On Friday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced a new USL affiliation with expansion club Fresno FC.
Englishman Adam Smith will be taking the team as their first head coach.
Smith took the job following an interview process with Whitecaps FC. Recently, he talked to USLsoccer.com about his new role, and welcoming 'Caps prospects into the fold.
“I personally think having the young players come into an environment like Fresno or Sacramento, where you’ve got the fans in the stands and the pressure to get three points every week, where it’s your livelihood and you live and die by that, I think that’s what can turn a young player into a proper professional and a proper man and give them a better chance of making the grade.”
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