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...

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  This week with Jorge away for #Babywatch2019, our sole remaining co-host Mark, attempts to fumble his way through all the latest goingson in Whitecapsland. There's a little of Vancouver vs. Portland, a little of Vancouver vs. Atlanta, a whole lot of nonsensical rambling, but the one thing w...
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This week we're (sort of) back to business as unusual as Jorge returns from his latest travels. Add Jorge's jet lag to Mark recovering from the flu makes for some interesting conversation. We talk a little Vancouver Whitecaps, some Portland Timbers, a little Champions League and Pacific FC rig...
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This week Mark & Rituro circle back and talk about the opening weekend of the brand new Canadian Premier League, and all the action from Pacific FC's 1-0 win over HFX Wanderers at Westhills Stadium. Once again we're joined by Pacific FC goalkeeper coach Marius Rø vde to get his thoughts on...
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It's been years in the making, but this weekend marks the kick off for the brand new Canadian Premier League. This week we talk all things Pacific FC with co-owner and team president Josh Simpson and goalkeeper coach Marius Rovde. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @Fr...
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It's been a long time coming, but finally the Vancouver Whitecaps got a win under their belt when they beat LAFC at BC Place last Wednesday night. Tonight our solo host discusses the first win of the year, what Ali Adnan brings to the team, and much more. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@...
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It was another week and another loss for the Whitecaps, who still have to win a game in 2019. This week we look back at the two-nil loss to the LA Galaxy last weekend, and discuss some of the deeper issues that are causing problems for Marc dos Santos and his Vancouver Whitecaps. FEEDBACK: ...
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This week Mark & Jorge break down last weekend's draw against the Seattle Sounders, which netted the first point of the year for the Whitecaps. We also discuss the team's small, but continual, improvement under the guidance of new coach Marc dos Santos, and then in the latter half of the s...
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  After last week's international break the Vancouver Whitecaps are back in action when they play the Seattle Sounders at BC Place on Saturday night. To recap and break down all the latest news from the Emerald City, Mark & Jorge are joined by Sounder at Heart's Spenser Davis for a compre...
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Jorge is joined by Rituro as they dissect the 3-2 Whitecaps loss against the Houston Dynamo. Who is the weakest link? Should we hit the panic button? Is there any positives drawn from this match? It is all in this episode.
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For a second straight week the Vancouver Whitecaps lost, remaining winless so far in the 2019 season. This weekend the Blue & White travel south to Texas to play the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Stadium. Joining us first of all to talk about the first few weeks of the season is Whitecaps FC goalk...
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The 2019 MLS officially got underway for the Vancouver Whitecaps last Saturday at home to Minnesota United. The Whitecaps may have lost the match, but it was an entertaining affair with many positive hints of things to come. This week Mark & Jorge break down the match and welcome WFC defen...
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The long offseason is finally over when the Whitecaps take to the field in their season opener on Saturday afternoon against Minnesota United. Joining us this week is Whitecaps midfielder Russell Teibert to talk about all the changes that have happened to the Whitecaps over the winter and what...
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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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