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Late Manneh goal gives Whitecaps 2-2 draw with Galaxy

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Just one week after scoring a game-winner against the Vancouver Whitecaps, it looked like Robbie Keane could repeat the feat once again but alas, his Los Angeles Galaxy had to settle for a 2-2 draw Saturday in Vancouver.

With the score tied at one, Keane gave the Galaxy the lead in the 77th minute, giving Whitecaps supporters feelings of deja vu from last week's matchup.

MLS Match Week Seven: SBI Live Commentary

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A trio of key Eastern Conference clashes kick off the day's proceedings as MLS Week Seven features a full slate of nine matches on the day before Easter.

The Philadelphia Union and Houston Dynamo are two teams struggling as they face off at PPL Park. Both teams got off to promising starts to the season, but they each have slumped since and will be desperate for a win today.

Mari nets two golazos in Rapids’ win over the Whitecaps

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By TYLER GRAY

The Colorado Rapids hadn't scored from the run of play in three games this season but midfielder Jose Mari decided to change all that, and in spectacular fashion.

The match was going well for the Vancouver Whitecaps they were up a goal via Darren Mattocks and playing well when things went sideways in the 77th minute.

Whitecaps remain unbeaten with win vs. Dynamo

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By DAN KARELL

Darren Mattocks and Pedro Morales' recent performances are quickly making Vancouver Whitecaps fans forget about losing Camilo this offseason.

Though he didn't score, Mattocks was a workhorse during his 65 minutes on the field as the Whitecaps outlasted the Dynamo, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at BC Place.

PHOTOS: Revs Home Opener vs. Vancouver

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New England Soccer Today photographers Chris Aduama (aduamaphotography.com) and Kari Heistad (capturedimages.biz)bring you the images from Saturday's home opener between the Revolution and the Whitecaps.
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First Goal Continues to Elude Revs

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – At some point, the Revolution offense will score. And score. And score again. After all, even the dreadful 2010 D.C. United – which set the standard for offensive futility found the back of the net 21 times.

But even though the Revolution know that the goals will eventually arrive, they couldn't help but be frustrated following another attacking shutout, Saturday's 0-0 draw to the Vancouver Whitecaps the most recent.

Revs Turn Things Around Defensively

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. After allowing five goals in the first two games of the season, the New England Revolution posted their first shutout in a 0-0 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Houston and Philadelphia combined for 25 shots (13 on frame) through the first two games, but the Revolution limited the Whitecaps to just 8 total shots and just two on frame.

Revs held to scoreless draw in home opener by Whitecaps

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Revolution's scoreless streak to start their 2014 season continues after a draw Saturday against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the only regular season meeting between the two clubs.

"In the end, I was really happy how we played defensively," Revolution head coach Jay Heaps said after the game.

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).

Manneh equalizer saves point for Whitecaps vs. ten-man Chivas USA

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By DAN KARELL

After the Vancouver Whitecaps' impressive season opener, the team learned just how difficult it is to play on the road.

Playing in unseasonably hot temperatures in Southern California, the Whitecaps were only able to muster a 1-1 draw with Chivas USA on Sunday at the StubHub Center, despite playing with a man-advantage for more than 75 minutes.

Vancouver Whitecaps 2014 adidas Away Jersey

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC launched their away jersey for the 2014Major League Soccer last week. The [...]

SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Sebastian Fernandez

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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.

SBI MLS Team of the Week: Vancouver Whitecaps

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By RYAN TOLMICH

It's hard to imagine a better start to the 2014 MLS season for the Vancouver Whitecaps, as a 4-1 thrashing of 2013 Supporters Shield winners New York Red Bulls has earned the Whitecaps honors as this season's first SBI MLS Team of the Week.

The Whitecaps completely outclassed the opposition behind a brace from Kenny Miller.

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: Seattle Sounders

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By JASON MITCHELL

The beginning of the end, majority owner Joe Roth said in December, was the last weekend in September.

It's a story most Sounders fans probably don't want to hear again, but one that bears repeating, if only because the story sculpted the 2014 roster.

