'Caps Chronicle - August 5
Bob Frid

Whitecaps in the news - August 5


With Sunday afternoon’s match between Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Chicago Fire on Bell Pitch at Empire Field drawing closer, both teams have a big opportunity to change their fortunes around for the remainder of the season (Russell Berrisford – Vancouver Sun)

Prefer raw talent on your back-line? If so, Russell Teibert shows his flexibility as a soccer player after experimenting in practice as a left back this week (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)

With Vancouver Whitecaps FC currently sitting at the bottom of the table with only 12 matches remaining, the ‘Caps still  have some meaningful matches left this season (Michael McColl - MetroNews) that will determine the true perspective of their 2011 season as an expansion club.

Want to know what a normal match day is like for Vancouver Whitecaps FC radio voice Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410? Schaad gets followed throughout his match day preparations and routines (Philip Raphael - South Delta Leader).

Not a fan of holding your newspaper while you try and drink that tasty lemonade? According to ‘Whitecapsfanblog’, there are nine reasons why it’s important to not lose perspective on future seasons.

While Vancouver Whitecaps FC women have wrapped up their season, Julie Armstrong hasn’t missed a beat since, as she prepares for another NCAA Division I season with Oregon Ducks (Christine Lyon - South Delta Leader).


Today on Whitecaps FC Daily – Peter Schaad talks to Denis Hamlett and TEAM 1410 Whitecaps radio analyst and former Vancouver 86ers goalkeeper Paul Dolan. Kickoff at 3 p.m. on TEAM 1410 sports radio, teamradio.ca or find the podcast HERE after 5 p.m. PT.


Saving up some cash for your next EA Sports video game purchase? Why not try FIFA 12 as Camilo and Davide showed off their skills at EA Sports last week (Brandon Timko & Zac Ratcliffe – whitecapsfc.com)

After reviewing Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency’s 2011 PDL campaign this summer, we review the Whitecaps FC women’s season (Brandon Timko - whitecapsfc.com)

In case you missed it, Whitecaps FC striker Omar Salgado will make his MLS return this weekend after helping United States U-18 squad to a bronze medal at the 2011 Milk Cup (Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)

 Want to check in on how BC Place’s stadium construction is looking? Things are definitely different than they used to be with our live webcam!