From The Backline - Whitecaps/MLS/Soccer Podcast

Soccer podcast with a uniquely Upper Cascadian twist. We focus on the Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer and the major European leagues. Hos...
This week Jorge and Mark recap the latest action and signings for the Vancouver Whitecaps, and look ahead to the final preseason matches against Tijuana and LAFC. In the second half of the show Mark is joined by author Christopher Sweeney to discuss his new book titled Mad Dog Gravesen: the Last...
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  There's plenty of Whitecaps news to talk about this week with pair of preseason matches and a pair of new signings. As preseason inches ever closer to First Kick 2019 we discuss our expecations for the Whitecaps' season, and our thoughts on their preseason form so far. We also check in wit...
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This week we're joined once again by former MLS & US Men's National Team player and maker of great internet, Jimmy Conrad. Jimmy weighs in on the appointment of Marc dos Santos and the guys discuss Jorge's theory on the lost art of defending in soccer. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline...
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Hwang In-beom is in. Juarez is out. Felipe and Reyna are back. Blondell has been loaned out. Sutter is in, and so it keeps going. This week Mark and Jorge catch up on all the players coming and going from the Vancouver Whitecaps, and also chat with Paul Neat from KLeagueUnited.com to learn more ...
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Last week we were starting to worry that Marc dos Santos and his Whitecaps looked like they were missing too many players on the eve of MLS preseason. Fast forward a week, however, and it's completely different story. Dos Santos has been busy bringing in new players and has been hinting that h...
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This week we take a look at the offseason moves Marc dos Santos and the Whitecaps have made over the winter, and address areas in the squad that needed to be filled before the preseason kicks off in just a few short weeks. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBack...
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This week it's business as usual as we break down the very first moves Marc dos Santos has made as the new head coach and manager of the Vancouver Whitecaps. Although the winner of the 2018 edition of MLS Cup is still to be decided, dos Santos is busy building the foundations for next season....
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This week we're joined by freelance journalist Cesar Hernandez for a discussion on the narratives that journalists weave into their work to hook their audience and it's role in soccer. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Pod...
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Earlier this week the Vancouver Whitecaps unveiled Marc dos Santos as their new head coach. Dos Santos, who's the fourth person to coach the club since they joined MLS in 2011, will immediately start on his preparations for the 2019 season. This week we discuss the Dos Santos appointment, and...
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It's been a week full of drama for the Vancouver Whitecaps. After the big win over Portland on Sunday, things started to come apart at the seams during the end of the year press conference just a day later. This week we talk about the Portland match, the press conference drama and ponder what...
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This week on the show we're joined by the Vancouver Whitecap Russell Teibert to talk about his season and what's next for the Vancouver Whitecaps. We also talk about the Whitecaps' final match of the year, which will be the very last in a Whitecaps kit for Alphonso Davies before he officially ...
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With 7 players away on international duty it was always going to be difficult for the Whitecaps to beat Sporting KC. Still there was hope that the boys in blue could pull it off and keep their playoff drive going for another week. However, an implosion late in the game cost the Whitecaps the m...
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The Whitecaps won their first match in the post Carl Robinson era, defeating TFC 2-1 at BMO Field last Saturday. More importantly the team showed a lot of fight, and the three points put them back in the hunt for a playoff spot. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromT...
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As the search for Carl Robinson's replacement enters a second week Mark & Jorge discuss why the appointment of the Whitecaps next manager is such a big deal. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may n...
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On Tuesday this week the Vancouver Whitecaps decided to part ways with head coach Carl Robinson and his entire coaching staff. Robinson, who's been in charge since 2014, leaves the team with an interesting legacy. Robbo made them a legit MLS club, but too many times the team failed to seize th...
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  The Vancouver Whitecaps' season was dealt a big blow, after losing 2-1 to the Seattle Sounders last weekend. Seattle also won the Cascadia Cup for 2019, and also opened up a gap with the Whitecaps in the playoff race. In short, last weekend was not very bueno for Whitecaps fans. This week ...
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MLS is back this week after a short international break, and it signals the start of the final stretch run of the 2018 season. It's also derby week here in Cascadia, and the Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders will meet head on at BC Place this Saturday in one of the biggest games of the ...
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The Whitecaps closed out the summer of 2018 taking maximum points from their back to back matches against the San Jose Earthquakes. The Caps now get a week off before they face rivals Seattle for what is going to be the biggest game of the year so far. This week Mark & Jorge look back at t...
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The Whitecaps showed lots of character to overturn a two-goal deficit to win in San Jose last weekend. This week, the Caps will play the very same Earthquakes at home, and look to secure three more valuable points in their playoff hunt. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter...
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This week Mark & Jorge discuss all the latest new about the Vancouver Whitecaps, look ahead to this weekend's game against the San Jose Earthquakes and much more. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast ...
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