NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp weighs in with his latest Whitecaps piece, an end of the season awards special. With the post season coming to an end prematurely for Caps fans, Alistair is here to help you transition back to your regular life, with a handful of awards based on former Whitecaps stars.
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)
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 [...]
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Dallas FC vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. The ‘Caps offense struggled mightily Wednesday night. Martin Bonjour picked up his fifth yellow card of the season last night. It’s Sounders week on Saturday. If Jay DeMerit isn’t back by then, look for Alain Rochat to slide inside next to Andy O’Brien and Jordan Harvey to take his spot on the left.
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Real Salt Lake vs. Whitecaps FC matchup. Despite the victory by the Whitecaps, they still must feel frustrated and the obvious missed penalty by a Salt Lake defender in the 10th minute. Joe Cannon got a straight red card in Vancouver’s last match, handling the ball outside the box (saving a goal albeit).
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his thoughts on Irish defender Andy O’Brien signing with the Whitecaps FC. O’Brien is a veteran in England, appearing in over 300 matches for various clubs. He says having another world class player on the team will bring us another step closer to being a poster boy of success for the league.
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp gives us his love ‘em hate ‘em from the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. With the departures of Eric Hassli and Le Toux, and with Jay DeMerit not 100% rested from the mid-week All-Star match, the Whitecaps came out a little flat tonight at Rio Tinto. With a little more time together, Dane Richards and Darren Mattocks can be a lethal combination for the ‘Caps.
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 Vancouver Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy. The Whitecaps were very disappointed with the letdown in their tie with New York, and will be determined to get back on track. Martin Rennie will have Darren Mattocks available. Nice.
Did you miss the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup? NWSB Insider and Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us this was the Whitecaps 4th overall victory in a row, 3rd in MLS League Play. Gershon Koffie was the man of the match while Eric Hassli seems to have activated beast mode this past week. He provided the late drama that secured the 2-1 victory.