'Caps Chronicle: Match Day

Whitecaps FC in the news - Oct. 12, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Whitecaps FC welcome D.C. United to BC Place tonight – get a full preview for tonight’s match here!  (Nicolino Dibenedetto – cbcsports.ca)

With D.C. United still in the playoff hunt, the 'Caps will look to play spoiler. (Martin MacMahon - MLSsoccer.com)

Only 2 more chances to watch your ‘Caps play this season - why tonight’s match is something you should be a part of!  (The Province)

After last week’s impressive performance versus Real Salt Lake, striker Eric Hassli was “proud” to see his fellow teammates succeed. "Long Tan and Camilo did a great job. I love him [Tan]. He works hard all the year and he deserves it. It's important for young players to play, for experience."  (Marc Weber – The Province)

With a win last Thursday, Whitecaps FC have a chance to continue the victory march tonight against D.C. United.  Find out some key themes on Bell Pitch tonight as the ‘Caps look to bring that W home!  (The Vancouver Sun)

Long Tan is the man of the week thanks to his performance versus Real Salt Lake last Thursday.  What does that mean for tonight’s line-up? Check it out here!  (Bruce Constantineau – The Vancouver Sun)

WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:

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:

Carl has previewed tonight’s match with his regular scouting report and highlighted some things for fans to look out for on the pitch tonight.  (Carl Valentine – whitecapsfc.com)

What’s gone on in women’s soccer the past week? According to Jamieson, lots!  Find out everything Whitecaps related here!  (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com)

With their “striking” performance against Real Salt Lake, winger Nizar Khalfan and striker Long Tan have many memorable moments captured from last week’s game.  Take a look at what Martin’s highlighted for your viewing pleasure!  (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)

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

CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:

The CONCACAF men’s qualifying continued yesterday with Canada playing Puerto Rico.  Ending in a draw, Canada’s looking for answers and where to go from here.  (Reuters – The Times of India)

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)