MICHAEL MCCOLL

Managing Editor

Michael has lived and breathed football for as long as he can remember, and has written about the game since setting up AFTN as a critically acclaimed fanzine in Scotland in 1989. He is the Managing Editor of this site and host of The AFTN Soccer Show (AKA “There’s Still Time”) which can be heard…

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STEVE PANDHER

Senior Writer and Podcaster

Steve started watching football during Canada’s run to the 1986 World Cup and soon after started attending Vancouver 86ers matches at Swangard Stadium. After starting his own blog, Whitecaps Beat, Steve moved over to AFTN in 2011 and started contributing to Prost Amerika. He covers the Whitecaps from the Residency to MLS and is the…

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JAY DUKE

Senior Writer

Jay was only a casual observer of football until a move away from rural BC and to Vancouver coincided with a rise in the profile of the Whitecaps as they joined Major League Soccer in 2011. Since then, he’s been a regular at MLS games, away trips, reserve matches, and Residency games. Having previously written…

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AARON CAMPBELL

Senior Writer

Aaron has been covering Vancouver Whitecaps since 2011 and has been at AFTN since early 2013. He has brought his own unique style covering the Residency all the way up to the first team. He is also a part-time contributor on the AFTN Podcast. You can read his regular “The Good, The Average and The…

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CHRIS CORRIGAN

Columnist

Chris Corrigan is a Southsider and has been standing full time in the supporter’s section since 2011. He previously wrote FanPosts on supporter culture at 86 Forever under the title “The View from 253.” At age 10 he was goaded into supporting Spurs when he lived in Hertfordshire in the late 1970s, but since 2009…

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TOM EWASIUK

Photographer

Tom has been a Whitecaps fan since the 1970’s and an avid photographer since the 1980’s. Michael “discovered” Tom at a Whitecaps U18 match in March of 2014 and immediately signed him up to join the AFTN team on the promise of food and drink. Since joining AFTN, Tom has proved to have an eye…

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JOE DEASY

Writer

Joe became a Whitecaps fan after moving to Canada in 2010, and started The View From 202 website in January 2014 with his good friends Nicolaas and Dan, before joining the AFTN team for the start of the 2016 season. Aside from supporting the ‘Caps, The View From 202 unanimously support West Bromwich Albion (it’s…

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ZACHARY MEISENHEIMER

Podcaster and Writer

Bio coming soon… You can follow Zach on Twitter at @ZacharyAM.

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ANNA NAMSHIRIN

Writer

Anna first fell for the Whitecaps in 2011 after a stunning 4-2 win over Chicago Fire which saw goals netted by Gershon Koffie, *redacted*, and Eric Hassli, twice! Sunshine, cold brews, mountain views, and approval to yell at strangers ensured she would be in this for the long haul. She continues to support the team…

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JACOB NOSEWORTHY

Writer

Jacob has been supporting Vancouver Whitecaps since they entered MLS in 2011 and began writing about them in 2015. While he isn’t often able to support the ‘Caps from at BC Place, he enjoys his opportunities to support the club in person and otherwise can always be found cheering on the team from wherever he…

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NICOLAAS RUPPRECHT

Writer

Nicolaas has enjoyed the Whitecaps for a while now, even before collaborating with Joe and Dan on The View from 202. His enjoyment for the ‘Caps dates from the start of Vancouver’s entry into Major League Soccer in 2011. Apart from supporting the Whitecaps, Nick enjoys playing rec league soccer (among other games). He also…

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DRAYTON VAN AS

Designer

Drayton is a lifelong Whitecaps fan, and that is not an understatement. His first sporting memory takes place at Swangard Stadium where the Whitecaps needed a massive 2nd leg against San Diego in the 2001 USL A-League Quarter Finals. The ‘Caps came back from a 2-0 first leg loss with a four goal home performance…

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