NWSB MLS Insider C-Mac brings us his 2012 predictions for the Vancouver Whitecaps today. 2012 holds no major trophies. No amount of flashy ornaments up front will cure that ill, and so dreams of winning their first MLS title are still officially on hold. Who gets the playing time is the biggest question. Davide Chiumiento, Eric Hassli, Camilo Sanvezzo, Atiba Harris, and Omar Salgado are ready.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Whitecaps bloggers today lets us know the Whitecaps FC 2012 schedule was released recently. The only negative is that Vancouver will only face Montreal and Toronto once each, removing the thrill of a pair of home and home Canuck series. Thierry Henry and his New York Red Bulls come to town on June 20th.
Our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Chris Estridge, the 21st player drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC is going to make an instant impact in 2012 with the team. Vancouver was notably short in the midfield and defence in their inaugural season. The choice of Estridge was a very intelligent option. They also picked Darren Mattocks with the 2nd overall pick.
Our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us Darren Mattocks, the number two player drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC is going to make an instant impact in 2012 with the team.In 47 games over two college seasons, the native of Portmore, Jamaica, scored 39 goals. They got a great player Vancouver they just had to wait for the expansion Montreal Impact to pick first. They also picked Chris Estridge.
The 2012 version of the MLS superdraft is Thursday. C-Mac our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger previews what Vancouver is up to. The draft is nothing new for North American sports followers, but stands as a very peculiar entity in the view of world soccer. This year Vancouver is in possession of the 2nd overall pick, a reward of sorts for their low finish in the regular season.
C-Mac one of our Vancouver Whitecaps bloggers tells us this week the Vancouver Whitecaps Signed Argentinian Defender Martin Bonjour. Bonjour’s international background has exposed him to a range of playing styles and could be very beneficial to the Whitecaps.
Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the Vancouver Whitecaps and GM Bob Lenarduzzi fired assistant coaches Colin Miller and Denis Hamlett Wednesday as the club prepares for new head coach Martin Rennie’s arrival.
Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the Vancouver Whitecaps finished dead last in the MLS in their inaugural season, but hopefully the team can learn from a painful season and step it up next year. Either way, their new stadium and enthusiastic fans will be ready and waiting in Vancouver BC.
C-Mac our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Whitecaps Notebook. The Vancouver Whitecaps will enter their final competition of this season assured of the chance to avoid finishing as the poorest team in the league. On Saturday, the boys of the Lower Mainland will close out their year with a home match at Bell Pitch versus the Colorado Rapids.
C-Mac our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Whitecaps Notebook. This coming weekend, on Saturday, the Whitecaps travel to the Lone Star state to take on FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park. Look for the Whitecaps’ Camilo Sanvezzo to continue his current goal streak.
C-Mac our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Whitecaps Notebook. The October 6th, 2011 edition. Just when the Whitecaps looked like they may have packed it in for the year, they pull out a stout effort against Real Salt Lake in their 3-0 victory in front of over 20,000 at Bell Pitch.
C-Mac our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the Vancouver Whitecaps Notebook. The October 1st, 2011 edition. The Whitecaps’ BC Place era begins Sunday when they host the Portland Timbers their longtime Northwest rivals and Major League Soccer expansion cousins.