VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
Today’s the day – the highly anticipated EA SPORTS game FIFA 12 has been publicly released! Check out the latest trailer here and some facts about the newest instalment of the FIFA series (gamershell.com). For additional information, check out the official FIFA 12 website. (EA SPORTS)
It’s not only the people of Vancouver who are excited about playing on Bell Pitch downtown at BC Place: Find out who else is talking about the new stadium and what they’re saying about it. (Joshua Mayers – Sounders FC Blog)
“ Boxy” may be a rookie, but he’s shown early promise in his young career. “We can build him into something special” said head coach Tom Soehn regarding the future of defender Michael Boxall with Whitecaps FC. (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)
Vancouver has bid for yet another massive soccer event. The 2015 Women’s World Cup could be coming to BC Place, and that could mean a showcase featuring a number of Whitecaps FC women’s players. (Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun)
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 encyclopaedia 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:
Get ready to get in the game 'Caps fans! The launch of EA SPORTS FIFA 12 sees the full inclusion of Vancouver Whitecaps FC and BC Place for the first time. (Jamieson Brooks - whitecapsfc.com)
Take a look at some highlights from the ceremony celebrating the new Terry Fox memorial located on the “Terry Fox Plaza” outside of BC Place. (Zac Ratcliffe & Simon Fudge – whitecapsfc.com)
Yesterday’s Monday Postgame highlights some key storylines around the MLS and breaks down last week’s MLS schedule. (John Bolster – MLSsoccer.com)
THE SOCCER SCENE:
CONCACAF Champions League action continues tonight with Toronto FC fighting for their CCL lives against Group UNAM in Group C! Also, check out the upcoming fixtures this week for the other four MLS squads competing for a berth to 2012 FIFA Club World Cup! (concacafchampions.com)
The 2011 Canadian women’s team for the Pan American Games has been announced and there will be some familiar faces on it. Find out which Whitecaps women’s team members of the past and present will be representing Canada on the world stage. (Whitecaps FC & Canadian Soccer Association)
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).