'Caps Chronicle: Happy Halloween!

Whitecaps FC in the news - Oct. 31, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Need a last second Halloween costume? We’ve got you covered! Why not dress up as Whitecaps FC players Eric Hassli or Camilo?

Speaking of Halloween, check out this sweet Jay DeMerit pumpkin carving.

Wonderful Whitecaps FC women’s team member, Kaylyn Kyle is profiled in the National Post as one of 30 ‘Vixens of Vancouver’ – take a look at who her dream dinner guests would be and which other Vancouverites were given the same honour.  (Shinan Govani – The National Post)

“I shed tears. I sat there on a bench watching training by myself, and I couldn’t believe all the people who made this story happen. That hit home,” said a touched Jay DeMerit referring to his documentary finally coming together. (Luis Gomez – The Chicago Tribune)

Another book launch party for Bobby resulted in more story-telling and laughter shared by all.  Find some of the highlights here! (Andy Prest – North Shore News)

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:

As of tomorrow, Movember is upon us!  Find out which Whitecaps FC players are participating and how you can join in the fun here!  (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com)

Jamieson Brooks & Paul Albi have put together an overview of the Whitecaps FC Residency program that looks at the successes of the program so far and what the program actually entails. (Jamieson Brooks & Paul Albi – whitecapsfc.com)

As part of the Whitecaps Foundation, Shea Salinas, Gershon Koffie and Brian Sylvestre all took part in a soccer clinic recently held in North Vancouver.  Watch as Carl coaches and teaches the importance of skill-building!  (Alexis Demmery & Paul Albi – whitecapsfc.com)

‘California gem’, Jordan Harvey is profiled by Brandon Timko to give us a better idea of who he is. “He was a huge influence on me,” praised Harvey. “He was my coach in Bradenton and he really was like a father figure to me out there.” – Find out who influenced him most and how he became the player he is today.  (Brandon Timko – whitecapsfc.com)

Be sure to vote for our very own Davide Chiumiento, Alain Rochat and Eric Hassli for the MLS Goal of the Year!  (whitecapsfc.com)

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

CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:

One of the Canadian women’s soccer team players was named as a ‘stand out’ in this year’s Pan Am games – find out whom here!  (Lori Ewing – The Globe and Mail)