90Plus Podcast: Episode 40 – Jay Demerit interview + first glimpse at preseason

Jay DeMerit Whitecaps

Podcast – Welcome Vancouver Whitecaps FC fans to Episode 40 of the 90Plus Podcast. This week on the show, the guys bring on former Whitecaps and Watford captain Jay Demerit to talk about his career, journey to the World Cup, his friendship with Elton John and more.

90Plus Podcast – Jay Demerit interview + First Glimpse at Preseason

This is the 90Plus Podcast, where Ben Righetti and Sebastian Pereira talk and cover everything Whitecaps related. A podcast bringing listeners news, game recaps, analysis, and more surrounding Vancouver.

In this week’s episode, Ben and Sebastian sit down with former Whitecaps captain Jay Demerit to talk about his career. The Wisconsin native spent more than 3 years in Vancouver, before retiring after a stellar decade long career. Before the Demerit interview (at 16:12), the guys give their thoughts on the first week of Whitecaps training camp, as well as the club’s decision to go after Bruno Gaspar of Sporting Lisbon. After the interview, Ben and Sebastian also analyze the club’s new “hoop” jersey, as well as review the other new 2021 MLS jerseys.

About 90Plus:

90Plus Podcast can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Podbean, as well as the podcast’s Twitter and Instagram @90PlusPodcast, and the hosts’ Twitter profiles at @RighettiBen and @Sebastianp74. Check out the most recent 90Plus Podcast episode here.

About the hosts:

Ben Righetti covers the Vancouver Whitecaps for Last Word, as well as for the 90Plus Podcast. 2021 will be Ben’s second season covering the team, despite having watched them since joining the MLS in 2011. A recent graduate of BCIT’s Broadcast and Online Journalism program, Ben wishes to one day cover the game at the highest level. His love for all sports has also landed his a job working with the BC Lions in the CFL, as well as other various freelance work, however nothing will top the beautiful game.

Sebastian Pereira covers the Whitecaps for World Football Index, and is entering his second year of coverage. A fellow student of the BCIT Broadcast and Online Journalism program, Sebastian aims to cover the sport at a top level. Born in Colombia, Sebastian has always loved watching and following soccer, with some of his favourite memories being his country’s deep run in the 2014 World Cup, and Liverpool winning both the Champions League and Premier League in 2019/20.


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