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Saturday March 28

FVSL: Packenham Cup Final
Abbotsford United vs Aldergrove United
5:00pm Port Moody TC Turf

sunday march 29

VMSL: Imperial Cup Final United
2:30pm Trillium Park
West Van FC vs EDC Burnaby
The heavily-favoured Premier Division champions--West Van FC--will face the very talented EDC Burnaby in what is expected to be a very entertaining match.

VISL: Jackson Cup Final
Saanich FC vs Cowichan Fusion
2:30pm Royal Athletic Park

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LIWSA: Terry Price Cup
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Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers
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Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Orlando City SC
4:30pm TSN 1410 TSN1

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Whitecaps FC 2 vs Toronto FC II
3:00pm Thunderbird Stadium, UBC

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Surrey United Premier 3-0 North Shore Renegades
Metro Women's Soccer League Premier Division - March 22, 2015 - Cloverdale Athletic Park, Surrey, BC
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BC Soccer Web teams up with Pacific Soccer Coaching Conference
As part of our future commitment to providing the best tools and resources to grassroots soccer, BC Soccer Web is pleased to announce that we have teamed up with the Pacific Soccer Coaching Conference. This groundbreaking event takes place June 5th through 7th at the Fortius Sport & Health complex in Burnaby, BC. Read more...

friday, march 27, 2015

Preview: Whitecaps begin defence of the Cascadia Cup Saturday against Portland Timbers
Home sweet home. After trips to Chicago and Orlando, Vancouver Whitecaps FC (2W-1L-0D) return to BC Place this weekend to kick off their defence of the Cascadia Cup against rival Portland Timbers (0W-0L-3D). Kickoff for Saturday’s match is set for 5 p.m. PT at BC Place. Whitecaps FC

Depleted 'Caps prepare for Portland
00:19Already missing several players to injury and international duty, Vancouver to face the Timbers without suspended pair Kekuta Manneh and Diego Rodriguez. Goal

Three storylines to watch ahead of Saturday’s Cascadia clash with the Timbers at BC Place
“We’re down to the bare bones,” Carl Robinson said at training this week. “The majority of the squad will be used this weekend.” He’s not wrong. Whitecaps FC

Short-staffed Whitecaps await Timbers
As the Vancouver Whitecaps look to build on the two-match win streak they’ve brought home with them, they’ll be doing it a little shorthanded. Between suspensions, injuries and those away for international duty, at least a half-dozen players or more won’t be available for Saturday’s Cascadia Cup clash against the Portland Timbers at BC Place. 24 Hours

Carl Robinson believes Octavio Rivero "can be better" after solid start to season
Vancouver Whitecaps’ key priority this offseason was to find themselves a goalscorer. With three goals in his first three MLS matches, it looks like they got one in Octavio Rivero. Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson was first alerted to Rivero last June and made him his No. 1 transfer target for the offseason. MLS

No contest: Octavio Rivero's stoppage-time winner vs. Orlando crowned MLS Goal of the Week No contest: Octavio Rivero's stoppage-time winner vs. Orlando crowned MLS Goal of the Week
The latest MLS Goal of the Week race is run, and it wasn't a particularly close one.  Vancouver Whitecaps FC's Uruguayan striker Octavio Rivero is this week's champ, as his diving, flicked, ingenious, last-gasp header to beat Orlando City SC in stoppage time cruised to an easy victory with more than half the total votes cast. Whitecaps FC

Whitecaps defender suspended 2 games for violent conduct
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Diego Rodriguez was suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount by MLS on Thursday for violent conduct toward Orlando City defender Aurelien Collin. CBC

The Second Coming (WCFC2)
The Thundercaps play their first game of their inaugural season this Sunday against the Seattle Sounders. Follow all the action here at EightySix Forever! 86Forever

Everything to play for in Utah
Toronto FC will be missing several integral members of their squad on Sunday. Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore are away on international duty. Justin Morrow is suspended after his appeal was denied. Steven Caldwell hasn’t trained this week and will almost certainly not be available on Sunday. Toronto FC

