Carl Robinson

Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Ticker: Carl Robinson linked with Wales job, Alex heads to South Korea, and more

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Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson has emerged as a potential candidate for the open position with the Wales national team. The Welshman been with the Caps for the last four years, twice leading them to the MLS Cup Playoffs.

He remains an underdog, with the favorites being Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy.

Stefan Frei wants the Sounders to dominate Vancouver’s will

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The keeper intends to help lead tempo from the back.

According to Stefan Frei, when the Vancouver Whitecaps "smell blood, they go after it." He wants Seattle Sounders to possess and control the tempo. There is a recognition that Vancouver is a young, energetic team that can swing from enthusiastic to broken within a game.

Whitecaps sign Carl Robinson, assistants to contact extensions

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The Vancouver Whitecaps' season did not meet expectations, but the club gave a major sign of confidence to their current regime on Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, the Whitecaps announced that head coach Carl Robinson has signed a contract extension that sees his deal run through 2020.

Penalty kick sparks debate in Sporting KC win over Whitecaps

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Controversy around a penalty kick usuallyhinges on whether the penalty should or should not have been called. In the case of Sporting KC and the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night, the confusion arose from what occurred after the ball was struck.

Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted easily saved Benny Feilhaber's penalty kick, which was called as Jacob Peterson went down in the box in the 63rd minute.

Opposition 11: Who will the Vancouver Whitecaps start today against D.C. United?

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A normally predictable Whitecaps side has, for a variety of reasons, become a bit of a wild card.

Normally D.C. United's opponent today, the Vancouver Whitecaps, poses few real questions in terms of their lineup. Carl Robinson has mostly set his team up in a 4231, and only one or two positions were ever really in flux.

Waston signs multi-year extension with Whitecaps

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Kendall Waston has emerged as one of the league's top defenders, prompting the Vancouver Whitecaps to reward the hulking centerback with a new deal.

The Whitecaps announced on Thursday that Waston has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with the club.

Whitecaps sign Laba to contract extension

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Matias Laba has quickly become regarded as one of the league's top midfielders, and now the Vancouver Whitecaps have taken the step to lock him down for the next several seasons.

The Whitecaps announced Thursday that the club has signed the 23-year-old Argentinian Designated Player to a multi-year extension.

Opposition 11: Here's the lineup we expect to see from the Vancouver Whitecaps tomorrow

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Last week's formation switch was likely a one-off for Vancouver, but there are still some questions involved in naming their starting eleven.

Carl Robinson has been pretty consistent when it comes to how he wants his Vancouver Whitecaps side to look. They'll play a 4231, the emphasis is on speed, and the pace of games should be high.

The Whole Story: Matchday 16 The Vancouver Whitecaps Visit Before The Break

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Philadelphia heads back to PPL Park to face the red-hot Vancouver Whitecaps before going on hiatus for the World Cup. Can the Union build on the momentum of a 3-1 thrashing of Chivas USA, or will this be the final nail in the Union's playoff aspirations? Get The Whole Story from match preview to post match analysis all in one place.

Opposite View: Three Questions With Eighty Six Forever

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This week we've reached out to Mark Dailey of Eighty Six Forever, SBN's Vancouver Whitecaps blog, for a look at what to expect from the 'Caps.

tBG) The Vancouver Whitecaps are currently 4th in the Western Conference and are an impressive 5-5-2. What can we expect to see from your team?

Whitecaps, Miller agree to part ways

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By DAN KARELL

The Kenny Miller era in Vancouver is officially over.

After nearly three years with the Vancouver Whitecaps, the club and Miller mutually agreed to terminate his contract on Sunday, which was set to expire on June 30. The 34-year-old was signed by the Whitecaps in July 2012 as the club's fourth Designated Player.

MLS Ticker: Salgado loaned to Battery; Sounders break away from Seahawks; and more

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By CAITLIN MURRAY

Omar Salgado's search for playing time will take him to Charleston.

The Vancouver Whitecaps announced on Friday thatthey've sent the former No. 1 overall pick on-loan to the Charleston Batteryof USL Pro. Salgado's loan move is subject to the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC).

Preview: #NEvVAN

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The New England Revolution (0-0-2, 0 points) will hope to record their first points of the season when they welcome the Vancouver Whitecaps (1-0-1, four points) at Gillette Stadium on Saturday for their home opener at 2:00 pm.

