Archive for the category "Vancouver Whitecaps"

Fair Trade Soccer Match in Surrey

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend the Vancouver Whitecaps are participating in a “Fair Trade Soccer Match” in Surrey alongside local refugee youths from the Surrey Food Bank and the Whalley Soccer Association all-stars. Photo credit: jbelluch on Flickr When: Saturday August 28, 2010, opening ceremony 2:15pm with the game starting at 2:30pm (40-minute halves). Where: Tom Binnie Park […]

Sneak Peek: Empire Field

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Empire Field (at Empire Fields with Empire Stadium around it) will host the BC Lions‘ home opener this Sunday. I’ll be heading over for a preview tomorrow and will also be at the game on Sunday however my camera-toting husband got a bit a a preview earlier this week. Although it’s temporary (aka TEmpire Stadium) […]

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 […]

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 […]