Archive for the category "futbol"

Where to Watch the World Cup Final in Vancouver

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many have been looking for places to watch the World Cup in Vancouver but for this Sunday’s match it’s a whole other deal. The finale between Spain and Holland will be a big one this weekend so I turned to the biggest fan of Holland that I could find (Ariane Colenbrander) and have asked her […]

New Whitecaps Logo for MLS in 2011

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Whitecaps are moving into Major League Soccer for the 2011 season along with another expansion teams in Portland and Montreal (2012). This morning the Whitecaps unveiled their new logo that will be used when they join the MLS. Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS, 2011) Some of the early reactions are a bit bleak, so I […]

Watch the World Cup in Vancouver

Comments 43 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Watch the World Cup in Vancouver as South Africa hosts the 2010 FIFA World Cup in just a few days. The car flags are already waving and it will have the jubilation and national pride of the Olympics all day and night, throughout the region. Our multicultural melting pot of a city will come alive […]

Interview with Bob Lenarduzzi

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently had the chance to chat with Bob Lenarduzzi, President of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and CBC commentator for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Born and raised in the Vancouver area, Lenarduzzi could easily be referred to as the Wayne Gretzky of Canadian soccer. He was a star of the North […]

Empire Stadium Revived for 2010

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was the site of the Miracle Mile and where the Beatles took the stage in Vancouver, now after being demolished in 1993 Empire Stadium will once again be filled with cheering fans. Life.com – August 1954, Photographer: Ralph Morse Here are some historic events that took place in the old Empire Stadium, located on […]

Zidane and Friends in Vancouver

Comments 45 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: abdallah Zinedine Zidane‘s postponed charity soccer tour Zidane and Friends will now be happening July 12 at Swangard Stadium. He was originally scheduled to play alongside international soccer pals on July 4th however he sustained an injury on Canada Day. Returning this Sunday, the match will see local soccer stars take on Zidane’s […]