Toronto FC II signs Marcos Nunes
Toronto FC II announced Friday that the club has signed midfielder Marcos Nunes to a USL contract. “We are pleased to sign another player that has spent time in our Academy and continues to grow as a professional football player,” said Toronto FC II Head Coach Jason Bent. “He has experienced some success early in his young career while playing at Humber. We have no doubt Marcos will be a welcomed addition to the team.” Toronto FC

Montreal Impact vs. Orlando City SC | MLS Match Preview
The Montréal Impact make their league home debut for 2015 against another recent MLS arrival, when they face expansion side Orlando City SC on Saturday afternoon at Olympic Stadium. The Impact are still looking to break into the goals column in league play this season, coming off a scoreless draw at New England last weekend. MLS

Kaká: The Greatest player to ever play against the Montreal Impact?
Is Kaká the greatest player to ever play in MLS? I will not make any new fans with that but here’s why I think he is! Mount Royal Soccer

From RSL Homegrown striker to Montreal Impact's everyday left back, Donny Toia climbs MLS mountain
Left back has been a problem position for the Montreal Impact since 2007. Donny Toia has heard. Some teammates and coaches have told him about the struggles the Impact have endured at that position since Mauricio Vincello left the then-second-division outfit, more than seven years ago. MLS

Louis Béland-Goyette to play with FC Montreal this season
The Montreal Impact announced on Thursday that midfielder Louis Béland-Goyette has been removed from the first team’s roster and added to FC Montreal’s roster for the 2015 season in USL. Montreal Impact

Sounders' depth will be tested in first road match of the season
Earlier this week, a heap of young players had the chance to represent Sounders FC in the team’s international friendly against Club Tijuana. Some of them may get another chance on Saturday night against FC Dallas. Seattle Sounders FC

It’s MLS or the highway for American soccer
Yesterday marked the announcement of Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) making the big move from the NASL up to MLS for the 2018 season. Prompting articles numbering the days to NASL’s 2nd Division implosion. . Minneapolis/St. Paul is a signifcant market for MLS to claim. Getting MNUFC could certainly weaken the NASL, no doubt about it. World Soccer Talk

Ottawa Fury sign ex-TFC midfielder de Guzman
The Ottawa Fury of the North American Soccer League have signed Canadian International midfielder Julian de Guzman. Most recently the former Toronto FC designated player had been on trial with the Columbus Crew of MLS. The 34-year-old from Toronto spent the 2013-14 season with Skoda Xanthi in the Greek Superleague. Sportsnet

Ottawa Fury FC 2015 Season Preview
t’s not long before Ottawa Fury FC kick off their sophomore season in the North American Soccer League, starting on the road in Carolina. The Fury squad are over halfway through their preseason schedule, which includes wins against FC Montreal and Toronto FC II. RedNation

Eddies Handed 2-1 Loss in Preseason to Rowdies
In FC Edmonton’s second match of the 2015 preseason training camp, the side fell 2-1 to fellow North American Soccer League (NASL) side Tampa Bay Rowdies after 90 minutes at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. 

North American Soccer League Announces Global Agreement With ESPN
The North American Soccer League (NASL) has expanded its relationship with ESPN going into the 2015 season, announcing Thursday that a minimum of 120 league matches will be carried live on ESPN3, ESPN Play, and ESPN Player in 75 different countries. NASL

Sick of MLS? Watch NASL in Canada in 2015
The Ottawa Fury and FC Edmonton will be easier to watch in Canada this year thanks to a streaming deal announced yesterday. All Fury FC, and Edmonton home matches will be legally streamed to Canadians. The majority of their road matches will be shown as well. 24th Minute

The Maple Leaf Forever! 2015 North American Soccer League Preview
It’s hard to view the upcoming NASL season dispassionately. Many fans have feared that, with their high spending, worldwide ambitions, and superior media profile, the New York Cosmos would become bigger than the league just as they did in the 1980s. But last year they were beaten in the regular season, didn’t get into the Soccer Bowl, and the world was instead treated to a marvelous tilt between founding NASL member Fort Lauderdale and high-profile expansion team San Antonio. MapleLeafeForever

