VISL Upcoming Matches – Cup Time!

-submitted by Vince Greco It is Sir John Jackson Cup weekend fast approaching! This weekend will feature the 1/4  Finals. Here is what is on tap with 4 games that could be potential beauties;   Nanaimo D1 Saturday Mar 3, 7:00 PM Merle Logan Cowichan D1   Gorge D1 Friday March 2, 7:00 PM Hampton […]

BC Soccer News, Monday, February 26, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS Whitecaps acquire centre-back Jose Aja from Orlando City – Sportsnet The Vancouver Whitecaps acquired centre-back Jose Aja from Orlando City in exchange for $125,000 in targeted allocation money, the club announced on Saturday. Caps acquire Jose Aja from Orlando as Tim Parker rumors continue – Eighty-Six Forever As rumors of […]

VISL Weekend Results: Jackson Cup & Divisional Play

-submitted by Vince Greco While most of the Province was shut down because of snow, we here on the Island were fortunate enough to get 75% of our scheduled games in. We were busy with some Cup play as well as some Division 1 & Division 2 regular season games that determined important placements within. […]

BC Soccer News, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS ‘Caps face Galaxy in closed-door scrimmage Wednesday at StubHub – Whitecaps FC Vancouver Whitecaps FC continue their preseason schedule on Wednesday against LA Galaxy in a closed-door scrimmage at StubHub Center Field #1. Romain Alessandrini has won over Galaxy with his play, now eyes more wins – LA Times After […]

BC Soccer News, Monday, February 19, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS Blondell, Reyna star as ‘Caps, LAFC draw in high-scoring preseason affair – Whitecaps FC Yordy Reyna and Anthony Blondell each registered a brace for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in a 4-4 draw against expansion side Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) on Sunday afternoon on the UCLA campus. LAFC rallies in second […]

VISL – Jackson Cup results – 1st round

-submitted by Vince Greco The Sir John Jackson Cup lived up to expectations.  It provided several great games, a couple expected results, and a couple upsets. Below is how it all played out.   -In what I believe may have been the best game of the year to this point, Nanaimo defeated Westcastle. -After an […]

BC Soccer News, Weekend, February 16-18, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS Tables turned for Whitecaps’ Marinovic as he enters 2018 as starting GK – MLS When the Vancouver Whitecaps announced the signing of goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic last July, the addition raised a few eyebrows. Vancouver Whitecaps 2018 season preview –SN The 2018 team looks to have added some serious firepower on […]

VISL – Opening Round – Sir John Jackson Cup

-submitted by Vince Greco The first competition was in the 1914/1915 season – that trophy and competition is still going strong 100+ years later. Other than a couple war years, the trophy and competition is still the grandest of competitions on the Island for local amateur soccer! 3 entry round games have taken place, we […]

BC Soccer News, Wednesday, February 14, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS Aly Ghazal targets good Whitecaps start and Egypt World Cup success – The Province The last time Egypt was in the World Cup, Aly Ghazal wasn’t even a glint in his parents’ eyes. The Truth Hurts: Iwaki FC Manager Hits the Nail on the Head with Caps Critique – Eighty-Six […]

BC Soccer News, Tuesday, February 13, 2018

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS & MLS NEWS Episode 243 – The AFTN Soccer Show (Man The Barricades with guests Stefan Marinovic, Justin Fiddes, and Lucas Stauffer) – AFTN Vancouver Whitecaps’ week and a bit in the sun is over. They’re at least coming back to a bright orb in the sky but the temperatures may feel a […]