VANCOUVER, BC – Whitecaps FC announced on Saturday that 10 players have been loaned from the club’s Major League Soccer (MLS) side to Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) ahead of Sunday's United Soccer League regular season match against Sounders FC 2. Tickets remain available for Sunday's match at whitecapsfc.com/wfc2tickets.
The list of loaned players includes goalkeepers Marco Carducci and Paolo Tornaghi, centre backs Christian Dean and Tim Parker, right back Ethen Sampson, midfielders Deybi Flores, Kianz Froese, and Ben McKendry, and strikers Caleb Clarke and Robert Earnshaw.
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Players on loan to USL may compete for both the USL and MLS sides over the course of the season, and will be made available to USL on a week-to-week basis.
Whitecaps FC 2 current roster:
Goalkeepers: Spencer Richey, Marco Carducci*, Mark Village, Paolo Tornaghi*
Fullbacks: Jordan Haynes, Ethen Sampson*, Chris Serban
Centre backs: Jackson Farmer, Craig Nitti, Christian Dean*, Tim Parker*
Centre midfielders: Ian Christianson, Ben McKendry*, Mitch Piraux, Tyler Rosenlund, Deybi Flores*, Kianz Froese*
Wide midfielders: Victor Blasco, Jovan Blagojevic, Brett Levis, Sahil Sandhu
Strikers: Caleb Clarke*, Mackenzie Pridham, Billy Schuler, Robert Earnshaw
*WFC player on-loan to WFC2
Come and see the next generation of Whitecaps FC stars as USL arrives in Vancouver. WFC2 matches are a unique and affordable experience for fans, families, students, and supporters. Season Tickets start as low as $118, with prorated prices available. Flex packs are also available to fit your schedule – get seven tickets to use any way you want, to any matches you want. For more information on all WFC2 ticket options, call 604-484-7862 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.