'Caps Chronicle: The big event

Whitecaps FC in the news - Sept. 30, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

On Sunday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC will enter onto the pitch for another historic event at BC Place. Terry Bell took a look at some of the previous great moments at the stadium. (Terry Bell – The Province)

Bob Lenarduzzi, former player and current president of Whitecaps FC, shares his excitement for the new stadium. Find out what he thinks “will have fans buzzing” on October 2nd! (Bob Lenarduzzi – The Province)

The club plays its first match on Bell Pitch downtown at BC place on Sunday.  Find out why PavCo chief executive officer Warren Buckley thinks Whitecaps FC fans will be “absolutely blown away” on October 2nd.  (Frank Luba – The Province)

With a second nostalgic stadium return upon us, Michael McColl weighs in with his weekly opinion. (Michael McColl – Metro Vancouver)

Carlyle Mitchell, the newest addition to the ‘Caps, has all the potential to be a serious “threat” to the opposition, says head coach Tom Soehn.  Find out what he can add to the roster and why other teams should pay attention.  (Marc Weber – The Province)

It’s been an interesting journey for the native of Trinidad and Tobago. Find out how he ended up coming to Vancouver (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun)

EA SPORTS FIFA 12 is now officially available in the App Store! Check out all the ways you can play and why it’s so fun to play on the iPad 2.  (Casey Tschida – AppAdvice)

WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:

Today’s the day – HOT FUDGE FRIDAY is upon us!  Be sure to tune into Whitecaps FC Daily on Team 1410 radio from 3-4pm to hear what Simon has to say about this week’s action in the English Championship.  (teamradio.ca)

Make sure you listen to ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio throughout the week, as he connects with his partner-in-crime Paul Dolan to discuss a variety of topics this week. You can listen right now on teamradio.ca or find the podcast you are looking for right HERE.

The show is on every Monday to Friday at 3 p.m. PT on TEAM 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 THE HOUSE:

As part of the Countdown to Downtown, Simon recounts the 2007 international friendly at the old BC Place.  Read about some exciting moments and why to be a part of Sunday’s historic game.  (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Whitecaps FC are “going pink” to support the fight against breast cancer!  Find out how you can be a part of it and which other Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs are on board.  (MLS Communications – MLSsoccer.com)

Also, don’t forget Vancouver Whitecaps FC is on Facebook and Twitter @ ‘WhitecapsFC’ and ‘WhitecapsMatch’ to get all the updates, information, latest stories, and live match updates.

CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:

As the Canadian men’s national team prepare for the their next step in World Cup qualifying, learn about a few players who made the cut!  (The Canadian Press – tsn.ca)

The 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament will be held at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC, from January 19 to 29, 2012. Tournament packages will go on sale September 9, 2011, with affordable prices featuring an average ticket price of just under $6.50 per match across 15 matches in eight days of world class soccer. (whitecapsfc.com)