2019 Vancouver Whitecaps FC season

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC
ChairmanJohn Furlong
ManagerMarc Dos Santos
StadiumBC Place
(Capacity: 22,120)
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The 2018 Vancouver Whitecaps FC season is the club's ninth season in Major League Soccer, the top division of soccer in the United States and Canada. Including previous iterations of the franchise, this is 42nd season of professional soccer being played in Vancouver under a variation of the "Whitecaps" name.

On November 7, 2018, the Whitecaps named Marc Dos Santos as their fourth head coach since joining MLS.[1]

Current roster[edit]

As of December 11, 2018[2]
No. Name Nationality Position Date of birth (age) Previous club
Goalkeepers
Maxime Crépeau Canada GK (1994-04-11) April 11, 1994 (age 24) Canada Montreal Impact
Zac MacMath United States GK (1991-08-07) August 7, 1991 (age 27) United States Colorado Rapids
39 Sean Melvin Canada GK (1994-07-09) July 9, 1994 (age 24) United States Fresno FC
Defenders
Victor "PC" Giro Brazil DF (1994-03-10) March 10, 1994 (age 24) United States Orlando City
2 Doneil Henry Canada DF (1993-04-20) April 20, 1993 (age 25) England West Ham United
17 Marcel de Jong Canada DF (1986-10-15) October 15, 1986 (age 32) Canada Ottawa Fury
28 Jake Nerwinski United States DF (1994-10-17) October 17, 1994 (age 24) United States Connecticut Huskies
46 Brett Levis Canada DF (1993-05-29) May 29, 1993 (age 25) Canada Whitecaps FC 2
Midfielders
Andy Rose England MF (1990-02-13) February 13, 1990 (age 28) Scotland Motherwell
6 Efraín Juárez Mexico MF (1988-02-22) February 22, 1988 (age 30) Mexico C.F. Monterrey
8 Felipe Brazil MF (1990-09-30) September 30, 1990 (age 28) United States New York Red Bulls
24 David Norman Jr. (on loan at Queen of the South F.C.) Canada MF (1998-05-31) May 31, 1998 (age 20) Canada Whitecaps FC 2
29 Yordy Reyna Peru MF (1993-09-16) September 16, 1993 (age 25) Austria Red Bull Salzburg
31 Russell Teibert Canada MF (1992-12-22) December 22, 1992 (age 25) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps (USSF-D2)
54 Simon Colyn Canada MF (2002-03-23) March 23, 2002 (age 16) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
65 Michael Baldisimo Canada MF (2000-04-13) April 13, 2000 (age 18) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency
Forwards
9 Anthony Blondell Venezuela FW (1994-05-17) May 17, 1994 (age 24) Venezuela Monagas SC
50 Theo Bair Canada FW (1999-08-27) August 27, 1999 (age 19) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Residency

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/notes Date Ref.
FW New Zealand Myer Bevan United States Fresno FC Loan Return November 26, 2018 [3]
GK United States Spencer Richey United States FC Cincinnati [4]
DF Brazil Victor "PC" Giro United States Orlando City Acquired in exchange for 3rd round pick in MLS SuperDraft December 9, 2018 [5]
GK United States Zac MacMath United States Colorado Rapids Acquired in exchange for $100,000 in TAM and Nicolas Mezquida [6]
GK Canada Maxime Crépeau Canada Montreal Impact Acquired in exchange for $50,000 in TAM and a 3rd round pick in MLS SuperDraft [7]
MF England Andy Rose Scotland Motherwell MLS rights acquired from Seattle Sounders in exchange for $50,000 in GAM [8]
24 MF Canada David Norman Jr. Scotland Queen of the South Loan Return December 31, 2018 [9]

Out[edit]

