'Caps Chronicle: Frequent flyer points

Whitecaps FC in the news - Jan. 6, 2011

WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:

Whitecaps FC have enjoyed the luxuries of flying around the continent with Air Canada, but they'll certainly take the benefits that the new conference-based schedule provides. "The travel is reduced significantly. That does help us from where we were last season," said Whitecaps FC coach Martin Rennie in reaction to the 2012 Major League (MLS) schedule. (Marc Weber – The Province)

Interested to find out who may land where in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft? – Get a full mock draft from MLSsoccer.com here! (Simon Borg, Jason Saghini & Travis Clark – MLSsoccer.com)

Whitecaps FC women’s team forward, Sydney Leroux has been named the LA Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Year. (LA Soccer News) She also earned the honours of being among the finalists for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot which is reserved for only the top national players!

Whitecaps FC Residency player Matthew van der Eyden has been hailed by his local community for his achievement this past year. (Burnaby Now)

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:

The schedule has been announced for the 2012 Major League Soccer (MLS) season!  (whitecapsfc.com)

Speaking of the schedule, some key games against rivals and exciting rematches are a huge part of the 2012 season – Take a look here!  (Carl Valentine – whitecapsfc.com)

With a conference-based schedule, ‘Caps fans will get a chance to ‘keep their friends close and their enemies closer’.  (Brandon Timko – whitecapsfc.com)

Leading up to the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, former ‘Caps keeper Erin McLeod’s career is profiled – Be sure to click here to get to know Team Canada a little better! (Brandon Timko – 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!