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REPOST: StartingXI Interview With SFU Clan’s Carlo Basso

November 17, 2013 by

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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 […]

Starting XI: Rodrigo Cuadra

October 13, 2013 by

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I have the pleasure of working with Rodrigo, He is a passionate fan not only of the Whitecaps but all the Vancouver-based teams. He is also a volunteer with the Whitecaps organization and you can see him working tirelessly on matchdays organizing and coordinating fan based contests and activations on the field such as the […]

REPOST: The StartingXI Interview Starting Lineup

September 23, 2013 by

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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

Starting XI: Graham Nichol (New WhitecapsXI Contributor)

September 7, 2013 by

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Wrapping up our “Meet your WhitecapsXI Contributors” series, this week we feature our newest writer, Graham Nichol. StartingXI 1.) What was your journey to Whitecaps fandom? “You know, it is very interesting how my fandom came to be. Being the born-and-bred B.C. boy that I am, my motto was always “If it’s Vancouver, I’ll support […]

StartingXI: Jake Vendramin (WhitecapsXI creator)

August 24, 2013 by

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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 […]

StartingXI: Jorge Mendoza (New WhitecapsXI Contributor)

August 18, 2013 by

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Since the Whitecaps XI family has added two new contributors (including myself), I thought we should take this opportunity to help you get to know us a little better. So, over the next three editions of ‘Starting XI’, we will be featuring ourselves. StartingXI 1.) What was your journey to Whitecaps fandom? I was born […]

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

July 27, 2013 by

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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 […]

StartingXI: Zach Meisenheimer (Curva Collective Capo)

July 20, 2013 by

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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 […]

Starting XI: Kris Aug (Southsider Capo)

July 13, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) Let’s get this 1st question out of the way. You have a scarf addiction, Can you admit you need an intervention? “No. I don’t need an intervention. It’s hardly an addiction, I consider it a collection.” 2.) How long have you been a Whitecaps fan for? “I’ve watched the whitecaps and 86ers, but […]

Starting XI: Bobby Jhutty (Whitecaps U23)

June 29, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) What was it like to play a season at Sparta Rotterdam? “Playing a season overseas for Sparta Rotterdam was the best experience of my life. It made me realize how big our sport really is, and how badly I want to be a professional. Playing for Sparta I had the chance to play […]

Starting XI: Cam Hundal (Whitecaps U23)

June 22, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) What was it like to be named the Canada West Rookie of the Year? “It was a big acheivement for me. I honestly didn’t even know about the award before I received it, being a rookie in the CIS I just wanted to make an impact with every chance I got and it […]

Starting XI: Corey Hertzog

June 8, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) What did you know about Vancouver and the Whitecaps organization before they picked you up on Jan. 23/2003? Corey: “I didn’t know much except they had a good season last year and lost first round in playoffs. I watched that game against LA. But I was excited to come to a new team […]

Starting XI: Sam Adekugbe

June 1, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) Growing up in Manchester, you probably had a tough decision. United or City? “My dad was an arsenal fan and he took me to a match vs Manchester City. Arsenal lost and then on I became a fan of arsenal.” 2.) How hungry are you to get a MLS contract and suit up […]

The StartingXI Interview Starting Lineup

May 28, 2013 by

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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

Starting XI: Tommy Heinemann

May 25, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) When you where signed by the Whitecaps, what did you know about Vancouver and the current team? “Not a lot to be honest. I knew the manager, a few players, and just what I had seen of the city when I came to play against Vancouver. Coming from Columbus, I knew it was […]

Starting XI: Carlo Basso (SFU Athlete of the Year)

May 22, 2013 by

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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 […]

Starting XI: Tyler Green

May 18, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) Whitecaps FC daily has the potential to be a big time Vancouver sports program. What does it need to take that next step? “Almost ready to take the next step and will do so over the next few years. It’ll just take more consistent listenership and sponsor.” 2.) What is your favourite jersey […]

Starting XI: Brad Knighton

May 11, 2013 by

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StartingXI 1.) You are probably the most twitter friendly player on the Whitecaps. How have the Caps supporters treated you on social media? Brad: “The supporters have been fantastic since I have arrived. It’s really nice to be in a city with so much passion and support from a particular team.” 2.) In a interview […]