Hosted by Ben Righetti (@RighettiBen) and Sebastian Pereira (@sebastianp74), we'll be covering everything Whitecaps for the 2021 season.
From news and transfer rumours to game recaps and player profiles, you can find it all right here.
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Episode 46 - Vancouver's "Anything But Rapid" Offensive Woes w/ Paul Dolan
Ben Righetti is joined by Paul Dolan from TSN to recap Vancouver's 1-0 loss to Colorado on Sunday. They break down where changes in the lineup could be made, the jigsaw that is Vancouver's centre midfielders, and address some offensive woes. Then Ben is joined by Tristan D'amours of MLS (41:47) to preview the CF Montreal clash this Saturday. The two look at Montreal's surprising start to the year, Wilfred Nancy's takeover as manager, and some weak points that Vancouver could exploit.
Episode 45 - Gutsy effort, fatal mistakes in draw with Canadian rivals
Ben is joined by Samuel Rowan of 86 Forever and The Third Sub Podcast to recap Vancouver's 2-2 draw against Toronto last Saturday. They look ar the positives and negatives from the match, and how to feel about different areas of the team's game through two fixtures. Ben is then joined by Matt Pollard of Last Word on Soccer and Holding The High Line (36:48) to preview Vancouver's clash with Colorado next week. Finally, Joshua Law of Planet Futbol and I Sport joins the show to look at Vancouver transfer target Jean Pyerre of Gremio, and the what he could bring to the table in Vancouver.
90Plus Podcast: Episode 44 - Opening Day Victory Leaves Questions
Ben is joined by Gemma Karstens-Smith of the Canadian Press to recap the Whitecaps' opening day victory over Cascadia rivals Portland. Lucas Cavallini scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win, but Portland certainly had their moments. They chat about Gutierrez's challenge for Ali Adnan's spot, Russell Teibert's future at left mid, defensive upgrades, and more. Then at 33:06, Ben is joined by Michael Singh of Waking The Red to preview Vancouver's next fixture against Toronto FC.
Episode 43: Episode 43 - 2021 Whitecaps season preview w/ Pete Schaad
Ben is joined by TSN commentator Pete Schaad to give the big overall 90Plus season preview for the 2021 Whitecaps. They discuss the new signings, areas of weaknesses and strengths, differences between 2020 and 2021, and given their season prediction for where the team will finish up. Then, at 42:16 Ben is joined by Sam Svilar of Stumptown Footy to preview the Whitecaps season opener this Sunday vs Portland.
Episode 42 - Strong message in preseason w/ Alex Gangue-Ruzic & MDS
Ben is back and is joined by Alex Gangue-Ruzic of Between The Sticks and The Third Sub Podcast to chat about the three preseason games over the last week for Vancouver. Also brought up is how the midfield situation can be improved, as well as what would define a successful 2021 for the Whitecaps. Then head coach Marc Dos Santos joins the show (37:27) to chat about life down in Utah, what's different now compared to 2020's preseason, and more.
Episode 41 - Everything but a 10 w/ Michael McColl and Ricardo Clark
Ben is back, and Seb's first replacement is AFTN Canada's Michael McColl. The two catch up about the latest Whitecaps signings, as well as lack of signings. Then they dive into the difficulties of their preseason ahead of Vancouver's move to Utah, and look back on some of the week's media sessions by Axel Schuster and Marc Dos Santos. They wrap up by discussing the importance of the 5 U23 players getting called up to the Olympic qualifiers, and the announcement of Ricardo Clark joining the team as an Assistant Coach. Ricardo then joins the show to chat about what he hopes to bring to Vancouver, his time in the MLS, and more.