'Caps Chronicle: Saturday's News

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October82011

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Bob Frid

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

One of the changes in Thursday’s line-up included the debut of the newest edition to Whitecaps FC, Carlyle Mitchell. Mitchell coming in at the back gave us some bite,” said ‘Caps interim coach, Tom Soehn. (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)

Want to enjoy Thursday’s victory against Real Salt Lake just a little bit more? Check out pictures here!  (The Vancouver Sun)

Whitecaps FC President, Bob Lendarduzzi has written a book which has been recommended as a soccer fan’s must-have.

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:

As predicted, the Canadians were victorious against St. Lucia in yesterday’s CONCACAF qualifying match.  Get your full recap here. (Rudi Schuller – MLSsoccer.com)

Oct.6’s match against Real Salt Lake was also a night to honour the 1979 Whitecaps FC team that brought home the championship.  As well, they were recently inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum to honour their team achievements. (Paul Albi and Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com)

 After last Thursday’s impressive performance on the pitch, we got a chance to chat with Camilo and find out what his philosophy is as a striker. (Zachary Ratcliffe and Alexis Demmery – 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.

CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:

Canada slaughtered St. Lucia 7-0 yesterday in the men’s CONCACAF qualifier – find out which former Whitecap FC player pitched in!  (Cleve Dheensaw – Times Colonist)

Ottawa is in the midst of getting ready to host some “high profile” international women’s soccer games in 2014 and 2015.  “We have seen magnificent development plans,” said one FIFA delegate, enthusiastically. (Eddie Rwema – Ottawa This Week)

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 are now on sale, 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).