'Caps Chronicle

Whitecaps FC in the news - August 4

'Caps Chronicle August 4 (Bob Frid)

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Bob Frid

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC HEADLINES
After a superb Whitecaps FC Residency season in the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Premier Development League (PDL), 18-year old Ben Fisk received high praise (Marc Weber - The Province) following his first Vancouver Whitecaps FC reserves performance against LA Galaxy reserves. 

Fisk’s substitution in the 71st minute was a major turning point (Marc Weber - The Province) for Whitecaps FC reserves after battling back from a two goal deficit against LA Galaxy reserves to earn a draw at Empire Field last Sunday afternoon.

With Vancouver Whitecaps FC upcoming match against Chicago Fire on Sunday, a visit from ‘The Windy City' (Russell Berrisford - Vancouver Sun) will be a great opportunity for one of these teams to pick-up ‘W’ this weekend?

Even though Vancouver Whitecaps FC lost to LA Galaxy 4-0 on Bell Pitch at Empire Field last Saturday, a new offensive attacking formation had the city talking (Russell Berrisford - Vancouver Sun) after dominating the pace of play throughout the first 60 minutes.
 
All healed up and ready to go? Captain Jay Demerit hopes to return from injury this weekend in the ‘Caps back line and a major reason is due to the return of highly regarded physiotherapist Rick Celebrini (Martin MacMahon - MLSSoccer.com) to compliment the medical staff.

WHITECAPS FC DAILY
Wednesday on Whitecaps FC Daily (PODCAST), Peter Schaad was joined by Canada's men's national soccer team manager Stephen Hart and the voice of the Chicago Fire Dan Kelly. In the news and notes segment, hear from Whitecaps FC head coach Tommy Soehn, captain Jay DeMerit, midfielder Shea Salinas, and striker Omar Salgado.

Today, former Vancouver defender and Canadian International, David Norman, joins WFC Daily for his usually Thursday segment to talk everything soccer from "Grassroots to Global". Schaad will also speak with Whitecaps FC new physiotherapy consultant and former Vancouver 86ers defender Rick Celebrini. Kickoff at 3 p.m. on TEAM 1410 sports radio, teamradio.ca or find the podcast HERE after 5 p.m. PT.

WHITECAPS FC IN-HOUSE NEWS
With Vancouver Whitecaps FC head coach Tom Soehn and assistant coach Dennis Hamlett ready to battle Chicago Fire this Sunday at Empire Field, whitecapsfc.com posed some difficult questions regarding ‘The Windy City' (Jamieson Brooks) in this fun feature.  

Want to know how Whitecaps Residency season went? This Whitecaps Residency review of their 2011 PDL summer season (Jamieson Brooks & Matt Human) should give you the latest information about the potential future stars currently developing in the system.

With the 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup Draw taking place in Brazil last weekend, many Whitecaps FC players will play major roles (Simon Fudge) throughout the qualifying campaign for their native countries.

Like videos? Whitecaps FC loves them and because of that, here are two videos you just can’t miss! The first video focuses on Bell Pitch downtown at BC Place with their Sunday afternoon’s open house (Zac Ratcliffe). Take a look inside to see all the wonderful changes that are taking place before Whitecaps FC move into their new home.

Secondly, this wonderful motion picture highlights (Paul Albi) the Vancouver Whitecaps FC women’s 2011 United Soccer Leagues W-League campaign after a successful third place finish.

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