Lakehill Soccer Association - Request for Proposals - Club Technical Service Provision
Lakehill Soccer Association has been in existence for 59 years and provides soccer programming for players ages 4 up to seniors (Over-70’s). Current club membership is almost 800 youth and over 100 seniors. The club is soliciting proposals to provide technical director services and deliver a systematic, progressive, club-wide approach that will create the best possible environment for the development of all Lakehill Soccer Association players and coaches. PDF Document

Eagle kicks soccer ball around North Vancouver pitch
A rather unusual player swooped on to the soccer field in North Vancouver on Monday night. The Mountain United Youth 13 team were holding a training session at Sutherland Secondary School when an eagle landed on the field. Global

youth soccer

Stelly's Stingers take aim at high school girls soccer title
As hosts of both the triple-A Island and B.C. championships in May, the Stelly’s Stingers would love nothing more than to be in the hunt for both senior girls soccer competitions. Times Colonist

Whitecaps FC launch 2015 Camps
Vancouver Whitecaps FC have announced their camp schedule for the summer of 2015. The club will be offering three types of camps for boys and girls U-6 to U-16 at locations throughout BC and Western Canada!  Players and parents can choose from Skills Camps for all levels, Prospects Camps for motivated players, and Specialty Camps which include Fantasy and theme camps. Whitecaps FC

university soccer

Five Surrey United players join UBC men's soccer
The UBC Thunderbirds are proud to introduce their latest men's soccer recruits, a group of five young men from the Surrey United club program. Defender Manraj Bains, midfielder Matteo Bordignon, midfielder Kerman Pannu, defender/midfielder Darren Rulofs and goalkeeper Aman Thind will all don the blue and gold, starting next season. UBC

canada soccer

Canada waits on World Cup qualifying foe as Dominica and BVI square off
Shane Marshall's taxi has been parked for the week. The 43-year-old Marshall is attending to his other job — manager of the Dominica soccer team. Dominica kicks off a two-game series against the British Virgin Islands on Thursday, with the winner advancing to play Canada. Canada.com

Canadian women up to eighth in FIFA rankings
Canada's women's national soccer team has moved up one spot to eighth in the latest FIFA World Rankings. The Canadians moved up based on its strong result at the recent Cyprus Cup, where the team made the tournament final before losing to sixth-ranked England. TSN

fifa women's world cup canada 2015

Football surface seminar highlights maintenance techniques
The National Organising Committee (NOC) has organised a three-day working seminar that will ensure optimal playing conditions at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. The seminar highlighted maintenance techniques and requirements for FIFA 2 Star Recommended football turf.

71 days to go
Born in 1971, Kristine Lilly is the most capped player in FIFA Women's World Cup™ history, having played in 30 matches for USA across five competitions, including China PR 1991 and USA 1999 when the Stars and Stripes were crowned world champions. FIFA

south of the 49th

Vogts handed USA role
Berti Vogts has been appointed as a technical advisor to the USA national team. The 68-year-old won the 1974 FIFA World Cup™ with West Germany as a player and as coach guided the united Germany the UEFA EURO 96 title. Vogts has also been in charge of Bayer Leverkusen, Kuwait, Scotland, Nigeria and, until last year, Azerbaijan. FIFA

US women's goalie Hope Solo starts blog, recounts her suspension and says she's in therapy
U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she used her 30-day suspension from the squad to "reassess my life and career" and has entered therapy. Solo launched a personal blog this week to share thoughts about herself and the national team as it prepares for the 2015 World Cup in Canada. Canada.com

canadians abroad

Canadian International Piette finding his feet in Spain
After several years plying his trade in Germany, one of Canada’s top young players, Samuel Piette, now finds himself following in the footsteps of one of the Canadian National Team’s most capped players in Spain. The 20 year old midfielder signed last August with Deportivo La Coruna, the club at which Canadian Men’s National Team veteran Julian de Guzman previously made his mark as the first Canadian to play in La Liga. RedNation

world football

Chelsea fans to fight banning orders for Paris incident
Five Chelsea fans will contest the implementation of football banning orders for their suspected involvement in an incident where a black man was blocked from boarding a subway train in Paris. The fans attended a magistrates' court in London on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing after being served with summons by police, who are applying for banning orders to be imposed. CBC

