Back of the Net - Bobby's trip to Seattle

MARC WEBER - BACK OF THE NET Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi was in Seattle on Monday visiting with Sounders officials. He said most of the discussion was around how the club is making the transition from USL to MLS. The 'Caps are one of six groups (representing six cities) bidding for two 2011 MLS expansion franchises. The announcement is expected between mid-January and the beginning of March. "We kind of went through the whole range," he said. "Talking about the transition, how they're dealing with players. All useful information if we're successful in securing a franchise. The thing that was fantastic [Teitur will now sue Bobby for violating his exclusive rights on the word "fantastic"] was their willingness to help with every aspect of the technical side of things." Lenarduzzi also got a tour of the Sounders training facility and offices and said he was blown away. The Whitecaps are planning a new training complex in Delta, which is in the early negotiation/planning/discussion stages... CLICK HERE for complete blog. Marc Weber joined The Province sports department in October 2007 and started covering the Whitecaps at the start of the 2008 season. Prior to joining The Province, Weber was the Sports Information Director at the University of British Columbia for eight years. Have an opinion? email Marc Weber at mweber@png.canwest.com. More news on the Whitecaps at WHITECAPS IN THE MEDIA

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