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Soccer podcast with a uniquely Upper Cascadian twist. We focus on the Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer and the major European leagues.

Soccer podcast with a uniquely Upper Cascadian twist. We focus on the Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer and the major European leagues.
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Vancouver, BC

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Soccer podcast with a uniquely Upper Cascadian twist. We focus on the Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer and the major European leagues.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 252 - The Marc Dos Santos Show

11/9/2018
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Earlier this week the Vancouver Whitecaps unveiled Marc dos Santos as their new head coach. Dos Santos, who's the fourth person to coach the club since they joined MLS in 2011, will immediately start on his preparations for the 2019 season. This week we discuss the Dos Santos appointment, and Rituro presents a special report in which he chats with Rob Friend, Josh Simpson, James Merriman and Victor Greco at the Pacific FC Got Game Tryouts. FEEDBACK: E-mail: ...

Duration:00:51:45

Ep. 251 - Dramatic end to Whitecaps' season

11/1/2018
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It's been a week full of drama for the Vancouver Whitecaps. After the big win over Portland on Sunday, things started to come apart at the seams during the end of the year press conference just a day later. This week we talk about the Portland match, the press conference drama and ponder what will happen to the squad for next year. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or...

Duration:01:09:43

Ep. 250 - #FarewellPhonzie & special guest Russell Teibert

10/26/2018
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This week on the show we're joined by the Vancouver Whitecap Russell Teibert to talk about his season and what's next for the Vancouver Whitecaps. We also talk about the Whitecaps' final match of the year, which will be the very last in a Whitecaps kit for Alphonso Davies before he officially moves to Bayern Munich. There's also plenty of other discussion including Kendall Waston wanting out of Vancouver, why Fredy Montero leaving wasn't a big deal and why Jorge figures he has what it...

Duration:01:14:43

Ep. 249 - Caps' playoff hopes implode after SKC loss

10/19/2018
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With 7 players away on international duty it was always going to be difficult for the Whitecaps to beat Sporting KC. Still there was hope that the boys in blue could pull it off and keep their playoff drive going for another week. However, an implosion late in the game cost the Whitecaps the match and most likely their last chance to make the playoffs this year. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may...

Duration:00:49:19

Ep. 248 - WFC are stayin' alive!

10/11/2018
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The Whitecaps won their first match in the post Carl Robinson era, defeating TFC 2-1 at BMO Field last Saturday. More importantly the team showed a lot of fight, and the three points put them back in the hunt for a playoff spot. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights...

Duration:00:57:55

Ep. 247 - Caps at the Crossroads

10/5/2018
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As the search for Carl Robinson's replacement enters a second week Mark & Jorge discuss why the appointment of the Whitecaps next manager is such a big deal. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights reserved.

Duration:00:57:51

Ep. 246 - Robbo's Out!

9/26/2018
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On Tuesday this week the Vancouver Whitecaps decided to part ways with head coach Carl Robinson and his entire coaching staff. Robinson, who's been in charge since 2014, leaves the team with an interesting legacy. Robbo made them a legit MLS club, but too many times the team failed to seize the opportunity and take the step to the next level. This week Mark & Jorge discuss Robinson's departure, look back at the past 5 years and ponder who might take over as the new head coach and...

Duration:01:01:11

Ep. 245 - Time is running out

9/21/2018
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The Vancouver Whitecaps' season was dealt a big blow, after losing 2-1 to the Seattle Sounders last weekend. Seattle also won the Cascadia Cup for 2019, and also opened up a gap with the Whitecaps in the playoff race. In short, last weekend was not very bueno for Whitecaps fans. This week we talk all about the Seattle match, the implications for the Caps' playoff drive, and look ahead to the big match against FC Dallas this weekend. FEEDBACK: E-mail: ...

Duration:00:44:40

Ep. 244 - Get ready for Seattle!

