'Caps Chronicle: One month to First Kick
WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
With only a month left until the 'Caps kick off Round 2 in MLS against Montreal Impact on Saturday, March 10, at BC Place, Joe Cannon and Lee Nguyen are both preparing diligently in Casa Grande, Arizona. Read all about it HERE! (TSN.ca)
The season is quickly approaching, and the off-season will soon be put in the rear-view mirror. However, the days away from the field are also a crucial time in the building process and Kyle McCarthy from Goal.com took some time to look over the winners from the off-season. Whitecaps FC, with additions such as Young-Pyo Lee, Martin Bonjour and Darren Mattocks, were among McCarthy’s list of winners. (Kyle McCarthy - Goal.com)
Whitecaps FC would like to congratulate our premier founding partner Bell on their successful Let’s Talk day on Wednesday, which raised a whopping $3,926,014.20 for mental health programs! An amazing 78,250,284 calls, texts and retweets were placed by Canadians. Read all about the incredible Bell Let’s Talk day HERE!
WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:
‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad is back in its usual 3:00 p.m. timeslot on TEAM 1410 sports radio! Its for those of you who may have missed past episodes, you can find them HERE!
The show airs 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!
Have you heard about ‘The Soccer Show’ with Nigel Reed and Bob Iarusci? Make sure you listen HERE!
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
Our founding media partner Sportsnet, has announced their new colour analyst for Vancouver Whitecaps FC broadcasts. Paul Dolan will join Craig MacEwen in the broadcast booth for the upcoming 2012 season. Read all about Dolan’s broadcasting and soccer playing accolades in this article. (Brandon Timko - whitecapsfc.com)
Today, Whitecaps FC participated in their second pre-season match, as they finished with a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake in Casa Grande. Make sure to check out whitecapsfc.com for all of the latest news, notes and highlights.