Things to watch in the Wildcard Round; Whitecaps FC vs. LA Galaxy

Barry Robson

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp weighs in with his MLS Playoffs preview for this week’s Whitecaps vs. Galaxy clash. He points out despite the headlines, the predictions and the underdog mentality that the Whitecaps have gladly accepted, they’re not in way over their heads. Dane Richards and Darren Mattocks up front are ready to burn the Galaxy backline if given a chance.

The Whitecaps make Canadian MLS history!

Whitecaps vs. Galaxy

Take That, TFC! Despite suffering a 1-0 loss to rival Portland Timbers; the Vancouver Whitecaps clinched a playoff spot when hated rival Seattle Sounders knocked off FC Dallas 3-1.  FC Dallas was 4 points behind the ‘Caps wit both having two games remaining. The lose to the Sounders spoiled FC Dallas’ plans. The Whitecaps will […]

MLS Matchup Report: FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Dallas vs. Vancouver

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of FC Dallas vs. Whitecaps. International matches are taking quite a few players off both rosters, but Kenny Miller and Atiba Harris will look to step in and make an impact. With Gershon Koffie suspended for the contest as well, Vancouver is breathing a sigh of relief at the depth they have.

MLS Matchup Report: Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Andy O'Brien

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps. The excitement of the Canadian women’s team’s bronze performance in London has raised interest in soccer in Vancouver. How will young Brazilian holding midfielder Tiago Ulisses impact the lineup.

MLS Matchup Report: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Whitecaps vs. Earthquakes

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Whitecaps. It was a full house at BC Place against LA with the visit of the big stars, and this game could well be another barnburner. Kenny Miller is certain to make an appearance tonight, but whether it will be as a sub or starter is still a little up in the air.

MLS Matchup Report: LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Barry Robson

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of the LA Galaxy vs. Whitecaps. This game may have come too quick for the Whitecaps’ new look lineup to work smoothly. Newcomers Barry Robson, Jamaican Dane Richards and new Scottish acquisition Kenny Miller must fit in quickly.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chicago Fire

Barry Robson

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of the Whitecaps vs. Chicago Fire. Coach Martin Rennie has considerable clout in player movement and his fingers are all over this week’s in-season makeover. Gone are Davide Chiumiento and Sebastien Le Toux in are Barry Robson and ex-Red Bull Dane Richards.

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.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Toronto FC

Eric Hassli Profile

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.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chivas USA

Whitecaps vs Chivas

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. Chivas USA. Vancouver has the opportunity to bury a weak divisional rival and it would be good to see them develop a killer instinct to further establish their post-season credentials. Look for Barry Robson to take on a more prominent creative role.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Colorado Rapids

Barry Robson

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. Colorado Rapids. Battle of Scotland. Midfielder Jamie Smith recently scored the winner in their last outing for the Rapids, and at long last Scottish Coach Martin Rennie have their own Scottish midfielder Barry Robson.

N.Y. Red Bulls vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

NY vs. Vancouver Preview

NWSB Editor, Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps writer Chris Anderson brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights match up with the New York Red Bulls. Not a win, but we did earn a point in the 1-1 draw. A fast paced game with a ton of scoring chances, no one could grab the winner. Late goals proved pivotal in this draw, with magnificent play from Martin Bonjour.

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