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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. 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

Ep. 232 - Felipe & Orlando City SC match preview

6/8/2018
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This week we have a packed show to bring you all the latest news from Whitecapsland. Right off the top of the show we're joined by Michael Citro from TheManeLand.com to preview Orlando City SC's visit to BC Place this Saturday afternoon. Later in the top half of the show we're joined by Whitecaps FC midfielder Felipe Martins. We'll talk about the Caps' season so far, where the team is heading and Felipe shares some memories about his favourite past World Cups. Finally in the bottom half...

Duration:01:02:47

Ep. 231 - Solo: A Whitecaps Podcast Story

5/31/2018
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This week with Jorge away, Mark takes a shot at hosting his first solo episode of FTBL. There is plenty to talk about including Techera's hat trick against the Revs, this week's match against the Colorado Rapids and a very full mailbag. Whitecaps FC defender Brett Levis also drops by to talk about his return after a long-term injury and gives his thought on the Caps' season, his career and much more. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From...

Duration:00:56:05

Ep. 230 - It's gonna be a (New England) Revolution!

5/23/2018
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This week we have an extremely busy show. There's plenty to dissect from the Caps 2-2 draw at FC Dallas last week, as well as the visit of the San Jose Earthquakes last week. We're also joined by the Ray Sullivan, Jon Huot and Alex Almeida from the Six States One Pod to preview this Saturday's match between the Whitecaps and New England Revolution. There's also mailbag, desperate attempts to be a 'funner' podcast, and we're flattered by receiving a message that's signed "from Russia with...

Duration:01:07:13

Ep. 229 - Time to start winning

5/16/2018
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Fresh off a loss to 10-man Minnesota United, the Whitecaps returned home to BC Place on Friday to face the Houston Dynamo. The Caps had plenty of opportunities to win the game, but had to rely on some last minute heroics from Kendall Waston to save a single point. This week we talk about the draw with the Dynamo and all those missed opportunities to win it. We also look ahead to the visit of the San Jose Earthquakes and, of course, players salaries! FEEDBACK: E-mail:...

Duration:01:04:12

Ep. 228 - Before it gets better it's going to get worse?

5/10/2018
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After breaking a three-match losing streak at home versus RSL, expectations were rising that the Whitecaps could go to Minnesota and win. It didn't, however, work out as planned with the Caps failing to convert any of their chances, and then giving up the only goal of the match to the 10-man Loons. This week we try to make sense of what is plaguing the Whitecaps, and what they need to do to turn it around. We discuss Friday's match against the Houston Dynamo and why it's a must-win if they...

Duration:00:50:30

Ep. 227 - Will the real Whitecaps please stand up?

5/2/2018
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It seems like a very long time since the Vancouver Whitecaps won a match. The 2-1 win over RSL brought relief to many fans, but once again there were other issues that took a little bit of the shine off of the win. This week we take a look at the win over RSL, look at the Whitecaps' stats over the first two months of the year, and discuss the issues that have ignited a protest among the supporters. FEEDBACK: E-mail: fromthebackline@outlook.com Twitter: @FromTheBackline Facebook: From...

Duration:01:04:53

Ep. 226 - It's ok to panic (just a little bit)

4/25/2018
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Last week the loss at SKC was one of the darkest moments in the Whitecaps' MLS era. We try to make sense of it all, but we reach the conclusion that it's benchmark in the young 2018 MLS season. 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:00:50:12

Ep. 225 - Keep Calm and Carry On Whitecaps fans

4/19/2018
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This week we look back and discuss the recent run of disappointing results that have befallen the Vancouver Whitecaps. After losing two in a row we talk about why Friday's match is a must-win. We're also joined by Whitecaps Assistant Coach Gordon Forrest to get an inside view of all the goings on with the Blue and White. 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:01:02:43