The Revs have struggled in the early part of the season so far.

RBNY First Kick: Getting It All Wrong @Vancouver

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Ok, so the 2014 Major League Soccer season is underway! That would be the only good thing about Saturday's events, if you're a NY Red Bulls fan. Our beloved Bulls traveled to Vancouver, to face a rejuvenated Whitecaps team (now managed by former RBNY midfielder Carl Robinson), just totally started off the season on the wrong foot.

Whitecaps FC crush Red Bulls 4-1 in season opener

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By DARCY GREEN

In front of a sellout crowd of 21,000 fans at BC Place, Vancouver Whitecaps FC crushed the visiting New York Red Bulls 4-1 in a thrilling offensive onslaught by the home side.

A brace by striker Kenny Miller and second-half goals by Sebastian Fernandez and Pedro Morales gave Carl Robinson his first win as the Whitecaps coach and kept Vancouver unbeaten in season openers since they joined MLS in 2011.

SBI MLS Season Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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BY DARCY GREEN

Vancouver Whitecaps FC had what can only be classified as a disappointing 2013 season.

For a team that was placed in a playoff spot by many prior to the season, the ‘Caps fell short of their target, finishing in seventh place in the MLS Western Conference.

LETTERS FROM CAMP: LuluLaba - Reds' DP off to Vancouver Whitecaps on loan

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"Me and this giant ball will take care of your boy"
Of all the options available in the Matias Laba 2014 exit strategy, a loan deal within the league wasn't too bad. The fact that it looks as if he is going to a national rival puts a wee bit of a sting into its tail.

According to The Province tonight, The Reds and The Caps have agreed to a loan deal under the new MLS intraleague loan rule that will see the midfield maestro spend the year at BC Place.

Whitecaps sign Uruguayan forwards Fernandez, Mezquida

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By DAN KARELL

The Vancouver Whitecaps have dipped back into the South American market to find a replacement for last year's MLS Golden Boot winner Camilo.

On Wednesday, the Whitecaps signed a pair of Uruguayan forwards for the upcoming season, Sebastian Fernandez and Nicolas Mezquida, pending their international transfer certificates (ITC), Canadian work permits, and visas.

MLS Leaving the Caps in the Cold?

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By: Rescinded Red

January has not been an inspiring month for the Whitecaps faithful. Each week a new embarrassing episode brings to question the competency of the club's leadership.

Rumors began in mid-December in the Spanish-language press of Camilo Sanvezzo signing with the Liga MX club Queretaro F.

MLS Leaving the Caps in the Cold?

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By: Rescinded Red

January has not been an inspiring month for the Whitecaps faithful. Each week a new embarrassing episode brings to question the competency of the club's leadership.

Rumors began in mid-December in the Spanish-language press of Camilo Sanvezzo signing with the Liga MX club Queretaro F.

MLS Leaving the Caps in the Cold?

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January has not been an inspiring month for the Whitecaps faithful. Each week a new embarrassing episode brings to question the competency of the club's leadership.

Rumors began in mid-December in the Spanish-language press of Camilo Sanvezzo signing with the Liga MX club Queretaro F.C, pending a work visa.

MLS Leaving the Caps in the Cold?

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January has not been an inspiring month for the Whitecaps faithful. Each week a new embarrassing episode brings to question the competency of the club's leadership.

Rumors began in mid-December in the Spanish-language press of Camilo Sanvezzo signing with the Liga MX club Queretaro F.C, pending a work visa.

TWIF: Xavi To New York?

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TWIF: Xavi To New York? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

THIS WEEK IN FOOTBALL

On a week when MLS headlines poured in from the SuperDraft, Vancouver wasembarrassed, Xavi rumors swirled, and the status quo reigned in England.

USA

- To say it's been a trying offseason for the Vancouver Whitecaps would be an understatement.

Whitecaps appoint Robinson as head coach

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By DAN KARELL

After missing out on hiring former U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bob Bradley, there seemed only one likely outcome for who would be the next manager of the Vancouver Whitecaps.

On Monday, the Whitecaps confirmed previous reports by officially introducing former assistant coach Carl Robinson as the team's new head coach.

Report: Bradley interviewed for Whitecaps head coaching job

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By DAN KARELL

Bob Bradley might not be out of a job for long.

