Down to ten men and trailing, the Timbers equalized late at BC Place to salvage a draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Portland dominated possession in the match, but the ‘Caps scored first in the 24th minute through a Camilo free kick from just outside the area.
The Houston Dynamo were without three starters due to international duty, but that didn't slow down the men in orange or stop them from continuing their home dominance. Behind goals from Giles Barnes and Warren Creavalle, the Dynamo (2-1-0, 6 points) handed the Vancouver Whitecaps (2-1-0, 6 points) their first loss of the season with a 2-1 win.
Nigel Reo-Coker has played 45 meaningful minutes in a Whitecaps jersey. 45 minutes is all it took for people in Vancouver to embrace him and his playing and leadership style. When Reo-Coker came on in the 45 minute mark against ... Continue reading →
Yes, there is plenty of room for improvement, but TFC 2013 did many things right on the road in Vancouver today. The first half was controlled by Toronto, if smothering the other side but having little firepower yourself can be called control. The second half had the Whitecaps put Reo Coker into the game and their energy went up.
The Fire have an opportunity to clinch first place in the CarolinaChallenge Cup tournament with a win or a draw versus the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. All three of the other participants (Charleston, Vancouver, and Houston) have at least one defeat and the Fire are 2-0 after beating Charleston 2-1 on Alex's late game golazo.
Michael Nanchoff has been training with Portland as a guest player since training camp opened and it appears has done enough to earn contract negotiations. Portland could not sign Nanchoff because of MLS' quirky rules and the fact that the Vancouver Whitecaps still had the right of first refusal.
Hello and Welcome to the Soccer by Ives Fantasy Corner – now with a working computer! Every week I dig through statistics, news, and rumors to provide the reader with the kind of fantasy advice that only a guy with backed up spreadsheets can provide.
Weanswer last minute Facebook and Twitter comments and discuss Houston's first loss at BBVA Compass Stadium. Steven Stoehr forgets he had to record his segment and we suggest ELAC should comment on Chivas USA games himself. Correspondents include: New England, Montreal, Columbus, Houston, Chicago, Vancouver, Portland, Seattle, Chivas.
It's become apparent this season that this is not last year's Chivas USA squad.
Last season, particularly towards the end, Chivas USA lost games and lost them without showing a whole lot of fight. This year however, the fight and more importantly, the results are more than present for the Goats.
This was a Banner Game for MLS This was two of the exciting, young teams in the league going head-to-head and ‘Caps-Crew had it all: the speed and athleticism that make MLS great, excellent technical skill from both sides, young, exciting players and a stunning goal.
The Whitecaps defeated the Columbus Crew 2-1, the goals coming from Daigo Kobayashi and Kenny Miller. Watch the Match In Media video and view the slideshow below. The slideshow: The sun peeking through at beautiful BC Place:
Everyone has their opinion on who the next Whitecaps captain should be after Jay DeMerit retires in the next couple of season. As the only captain in the Whitecaps MLS history, the next one will have a legacy that DeMerit ... Continue reading →
If you did not already know, Whitecaps defender YP Lee has a close connection with fellow compatriot and former Manchester United midfielder Ji-Sung Park. Park is without a doubt a Korean football legend and one of the best Korean players ... Continue reading →
The LA Galaxy lead the Western Conference in goals this week, but Vancouver, Dallas, and RSL also posted wins, while Chivas and Seattle fell to Eastern opposition. Portland played to the only draw in the conference, though it was probably the most exciting match in all of the league on opening weekend.
Starting XI 1.) How would you describe your time in Vancouver playing for the Whitecaps? Eric: "My time in Vancouver was amazing!!" 2.) What was a better Caps moment for you. First MLS games against Toronto with the two goals ... Continue reading →
Per usual, there has been much talk back and fourth amongst fans as to what the Whitecaps starting eleven should look like. With all the departures and new arrivals of players, the starting lineup will probably look a bit different ... Continue reading →
Here are the brand new, freshly released 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps primary kits. They were released at 6pm Wednesday evening, these jerseys will replace the original home kits. The Caps will be keeping their navy blue away kits as well as ... Continue reading →
There has been a lot of debate on the Twitter verse about who should be the starting goalkeeper this season for the Whitecaps. Do you go with the 38-year-old, 14 year MLS veteran Joe Cannon? Or, do you go with ... Continue reading →
Skipping ahead from the league's most storied club to one of its youngest, the selection process gets rather easier. You got to think the 'Caps'll wrest the Voyageurs Cup from Toronto pretty soon, giving Vancouver some hardware and resetting at least one part of this list. Anyway, for those of you who didn't read yesterday's series opener, we'll be taking a look at the best and brightest goals
In theTimbers'first year in Major League Soccer, 2011 saw a number of teams use their natural picks in the allocation order. Before the start of the season Vancouver, Portland, and D.C. all used their picks while Philadelphia, New England, and Seattle made picks while the season was in mid swing.
