'Caps Chronicle: Pieces of the puzzle

Whitecaps FC in the news - Dec. 16, 2011

WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Today the ‘Caps added another player to their roster with the signing of midfielder Matt Watson -  re-uniting him with head coach Martin Rennie. (Associated Press – tsn.ca)

"I'm really excited to be joining Whitecaps FC and to help this club push forward.  I can't wait to get the season started," said new Whitecaps FC right-winger Lee Nguyen of joining the ‘Caps yesterday.  (The Canadian Press – globalnews.ca)

Get to know more Nguyen here! (Marc Weber – The Province)

What can Nguyen offer head coach Martin Rennie? Find out some suggestions here!  (Charles Boehm – MLSsoccer.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:

A great way to support soccer in BC is to become a Blue & White donor of the Whitecaps Foundation – Find out more about the program and who it helps here! (Zac Ratcliffe & Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)

“Matt has consistently been one of the best players at the North American second division level over the past four years - three of which I had the pleasure of coaching him,” said Whitecaps FC head coach Martin Rennie about the newest signing of the club, Matt Watson.  (whitecapsfc.com)

As part of Whitecaps FC’s 10 days of gift ideas, today focuses on the Whitecaps FC Spring Training Fan Experience package which includes pre-season games and a slew of other acitivities! (Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)

Whitecaps FC acquired Lee Nguyen yesterday as part of the MLS lottery process – Read more about it here! (whitecapsfc.com)

Former Whitecaps FC women’s striker, Christine Sinclair has earned yet another award for her performances this past year.  “Christine is a phenomenal leader, player and person and it’s great to see her recognised again in this way," said Head Coach John Herdman. "To stay consistently at the top of the game and win this award for the seventh consecutive time, it is no easy task. It takes a very special person”.  (Canada Soccer – whitecapsfc.com)

Whitecaps FC Residency teams will be very busy this weekend in the final USSDA matches this year.  Get your full preview of the weekend ahead for the teams here! (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Get in the holiday spirit with Whitecaps FC!  (whitecapsfc.com)

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