'Caps Chronicle: Unforgettable Empire

Whitecaps FC in the news - Sept. 23, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Excited for the final game on Bell Pitch at Empire Field? So are the ‘Caps! Find out what the players and coaches enjoyed about their first MLS home and how they are planning to give a “proper send-off” to Empire Field.  (Marc Weber – The Province)

Whitecaps FC have appreciated their time at Empire Field, but everyone is also eager to find out what the newly renovated BC Place has in store.  (TSN – The Canadian Press)

It’s a big match versus Seattle Sounders FC tomorrow. Check out three things to keep in mind ahead of the important Cascadia Cup clash (The Province)

Long-time rivals Seattle Sounders FC look forward to tomorrow’s match and hope to add to their already dynamic history with Whitecaps FC.  (Joshua Mayers – Seattle Times)

To finish things up, find out what sets the Whitecaps FC Residency program apart from other clubs and why it shows a lot of promise for the future of the organization.   (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun)

WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:

Did you miss last week’s “HOT FUDGE FRIDAY” on ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ featuring whitecapsfc.com club correspondent and senior writer Simon Fudge? Don’t miss out as the human soccer encyclopaedia tells you what’s hot in the English Championship every week.  

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:

Simon previews tomorrow’s match against Seattle Sounders FC.  Also, he tells us why saying goodbye to Empire Field with this match is so significant.  (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Vancouver and Seattle partake in the Cascadia Cup, but there are a number of other ‘derby cups’ as well? Simon tells us all about the league’s rivalry matchups.  (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.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.

THE SOCCER SCENE:

Last night, CONCACAF Champions League action continued with Toronto FC earning a 1-0 victory of Tauro FC while Seattle Sounders were defeated 1-0 against CS Herediano. Check out tonight’s match-ups including schedules, standings and past results in the quest to earn a berth to the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup (CCL).

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).