We’re back with another packed show of Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer, and Canadian football chat.
What a busy week it’s been. The Whitecaps were in action twice, in two different competitions, and we pick over the bones of both matches – against Real Espana in CONCACAF Champions League action and FC Dallas in MLS. There were highs, there were lows, there were continued frustrations, and we still don’t really know how good this Whitecaps team are or aren’t this year.
Our feature interview this episode is with Whitecaps captain and playmaker Ryan Gauld. We chat to Ryan about preseason preparedness, the start to the season for both the team and himself, and the exciting battles ahead in four competitions for the team this year.
All of that and there’s still time for a one hour discussion about the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Thursday that saw four Canadian women’s national team players give testimony against Canada Soccer and the mess the game is in here. A meeting that was insightful, infuriating, disappointing, and at times farcical with the severe lack of knowledge and proper understanding of the politicians asking the questions.
Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:
03.33: Whitecaps’ come alive in CCL action
33.02: Whitecaps back down to earth after Dallas draw
50.00: MLS West round-up and the week ahead
62.20: Ryan Gauld interview and discussion
84.45: Canadian players take battle with Canada Soccer to parliament
145.45: Wavelength – The Skinflicks – Terrace Terror
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