According to a report in The Province in Vancouver, the former U.S. Men's National Team and long-time Major League Soccer head coach is on the Vancouver Whitecaps' shortlist for their open head coach position.

Major League Soccer

Major Link Soccer: Robbie Keane exits the Galaxy

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But will he join buddy Carl Robinson in Vancouver? Andre Blake is Spectacular Shot-Stopper of the Year. Also, St. Louis looks primed to jump ahead of Beckham FC in the battle for MLS expansion.

Major League Soccer

That's right, Robbie Keane's reign of awkward cartwheels is over at LA Galaxy.

Post Match Interviews: Jay Heaps and Carl Robinson

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Post game interviews with both New England Revolution coach Jay Heaps and Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson after todays 0-0 draw at Gillette.

Jay Heaps

Carl Robinson

The Best of Both Worlds - 2014 FBM Beer-view: Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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With Major League Soccer and the rest of American soccer kicking off in just over a week we've curated an impressive list of players, personalities, broadcasters, front office folk, and fans to have them tell us (and you) about their upcoming 2014 season.

And, of course, pair their hopes and dreams for this season with a tasty local brew.

Philadelphia Union

“Moving on to next year”: Union fall to TFC, more news

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It's onward to 2017 after Union are eliminated from the playoffs by TFC. More news.

Perspective, red cards, Panama Papers, more

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Union perspective. Power rankings. Red cards. Panama Papers fallout. More news.

Who’s the ‘keeper? Vancouver previews, Ramos confirms its Pfeffer if no Zelalem, more

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Who will be the goalkeeper against Vancouver? Williams on losing right back spot. Tab Ramos confirms Zach Pfeffer will be added to US U-20 World Cup roster is Gedion Zelalem isn't approved by FIFA. More news.

Meulensteen on his role and fan expectations, Fernandes loaned to Cosmos, league news, more

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Rene Meulensteen talks to reporters on a variety of topics. Union loan Leo Fernandes to New York Cosmos. League and USMNT news. More.

Postgame video and quoteshet: Union 3-3 Whitecaps

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Video of John Hackworth's postgame press conference and interviews with Zach Pfeffer, Ray Gaddis, Maurice Edu, Michael Lahoud and Amobi Okugo. Also, postgame quote sheet.

Wheeler CB experiment over and more notes from Hack’s presser, USA news, witchdoctors, more

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Notes from John Hackworth's weekly press conference. Midweek game results. USA news. Witchdoctor claims responsibility for Ronaldo injury woes. More news.

Maidana update, Amobi says, Pfeffer gets props, Bradley & Defoe to TFC confirmed, more news

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Maidana update. Amobi on not getting a USMNT callup. Pfeffer gets props. Michael Bradley and Jermaine Defoe moves to Toronto confirmed. More news.

Union bits, West Chester United wins East PA Open Cup, MLS moves, more

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Is Liga MX side Morelia interested in Carlos Valdes? West Chester United claims third Eastern PA Open Cup title in a row. Looks like Johnson to DC. More news.

Santa Fe says it has 40% stake in Valdes’ rights, College Cup, MLS player movement, more

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Latest on the Carlos Valdes situation. Notre Dame wins College Cup at PPL Park. Lots of player moves and rumors in MLS. More WC stadium deaths. More news.

The Rest

US thumps Guatemala but U-23s fail to qualify for Olympics, more news

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USMNT tops Guatemala 4-0 in World Cup qualifier. US U-23s fail to qualify for Olympics - again. Ryan Richter named to USL Team of the Week. More.

D.C. United vs. Vancouver Whitecaps MLS TV/streaming, lineup, previews, prediction and gamethread

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Can D.C. United finish their slate against the Western Conference with a winning record, or will the long distance and hard surface be too much for the Black-and-Red? Follow along as we find out how tonight's game against the Vancouver Whitecaps plays out.

You can be forgiven for thinking that it's strange to be playing the Vancouver Whitecaps; in the past 28 months, D.

A Look at This Year's RBNY Transfers

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In case you haven't heard the news, it appears that the Red Bulls have made a move for their third Designated Player. Everton FC of the English Premier League announced on their website that 32-year-old attacking midfielder/forward, and Australian international, Tim Cahill, is on his way to New York.