'Caps Chronicle: 2 days to Round 2!
WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
It's exactly ‘two’ days until the season opener against Montreal Impact on March 10th at BC Place, so to add to the excitement we'll be doing a countdown themed ‘Caps Chronicle for each day leading up to First Kick. Let’s take a look at the number ‘two’.
With only ‘two’ days left until first kick don’t forget to check out the MLS season preview show with Luke Wileman and Jason De Vos. This preview show which, airs exclusively on TSN‘2’ will look at the first season in which the league has three Canadian MLS teams: Toronto FC, Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
Any great soccer organization has good people in charge. For the 'Caps, that man is Martin Rennie. However, he can’t do it all by himself. That’s why his assistant coaches, including ‘second’ in command Paul Ritchie, are vital to the team's success. Make sure you check out Marc Weber’s exclusive one-on-one interview with assistant coach Paul Ritchie. (Marc Weber - The Province)
Whitecaps FC are about to begin their ‘second’ season in MLS. With the ‘two’ key additions in Y.P. Lee and Sebastian Le Toux, Whitecaps FC will look for a much improved season. (Marc Weber - The Province)
WHITECAPS FC PODCASTS & RADIO:
‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad is back in its usual 3:00 p.m. timeslot on TEAM 1410 sports radio! 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. HERE!
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 to listen HERE!
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
It’s a special time of year when spring is in the air and the smell of Whitecaps FC soccer is right around the corner. The ‘Caps have quite the storied history in home openers. Make sure you check out Simon Fudge’s article as he chronicles memorable Whitecaps FC home openers of years past. (Simon Fudge - whitecapsfc.com)
Carl Valentine and Paul Albi were out and about yesterday around downtown Vancouver. They asked the people on the streets what they thought would happen on Saturday when the ‘Caps kick-off Round ‘2’. Check out the video HERE! (Carl Valentine and Paul Albi - whitecapsfc.com)
With just ‘two’ days left until first kick anticipation around Vancouver is palpable. Simon Fudge has written an extensive preview taking a look at both a revamped Whitecaps FC side and the expansion Montreal Impact side. This home opener will certainly be one to remember. (Simon Fudge - whitecapsfc.com)