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Wednesday
Apr022014

Home is Where the Points Are

We are four games into the 2014 MLS season and the Whitecaps are felling opponents with the ease of a lion casually flicking away a mouse. The only exception, and it is such a minor one that it hardly bears mentioning, is games that happen to occur outside of BC Place.

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Thursday
Mar132014

Turning Weakness Into Strength

I have been involved in enough fantasy leagues, hockey pools, and friendly wagers to know that success is fleeting when it comes to games of chance. But on those rare occasions when you are putting chips down and everything keeps coming up Millhouse, all you can do is double down and enjoy the ride.

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Thursday
Mar132014

What's The Score? Week 2

It's a nice view from the top! Big matches this weekend in MLS...

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Wednesday
Mar052014

Whitecaps' Hopes for 2014

Continuing on with our New Year's theme from last week, the Whitecaps season opening is a metaphorical turning of the calendar from one year to the next for the club and its supporters. As is tradition during these types of events, it is a chance for reflection all the while casting an anticipatory look towards the months to come. You often hear...

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Monday
Feb242014

Welcome to the 2014 Season!

Happy New Year! Now, before you judge us for what appears to be a huge delay in spreading good festive wishes, you should know that we are referring to the impending beginning of the Whitecaps season, and not the turn of the calendar year.

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Sunday
Sep012013

Post Game Pint: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Chivas USA

The Whitecaps had come into the game against Chivas on the back of a dreadful run of games that saw them slip and slide down the standings. If they had any designs on making it back into the top five to earn a playoff berth they needed to start...

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Monday
Aug262013

Post Game Pint: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. L.A. Galaxy

It has been a while since I have been able to make a Whitecaps game live at BC Place. We brought our lucky baby to the game in the hopes of replicating the result from last time. Somehow, it wasn't enough.

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Tuesday
Jul092013

Post Game Pint: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Seattle Sounders

One of the most annoying things about the Whitecaps' foray into Major League Soccer the last three years has been the ongoing media reports on "records" for futility that the club currently holds. Since 2011, they have at one point or another been the team that has "never won on the road", or "never beat a Cascadia rival", or "never score won the UEFA Champions League". Yes, I said UEFA. Because that is how ridiculous some of these story arcs are.

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