'Caps Chronicle: Back in action

Whitecaps FC in the news - Aug 11

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
After a busy week the ‘Caps now head east for a match against D.C. United on Saturday afternoon. The good news appears to be continuing as Whitecaps FC may have their captain Jay Demerit back while midfielder John Thorrington is likely to earn more minutes (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun). 

After making his return against his former team in Whitecaps FC’s 4-2 victory over Chicago Fire, Thorrington continues to build endurance after missing most of the 2011 MLS campaign so far (Martin McMahon – MLSsoccer.com).

Before Whitecaps FC match-up against D.C. United, some ‘Caps players participated in a training session with some athletes headed to the 2011 Homeless World Cup in Paris. Jeb Brovsky called the experience "inspiring" (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun), while one member of the homeless team said that she was  "touched that these guys took time out of their day to do this" (Matt Kieltyka – Metro Vancouver).    

With Whitecaps FC goalkeeper Jay Nolly leading the squad in goal in the 4-2 victory over Chicago Fire last Sunday, Soehn has been keeping his cards close to his heart about the starter for the ‘Caps upcoming road match-up against D.C. United (Terry Bell – The Province).

WHITECAPS FC ‘RADIO’:
Make sure you listen to ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio every day, every week! Yesterday, Shaad talked to former D.C. United head coach and current Vancouver Whitecaps FC acting head coach Tom Soehn as well as Carolina RailHawks play-by-play commentator Dean Linke. Also, listen to some analysis of Montreal Impact’s new head coaching decision. Listen live on teamradio.ca or find the podcast HERE.

The show is on every Monday to Friday at 3:00 p.m. PT on AM 1410.   

Need even more soccer updates, information, and soccer perspective? Listen live to ‘Full-Time: Vancouver’s Soccer Show’ with Tyler Green and Mike Martignago’ which can be heard every Sunday from 9:00 – 11:00p.m. PT.

WHITECAPS FC IN-HOUSE:
With Whitecaps FC hoping to carry their 4-2 victory over Chicago Fire into D.C. United this weekend, ‘Caps head coach Tom Soehn will make his return to the ‘Black and Red’ after coaching their squad throughout the 2007-2009 MLS campaigns (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com).

Want the latest updates on Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s weekend opponent? Did you know D.C. United has 12 combined domestic and international titles? (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com). Also, watch the training session video in preparation for the match at RFK Stadium (Zac Ratcliffe – whitecapsfc.com).

Good news if you want to go to the Whitecaps FC match versus Houston Dynamo and to the the PNE on the same day? Check out this deal! (whitecapsfc.com).

Love camp? Of course you do! Want to go to soccer camp? Check out this awesome video about Vancouver Whitecaps FC camps. (Paul Albi and Jenna Visram - whitecapsfc.com).

Ever heard of the 2011 Homeless World Cup? If not, some of the Whitecaps FC players participated in a scrimmage with some Canadians players before they make their journey to Paris later this month (whitecapsfc.com).