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Roundtable: Was Letting Go Of Rennie The Right Move?

November 4, 2013 by

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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 […]

WhitecapsXI Is Now On Pinterest!

March 22, 2013 by

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WhitecapsXI’s Pinterest page is now live and up and running. Visit our page here and follow us for our Match In Media pictures, photos from around the MLS and much more. Don’t forget to follow us on @jakevendramin and @AaCamp81 and like our Facebook page for all the latest updates on the Whitecaps, the MLS […]

A Caps Fan In California

March 15, 2013 by

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I am currently on vacation in Palm Springs, California and I am keeping the site updated from abroad (I am pretty dedicated). I am proudly supporting my Whitecaps kit with Gershon Koffie pasted on my back through the hilly landscape of inland California. Soccer is actually quite popular here as I am only a couple […]

Whitecaps Release 2013 Primary Kit

February 27, 2013 by

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Here are the brand new, freshly released 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps primary kits. They were released at 6pm Wednesday evening, these jerseys will replace the original home kits. The Caps will be keeping their navy blue away kits as well as their brown third kits. In my opinion, I think these kits are only mediocre, nothing […]

Reo-Coker Signs With The Whitecaps

February 20, 2013 by

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Reo-Coker will not be a DP [1]. Photograph: Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto It is official, the much rumoured signing of ex-EPL midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker has gone through. After turning down multiple offers from clubs all around Europe, Reo-Coker decided Vancouver was the place where he wanted to be. Martin Rennie made comments on the signing: “Nigel is […]

Nigel Reo-Coker to Whitecaps FC?

February 15, 2013 by

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have become the most likely to sign ex-EPL midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker. NRC has turned down offers from the likes of West Bromwich Albion and Turkish sides Bursaspor and Kasimpasa in hopes of landing a deal in Vancouver. NRC has supposedly been very impressed by the way Rennie runs the club, his agent, […]

WhitecapsXI Is Now On Facebook!

February 13, 2013 by

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Like us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/Whitecapsxi and follow on twitter @jakevendramin and stay connected to the Whitecaps, the MLS and the rest of the world of football.

European Match-Fixing Scandal

February 8, 2013 by

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Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, said that an 18-month review has uncovered 380 possible fixed European matches from the World Cup, Euro Qualifiers and Champions League. Another 300 matches outside of Europe have also been labeled as suspect for match fixing as well. Europol has found some evidence pointing towards a Singapore-based group […]

Transfer Deadline Day

January 31, 2013 by

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The international transfer window hit its deadline today as there was a few shock moves and a few expected ones. Conveniently enough, Twitter crashed this morning, making it difficult for many fans to track the most recent transfers. It did not come as a surprise that Queens Park Rangers were extremely busy near the end […]

Top Five Whitecaps FC Goals in MLS History

January 27, 2013 by

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#5: Alain Rochat in 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union in 2011. #4: Darren Mattocks goal vs Toronto FC from the 2012 season, literally leaps over Logan Emery and heads the ball in. #3: Eric Hassli vs Toronto FC in the 2012 Amway Canadian Championship at BC Place. #2: Davide Chiumiento’s bar-down, 360° volley goal […]

Whitecaps Acquire Daigo Kobayashi

January 25, 2013 by

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired attacking center midfielder Daigo Kobayashi. He is 29 years old and was born in Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan. He was picked up from the J-League club Shimizu S-Pulse, whom he made 29 appearance for. Kobayashi has made one appearance for the Japanese international squad in 2006 against Trinidad and Tobago as […]

Whitecaps FC Waive Martín Bonjour

January 25, 2013 by

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It has been officially announced that the Vancouver Whitecaps have released their Argentine centerback Martín Bonjour. Bonjour scored one goal in thirty-one appearances for the ‘Caps in his one and only season in Vancouver. The 27 year old, native of Carhué, Argentina, came with an expensive price tag of $275,000 and the Argentine leaving will […]

Vancouver Whitecaps Part Ways With Barry Robson

January 21, 2013 by

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The Vancouver Whitecaps parted ways with their Scottish midfielder Barry Robson today who came to Vancouver in July of 2012. The ‘Caps terminated his contract today as Robson was originally signed to a three year contract. The often frustrated, red-headed Scotsman never seemed to fit in with the Whitecaps style of play, often seen with […]

Whitecaps FC 2013 Superdraft Picks

January 19, 2013 by

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The 2013 MLS Superdraft took place on thursday last week as the Whitecaps were looking to add some new, young talent into their side. The ‘Caps began the draft with the 5th and 10th picks but acquired the 4th pick from Toronto FC in a trade, sending allocation money and the 10th pick back to […]

2013 MLS Superdraft

January 19, 2013 by

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The 2013 MLS Superdraft took place in Indianapolis today. There was a fair share of surprises, peculiar decisions and brilliant player selections. To catch up on all the happenings of the draft, check out my Twitter page @jakevendramin as I tweeted out all the selections, trades and events at the draft. Prior to the draft, […]