WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
The Maltese falcon that is striker Etienne Barbara is almost ready to take flight in Major League Soccer (MLS). After suffering an injury earlier this year, his road to recovery is nearly complete with one reporter noting that, "Etienne Barbara can see himself playing in a Vancouver Whitecaps game next month." (Bruce Constantineau - Vancouver Sun)
The Vancouver Sun is asking you to weigh in on whether Vancouver Whitecaps FC or the Vancouver Canucks will score more goals in their games this Wednesday. Share your thoughts HERE! (Vancouver Sun)
With the tremendous support the Whitecaps women received for their match in Chilliwack last season, the club made sure that returning this season was a priority. Last year saw the squad defeat Colorado Rush 3-0 and now they're counting on the community to help them do the same when they host Colorado Rapids women on June 1 at Exhibition Field. (Tyler Olsen - The Chilliwack Times)
Stuart Neely, Whitecaps FC head of player management and advancement, was in Prince George recently looking to forge partnerships to cultivate the soccer stars of tomorrow. Read all about how he hopes to help develop the potential future players. (Sheri Lamb - Prince George Citizen)
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:
Last year's match against Sporting Kansas City was one of the most exciting of the season and their return to Vancouver this Wednesday's is gearing up to be no different. Our own Simon Fudge gives you the breakdown of the midweek matchup. (Simon Fudge - whitecapsfc.com)
After extensive scouting, 17 new young and talented players have been added to the Whitecaps FC Residency program which is all part of the club's new Pre-Residency structure. Find out which players made the cut HERE! (whitecapsfc.com)
Even though the 'Caps had a bye, it was still an exciting weekend in MLS. Check in with the Monday Postgame for a recap of the weekend's highlights! (Simon Fudge - whitecapsfc.com)
If you're thinking of getting some single match tickets this season then this Wednesday's match against Sporting Kansas City should definitely make your list. They currently top the league with a record of 6W-0L-0D, so this Wednesday is bound to be exciting. (Josh Nanavaty - whitecapsfc.com)