BC Soccer News – April 27, 2015


PHOTO GALLERY: MLS – Whitecaps FC 1 DC United 2 – BC Soccer Web
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Mistakes cost Whitecaps dearly against UnitedWhitecaps Fan Blog
The league leading Vancouver Whitecaps hosted DC United, who had won their last four matches.
Whitecaps Lose Laba, The Game vs. D.C. UnitedEighty-Six Forever
In front of 21,000-strong at BC Place, Vancouver turn in another shockingly poor effort by giving up goals and cards after an early lead
The Good, The Average and The Bad: Gantar Rules the DC/VWFC Universe EditionAFTN
It’s some turnaround. Vancouver Whitecaps’ form away from home is making up for the points they’re dropping at home.
Dempsey makes difference again as Sounders nip TimbersThe News Tribune
Clint Dempsey has had his share of success against many MLS teams, but he has become particular poison to the Portland Timbers.
Portland Timbers’ defensive effort at rival Seattle Sounders goes to waste as attack falls flatMLS
One could even say that Portland had the better of the chances – especially in the second half
Garber talks MLS allocation rules, expansion, more in roundtableSI.com
If you thought MLS might see a period of tranquility after a run of near-constant expansion, think again.
Toronto FC deliver rock solid performance in win over Orlando – Red Nation Online
With Kaka and company still looking for their first win at home and the Reds on a four game losing streak, both Eastern Conference sides went into this one with plenty of motivation to come away with all three points.
Galaxy slow tempo in draw with Red BullsGoal
The New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy split a point Sunday at Red Bull Arena in a match where the visitor repelled pressure from the host to secure the 1-1 result.


Earnshaw scores for Whitecaps FC 2 in 1-1 draw with Cascadia rivals Sounders FC 2Whitecaps FC
After scoring in his first-team debut last month, the veteran striker did the same for Whitecaps FC 2
USL Match Report: WFC2 1 – 1 S2Eighty-Six Forever
WFC2, who were resoundingly beaten 4-0 by the Seattle Sounders FC2 on opening day, were intent on setting the record straight against their Cascadia rivals.
S2 draws 1-1 with Vancouver Seattle Times
S2 drew 1-1 with Vancouver as Nick Miele netted Seattle’s only goal midway through the first half.


Why all of Major League Soccer wants victory for Montreal ImpactThe Telegraph
MLS will gain the global credibility it craves if Montreal defeat Club America at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday and the entire league is dreaming of glory
CONCACAF denies Impact appeal; Bush to miss second leg of CCL finalSBI
Evan Bush has led the Montreal Impact in goal since the beginning of the CONCACAF Champions League, but he will miss out on the final and most crucial game of the tournament.
Club America and Chivas Guadalajara draw in Mexico’s Super ClasicoESPN FC
Chivas were the better side in Mexico’s Super Clasico against Club America, but couldn’t turn possession into goals.


Canada names 23-payer selection for FIFA Women’s World CupCanada Soccer
After years of preparations and planning, Head Coach John Herdman has the start line in sight – the opening game against China PR on Saturday 6 June at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB – and has selected a mix of veteran and youth players to take on the world.
Pan Am Soccer draw set: Canadian men to tackle BrazilToronto Star
The women’s team opens up July 11 against Costa Rica, while the men’s squad takes on Brazil.
Canada’s Summer Of Soccer Hosting Is Just Around The CornerForbes
This summer Canada plays a role in hosting three international tournaments which, if not unprecedented, certainly happens rarely.


B.C. Provincial Cup – And Then There Were Four – BC Soccer Web
It’s crunch time in the BC Provincial Cup, and teams from three provincial senior men’s leagues still have all to play for.

PHOTO GALLERY: ICST Pegasus 2 Inter FC 3, April 24, 2015 – BC Soccer Web
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Fury squander chances in loss to StrikersRed Nation Online
Ottawa Fury fell 3-1 at home to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Saturday afternoon, their second 3-1 loss in four days.


Bayern Munich: Pep Guardiola’s side win club’s 25th German titleBBC
Bayern Munich won their third straight Bundesliga title thanks to Wolfsburg’s 1-0 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Italian football leaders should present a united front over crowd trouble  – The Guardian
Violent crowd behaviour is a deep-rooted problem in Serie A.
The Premier League is still not following its own concussion protocols Soccer Gods
The latest example came in North London on Sunday when David Ospina clattered into Oscar.
Soccer flowers in Detroit – Howler Magazine
“Twenty years ago, if you played soccer, you were still the nerd. Now, people who played are growing up and having kids. It’s second nature to them.”

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