Archive of posts tagged "soccer"

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Make it to the 2012 MLS Playoffs

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After a disappointing 1-0 loss to the Portland Timbers at BC Place this afternoon, the Whitecaps‘ saving grace came from an unlikely place — our Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC. We needed the 3-point finish at home but the second best result was for Seattle to defeat FC Dallas who we’ve been battling in the […]

Voice of Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Peter Schaad

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“It feels like small-town America,” Peter Schaad told me over the phone. His family just returning from a quick vacation to Point Roberts, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC play-by-play announcer tried to avoid work as best he could. “I dial completely off. I try to stay away from Twitter, as hard as that is.” Photo credit: […]

MLS All-Star Jay DeMerit & Community MVP Alan Bates

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s captain Jay DeMerit has been selected for the MLS All-Star team this month. The centre back was voted in by fans online, through Twitter, and text. DeMerit will join the likes of David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), and Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls) […]

WhitecapsFC New Third Jersey Launch

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Vancouver WhitecapsFC unveiled their new third jersey this morning at a live fashion runway-style event that was also broadcast on their website. Footage from the #Caps3rdKit live webcast Commentary from emcee John Thorrington: “This third it represents another aspect of our unique roots in British Columbia.” — “Arbutus brown and the accents are sky blue […]

Where to Watch Euro 2012 in Vancouver

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Euro 2012 kicks off in just a few days in Poland and the Ukraine with 16 European countries squaring off for the UEFA Euro Cup. This is the 14th championship for European national teams and with a huge soccer fan base in Vancouver, along with a melting pot of international visitors and residents, you will […]