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 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.
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.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his matchday preview between your Whitecaps FC and FC Dallas. Sebastien Le Toux and Eric Hassli continue to look strong up front, but the Whitecaps will need the defence, particularly YP Lee and Martin Bonjour in this one to contend with a strong attacking Dallas team.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac is back with his Game 5 preview between your Whitecaps FC and Sporting Kansas City. Atiba Harris is back from suspension and could be a key cog in igniting some offense but Eric Hassli is also still goal-less on the season and will be looking to strike for the first time.
NWSB Inside and Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between the Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes. Unfortunately, all signs at this time point to a difficult match for Van City. San Jose has an excellent forward in Chris Wondolowski, could cause problems. Eric Hassli returns versus San Jose, but may not be feeling fully fit.
NWSB Inside and Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Philadelphia Union. This game should have a charged atmosphere with a somewhat desperate Philadelphia squad eager to get over the hump. Striker Eric Hassli and left back Alain Rochat will both not make the trip east.
NWSB Inside and Whitecaps FC Blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between the Vancouver Whitecaps and DC United at BC Place. With Joe Cannon still listed as day-to-day, can Brad Knighton get the job done this week vs DC between the pipes for the Caps? Lingering questions also remain about the depth of the Vancouver midfield with Thorrington and Koffie out.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday analysis for the second game of the 2012 MLS season between the Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chivas. Watch for a determined midfield to serve as attacking support to complement Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux versus Chivas this week. The Whitecaps should come away with a win in this one.
NWSB Managing Editor lets us know all about the new Vancouver Whitecaps team cheer that is being taught to the fans by Whitecaps FC captain Jay DeMerit. Its’ being called theNew Whitecap Wave. Check it out today in this video tutorial by the Whitecaps team while down in Florida. Put your scarves up Vancouver.