Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Ben Righetti - May 11, 2022

There are bogey teams. No doubt about that. But have you ever heard of a bogey league? For Vancouver Whitecaps fans, it’s a narrative that is painfully true when referring to the Canadian Premier League. Having never beaten a CPL side in the Canadian Championship, Wednesday’s clash with the Whitecaps and Winnipeg’s Valour FC didn’t […]

Ben Righetti - Apr 3, 2022

Spanning several years, clashes between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Sporting Kansas City have developed into a sort of rivalry. Yes, Vancouver has Seattle and Portland, while Sporting have Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo. But this fixture always feels a bit different. Going way back to 2011, Vancouver clawed back with 3 goals in the […]

CanMNT midfielder Jonathan Osorio bangs a supporters drum at BMO Field

PREVIEW – Jonathan Osorio is the player that is probably most familiar with BMO Field. The Brampton native has played for the CanMNT and Toronto FC since 2013. He is a Brampton native of Colombian ancestry, as both, his parents grew up in Colombia. Jonathan Osorio’s long history at BMO Field ⚽ March 30, 2013: […]

Jay DeMerit USMNT

Jay DeMerit, former USMNT defender, spoke with Rachael Kriger to preview tonight’s USA vs. Mexico tilt, as well as the last Concacaf World Cup Qualifying matches.

Ben Righetti - Mar 12, 2022

A pair of winless MLS teams on a sunny Texas afternoon. What else would you want to hear? Saturday saw the Vancouver Whitecaps travel down to Houston to take on the Dynamo at PNC Stadium. The hosts were yet to score coming into this one, between a 0-0 draw vs Real Salt Lake and a […]

Vancouver and NYCFC
Ben Righetti - Mar 5, 2022

VANCOUVER – It was a beautiful, sunny Saturday afternoon in Vancouver. Perfect for a fixture a long time in the making. Vancouver Whitecaps were a completely different team the last time they played a home opener, with many players, coaches, and front office personnel from 2020 no longer with the team. All square between Vancouver […]

MLS Opening Weekend

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word Radio, your four favorite cohosts are back. We review the MLS Opening Weekend with Thumbs Up, Down, and Sideways. The quartet review the results of CCL Round of 16. Then we discuss the soccer implication of Russia’s aggression and invasion of Ukraine. LWSC Radio: Reviewing […]

Columbus Vancouver
Ben Righetti - Feb 26, 2022

A blank slate. Zeros across the board. The first game of a 34 game grind to reach a chance at glory. MLS Opening Day 2022 has arrived. On a cloudy Ohio Saturday afternoon, the Vancouver Whitecaps and Columbus Crew took to the field to begin their 2022 campaigns. New head coaches, player acquisitions and sales, […]

2022 mls season preview

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, we do a full 2022 MLS Season Preview. The four cohosts predict the results of each conference from 1-14 and give their reasoning. We also guess individual season awards and who will win what trophies. Last Word SC Radio: 2022 MLS Season […]

Vancouver Whitecaps Thomas Hasal MLS 2022
Ben Righetti - Feb 21, 2022

After a turbulent but successful 2021 campaign, the Vancouver Whitecaps are just days away from the start of an optimistic 2022 season.

mls jersey week

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Dan, Rachael, and Harvey team up to recap CCL Leg 1 and talk MLS Jersey Week. They break down their favorite new jerseys in 2022, no not the state, the kits. Last Word SC Radio: MLS Jersey Week Broken up into three categories, […]

Vancouver Whitecaps FC midfielder Janio Bikel dribbles the ball
Ben Righetti - Jan 18, 2022

It’s that time of year again as the Whitecaps training camp has started. It’s raining in Vancouver. Still cold, don’t be fooled by that, however, no snow is on the ground at the National Soccer Development Center. The first week of training camp is upon us, in an offseason that has flown by. The Vancouver […]

mls new year's resolutions

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Happy New Year! This week on Last Word SC radio, the four cohosts get together to discuss MLS New Year’s Resolutions. We go through every MLS team, including Charlotte FC, to given them a resolution to be better at in ’22. Matt also runs through the last few weeks of […]

mls conference semifinals

PODCAST – What’s up Internet and Happy Thanksgiving Eve! This week on Last Word SC Radio, Harvey and Matt get together to talk about the MLS Cup Playoffs. We recap the first round and look ahead to the MLS Conference Semifinals. In the Round Table, we predict results of the coming playoff games and discuss […]

Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Vanni Sartini’s guarantee of victory over Sporting KC didn’t come to fruition. In fact, it didn’t come close to being true. It was Sporting KC early and often, as they saw out a 3-1 win against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Sporting KC sends Whitecaps home Sporting Kansas City was winless in games […]

Vancouver Whitecaps FC goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau saves a shot on goal at PayPal Park
Ben Righetti - Nov 19, 2021

ANALYSIS – In a season like no other for the Vancouver Whitecaps, the team has found themselves on a plane to Kansas City in late November for an MLS Playoffs fixture. If the journey to this point wasn’t as complicated and unique, I wouldn’t be writing this article. I would relate to the consistency, the […]

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Rob Jalón - May 11, 2022

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