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Whitecaps FC in the news - Dec. 19, 2011

'Caps Chronicle: December 19, 2011

Photo Credit: 
Bob Frid

WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Whitecaps FC have continued to make waves in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the last week – Take a look at the moves and how they will improve the club! (Martin MacMahon – sportsnet.ca)

"I know I've got to come and compete for my spot. I'm looking forward to showing people what I can do," said an excited Matt Watson about coming to play for Whitecaps FC – Be sure to read more about his reaction to having a new home. (Marc Weber – The Province)

‘New coach Martin Rennie has been a busy man since taking the coaching reins in Vancouver on November 1st’. Get the full list here!  (Marc Weber – The Province)

“He has had several offers to join (MLS) teams, so I am really pleased that he has chosen to take the next step in his career with Vancouver Whitecaps FC,” said head coach Martin Rennie of Whitecaps FC’s newest midfielder Matt Watson. (John Molinaro – sportsnet.ca)

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:

With all of the movement around MLS of late, it’s hard to keep track of who went where and what it all means.  Luckily, Simon Fudge has given a great rundown of the changes in the last week. (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

Whitecaps FC Residency teams played their final USSDA matches of the year over the weekend. Check out how they did here! (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

“The ideal would be to generate players in the Okanagan who are good enough to play in the Residency program, and then hopefully one day, good enough to play with our first team,” said Dave Broadhurst, who is currently heading up the Okanagan program as Whitecaps FC Okanagan technical director. Learn more about him and what he does here! (Brandon Timko & Zac Ratcliffe – whitecapsfc.com)

If you missed the last few days of Whitecaps FC’s 10 days of gift ideas, be sure to find out what you missed on Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5! (Brandon Timko & Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)

Speaking of the 10 days of gift ideas, find out today’s suggestion here! (Brandon Timko – whitecapsfc.com)

United Soccer Leagues held its Annual General Meeting over the weekend. As per tradition, the 2011 season award winners were named and Whitecaps FC were recognized for their efforts in USL W-League marketing!  (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!