Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Despite his familiarity around MLS and with the Vancouver Whitecaps, Carl Robinson as a head coach is still an unknown quantity.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The 37-year-old Welshman earns his first head coaching gig after serving as an assistant to Martin Rennie for the past two seasons. Robinson's playing career lasted 16 years.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Will Johnson claims the honour after an excellent season at the club level, where he thrived with the Portland Timbers after moving from Real Salt Lake.
Friday, December 6, 2013
The Canadian Soccer Association has revealed the full list of fixtures for the 2014 Amway Canadian Championship. The competition runs from mid-April to early June.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Who wants to watch soccer in the rain and the snow? Major League Soccer has a good thing going with a summer schedule, writes Goal's Martin MacMahon.
Friday, November 29, 2013
The MLS club exercised options on 12 players, passing on the options of four others. Three players, including goalkeeper Stefan Frei and Danny Koevermans, are out of contract.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The head coaching job at the Vancouver Whitecaps remains vacant, but with MLS roster deadlines, the club kept 11 players and left eight others in limbo.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Canada coach John Herdman didn't hold back in his post-match criticism following a scoreless draw with Mexico, stating players trying to break into the squad need to show more.
The Mexicans defended well and limited much higher-ranked Canada's opportunities on Sunday, coming to BC Place and claiming a scoreless draw.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Canada's women take on Mexico on Sunday in Vancouver, but that isn't the big story. Kara Lang and Josée Bélanger are back, and could provide firepower for the 2015 World Cup.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
A 52nd minute strike from A.C. Milan striker Valter Birsa proved the difference Tuesday as Slovenia claimed the win. The result means Canada finishes 2013 without a win.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Benito Floro's men were outplayed and outchanced in a match with 27th ranked Czech Republic Friday, falling 2-0 and remaining winless in 2013.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The Whitecaps are still on the hunt for outgoing head coach Martin Rennie's replacement. Goal's Martin MacMahon breaks down some of the qualities the new man must possess.
Friday, November 8, 2013
A 22-man roster has been assembled by Canada coach Benito Floro for this month's friendlies against the Czech Republic and Slovenia.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Vancouver scored more goals and got more points, but the Western Conference got better. The Whitecaps played better soccer, but their growth didn't keep up with the competition.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The pressure is on for the Vancouver Whitecaps, as it appears they have missed out on hiring one of their top head coaching targets, former Canada boss Frank Yallop.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
The Vancouver Whitecaps' Brazilian star was lethal with his finishing in a 3-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday, scoring a hat trick and claiming the MLS Golden Boot.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
With the Whitecaps failing to make the playoffs, there is much speculation about head coach Martin Rennie's future. Martin MacMahon weighs up the pros and cons of making a change.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
A week of regional glory, silverware, and the coming out party of a young star has given the Whitecaps and their fans hope that the playoffs might be possible, after all.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The 18-year-old Gambian rookie wowed Major League Soccer on Wednesday with a well-taken hat trick that keeps his Vancouver Whitecaps in the playoff hunt.