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Matchday 17 Preview - Welcome To The Jungle!

It’s not everyday you get to attend the first ever match of a brand new football team. Even in Korea it probably only happens maybe once or twice a season so what better way to mark the one-third point of the 48 Club campaign than with the home debut of my new team Seoul E-Land FC. 434 more words


Vancouver Whitecaps and the endless analysis

It must be enormously comforting for Carl Robinson and his team of coaches to know that they have the wonderful resource of the combined tactical knowledge of every newspaper article, blog and podcast that covers the Vancouver Whitecaps. 626 more words

Soccer Shorts

Ex-Whitecap Omar Salgado: 'I was lied to'

Omar Salgado’s time in Vancouver wasn’t the best.

Drafted first overall in 2011, the young striker didn’t see much time under first coach Teitur Thordarson, never settled under second coach Tommy Soehn, suffered repeated foot problems under third coach Martin Rennie and finally lost the plot with final coach Carl Robinson. 629 more words

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Carl Robinson: the Devil's Advocate edition

One year after Carl Robinson became coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps it’s hard to find anybody who has a bad word to say about the Welshman and that’s a fairly impressive achievement for a man who wasn’t even first choice for the job when the vacancy appeared. 819 more words

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Whitecaps 2014; How I learned to stop worrying and love Robbo

The 2014 season represented a remarkable turnaround for the Vancouver Whitecaps. After a frustrating 2013 and what looked like an absolutely disastrous off-season, things were getting worse, not better. 1,114 more words

Whitecaps Season 2014

Can Carl Robinson be better than this year's model?

Terence Trent Darby’s second album, “Neither Fish Nor Flesh (A Soundtrack of Love, Faith, Hope & Destruction)” was an unqualified disaster.

Following his hugely successful debut album, … 595 more words

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Who is Russell Teibert?

He’s a soccer player who plays for the Vancouver Whitecaps. Next question!

Ok, so aside from the obvious, who exactly is the young Canadian?

There are certainly moments during post-game interviews, especially when he speaks about team sprit or the never say die mood of the locker room, when he comes across as a youngster echoing the words of more experienced players (which I guess he is) but he is clearly positioning himself as a leader of the team. 436 more words

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