VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
“Long time, no start.” joked Whitecaps FC member Long Tan, who was excited to start the game versus Real Salt Lake Thursday night. Find out how he and the rest of the team performed here! (Marc Weber – The Province)
Last night’s match against RSL was a thriller to say the least; two penalty kicks, a red card, and a vocal crowd. “It feels good,” exclaimed Camilo, who was among the standouts on Bell Pitch downtown. (The Associated Press – cbcsports.ca)
“The message is clear - teams that fight and work hard, win games,” said Whitecaps FC head coach Tom Soehn responding to last night’s inspiring win. (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun)
Rescheduling of July’s match against Real Salt Lake proves to work out well for ‘Caps. (Michael C. Lewis – The Salt Lake Tribune)
Whitecaps FC captain, Jay DeMerit was happy with his team’s effort last night - “It was a complete performance.” Check out what some other players were saying and why head coach Tom Soehn was so “encouraged” by the results. (The Associated Press – newsday.com)
WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:
Did you miss last week’s “HOT FUDGE FRIDAY” on ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ featuring whitecapsfc.com club correspondent and senior writer Simon Fudge? Don’t miss out as human soccer encyclopedia tells you what’s hot in the English League Championship every week.
Make sure you listen to ‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio throughout the week, as he connects with his partner-in-crime Paul Dolan to discuss a variety of topics this week. You can listen right now on teamradio.ca or find the podcast you are looking for right HERE.
The show is on every Monday to Friday at 3 p.m. PT on TEAM 1410.
Need even more soccer updates, information, and soccer perspective? Listen live to ‘Full-Time: Vancouver’s Soccer Show’ with Tyler Green and Mike Martignago’ which can be heard every Sunday from 9:00 – 11:00p.m. PT.
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
Simon recaps yesterday’s victory on Bell Pitch downtown. Read what he thought of the changes in the starting line-up and the penalties that took place. (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)
Read some post-game reaction and much more here! (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)
CANADIAN SOCCER REPORT:
With the second stage of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying back today, find out what Canada’s doing to prepare and how they feel their chances are heading into it. (Anthony Lopopolo – The National Post)
Former Whitecaps FC Residency player Adam Straith is hoping to get the chance to play in today’s qualifying match against St. Lucia. “Adam has looked good in training,” said head coach Stephen Hart regarding the status of Straith filling in some line-up gaps. (Cleve Dheensaw – Times Colonist)
The 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament will be held at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC, from January 19 to 29, 2012. Tournament packages are now on sale, with affordable prices featuring an average ticket price of just under $6.50 per match across 15 matches in eight days of world-class soccer (whitecapsfc.com).