VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
With MLS Cup looming this weekend, take a look at who has been pegged as the favourite here! (Luke Wileman – tsn.ca)
Christine Sinclair has enjoyed an illustrious career so far, and today it was announced that she will be inducted into the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Hall of Fame. (The Canadian Press – tsn.ca)
Former Whitecaps FC player, Gordon Taylor, received the high honour of a Lifetime Contribution award to soccer at the MBNA North West Football Awards last night. Taylor is currently the chief executive of England’s Professional Footballers Association (PFA) and is still highly involved in the sport today. (Peter Spencer – Manchester Evening News)
"We owe it to the fans to put on a good performance." Those were the words of Canadian men’s national team head coach Stephen Hart ahead of tonight’s World Cup qualifying match in Toronto versus St. Kitts and Nevis. (Cleve Dheensaw – Times Colonist)
Don’t forget to support the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Movember Team!
WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:
Did you miss last week’s “Simon Fudge’s Friday Football Free-for-all” 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 all things soccer 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:
“They’ve got some very good players that are fun and exciting to watch,” said MLS Commissioner, Don Garber about Whitecaps FC – Find out what else he said about us and how our club will fair in years to come. (Martin MacMahon – MLSsoccer.com)
Bart Choufour is the head coach of the U-14 Residency team of Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Take a look at what he does here! (Zac Ratcliffe & Brandon Timko – whitecapsfc.com)
"When they get to put on the Canadian national team kit, and play at the highest level, it makes their sacrifices more than worth it," said Girls Elite head coach Carrie Taylor in response to 4 of her players being called-up to train with the Canadian U-17 women’s national team. (whitecapsfc.com)