Special Olympics Unified Sports MLS All-Star Match

Special Olympics BC athlete Katharine Giannisis and Joanna Dolezal, a member of Whitecaps FC Girls Elite U-18 team, are set to take part in the 2019 Special Olympics Unified Sports match. The All-Star soccer match will take place today, July 31 at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground, home of Atlanta United. The Unified Sports … Continue reading Special Olympics Unified Sports MLS All-Star Match

Melvin ready to shine at Tuesday’s MLS Homegrown Game in Atlanta

Vancouver Whitecaps FC goalkeeper Sean Melvin has impressed many people since signing an MLS contract with the ‘Caps earlier this year. Having first joined the ‘Caps in 2010 as a Residency player, his hard work and determination over the years have been rewarded with a call-up to the MLS Homegrown Game on Tuesday against Mexican club Tigres' … Continue reading Melvin ready to shine at Tuesday’s MLS Homegrown Game in Atlanta

‘Caps celebrate Pride Night with proud performance

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps (8W-9L-5D) celebrated Pride Night with a proud performance at BC Place as they defeated Minnesota United FC (9W-12L-1D) by a 4-2 score line. Alphonso Davies dazzled with his first career brace, while also registering two assists on the night. Yordy Reyna score a brilliant individual goal of his own, while second-half substitute Kei Kamara … Continue reading ‘Caps celebrate Pride Night with proud performance

‘Caps ready for big week at BC Place: ‘It’s a huge opportunity’

VANCOUVER, BC – The final phase of Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s busy schedule will come to an end this week as they prepare to host Montreal Impact in the second leg of the Canadian Championship semifinal on Wednesday and Minnesota United FC in MLS action on Saturday. With the focus shifting straight to Wednesday’s semifinal, ‘Caps midfielder … Continue reading ‘Caps ready for big week at BC Place: ‘It’s a huge opportunity’

Canadian Championship an opportunity for ‘Caps to integrate young players and bring home some hardware

Alphonso Davies made his Vancouver Whitecaps FC first-team debut in the semifinals of the 2016 Canadian Championship. He was 15 years old at the time. In the first leg at Ottawa Fury FC, Davies came on as a sub and played the final 20 minutes, before starting the second leg in front of the home … Continue reading Canadian Championship an opportunity for ‘Caps to integrate young players and bring home some hardware

‘Caps relish the challenge of facing Wayne Rooney: ‘You always want to measure yourself against the best’

VANCOUVER, BC – Jordon Mutch has mixed memories of his first encounter with all-time Manchester United and England leading scorer Wayne Rooney. On the one hand, it was a special moment in Mutch’s career, as he was making his English Premier League debut at the famed Old Trafford stadium. On the other, Manchester United beat Mutch’s … Continue reading ‘Caps relish the challenge of facing Wayne Rooney: ‘You always want to measure yourself against the best’

Fifteen days, five matches, four cities: ‘Caps set for busy stretch

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC are preparing for a busy two weeks with five matches in four different cities between July 14-28. Three games will be in Major League Soccer competition and two matches will be in a two-legged Canadian Championship affair against Canadian rivals Montreal Impact. In total, the ‘Caps will be covering over … Continue reading Fifteen days, five matches, four cities: ‘Caps set for busy stretch

Schweinsteiger on Davies: “He has potential … With that speed, technique and skills.. Of course he can play in Europe.”

On July 7th I interviewed @BSchweinsteiger about Alphonso Davies & his potential. He didn't know much about him and didn't know he was only 17-years-old. Today (July 25th), Davies went on to sign for @FCBayern, a club where Basti established himself as an all-time great. #VWFC pic.twitter.com/YajSuHlB7l — Kassim Khimji (@KassimKhimji) July 25, 2018 I … Continue reading Schweinsteiger on Davies: “He has potential … With that speed, technique and skills.. Of course he can play in Europe.”

Kamara bags brace in 3-2 win over Fire

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC (7W-7L-5D) claimed all three points against Chicago Fire (6W-8L-5D) on Saturday, holding on for a thrilling 3-2 victory in front of a sold-out BC Place crowd. Budweiser Man of the Match Kei Kamara scored a brace for the ‘Caps as he surpassed Dwayne De Rosario as the seventh all-time leading … Continue reading Kamara bags brace in 3-2 win over Fire