Grading the Vancouver Whitecaps trade of keeper Jay Nolly

Our man on the Whitecaps beat C-Mac brings us some news out of Vancouver. The Vancouver Whitecaps have traded goalkeeper Jay Nolly. With the trade, Whitecaps goalie Joe Cannon will get extra looks in net and they will get to bring up an up-and-comer in Brian Sylvestre. This is a risky move for Vancouver. Martin Rennie hopes this works out.

C-Mac Watching the Wave: Vancouver Whitecaps (Dec 5)

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their first season of MLS soccer. This week he looks at the Whitecaps management. Owners Greg Kerfoot, Steve Luzco, Jeff Mallett and BC star Steve Nash, GM Bob Lenarduzzi, and Coach Martin Rennie have a sense of history, and a local devoted unit…

Northwest Soccer Coverage: MLS Expansion Draft News

Our Northwest MLS Soccer insider Jason Green tells us the 2011 MLS expansion draft recently took place on Thursday and the new club for 2012 the Montreal Impact had a great draft taking some legit players to start their team including Houston’s Brian Ching and Philadelphia’s Justin Mapp.

Vancouver Whitecaps Lenarduzzi fires assistant coaches

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 Whitecaps end tough first MLS season dead last

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.

Vancouver Trying To Develop Koffie

Senior writer here at the NWSportsBeat Matt Larkin tells us Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Gershon Koffie (back) showed some offensive flair against Houston Dynamo last weekend. The Whitecaps would like to see more!

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