Whitecaps FC look to make history at BC Place this Sunday

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC will be looking to create history this coming Sunday, October 21, in their final 2012 Major League Soccer (MLS) regular season home match against expansion rivals Portland Timbers. Kickoff at BC Place is set for 4 p.m. PT - TV: Sportsnet ONE and OMNI BC, RADIO: TEAM 1410 and, ONLINE:, MOBILE:

Limited tickets are available for Sunday’s crucial match, as the Blue and White can become the first-ever Canadian club to qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs with a first MLS victory over their Cascadia rivals. Tickets are available at or Charge-by-Phone at 1.855.646.2277. With the postseason on the horizon, Whitecaps FC are offering all fans the opportunity to secure their seats for potential MLS Cup Playoff matches at BC Place today. CLICK HERE for more information on Whitecaps FC single match playoff tickets.

As previously announced, Whitecaps FC are also celebrating Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, with fans having the opportunity to participate in a variety of pre, during, and post-match activations from Whitecaps FC Player Awards presented by BMO and “jerseys off our backs” to contests and discounts on food and merchandise. In honour of captain Jay DeMerit’s vow to grow the back of his hair until Whitecaps FC qualify for the 2012 MLS Cup Playoffs, all fans who come to the match with a mullet - whether with a haircut, wig, hair extensions, or other creative method - can enter to win Jay DeMerit’s jersey off his back at ’Caps Kickoff. Fans also have the option to visit the official Playoff Hunter mullet barber shop at ‘Caps Kickoff. Haircuts will be by donation, with all proceeds going to the United Way of the Lower Mainland. A limited number of wigs will also be available by donation.