The stories to watch in MLS

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Toronto FC's marquee players, Vancouver after Camilo, and Western Conference coaches are some of the major stories for MLS in 2014. Read More

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.

“Michael and Jermaine are in the Eastern Conference”

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A look at the West, for those of us from the East (image: logoinspirations.com)

New OTF contributor Cory Jensen brings you a detailed look at the teams we in Fireland only have the pleasure of meeting once a year...

In all reality, Major League Soccer's eastern conference has garnered all the preseason attention with Michael Bradley, Jermaine Defoe, DC United's reconstruction, and the impending introduction of NYCFC.

Know Your Enemies: Western Conference 2014

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You just can't get enough of MLS savant Stephen Mangat's .gif parade, can you?

MLS First Kick is right around the corner, so let's do it West Coast stylee...

San Jose Earthquakes

The Earthquakes are like this year's Barcelona (first time anyone has ever said that, I'm betting) still capable of hitting the heights of prior years, but not with the same consistency when the team was at its peak.

Earthquakes win on final day of Rose City Invitational, Whitecaps and Timbers settle for draw

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BY MIKE DONOVAN

PORTLAND, Ore.-The Rose City Invitational wrapped up Saturday at Providence Park with the San Jose Earthquakes earning a victory and the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps playing to a hard-fought draw.

MLS Ticker: Whitecaps to sign DP playmaker, Zavaleta joins Chivas USA on loan, and more

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By IVES GALARCEP

The Vancouver Whitecaps had a relatively quiet off-season in terms of additions this winter, but the past week has seen the club make some serious moves that have increased the reason for optimism for the club which was forced into selling a Golden Boot winner.

Revolution acquire Kobayashi from Vancouver

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

Midfielder Daigo Kobayashi becomes the latest Vancouver Whitecaps player to join the New England Revolution from the Canadian club in the last two years, joining Lee Nguyen and Brad Knighton in Foxborough.

FC Dallas

MLS Power Rankings, Week 3: Texas takeover

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The Power Rankings do not mess with Texas.

Despite the meteoric rise of FC Dallas, their home-state rivals remain on top of the B&RU Power Rankings. We D.C. United fans have been burned too many times by Dominic Kinnear and the Houston Dynamo to ever underestimate them; the fact that they are undefeated after two games leads me to worry that they may have finally figured out this whole "regular season.

Paid Their Dues: MLS Season Preview

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With the MLS season about to start, we take a look at those who have left us.

Andrew Jacobson (FC Dallas)

Jacobson has been a starter under Schellas Hyndman for the past three years, but he appears to be the odd man out in Manager Oscar Pareja's 4-3-3. Following Hyndman's departure this Winter, FC Dallas poached Pareja from the Rapids.

Portland Timbers 2014 preview part 2: Western Conference Rivals

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In part two of our 2014 season preview, we take a closer look at the eight teams that currently share the Western Conference with the Portland Timbers. Portland ended up finishing 2013 on top of the standings, but they'll have plenty of competition for the that level this season. Real Salt Lake advanced to MLS Cup but they'll need to adjust to a new coach, Los Angeles, FC Dallas and San Jose return their main core of players, while Seattle underwent a bit of an overhaul in their locker room while there still isn't a coach in charge of Colorado.

New England Revolution

Goncalves returns to Revs lineup after hashing out differences

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By KEVIN KOCZWARA

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Part of the defensive solidarity seen in the New England Revolution's scoreless tie against the Vancouver Whitecaps came with the return of the team's captain Jose Goncalves, who was left off the game day roster in last weekend's 1-0 loss in Philadelphia to the Union.

Vancouver Tips Cap to Ex-Mates in New England

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Two of the newest additions to the New England Revolution's roster were reunited with former teammates in the 2014 home opener against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday afternoon.

Goalkeeper Brad Knighton spent the 2012 and 2013 season as a member of the Whitecaps, while central midfielder Daigo Kobayashi made his MLS debut for Saturday's visitors last year.

