'Caps Chronicle: Super day!
WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS
There are winners and losers in every draft. Whitecaps FC didn’t just walk away from the MLS SuperDraft with two excellent prospects in Mattocks and Estridge, they were big time winners according to MLSsoccer.com. (Matthew Doyle - MLSsoccer.com)
They weren’t the only ones who thought so either. According to Travis Clark, Vancouver Whitecaps FC were one of the clear cut winners of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, as the team looks to reverse their fortunes in the 2012 season. (Travis Clark – ESPN.com)
Darren Mattocks was an absolute beast in his two years at the University of Akron, scoring 39 goals in 47 NCAA games. He hopes to bring that scoring touch to Bell pitch in the coming years. (Michael Beaven – The Akron Beacon Journal)
Whitecaps FC coach Martin Rennie was ecstatic with his team’s selections at the 2012 MLS SuperDraft. He was interviewed earlier today on TEAM 1040 radio to talk about the draft, training camp and the newest members of the squad. You can listen to a replay of that interview right HERE! (Matt Sekeres – TEAM 1040)
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.
West Coast Soccer Weekly is a new podcast hosted by Canadian Soccer News writers Pierce Lang and Michael McColl. For all things soccer on the best coast, including up to date coverage of Whitecaps FC, Highlanders, Men's and Women's Canadian national teams, and local community clubs be sure to listen in HERE!
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
For a full review of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft don’t forget to check out whitecapsfc.com. As we have video highlights, photos and quotes from Kansas City. (whitecapsfc.com)
Alexis Demmery goes in depth with Canadian midfielder Brittany Timko. Timko talks about her previous Olympic experience, where she had a memorable collision with American goalkeeper Hope Solo. Timko is optimistic as she looks to the future and her chance to represent her country once again, as our ‘Caps for Canada series continues. (Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)
Whitecaps FC were proud to select University of Akron star Darren Mattocks with the number two overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft. The superb striker is excited to come to Canada for the first time, as he stated, “This will be my first time coming to Canada, so I’m very excited.” (whitecapsfc.com)
Indiana University product Chris Estridge was chosen by Whitecaps FC in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft. Estridge adds even greater depth to a Whitecaps roster that is bourgeoning with young talent. (whitecapsfc.com)
Tired of being on the sidelines? Want a chance to prove you've got what it takes to be a part of the Vancouver Whitecaps team? Volunteering with Whitecaps FC is an ideal starting point for anyone looking to work in the sports industry, check out how you can get involved with your favourite soccer club HERE! (Paul Albi & Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)