In the past I have criticized Major League Soccer for their tardiness in publishing their schedule for the next season. So imagine my surprise today when MLS announced the dates and opponents for the 2013.
The 18th MLS season will kick off on Saturday, March 2, 2013, with six matches and continue that same weekend with three games on Sunday, March 3.
On this show we talk to the lovable losers of MLS this year. We also discuss the previous playoff games, the "Re-Mexicanization" of Chivas USA, and bring in Shawn the Referee to discuss his thoughts on the the referee decisions in the Playoffs. Correspondents include:
Reading through everything that came out of the Houston Dynamo victory against Vancouver, one might get the idea that with one simple win, the fortunes of the men in orange were completely turned around. Regrettably, I don't think that's the case. Was last Saturday's triumph a salve for the wounds opened over the previous two matches?
In their final match in the Desert Friendlies, the Houston Dynamo fell to the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1. The Dynamo went up early with Bobby Boswell heading in a free kick from Giles Barnes, but the Whitecaps drew even three minutes later and got a game winner in the second half.
The Dynamo started the match with four of their back five starters - Tally Hall, Kofi Sarkodie, Boswell, and Jermaine Taylor.
Ever since the Portland Timbers' inception into MLS it seems like fans have been calling for one prominent element to be added to the squad: a creative midfielder. While Franck Songo'o certainly played better as a forward rather than a midfielder (where he refused to track back to defend) he was, without a doubt, the primary creative element.
SANDY, Utah- Real Salt Lake will be focused from the opening whistle when they host the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto Stadium this Saturday. After coming out flat against the LA Galaxy and conceding two goals in the first 13 minutes, RSL is ready to put that game behind them and move forward.
Ted issues a warning to Scott about ripping on D.C. United. They alsodiscussthe loss of Arlo White to the EPL, Alan Gordon'shomophobic slur, and inter-league loans, and other news from the world of MLS. Correspondents incude: New England, Columbus, Toronto, Houston, Vancouver, Portland, LA, and Chivas USA
Starting XI 1.) How excited are you to play in Vancouver in the upcoming Canadian Championship? Wes:"Obviously I'm buzzing to have the opportunity to come back to where it all began. I spent my formative years as both a player and a young man in Vancouver developing a lot of friendships throughout those years.
TFC: Calm, Cool, Collected How many times did those three words show up in the same sentence as "Toronto FC" last year? Probably only when accompanied by "not." But the Reds looked calm and composed, compact and difficult to break down in defense.
The Cascadia Cup will be a little more spread out in 2013 than it was in 2012 when the Timbers' first match didn't come until 5/26. Like last year, the Timbers will finish out the Cascadia Cup with back to back matches against Vancouver and Seattle. Worth noting: Seattle host Vancouver on 10/9, making that a full Cascadia round-robin over the course of eight days.
En este pasado 2012, las categorías inferiores fueron las que tuvieron más actividad, pues se realizaron los mundiales sub 20 y sub 17, con sede en Japón y Azerbaiyán respectivamente. Sin embargo, la selección mexicana femenil mayor tuvo dos torneos por afrontar.
El primero fue a principios del año, donde en Vancouver, Canadá.
Check out the official emblem for FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015...
Just like the event itself, the Official Emblem reflects the core concept of "coast to coast" that will embody the FIFA Women's World Cup in less than three years' time.Last year, Canada announced the six Official Host Cities for the event: from coast to coast, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton.
The Portland Timbers will again make a tour of Oregon as part of the "Dribble Oregon" tour sponsored by JELD-WEN. The Timbers will participate in community events, a youth soccer clinic, and meet and greet with fans in six Oregon and Southwest Washington cities in January 2013.
El evento se llevó a cabo en Vancouver, contó con la presencia de la selección nacional femenina junto con su director técnico John Herdman y la capitana Christine Sinclair.
El secretario de Estado de Deportes, Bal Gosal, dijo sentirse muy emocionado y orgulloso del apoyo que el gobierno ha dado al torneo para que los grandes equipos del fútbol femenino lleguen a la nación.