'Caps Chronicle: Ready for camp

Whitecaps FC in the news - Nov. 1, 2011

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

New Whitecaps FC head coach Martin Rennie will soon get his first chance to put his stamp on the ‘Caps. “Rennie is known as a players' coach – someone who can get the most out of players others might have rejected.” (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun)

After a tough season, John Thorrington is looking forward to meeting the new head coach and getting training camp underway. (Martin MacMahon - MLSsoccer.com)

Voting has been going strong for Whitecaps FC in the MLS Goal of the Year competition. Now it's time to lend goalkeeper Joe Cannon a hand with the MLS Save of the Year! (MLSsoccer.com)

With ‘Rise & Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story’ premiering across the United States on Thursday, the man himself sat down with Alan Black of the San Francisco Chronicle to discuss the event and documentary itself.  “I don’t really believe in luck to be honest… it is about taking the opportunity when you find it.”  (Alan Black – San Francisco Chronicle)

‘Tis the season for awards in Major League Soccer (MLS) – Find out what these ‘Waking the Red’ TFC fans nominated our very own striker, Eric Hassli for from his performance this past regular season!  (Dave Rowaan – Waking the Red)

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:

Zac Ratcliffe has been on a number of road trips with Whitecaps FC this year and caught some awesome moments along the way – check them out here!  (Zac Ratcliffe – whitecapsfc.com)

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)

Be sure to vote for our very own Davide Chiumiento, Alain Rochat, Eric Hassli and Camilo 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:

The Canada West final is this weekend with the Trinity Western women’s team heading into it on a 13-game winning streak – find out their chances and where the final will be held this year!  (The Langley Times)

The men’s teams are also playing the Canada West final this weekend with UVic recently clinching first place!  (Times Colonist)