NWSB Inside and Whitecaps FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Wednesday’s matchup between the New York Red Bulls vs. Vancouver Whitecaps. At press time, the MLS odds were Vancouver +125 New York +225 Draw +225. New York has a good young goalie in Ryan Mear and Thierry Henry is injured so watch for Kenny Cooper. Sebastien Le Toux and Camilo Sanvezzo have combined for 7 goals.
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 Colorado Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps have a good opportunity to take advantage of a team in flux with the visit of Colorado. Sebastien Le Toux and Eric Hassli, are keen to go, and Darren Mattocks deserves his place.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps writer C-Mac weighs in about the impending arrival of Scottish international midfield maestro Barry Robson who now that his English football season is over is joining Whitecaps FC. He’s also still willing and able to play for Scotland should they call on him. In his final season with Middlesbrough Robson was voted by the team’s supporters as Player of the Year.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a Vancouver Whitecaps MLS game personally the next time you are in Vancouver BC. BC Place is a truly inspiring place for the fans. For fans used to mundane cheering at BC Lions and Vancouver Canucks games, the element of songs to celebrate players and events provides a twist to fan participation.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. What a month. Atiba Harris underwent successful surgery. The team did fairly well in the Voyageurs Cup play, blowing out Edmonton, before losing to Toronto FC in the last 8 minutes. There was an unexpected 2-1 win over San Jose, before a 4-1 thrashing by New England.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with another Vancouver Whitecaps MLS player profile. This time he is taking a look at the ever dangerous Sebastien Le Toux. A native of France, Le Toux never really made an impact until he came stateside and landed with the Seattle Sounders FC. After years there he moved on to the Philadelphia Union, before finally becoming a mainstay in the Witecaps starting 11.
NWSB insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us despite his size, Eric Hassli has a fine first touch and is capable of breathtaking skill at times, most notably with his dipping volley from the edge of the 18 yard box back across his body and into the top corner against rivals Seattle Sounders in 2012. Hassli was a bit of a vagabond in his European years. Onto his MLS athlete profile.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday preview between the Seattle Sounders FC vs. Whitecaps FC in the first game of the Cascadia Cup series. With Eric Hassli in his best form of the season, highlighted by two spectacular goals in the past two weeks, Vancouver can feel confident striding into this game. Fredy Montero will be the one to watch for Sounders FC.
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 preview between the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Whitecaps FC. At forward, Eric Hassli is now back on the scoring path, Sebastien Le Toux continues to work as hard as any player in the league, and Omar Salgado has brought an energy and vitality to invigorate the attack. Expect a tough 2-2 draw.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Forwards Etienne Barbara and Darren Mattocks are both very close to returning, with Mattocks back in training. There was a Hassli sighting this week. He scored. Hopefully this breakthrough for Hassli, who had been approaching almost 20 games without a goal, will trigger a landslide.
Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Omar Salgado was the number one selection in the 2010 SuperDraft, preceding the number two overall pick of Darren Mattocks, like the vast majority of young players, he found the step up to pro soccer to be a challenge.