Vancouver Whitecaps Fc Vancouver Tickets
Vancouver Whitecaps FC is a professional soccer club based in Vancouver, which competes in North America’s premier soccer league, the MLS. An expansion franchise, the Whitecaps are the seventeenth team to join the MLS and currently play in the league’s Western Conference. The Whitecaps had a fairly successful 2015 and reached the conference semifinals. They will look to do even better in this season and perhaps go all the way to the MLS Cup final. To catch the Whitecaps live in action, as they take on the MLS roster at the BC Place Stadium, get your Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver tickets today.
The Vancouver Whitecaps name has traditionally been associated with Canadian soccer and the current MLS franchise the third team to play under this name. The current franchise replaced the USSF Division 2 team which used the same name, though the owners of the two franchises are the same.
The Whitecaps played their first official season in the MLS in 2011. This was the first time since 1984 that the Whitecaps team played in the top tier of North American soccer.
In their first season, the Whitecaps finished ninth in the conference and did not qualify for the postseason. The team was runner ups in the Canadian Championship and finished third in the Cascadia Cup.
The Whitecaps fared better in the next few seasons and became the first Canadian team to reach the playoffs of the MLS in 2012. The team won the Cascadia Cup in 2013 and 2014 and won the Canadian Championship in 2015.
Coach and Roster:
The Head Coach of the Whitecaps is former Welsh international Carl Robinson. Robinson brings a wealth of experience to the side and knows what it takes to compete at the highest level.
Standout players for the Whitecaps include Pedro Morales, who has previously played for Dinamo Zagreb and Malaga. Kekuta Manneh is an exciting young talent, who has already scored 17 goals in 81 appearances for the club. Fraser Aird is another talented Canadian, who is signed with Scottish side Rangers but is currently on loan at the Whitecaps.
To watch these players live in action, get Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver tickets today.