Chivas USA vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

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Whitecaps 4-0 Chivas USA The Vancouver Whitecaps finally got back to their winning ways on Wednesday night, winning a huge game 4-0.  The win puts the Whitecaps up 5 points over FC Dallas, with two games remaining.  FC Dallas has 3 games remaining, including a Sunday game against the same Chivas team. Love ‘em Cautiously Optimistic […]

Rapids vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Alain Rochat

Whitecaps 2-2 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Sunday. The Good. Super Kenny Miller finally showed what Martin Rennie had been telling us all along – the man knows how to put the ball home! He buried a beauty for his second of the year and first at BC Place. Three chances the ‘Caps had to clear that ball away from danger and three times the most reliable ‘Caps defenders whiffed. (the bad)

FC Dallas vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

FC Dallas is now trailing the Whitecaps by one point for the final playoff spot

Whitecaps 0-1 FC Dallas The Vancouver Whitecaps suffered their fifth consecutive defeat, losing to FC Dallas, a team that is basically made of glass.  FC Dallas is now trailing the Whitecaps by one point for the final playoff spot, but the ‘Caps have one game in hand. Love ‘Em 11/11, Rennie! An excellent starting Xl selected […]

Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps August 1st

Cascadia Cup Sounders FC vs. Whitecaps FC

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. Davide Chiumiento, Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux have been shown the door. In comes Andy O’Brien, Kenny Miller, Barry Robson, and Jamaican winger Dane Richards. Will we see better results? Time will tell. The pressure is now on Coach Martin Rennie.

Five things I’m watching for in tonight’s Whitecaps vs. Real Salt Lake matchup

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NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us the five things he’s watching for tonight in the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. On the road again for Van City. The Whitecaps start the first of a huge home and home stretch against second place Real Salt Lake, tonight in Utah. Kenny Miller to get first start for one, and Barry Robson’s leadership, and Jay DeMerit’s on field stamina.

MLS Gambling? Matchup report: Earthquakes vs. Whitecaps FC handicapping

Dynamo at Whitecaps

NWSB Insider and Whitecaps FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Sunday’s matchup between the San Jose Earthquakes and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Jason says Vancouver has been legit at home this season and the Earthquakes were a little lucky to escape their last match with a win, after a late penalty miss by Dallas. Darren Mattocks has really started to heat up for Vancouver. It must continue.

*My* Five things to love about Whitecaps FC Eric Hassli trade

Eric Hassli

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.

The tartan army! Welcome to the Vancouver Whitecaps Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller Whitecaps FC

NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS designated player signing this week by the Vancouver Whitecaps. Into the mix comes another Scottish international. Kenny Miller. Miller will add a much needed scoring touch to a ‘Caps team that ranks 14th in the MLS in goals this season. A striker he last played with Cardiff City of England’s Championship Division.

*My* reasons the Vancouver Whitecaps make the MLS playoffs in 2012

Darron Mattocks

NWSB Newcomer and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us his thoughts on the MLS Soccer team’s second year chances of making the playoffs in MLS. No longer is the team giving up the ball carelessly, and on the rare occurrence they do, they’re still in great position to win it back. Offense is clicking due in large part is the additions of superstar Sebastien Le Toux and second overall pick Darren Mattocks.

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.

Welcome to Whitecaps FC Scottish midfielder Barry Robson

Barry Robson

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.

Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps May 31st

MLS Superdraft Darren Mattocks Whitecaps

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.

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