Home Point

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Rowe returned to the starting line-up for the Revolution on Saturday. (Chris Aduama/aduamaphotography.com)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution opened their home slate with a scoreless draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps in front of 13,103 at Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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.

First Look: Vancouver Whitecaps

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For the second straight week, the Revolution will greet another opponent coming off a result that left them wanting for more in the Vancouver Whitecaps, who'll grace the pitch at Gillette Stadium for the first time since 2012.

The game kicks off at 2:00 p.m., and will be televised locally by Comcast SportsNet New England.

Revs fall in Philly

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Lee Nguyen returned from injury, but it wasn't enough to save the Revolution from their second straight defeat. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages/biz)

The New England Revolution are still looking for their first points—and their first goal—of the 2014 season after falling 1-0 to the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.

New York Red Bulls

Petke discusses Red Bulls’ need for creativity, Convey, and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

New York Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke has every right to be frustrated.

The 2013 Supporters Shield champions were battered 4-1 in their opening matchup with the Vancouver Whitecaps. They followed that performance with a generally dominant effort against a young Colorado Rapids side, only to have a questionable penalty call cause them to walk away with just one point.

Sam one of few bright spots for struggling Red Bulls

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By RYAN TOLMICH

The New York Red Bulls have had a rough start to their 2014 season.

It began with a 4-1 beating from the Vancouver Whitecaps in a game in which the Red Bulls never looked like they had a chance. The second game of the season saw a young Colorado Rapids side steal a point at Red Bull Arena.

The MLS Season Is Upon US: Git In RBNY!

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Tomorrow, to be exact. The Red Bulls start the season off @Vancouver (7:30pm ET, MSG2) looking to finally challenge for an MLS Cup. They'll probably be without Henry and Olave, who don't take kindly to turf. They'll also start the season sans a GM, and in the midst of a referee lockout, but that's neither here nor there.

MLS Ticker: Johnson signs DP deal with DCU, Red Bulls announce TV deal, and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

D.C. United has shown Eddie Johnson the money.

Johnson has signed a deal with D.C. United as a Designated Player, the club announced on Thursday. The move was expected almost immediately after Johnson joined D.

Camilo Sanvezzo

Camilo in limbo, Queretaro on shaky ground amid allegations of fraud by team ownership

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By DAN KARELL

Two months ago, Camilo Sanvezzo was earning a nice salary and was a sure starter for the Vancouver Whitecaps after a career year.Now in Mexico with Querétaro, he's found himself struggling to not only overcome an injury, but also receive his paycheck.

Querétaro's economic status took a huge hit on Friday as club ownerAmado Yáñez had his oil services company Oceanografia taken over by the Mexican government following allegations of fraud.

Camilo in limbo, Queretaro on shaky ground amid allegations of fraud by team ownership

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By DAN KARELL

Two months ago, Camilo Sanvezzo was earning a nice salary and was a sure starter for the Vancouver Whitecaps after a career year.Now in Mexico with Querétaro, he's found himself struggling to not only overcome an injury, but also receive his paycheck.

Querétaro's economic status took a huge hit on Friday as club ownerAmado Yáñez had his oil services company Oceanografia taken over by the Mexican government following allegations of fraud.

The Rest

Keane’s winner lifts Galaxy past Whitecaps

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By MARK EDWARD HORNISH

CARSON, Calif. The Vancouver Whitecaps do not love LA. In three years in MLS, and four visits to the Stub Hub Center, the men from British Columbia have never won or tied. They've only found the back of the net once, while conceding 10 goals all time in Los Angeles.

Portland Timbers offense still work in progress in 1 all draw with Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Portland Timbers played their final exhibition match for 2014 to finish up the Rose City Invitational tournament, facing off against their long time rivals from the North, the Vancouver Whitecaps. While the Timbers were able to strike early courtesy of a Will Johnson free kick, they couldn't hold the lead as Vancouver's Sebastian Fernandez tied the score on a penalty kick in the second half.