Gotta See It: Messi meets tallest NBA player ever
One is a giant on the pitch and the other was a literal giant on the court. Lionel Messi, who is five-foot-seven, got to meet Gheorghe Muresan, one of the tallest NBA players in history at seven-foot-seven after the Wizards and Pacers game on Wednesday. It made for an incredible, jaw-dropping photo. Sportsnet

thursday, march 26, 2015

Editor: Updates may be limited today due to planned power interruptions for Hydro maintenance.

Manneh issued one-game suspension
The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced today that Vancouver Whitecaps FC forward Kekuta Manneh has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for serious foul play that endangered the safety of an opponent in the 65th minute of the game against Orlando City SC on March 21. Whitecaps FC

Whitecaps FC add striker Robert Earnshaw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced on Wednesday that the club has signed experienced striker Robert Earnshaw - pending receipt of his international transfer certificate. Per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whitecaps FC

What's behind Vancouver's recent road success?
One integral aspect to success in Major League Soccer is, without a doubt, the ability to pick up results on the road. That often proved a struggle for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in their early days in the league. But after failing to pick up a single road victory in their debut season, it's an aspect of their game that has continued to improve year after year. Whitecaps FC

BC Soccer's 2015 High Performance Programming
very successful Preliminary Project took place earlier in the year in January which will be followed up by phase one in May and phase two in June.    The program will continue to be based around the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League Schedule (BCSPL) and will provide a platform for high-performance youth players to be assessed by Vancouver Whitecaps FC BC Soccer Coaching Staff and Canada National Team scouts. BC Soccer

Canada already thinking of 2026 men's World Cup, saying it has the goods
Canada will still be thinking World Cup once the women's showcase tournament ends July 5. The Canadian Soccer Association will then turn its attention to the 2026 men's World Cup. The CSA has already gone on the record in declaring its interest in hosting the men's event, which last took place in CONCACAF, which covers North and Central America and the Caribbean, in 1994 in the U.S. Canada.com

the local game

Cowichan LMG crashes the party
Cowichan LMG head coach Glen Martin suspects that his team is effectively crashing the Vancouver Island Soccer League's party by making the final of the 100th Jackson Cup tournament. "I don't think they wanted us in there," he speculated. Cowichan Valley Citizen

Prospect Lake women add cup win to perfect season
This Lake runs deep. Prospect Lake continued its mastery of the Lower Island Women’s Soccer League Premiership by recording the regular-season and Terry Price Cup double for the third consecutive year. Times Colonist

wednesday, march 25, 2015

Vancouver, Edmonton set for new artificial turf for Women's World Cup
The ruckus over the use of artificial turf at the Women's World Cup may not have sparked a switch to grass. But it has likely played a part in improving some of the tournament turf. Changes to the surface at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium had already been announced. B.C. Place Stadium, whose turf drew the ire of German players among others, is also getting a new surface in time for the summer tournament. TSN

Whitecaps FC add striker Robert Earnshaw
“I’m very excited to officially join Whitecaps FC and be a part of this great organization,” said Earnshaw. “The club has treated me well since I’ve been here. I’m thrilled to help the team continue to progress, while bringing enjoyment and passion to my new team.” Whitecaps FC

Portland Timbers could be down another two players in Saturday's match against the Vancouver Whitecaps
Portland Timbers midfielder Jack Jewsbury is being evaluated for a concussion.  Jewsbury was hit in the head with a ball during last Saturday's match against Sporting Kansas City and was exhibiting concussion symptoms after the game, Timbers coach Caleb Porter said. OregonLive

