'Caps Chronicle: Genuine Appreciation

Whitecaps FC in the news - Oct. 21, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

"I know what it means to the fans, to interact with them. I remember going with my buddies [to another game] and Jeff Baicher scored at Spartan Stadium and came right to us and jumped up and hugged us...those things mean something,” said ‘Caps goalkeeper, Joe Cannon regarding the importance of fan appreciation.  (Marc Weber – The Province)

There are three major things to watch for in tomorrow’s match against the Colorado Rapids – check them out here!  (The Province)

With the Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion draft looming, take a look at how it works and how it could “impact” Whitecaps FC.  (Thad Bell – Kansas City Soccer Examiner)

A number of former Whitecaps FC women’s players helped the Canadian women’s national team extended their winning streak in the Pan American Games to two with a victory versus Argentina yesterday.  "It is job done, mission accomplished. We can now sit back and see how the other pool plays out." (cbc.ca)

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 Simon 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:

Whitecaps FC are officially ending their season tomorrow against the Colorado Rapids - Simon Fudge previews the game nicely while giving us some fun facts along the way.  (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Speaking of Simon, there will be, yet again, another installment of Hot Fudge Friday today on TEAM 1040 – be sure to listen as Simon sets up the weekend in soccer! (teamradio.ca)

Vancouver Whitecaps FC have received confirmation from PavCo and the BCGEU that this Saturday's Major League Soccer match versus Colorado Rapids at 4 p.m. PT will go ahead as planned at BC Place. Stadium (whitecapsfc.com)

Our fan profiles continue as we talk to newfound soccer fan, Christie Kamena.  “I think it’s a very fun team.  Every game the players are working so hard.”  (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com)

With this weekend being the final Whitecaps FC game of the year, Carl takes a look at how we can end this season on a high by defeating last year’s MLS champs, the Colorado Rapids.  (Carl Valentine – whitecapsfc.com)

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

THE SOCCER SCENE:

With the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament coming up, the draw for the competitive pools is to take place on Monday.  Take a look at the format here!  (CONCACAF.com – antiguaobserver.com)

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)