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MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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Rivalries dominate Week 25 in MLS,and there a few salivating matchupson tap this weekend.

The most notable is the Cascadia Cup as the resurgent Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Both sides met last week withthe Sounders cruised to a 3-1 win.

Vancouver beats Sporting Kansas City in the Champions League

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The Vancouver Whitecaps shutout Sporting Kansas City in an all-MLS encounter at BC Place in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Sporting KC secures home win over Whitecaps with controversial penalty

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As Sporting KC jumped into a first-half lead, second-half controversy led to the team's performance over the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night at Children's Mercy Park.

Jacob Peterson's first-half goalagain set the tone for Sporting KC on Saturday night in the 2-0 win.

MLS Ticker: Valeri, Trusty, Nashville and more

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One of Major League Soccer's biggest stars has extended his contract with his longtime club, while a U.S. youth international has officially signed a Homegrown deal.

The Timbers announced on Wednesday that midfielder Diego Valeri has signed a contract extension.

MLS Ticker: Mullins, Kaka, friendlies and more

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Following the reported trade of Fabian Espindola, D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire a new forward.

D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire forward Patrick Mullins from NYCFC in exchange for an international spot and allocation money.

MLS Ticker: Piatti, Manneh, Pirlo and more

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One of the league's premier playmakers will miss this weekend's action due to suspension, while a pair of young prospects have suffered injuries.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Ignacio Piatti one game for a foul on Portland Timbers defender Alvas Powell.

Techera stunner leads Whitecaps past RSL

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An own goal may have opened the scoring, but an incredible finish from one of the league's smallest players lifted the Vancouver Whitecaps to a vital three points on Wednesday.

Cristian Techera unleashed a thumping long-distance shot, finding the upper corner to lead the Whitecaps to a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in a vital Western Conference clash.

MLS Week 19: A Midweek Look Ahead

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A busy Wednesday night around MLS sees six matches kick off Week 19.

Sporting Kansas City will be looking to continue its impressive recent form against the Chicago Fire, as Peter Vermes' side attempts to extend its unbeaten streak to six matches.

MLS Ticker: Whitecaps, Fagundez, Baah, and more

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A Canadian international has signed with MLS, while a Serie A club is reportedly interested in an MLS midfielder.

The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed Canadian international David Edgar. The defender most recently played for Birmingham City and hadspent his entire career in England prior to the move.

Sjoberg's late header helps Rapids tie Whitecaps

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The Colorado Rapids seemed dead in the water after a late penalty kick gave the Vancouver Whitecaps a lead, but Axel Sjoberg had his say deep into second-half stoppage time.

The Rapidspulled out a 2-2 tie against the Whitecapsat BC PlacefollowingSjoberg's 95th minute equalizer. Kevin Doyle, who got the Rapids on the board earlier in the second half, played provider with time winding down.

MLS Ticker: Mancosu, Drogba, Kaka and more

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The Montreal Impact brought in a reinforcement at striker on Thursday, while the team could be missing Didier Drogba for longer than expected.

The Impact announced the signing of Italian attacker Matteo Mancosu on loan from Serie A side Bologna. The 31-year-old spent the second half of last season with Carpi on loan.

MLS Ticker: Gilberto, Rivero, Tissot and more

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Two South American stars appear set to leave MLS as the summer transfer window continues to heat up.

The Chicago Fire and Gilberto have mutually agreed to terminate the forward's contract, with Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez stating that the Brazilian, "was not able to reach his top form in Major League Soccer," despite his best efforts.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-3 Vancouver Whitecaps

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Philadelphia Union scored first then gave up three straight goals to Vancouver Whitecaps, who left Chester with a 3-2 road victory. It was the Union's first home loss of 2016.

Whitecaps edge Union on the road

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After almost giving the game away against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Union dropped points at home against a quality Western Conference opponent.

The Vancouver Whitecaps captured a 3-2 win on the road against the Union on Saturday, snapping a three-match winless streak for the visitors.

