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REPOST: StartingXI Interview With SFU Clan’s Carlo Basso

November 17, 2013

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StartingXI 1.) What did it mean to you to be named SFU Athlete of the Year for 2012? “It was an incredible feeling. It is such an honour to receive an award of that distinction, especially with so many deserving candidates. It also acts as a testament to the quality of the team, as I […]

VOTE! Whitecaps FC Team Goal Of The Year

November 13, 2013

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Here are SIX of the best team goals scored by the Vancouver Whitecaps over the past season. These goals include some of the best build up play, passing and overall team effort, rather than goals created by pure individual brilliance (although those are good too). Vote for what is the best team goal of the […]

REPOST: WhitecapsXI Insider: Georgia Strait Supporters

November 10, 2013

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Credit: Duncan Nicol Introduction The Georgia Strait Supporters are an independent Whitecaps FC supporters group on Vancouver Island stretching from Nanaimo to Port McNeil. It was founded and is run by Ryan Newton and Mike Corbin. The GSS is non-membership group consists of a core group of roughly 18 people but on any given game […]

Roundtable: Was Letting Go Of Rennie The Right Move?

November 4, 2013

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Jorge Mendoza: “When asked to describe Martin Rennie’s tenure as the Head Coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps, I think a fair assessment would be “positive.” He took on a team that was the worst in the league in 2011 and transformed into a team that is expected to make the playoffs. Unfortunately for Rennie the […]

REPOST: Worst Whitecaps Trades In The MLS

November 2, 2013

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With all the hoopla and backlash following the Alain Rochat trade last week, I was thinking this had to be the worst trade for the Whitecaps in MLS history… in light of that trade, let’s take a look at my top 5 worst Whitecaps trades in MLS history. 5. July 13, 2012: Sebastian Le Toux […]

REPOST: Where In The World Is Daigo Kobayashi?

October 25, 2013

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I’ll be honest with you. When I was thinking about possible topics for my first Whitecaps XI article, the Blue and White were coming off a tough road game in Portland. The performance of two players stood out to me. The first one was Kekuta Manneh due to the quiet night that the young player […]

REPOST: The StartingXI Interview Starting Lineup

September 23, 2013

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Our (Extremely Small And Attacking) StartingXI Interview Starting Lineup Click Any Image To View That Interview Coaching Staff and Media Southsiders Jake Vendramin @Jakevendramin

StartingXI: Jake Vendramin (WhitecapsXI creator)

August 24, 2013

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StartingXI 1.) What was your journey to Whitecaps fandom? “As a young fan, I did not follow the Caps all that closely during their USL days. I watched some matches on TV when they were only on Shaw TV on channel 4, being broadcasted with horrible video quality haha. As soon as the news was […]

Whitecaps Weekly Update

August 5, 2013

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Last Match Final score: Whitecaps 1 – Timbers 1 Scoring summary 49′ – POR – Ryan Johnson (Diego Valeri) 69′ – VAN – Jordan Harvey (Camilo Sanvezzo) Match Stats Shots: Portland 13 – 10 Vancouver Shots on Goal: Portland 3 – 4 Vancouver Saves: Portland 3 – 2 Vancouver Fouls: Portland 16 – 15 Vancouver […]

WhitecapsXI Insider: Georgia Strait Supporters

August 3, 2013

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Introduction The Georgia Strait Supporters are an independent Whitecaps FC supporters group on Vancouver Island stretching from Nanaimo to Port McNeil. It was founded and is run by Ryan Newton and Mike Corbin. The GSS is non-membership group consists of a core group of roughly 18 people but on any given game day can grow […]

Prediction Post: Whitecaps vs Timbers

August 2, 2013

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Notable Statistics Games: 6 Wins: 0 Draws: 2 Losses: 4 Goals For: 5 Goals Against: 9 Goal Difference: -4 Last Match: Whitecaps 2 – Timbers 2 Here are the highlights from that match: Current Cascadia and Western Conference Standings Injury Report Kenny Miller (adductor, questionable) Andy O’Brien (hamstring, doubtful) Jay DeMerit (Achilles) Omar Salgado (foot) […]

Past Whitecaps Wednesday Weeklies

July 31, 2013

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Here are all our past Whitecaps Wednesday Weekly articles all in one place. Whitecaps 2013 Season Projected July 24, 2013 by Jake Vendramin So far this season, the Whitecaps sit 4th place in the MLS Western Conference. They have a record of 9-6-5 so far from 20 games played. So based on previous results and […]

Whitecaps Weekly Update

July 30, 2013

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Last Match Final Score: Whitecaps 0 – Union 1 Man of the Match: Johnny Leveron Referee: Baldomero Toledo Attendance: 21,000 (BC Place) Scoring 85′ – PHI – Antoine Hoppenot (Aaron Wheeler) Match Stats Shots: Vancouver 14 – Philadelphia 16 Shots on Goal: Vancouver 5 – Philadelphia 5 Saves: Vancouver 4 – Philadelphia 5 Fouls: Vancouver […]

StartingXI: Kurt Heinrich (VP Of Vancouver Street Soccer League)

July 27, 2013

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StartingXI 1.) Can you give us a summary of what Vancouver Street Soccer is all about? ” The VSSL is composed of soccer teams of men and women who are homeless, have recently been homeless, or who are at risk for homelessness. Some of our players struggle with mental illness or addiction issues. Everyone is […]

Prediction Post: Whitecaps vs Union

July 26, 2013

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Notable Statistics Games: 3 Wins: 1 Draws: 1 Losses: 1 Goals For: 1 Goals Against: 1 Last Match: Whitecaps 0 – Union 0 Here are the highlights from that match: Current Standings Projected Starting Lineup Injury Report Jay DeMerit (Achilles) Omar Salgado (foot) Prediction Whitecaps 3 – Union 2

Whitecaps 2013 Season Projected

July 24, 2013

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So far this season, the Whitecaps sit 4th place in the MLS Western Conference. They have a record of 9-6-5 so far from 20 games played. So based on previous results and past seasons, how will the Whitecaps end up at the end of the regular season? At this time last year, the Whitecaps had […]

Whitecaps Weekly Update

July 22, 2013

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Last Match The Whitecaps fell for the first time in a long time away to the LA Galaxy by a score of 2-1. The Caps took an early lead only to see the Galaxy storm back to take the lead and eventually the win. Match Information Man of the Match: Brad Rusin Referee: Chris Penso […]

StartingXI: Zach Meisenheimer (Curva Collective Capo)

July 20, 2013

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StartingXI 1.) What is your favourite part about being a part of a supporters group like Curva Collective? “It is hard to choose only one thing that I favour about the movement that is Curva Collective. The most important thing for this group of people is giving their all in support of our Club and […]