Training report: Flores' first session, injury updates, and more
It’s been a long two weeks for Whitecaps FC.  “It was like trains, planes, and automobiles getting there on Thursday and Friday,” said Whitecaps FC head coach Carl Robinson. “Everything that you could possibly imagine going wrong did go wrong.” Whitecaps FC

'Caps could be reeling without Rivero
Granted, it’s early, but Vancouver could be sitting with just two points through three matches and in seventh spot in the ultra-tough Western Conference. Instead, because of Rivero’s late-game heroics, Vancouver has six points and is in third place. 24 Hours

Vancouver Whitecaps point to ability to defend, counter for improved form away from home
One integral aspect to success in MLS is, without a doubt, the ability to pick up results on the road. That often proved a struggle for the Vancouver Whitecaps in their early days in the league. But after failing to pick up a single road victory in their debut season, it's an aspect of their game that has continued to improve year after year. MLS

WFC2 add two local players and Spanish international
Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced today that goalkeeper Mark Village and midfielders Victor Blasco and Sahil Sandhu have been added to the club’s inaugural Whitecaps FC 2 (WFC2) roster for the 2015 USL season. Whitecaps FC

Montreal Impact rookie Cameron Porter out for season
The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that rookie forward Cameron Porter will undergo surgery on his left knee to repair an ACL tear and is expected to be out approximately nine to 12 months. CBC

Impact forward Porter to undergo ACL surgery
The Montreal Impact announced on Tuesday that rookie forward Cameron Porter will undergo surgery on his left knee to repair an ACL tear and is expected to be out approximately nine to 12 months. TSN

Toronto FC struggles to replace battered backline
Defenders Steven Caldwell and Damien Perquis join the list of players injured or on international duty, giving TFC limited options for Sunday’s game in Utah. Toronto Star

TFC will rely on Moore, Warner and others against RSL
At the very least Toronto FC will be missing two starters on Sunday against Real Salt Lake. That number could grow to five depending on the league’s decision on Justin Morrow’s appeal and the health of Damien Perquis and Steven Caldwell. The writing is on the wall for the Reds this weekend. Toronto FC

MLS deserves praise for explaining why Morrow’s red card wasn’t rescinded
Major League Soccer is regularly criticized over its lack of transparency; allocation money, draws held to assign players to teams, we’re not even 100 per cent sure of the roster rules governing the 2015 season because, well, they haven’t been posted by the league as of yet. So, when the league does make itself more transparent, it deserves to be pointed out — and lauded. The11

Toronto FC owners to buy Parma?
It’s reported the group interested in buying up Parma is also behind Toronto FC and the Toronto Raptors. Parma were declared bankrupt last week and placed under administration, able to see out the season – it is hoped – due to a €5m bailout package agreed by the Lega Serie A. Football Italia

Sounders FC earns 2-2 draw against Club Tijuana in international friendly
Playing its ninth international friendly in club history on Tuesday night, Sounders FC came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against first-place Liga MX side Club Tijuana at CenturyLink Field. Lamar Neagle and Andy Rose supplied the goals for Seattle, as Sigi Schmid’s side used the midweek exhibition as a tune-up match following an MLS bye week. Seattle Sounders FC

New York City FC's Frank Lampard eager to duel former England mate, LA Galaxy star Steven Gerrard
“August 23! It's at their place,” Lampard told ESPNFC this week. “A day after my [older] daughter's birthday, so I should know. I think it is great for the league. I have said before, the league is really coming on. People in Europe at the top leagues are talking about it.” MLS

Major League Soccer awards expansion team to Minnesota that will begin play in 2018
Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday that Minnesota has been awarded an expansion team that will begin play in 2018. The new club will be owned by a Minnesota ownership group led by Dr. Bill McGuire, and the team will play in a new soccer-specific stadium in downtown Minneapolis. MLS

History, MLS connections and Minnesota United today: The lowdown on soccer in the Twin Cities
Though the arrival of MLS in Minnesota will mark a new era for soccer in the state, support for the game has existed for decades. From the big crowds of the late 1970s heyday to the championship team of 2011, soccer in the North Star State has often rewarded a strong following with on-field success.