Canadian Championship: Toronto FC 1 – Vancouver Whitecaps 0

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Vancouver will be looking for a second-leg comeback after Toronto shut them out 1-0 to open the Canadian Championship final series.

Revolution earn first road win against Whitecaps

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The New England Revolution picked up their first road victory of the 2016 Major League Soccer campaign on Saturday with a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.

The win was the first in seven road contests for Jay Heaps' side, whose last road triumph came in the 2015 season finale against New York City FC.

Sporting Kansas City

Sporting KC's Champions League Run on Life Support After Abysmal Loss to Vancouver

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Sporting Kansas City's chances of advancing out of their group in the 2016-2017 Champions League took a major hit in Vancouver tonight as Sporting came out completely flat and could never recover as they fell 3-0 on the road to the Whitecaps. The loss drops Kansas City to third in the three team group with one point and a -3 goal difference through their first two games.

CCL Preview: Whitecaps face Sporting KC, FC Dallas travels to Real Esteli

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A Canada vs. America showdown headlines this week's CONCACAF Champions League action

Sporting Kansas City travels north of the border to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps in an all-MLS group C match-up. Elsewhere, FC Dallas will travel down to Nicaragua to face Group H cellar-dwellers Real Esteli.

CCL Match Day 2: Finishing the Road

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Sporting Kansas City close out the road portion of their CCL group play tomorrow night in Vancouver where they'll play their second game in four days against the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place. After a 2-2 draw in Trinidad last week, Sporting KC sit in second place in the group behind Vancouver who have three points after they won 1-0 in Trinidad.

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.

Sporting Climb the Table

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Sporting got some help from other results around the league before they took on the Vancouver Whitecaps late at Children's Mercy Park, and took full advantage claiming a 2-0 win over Vancouver to push them up into fourth place in the Western Conference.

Kansas City controlled the first half of play keeping the Whitecaps pinned back in their own end for long stretches.

Sporting Drawn into Group C for Champions League

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Tonight CONCACAF held their draw for the 2016-2017 CONCACAF Champions League. Sporting Kansas City learned their opponents in this year's competition, they'll face one familiar foe and one brand new opponent. Sporting Kansas City were drawn into Group C for the tournament and will face off against Trinidad and Tobago side Central FC and fellow MLS side, Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Houston Dynamo

Giles Barnes joins Whitecaps after trade with Dynamo

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While Fabian Espindola's stay in Vancouver was brief to say the least, the Whitecaps appear to have found a more permanent option at striker to bolster the team's already dangerous attack.

The Whitecaps acquired forward Giles Barneson Saturday night from the Houston Dynamo in a trade that sent general allocation money and the right of first refusal for Costa Rican defender Keyner Brown to the latter.

Dynamo, Whitecaps play to goal-less draw

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Saturday's clash between the Houston Dynamo and Vancouver Whitecaps was played despite scorching hot temperatures, but the play of the two sides never came close to matching the levels of the weather on the field.

The Dynamo and Whitecaps played to a scoreless draw on Saturday night, with the Canadian side earning their third draw in four games.

Morales, Alex sent off as Dynamo earn tie with Whitecaps

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After losing each of their first six games away from home, the Houston Dynamo earned their first roadpoint of the season on Saturday night in a match that saw each side reduced to 10-men.

A DaMarcus Beasley opener was canceled out by Octavio Rivero's finish in the second half as the Vancouver Whitecaps earned a 1-1 draw against the Dynamo at BC Place.

Fabian Espindola

Whitecaps sell Espindola to Liga MX side Club Nexaca

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Fabian Espindola's stay with the Vancouver Whitecaps was a short one, but the Canadian club successfully earned a transfer fee for the veteran striker.

The Whitecaps announced on Tuesday that Espindola has been sold to Liga MX side Club Nexaca for an undisclosed transfer fee.

