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: Sporting Kansas City vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

eric hassli whitecaps

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.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. San Jose Earthquakes Preview

Whitecaps vs. Earthquakes

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.

MLS Matchup Report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Philadelphia Union Preview

Whitecaps vs. Union

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.

MLS Matchup Report: DC United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps Preview

Defender Alain Rochat is still looking for the his first tally this season.

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.

MLS matchup report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chivas preview

Sebastien Le Toux

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.

MLS matchup report: Montreal Impact vs. Vancouver Whitecaps preview

2012 Vancouver Whitecaps Schedule

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday analysis for the opening game of the 2012 MLS season between the Montreal Impact vs. Vancouver Whitecaps. A nice erformance in the Disney Pro Classic have fans for Vancouver amped up for 2012. The newly rebuilt Vancouver defence will provide the foundation for the Whitecaps. Don’t forget Eric Hassli.

Watching the wave – 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps season preview

Whitecaps Season Preview

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us his 2012 MLS Season preview for Whitecaps FC. He points out the forwards are the strength. A wide range of talent that allows Vancouver to adopt a number of different tactical approaches. Eric Hassli and Sebastien Le Toux are both strong in possession, while Darren Mattocks provides speed and trickery.

Vancouver Whitecaps surprise in pre-season championship

Whitecaps FC

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us on the final weekend of preseason action the Vancouver Whitecaps FC defeated Canadian rivals Toronto FC 1-0 in Saturday’s championship final at the 2012 Disney Pro Soccer Classic. With MLS First Kick at BC Place now a week away, Rennie played an experienced line-up in a 4-4-2 formation, Darren Mattocks and Eric Hassli were great.

Vancouver Whitecaps Pre-Season Round-up (February 28th, 2012)

Etienne Barbara

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us a pre season roundup recap on the Whitecaps today. If Sebastien Le Toux was somewhat of a surprise pick-up a couple of weeks back, considering the already healthy stable of strikers in Van City, then the acquisition of Maltese striker Etienne Barbara (another ex-Carolina RailHawk) was an even bigger wonder.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. University of Victoria Vikes Match Report

UVIC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac brings us a match recap on the Whitecaps vs. University of Victoria exhibition soccer match today in Victoria British Columbia. Vancouver had some bright moments overall with a limited line-up, but was ultimately disappointing in this latest exhibition. Omar Salgado and Darren Mattocks kicked off the game for the Whitecaps at forward.

Is Barry Robson the answer to the Whitecaps midfield woes?

Barry Robson Whitecaps

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Martin Rennie moved to acquire fellow Scot Barry Robson from Middlesbrough in the English Championship league, problem is the official season for the ‘Caps kicks off on March 10th, a full four months before Barry Robson’s arrival, and the team could well be out of the playoff picture by then.

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