Archive of posts tagged "soccer"

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 […]

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 […]