Poll: Where should MLS expand next?
MLS commissioner Don Garber on Wednesday will announce that the league has granted an expansion team to Minneapolis. Poll: Where should MLS expand next? - Sportsnet.ca What city should get the next MLS team? Where should the league expand? Sportsnet

S2's Rossi Named Player of the Week
Seattle Sounders FC 2 midfielder Pablo Rossi has been voted the USL Player of the Week for the opening week of the 2015 season, after a performance that saw him score once and add an assist as S2 took a 4-2 victory against Sacramento Republic FC. USL

The First USL Match with an MLS Feel
While the first ever United Soccer League match between two Major League Soccer reserve squads ended in an anti-climatic 0-0 draw, fans were treated to exactly what they wanted. A mix of talented youngsters and savvy veterans graced the field as the Los Angeles Galaxy II and the Real Monarchs SLC opened their 2015 campaigns. Prost Amerika

Houston Dynamo partnering with NBA D-League franchise to form USL team for 2016 season
Houston Dynamo President Chris Canetti is currently working on a partnership with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League to create a USL franchise for the 2016 season. The intent is for Houston to control soccer operations while the McAllen-based basketball organization handles the business side. MLS

Ottawa Fury reach out to youth with free tickets
Ottawa Fury have announced the launch of The Fury Fanatics, a program designed as allowing local youth soccer players free access to all Ottawa Fury home games.  The program will reach out to local Ottawa and Gatineau youth soccer programs, giving all players of participating clubs, aged 14 and under, Ottawa Fury lanyards with free electronic tickets attached. RedNation

the local game

Newly-crowned VMSL Premier Division champions West Van FC advance to Imperial Cup Final (Photo: Monique Lamoureaux)Newly-crowned VMSL Premier Division champions West Van FC advance to Imperial Cup Final
he newly-crowned Premier Division champions—West Van FC—advanced to next week’s Imperial Cup final by disposing of the visiting Croatia SC by an impressive 6-0 margin in a match played on Friday evening at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver.

canada soccer

Para Soccer Team ramping up preparations for World Championships
Training is really shifting into high gear for Canada’s Para Soccer Team as players and staff worked hard through a tough training camp that just wrapped up in Toronto on Monday. The group is getting ready for the 2015 CP Football World Championship in England. Canada Soccer

fifa women's world cup canada 2015

73 days to go
73,680 was the crowd for the opening game of the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011™. The tournament hosts delighted the locals in Berlin’s Olympiastadion with a 2-1 victory over 2015 hosts Canada, a game which also saw Christine Sinclair suffer a broken nose. FIFA

world football

The greatness of Messi and Ronaldo era
They say greatness lasts forever but eventually we all just become witnesses with memories. As TSN's Kristian Jack writes, together Messi and Ronaldo continue to provide us with some wonderful material and for that we all need to be eternally grateful because times such as this do not come around too often. TSN

Japan boss Halilhodzic ruffling feathers
New Japan manager Vahid Halilhodzic does things his way, no matter what or who is daring, or foolish, enough to stand in his path. Sportsnet

Broken windows and a sibling rivalry
Like most brothers and sisters, Sandra and Manfred Starke had their sibling rivalries while growing up in the Namibian capital, Windhoek. But they had a somewhat unusual way of dealing with it: Their way encompassed a ball, two goals, plenty of action and a game of football. FIFA

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All good things come to an end, as in due course will my more than ten year stewardship of this website. This April, site ownership and editorial responsibility for The BC Soccer Web will transfer to Bill Currie; a great friend of the game, soccer aficionado and valued friend of mine. I know the site will be in capable, caring hands and we can all look forward to his imaginative, enthusiastic and informed input. Read more...

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