Tag Archives: Whitecaps

Why that went in: Kekuta Manneh’s 2nd vs Seattle Sounders (10/9/2013)

It was a big night for Kekuta Manneh as he scored not just his first professional hat trick but also the Whitecaps first hat trick in the MLS. Interestingly, his second goal has elements that seem similar to his first … Continue reading

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Why that went in: Kekuta Manneh’s 1st vs Sounders (10/9/2013)

As a former centre back I perhaps harshly see almost every goal as being preventable. To that end, I’m going to start regularly selecting some goals and try to analyze why they were scored. Generally I’ll highlight defensive mis-cues but … Continue reading

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Four reasons why the Whitecaps doing so well now

I don’t consider myself a cynic when it comes to the Caps and the MLS in general but I am a critical consumer. I’ve been to more Whitecaps games this season than the past two combined and that’s mainly because … Continue reading

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Hassli v Nagbe for MLS goal of the season; which was better?

Lots of unhappiness around Vancouver today when it was announced that Eric Hassli’s wonder goal was beaten by Portland Timbers Darlington Nagbe’s for MLS Goal of the Season (as voted by the fans it should be noted). Many thought it … Continue reading

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D2 Survey: A new, professional, Canadian second division

If you played soccer in the late 80’s or watched the old CSL, there would be a few names you would associate with that era. I had the privilege to play with several of the players that are now considered … Continue reading

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Why the Whitecaps are not winning more games

Been trying to find a video of the last minute of the Caps game against Montreal last week but none seem to show the bits I want to bring attention to. So the lack of pictures may lead to a … Continue reading

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Carl Valentine interviewing fans at the Caps game

Roving Whitecaps Ambassador Carl Valentine wanders around Empire Field talking to the North Gate Ultras, the drummers, the 12, the Southsiders and a couple of regular fans. Starts slow but gets better around 1:38…

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