9/14/2018
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MLS is back this week after a short international break, and it signals the start of the final stretch run of the 2018 season. It's also derby week here in Cascadia, and the Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders will meet head on at BC Place this Saturday in one of the biggest games of the year. This week we discuss the big match with friend of the show Spenser Davies, discuss a possible new head coach for El Tri and much more! FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:55:07

Ep. 243 - 'Caps back in the playoff race

9/7/2018
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The Whitecaps closed out the summer of 2018 taking maximum points from their back to back matches against the San Jose Earthquakes. The Caps now get a week off before they face rivals Seattle for what is going to be the biggest game of the year so far. This week Mark & Jorge look back at the 2-1 win over the Quakes last weekend, discuss whether Kei Kamara has been a good signing for the club, and why it seems inevitable that Diego Maradona will show up in the FTBL studio sooner rather than...

Duration:00:57:51

Ep. 242 - Shake the Quakes Pt. 2

8/30/2018
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The Whitecaps showed lots of character to overturn a two-goal deficit to win in San Jose last weekend. This week, the Caps will play the very same Earthquakes at home, and look to secure three more valuable points in their playoff hunt. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All...

Duration:00:58:36

Ep. 241 - The playoff stretch run starts now

8/24/2018
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This week Mark & Jorge discuss all the latest new about the Vancouver Whitecaps, look ahead to this weekend's game against the San Jose Earthquakes and much more. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights reserved.

Duration:01:02:09

Ep. 240 - Don't call it a comeback

8/15/2018
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The very first episode of FTBL dropped on October 19th, 2013. This week we warp back to a time when the Whitecaps were freshly crowned Kings of Cascadia. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights reserved.

Duration:00:59:02

Ep. 239 - CanChamp First Leg Postmatch Show

8/9/2018
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This week we have a special post match show in which Mark and Rituro break down the 2-2 draw between the Vancouver Whitecaps and TFC in the first leg of the Canadian Championship. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights reserved.

Duration:00:53:27

Ep. 238 - Davies demolishes the Loons, NYC FC Preview & Pacific FC is coming!

8/3/2018
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This week Mark & Rituro dial things back and relive Alphonso Davies sublime performance against Minnesota United last weekend. We also play VWFC manager spending all those Davies Bucks™, preview the NYC FC match and talk all about Pacific FC. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All...

Duration:00:56:03

Ep. 237 - Phonsie's going to Bayern / Caps will play for the Cup!

7/27/2018
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There's plenty going on with the Vancouver Whitecaps this week starting with the news that Alphonso Davies has completed his transfer to Bayern Munich for a MLS record $22-million. We also discuss the Caps' big win over the Montreal Impact in the Voyageurs Cup, and how the MLS Cup playoffs are slowly starting to slip away for the Blue and White. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced...

Duration:00:51:38

Ep. 236 - 'Caps keep on losing / Wrapping up the World Cup with Jimmy Conrad

7/20/2018
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Tonight on FTBL we cover a lot of ground as we look back at the latest series of losses suffered by VWFC, and how we believe that the season is hanging by a very thin thread. This week we're honoured to be joined by Jimmy Conrad to recap the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Jimmy breaks downs the highs and lows of the tournament, and shares some of his experiences playing at the World Cup for the US Men's National Team. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:59:41

Ep. 235 - We're gonna miss Alphonso when he's gone

7/13/2018
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This week we bear witness to an extremely rare Jorge Mendoza sighting here in FTBL Studios, and we discuss all the latest about the Whitecaps FC and World Cup. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of FTBL Media. © Copyright 2018 FTBL Media. All rights reserved.

Duration:01:06:21

Ep. 234 - Caps need a win & World Cup update

7/6/2018
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.This week Mark & Rituro take a look back at the Whitecaps' disappointing loss against Colorado on Canada Day, and how they need to start winning matches if the playoffs are going to be a possibility this year. The guys also talk about the visit of the Chicago Fire this weekend, Marc Geiger isn't horrible, and World Cup news. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part...

Duration:01:00:03

Ep. 233 - SKC Lite & World Cup Update

6/29/2018
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The World Cup break is over for the Vancouver Whitecaps, who lost big in Philadelphia last weekend. This week Mark & Rituro discuss 'SKC Lite', hand out report cards for the first half of the Whitecaps season, and talk about what has been a very enjoyable Group Stage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From the Backline Podcast This podcast may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express...

Duration:00:59:30