joe Cannon Whitecaps FC

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday summary between your Whitecaps FC and the New England Revolution. The Whitcaps were without defensive standout Jay Demerit, and the lack of defensive support showed. An early goal by Eric Hassli was the lone bright spot for the Caps, but Martin Rennie may have been holding some players out to rest for their upcoming clash with Toronto FC in the Amway Canadian Championship 2nd round.

Move over Mel Gibson: The Canucks are the real Road Warriors

David Booth

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger C-Mac points out with a win over Detroit last night in the battle for NHL Western Conference supremecy most importantly and certainly most impressively, the Canucks broke the back of the Wings’ 23 game home winning streak, coming out victorious in a thriller comprising a lofty total of 79 shots between the two teams. David Booth playing at home an Alex Burrows had great games.

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