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Considered as the top professional soccer league in Canada as well as the United States, Vancouver Whitecaps primarily competes in Major League Soccer. Vancouver, British Columbia based Vancouver Whitecaps FC is a Professional Canadian Soccer club which is the 17th club of Major League Soccer and is managed and owned by MLS as well. In 2009, Paul Barber joined the club as CEO bringing in the executive talent from around the world along. Along with Barber, Tom Soehn former Head coach of DC United also joined the club as technical director and head coach of residency program. In 2010, Teitur Thordarson was confirmed as the head coach for the inaugural MLS season. 2011 MLS season began with the opening match on March against The Whitecaps and the rivals Canadians Toronto FC.
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The club was given the permission to continue using the title Whitecaps but the logo had to be redesigned. The title Whitecaps is synonymous of many things. It represents the snow-capped mountains as well as the Pacific Ocean’s white crested waves. A temporary stadium has been built at the previous site of Empire Stadium. The stadium will house The Whitecaps and the BC Lions. Whitecaps will play most of their games of the inaugural season 2011 at the Empire Field. Providing a marvelous back drop of snow capped mountains surrounding the Vancouver city which can be viewed from the stadium, Empire Field acts as a perfect arena for the Whitecaps. The Whitecaps are anxiously waiting for the BC project to get completed as then the Whitecaps will start using BC Place as their home. In the meanwhile The Whitecaps are planning to get Whitecaps Waterfront Stadium in Gastown to get completed where the 2016 season is planned to be showcased.
The Vancouver Whitecaps is owned by a group of four members Jeff Mallett, Steve Nash, Greg Kerfoot and Steve Luczo. All the four members are the seasoned personalities well aware of their job and have immense experience in life. Kerfoot is the owner of Whitecaps FC organization ad the former CEO of Crystal Decisions Software too. Mallett was the former Yahoo! President and COO while at present he partly owns Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants. Luczo also partly owns NBA’s Boston Celtics while Nash himself is raised in Victoria and he is NBA MVP winner twice. Nash is also the elder brother of Martin Nash, the retired Whitecaps midfielder and currently working as the staff coach for Whitecaps. Thus with such talented souls owning the team, Whitecaps are sure to reach the visionary status as perceived by these talented ones.
Recently Vancouver Whitecaps have made an announcement to hold English Premier League side Manchester City. Many state it as a thrilling encounter between the two as both are in a will to defeat the other. Manchester City is thrilled and truly prepared to perform a history at the Empire Stadium. Manchester City has the world class players at the roster but Vancouver Whitecaps are also not behind anyone. Both teams encountered each other twice before with Vancouver Whitecaps winning both matches in grace. With the fingers crossed, Manchester City is waiting to take over the next match.
Vancouver Whitecaps are rated as one of the most successful teams in MLS history. The reason of their success besides immaculate performance is to magnetize sponsors which are the highest source of generating money. Thus Whitecaps have surpassed Sounders FC who was earlier the highest sponsored team. The national airline Air Canada is the first one to get involved in supporting the Whitecaps. Thus with all the support and enthusiastic nation backing up, the Whitecaps are sure to rule the field and the hearts of many. Keep your fingers crossed for a mesmerizing game as Vancouver Whitecaps are all prepared for a thrilling match. Get Vancouver Whitecaps tickets now and experience soccer at its best.
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