Vancouver Whitecaps v FC Edmonton – The Story In Pictures

Vancouver Whitecaps v FC Edmonton – The Story In Pictures

It’s the curse, the curse I tell you….

Another Voyageurs Cup campaign and another selection of ways that Vancouver Whitecaps seem to have found to make their quest to actually lift the trophy as difficult as possible.

It was a flat and lacklustre performance from what was a fairly strong ‘Caps side against Edmonton on Wednesday night. Vancouver may have come away with a face saving late 1-1 draw but how crucial will the Eddies away goal prove to be? We’ll find out in a week.

AFTN photographer Tom Ewasiuk was there to capture all the action before, during and after the game and here’s his “Story In Pictures”, with a full Flickr slideshow at the end.

[Also check out Tom’s website www.residualimagephotography.com for more of his photos and work].


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Oh Canada, Oh Whitecaps

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Vancouver Whitecaps starting XI

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Gershon Koffie’s mistake lets in Tomi Ameobi

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Who easily fires home the opener for Edmonton just four minutes in

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Happy days indeed for the Eddies

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Worse is to come for the ‘Caps as Sam Adekugbe strains his right ankle

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A tough injury for young Sam. He’s been for tests. How long he’ll be out is still unknown.

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More bodies hit the floor

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The Whitecaps will have been glad to see the back of that half

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Meanwhile, Sam is already in a boot and on crutches

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The second half starts more brightly as Erik Hurtado has an early chance

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Before wasting an even more golden opportunity in the 66th minute

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The shock of seeing indoor plumbing was too much to take for some Edmonton players

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Just as it was looking bleak for Vancouver, Koffie shows some nice footwork in the box and fires home an 87th minute equalizer

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Can we get our ball back mister?

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As the game enters stoppage time, Robert Earnshaw finds himself clear in the box

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But it’s just too tight and angle and the ball ends up in the side netting

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Paolo Tornaghi finally got to get a Whitecaps start. Really pleased for the Italian keeper

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Twas a tough night for Captain Koffie

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Eddies coach Colin Miller knows history is in the making for his side next week

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While Carl Robinson knows his ‘Caps have a tough time ahead of them if they are to advance

You can see a Flickr slideshow of all of Tom’s photos from the game below:

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