Report: Fabian Espindola linked with trade to Whitecaps

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Fabian Espindola is in the midst of another productive MLS season, but it appears the Argentinian forward could be on the move to his fourth MLS club.

Goal USA reported on Wednesday that Espindola is being linked with a trade to the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Canadian Soccer

Will Johnson, TFC stun Whitecaps in Canadian Championship final

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The Vancouver Whitecaps had the match won entering second-half stoppage time, but Will Johnson had different plans for Toronto FC in the Canadian Championship final on Wednesday night.

Despite falling to the Whitecaps, 2-1, TFC pulled out a 2-2 scoreline on aggregate and captured its fifth title in the competition behind Johnson's 95th minute finish.

Giovinco finish guides TFC past Whitecaps in Canadian Championship

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Toronto FC holdsa one-goal advantage after securing a win in the Canadian Championship first leg on Tuesday night at BMO Field.

Sebastian Giovinco fired in the game's only goal in TFC's 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. The game marks TFC's first appearance in a Canadian Championship final since 2014.

TFC, Whitecaps meet in Canadian Championship final

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The 2016 Canadian Championship will be one team's ticket to next season's CONCACAF Champions League, but the two squads meeting on Tuesday have had different paths to the final.

The Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC will meet in the first leg of this year's Canadian Championship final on Tuesday, with both MLS sides looking to create early separation at BMO Field.

Philadelphia Union

Player ratings & analysis: Union 2-3 Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Union midfield is in transition. PSP's Adam Cann breaks down that transition after the Union's 3-2 loss to Vancouver, why the Union are now surrendering so many goals, and why the attack is so exciting to watch.

Union vs Whitecaps quick reference

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Get up to speed on the Union-Whitecaps series history. We've got match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.

The Rest

Earthquakes pick up road win against Whitecaps

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The San Jose Earthquakes failed to win each of their first 12 road matches, but Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins ensured Friday night would be a successful one for a team still in the thick of a playoff race.

Amarikwa and Dawkins each contributed goals on the night, leading the Quakes to a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.

Rapids topple Whitecaps behind Hairston goal, assist

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The Colorado Rapids were in need of a bounce-back performance, and they got just that thanks to the efforts of Marlon Hairston.

Hairston provided the Rapids with a goal and an assist on Saturday, leading the way in a 2-0win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Vancouver wins on the road in the Champions League

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The Vancouver Whitecaps pick up three points on the road in the CONCACAF Champions League and Frank Lampard wins MLS Player of the Week.

Orlando City, Whitecaps split points in back-and-forth tie

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Orlando City battled back from a halftime deficit to earn a valuable point at BC Place against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Cyle Larin's 50th-minute strike allowed the Lions to earn a 2-2 draw with Carl Robinson's Whitecaps, who came back from a one-goal deficit of their own in the first half.

Must-See Goal: Cristian Techera

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Galaxy overcome de Jong dismissal to top Whitecaps

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The LA Galaxy entered Monday's clash with the Vancouver Whitecaps winless in their last seven matches. The performances of the club's biggest names ushered them back into the win column, even as one of them saw redfor another dangerous foul

Robbie Keane provided the opening goal while Steven Gerrard added a pair of assists to lead the Galaxy to a 2-0 victory over the Whitecaps on Tuesday at the StubHub Center.

SBI MLS Team of the Week: Vancouver Whitecaps

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After a rough three-game stretch ofresults, the Vancouver Whitecapsgot a much needed win against one of the Eastern Conference's best teams.

Even after going down early to the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night, the Whitecaps didn't panic, and rattled off three straight goals to give the road team a 3-1 lead.

Rowe Sends Revs to 1st Road Win

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Kelyn Rowe's exquisite volley lifted the Revolution to its first road win of the season as the locals defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia.

With the score level entering the 55th minute, Rowe whipped his right leg around a Teal Bunbury cross at the top of the box, uncorking a shot that eluded the dive of David Ousted to the put the Revolution ahead.