VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
This weekend is the final Whitecaps FC match of the season and John Thorrington hopes to end the season on a high note with a convincing victory versus Colorado Rapids. “It would be a nice lift for the city if we could finish with three home wins at BC Place.” (Bruce Constantineau – The Vancouver Sun)
Following Saturday’s final road match of the 2011 season, many Whitecaps FC players shared their thoughts regarding the game and the upcoming match against the Colorado Rapids. Find out what they said here. (ESPN)
Bob Lenarduzzi, former Whitecaps FC player and current club president, is excited about finally releasing his first book; Bob Lenarduzzi: A Canadian Soccer Story - find out what inspired him to write his autobiography! (John Ackermann – News1130)
BC Hydro and a special secret agent have teamed-up to fight energy wasting crime. Want to know which sports superstar they chose to take down the criminals? Check it out here!
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 Simon tells you what’s hot in the English 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:
Whitecaps FC president and former player, Bob Lenarduzzi had his official book launch party – watch some highlights here! (whitecapsfc.com)
Whitecaps FC Residency teams dominated this weekend’s games thanks to some savvy scoring and solid defence. Find out who outshined the rest and who they’ll be taking on next weekend! (Jamieson Brooks – whitecapsfc.com)
THE SOCCER SCENE:
Canada winning the right to host the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer event is a huge honour to say the least. One of the many cities vying for a spot as one of the locations is Halifax – can they do it? (Stephen Kimber – Metro News)
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 will go on sale September 9, 2011, 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)