'Caps Chronicle: Back in Blue & White

Whitecaps FC in the news - Dec. 5, 2011

WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Whitecaps FC made some moves ahead of the start of the Major League Soccer (MLS) Re-Entry Draft today, re-signing goalkeeper Joe Cannon and midfielder John Thorrington. "Joe and John are experienced MLS players that bring leadership, both on and off the pitch," said Whitecaps FC head coach Martin Rennie. "Both players enjoyed strong second halves of last season and we are excited to have them back for year two."  (The Canadian Press – tsn.ca)

We’ve heard about the MLS attendance levels in the United States, but how about in Canada? (Michael Gardner – sportsnet.ca)

Whitecaps FC U-18 Girls Elite played in the Atlanta Final Four Soccer Showcase over the weekend. Check out their results here! (atlantafinalfoursoccer.com)

With the Whitecaps FC College Showcase coming up in March, there are already a number of teams applying to take part. Take a look at one of those teams here. (Nelson Star – bclocalnews.com)

WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:

‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio is on a winter break until the New Year, but for those of you who may have missed some episodes, you can find them HERE!

The show will return on January 23, 2012, and air every Monday to Friday at 3 p.m. PT on TEAM 1410.

You can always get your soccer fix every Sunday night from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. PT by tuning into ‘Full-Time: Vancouver’s Soccer Show’ with Tyler Green and Mike Martignago on TEAM 1040.

WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE

Vancouver Whitecaps FC aren’t the only team making waves around the league with roster changes. Take a look at the other moves being made and how it could ‘Impact’ the ‘Caps. (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Whitecaps FC Residency have been taking part in the USSDA Winter Showcase. Find out how both the U-16 and U-18 teams did.  (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

A couple of our season ticket holders were given the gift of a trip to the MLS Cup. Be sure to read some of the highlights from the weekend!  (Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)

With their inaugural mini-season a success, the EA Sports BC Soccer Premier League now looks ahead to officially starting their first full season in February 2012. Get the full story here! (whitecapsfc.com)

Because of our sponsors, Whitecaps FC were able to have an exciting season full of giveaways and various added bonuses at all of our events.  (Zac Ratcliffe & Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)

Chris Franks helps to ensure that our Residency athletes stay in the best shape possible. See how he does it here!  (Zac Ratcliffe & Carl Valentine – whitecapsfc.com)

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