Archive of posts tagged "soccer"

CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifiers

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The 2012 CONCACAF (“Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football”) Olympic women’s qualifying tournament gets underway at BC Place tomorrow and will run until January 29, 2012. Photo credit: Canada Soccer on Flickr All eight CONCACAF teams will be vying for one of two spots available at the London 2012 Olympics. Group A […]

Whitecaps FC vs LA Galaxy, Win Tickets

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The LA Galaxy are in town Saturday to take on our Whitecaps FC at Empire Field. While they’ll be without Beckham, the Galaxy’s stacked line-up should make for a great game against our hometown team. Although our record isn’t as favourable as we’d like to see it at this point in the season, Whitecaps games […]

Whitecaps FC First MLS Home Game

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The Vancouver Whitecaps FC hosted its first MLS game at home last weekend at Empire Field. Although the opposing Toronto FC fans had a presence in the stands, it was quickly drowned out by the chants and cheers of Whitecaps fans. Photo credit: John Bollwitt The crowd of 23,000 on opening day was electric with […]

Whitecaps MLS Home Opener, Win Tickets

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The Vancouver Whitecaps FC will play host to Toronto FC this Saturday for their Major League Soccer home opener at Empire Field. This marks the third chapter in Vancouver soccer history. Starting in 1974, the Vancouver Whitecaps were a part of the North American Soccer League but the team (along with others in the league) […]

Whitecaps FC Countdown ’til Kickoff

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The Vancouver Whitecaps FC has launched a ‘Countdown ‘til Kickoff’ campaign leading up to their first season in the MLS against Toronto FC, March 19th, 2011. Over the next few weeks, the Whitecaps will host daily events, stunts, and promotional campaigns around the city with celebrities, icons, and landmarks. Here are just a sample of […]