Pos. Player Transferred to Fee/notes Date Ref.
MF England Jordon Mutch England Crystal Palace Loan Return November 26, 2018 [10]
DF Uruguay José Aja Option Declined
FW New Zealand Myer Bevan
DF El Salvador Roberto Domínguez
FW Netherlands Marvin Emnes
MF Egypt Ali Ghazal
GK New Zealand Stefan Marinovic
DF United States Aaron Maund
GK United States Spencer Richey[a]
MF United States Brek Shea
DF United States Sean Franklin Out of Contract
FW Sierra Leone Kei Kamara[b]
GK United States Brian Rowe
MF Uruguay Cristian Techera
MF Uruguay Nicolás Mezquida United States Colorado Rapids Traded along with $100,000 in TAM in exchange for Zac MacMath December 9, 2018 [6]
DF Costa Rica Kendall Waston United States FC Cincinnati Traded in exchange for $450,000 in GAM, $300,000 in TAM and an international roster spot December 11, 2018 [11]
FW United States Erik Hurtado United States Sporting Kansas City Traded in exchange for a second round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft and a first round pick in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft December 14, 2018 [12]
MF Canada Alphonso Davies Germany Bayern Munich Undisclosed fee January 1, 2019 [13]
  1. ^ After his option was declined, Richey's rights were traded to FC Cincinnati in exchange for a third-round pick in 2020.
  2. ^ Kamara was selected by FC Cincinnati in the Expansion Draft and subsequently traded to the Colorado Rapids.

Major League Soccer[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

League tables[edit]

Western Conference[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
8 Real Salt Lake 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 San Jose Earthquakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Seattle Sounders FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Sporting Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Vancouver Whitecaps FC[a] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 2019. Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
  1. ^ Vancouver Whitecaps FC cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through league play
Overall[edit]
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts
20 San Jose Earthquakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Seattle Sounders FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sporting Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Toronto FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on March 2, 2019. Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) coin toss or drawing of lots

Results[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD W L D GF GA GD
0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0

Last updated: November 26, 2018
Source:[citation needed]
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

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Ground
Result
Updated to match(es) played on November 26, 2018. Source: [14]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss


Canadian Championship[edit]


Playing statistics[edit]

As of November 26, 2018

Appearances (Apps.) numbers are for appearances in competitive games only including sub appearances
Red card numbers denote: Numbers in parentheses represent red cards overturned for wrongful dismissal.

No. Nat. Player Pos. MLS Canadian Championship Total
Apps Goal Yellow card Red card Apps Goal Yellow card Red card Apps Goal Yellow card Red card
2 Canada Doneil Henry DF
4 Costa Rica Kendall Waston DF
6 Mexico Efraín Juárez MF
8 Brazil Felipe MF
9 Venezuela Anthony Blondell FW
11 Uruguay Nicolás Mezquida MF
17 Canada Marcel de Jong MF
19 United States Erik Hurtado FW
24 Canada David Norman Jr. MF
28 United States Jake Nerwinski DF
29 Peru Yordy Reyna MF
31 Canada Russell Teibert MF
39 Canada Sean Melvin GK
46 Canada Brett Levis DF
50 Canada Theo Bair FW
54 Canada Simon Colyn MF
65 Canada Michael Baldisimo MF
Own goals 0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Source: (for players and positions) First Team Squad 00(for squad numbers) [1]00(for actual stats.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vancouver Whitecaps FC name Marc Dos Santos new head coach". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. November 7, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "Players + Vancouver Whitecaps FC". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  3. ^ "Bevan loaned to USL affiliate Fresno FC". Whitecaps FC. August 8, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "Whitecaps FC loan out goalkeeper Spencer Richey to USL side FC Cincinnati". Vancouver Whitecaps. November 22, 2017. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  5. ^ "Orlando City acquires 2019 MLS SuperDraft third round pick from Vancouver in exchange for defender Victor "PC" Giro". Orlando City. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Whitecaps FC acquire goalkeeper Zac MacMath from Colorado Rapids". Vancouver Whitecaps. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Impact acquires targeted allocation money and SuperDraft pick from Vancouver". Montreal Impact. December 9, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "Whitecaps FC acquire midfielder Andy Rose". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. December 10, 2018. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  9. ^ "Whitecaps FC loan David Norman Jr. to Scottish club Queen of the South FC". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. September 1, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Whitecaps FC announce first roster moves ahead of 2019, exercise seven contract options". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. November 26, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  11. ^ "Whitecaps FC acquire up to $825,000 in allocation and international roster spot from FC Cincinnati for Kendall Waston". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  12. ^ "Sporting KC signs Rodney Wallace, acquires forward in trade with Vancouver". Kansas City Star. December 14, 2018. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  13. ^ "Whitecaps FC agree to MLS record-breaking transfer of Homegrown midfielder Alphonso Davies to Germany's most storied club FC Bayern Munich". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. July 25, 2018. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  14. ^ "Vancouver Whitecaps Schedule". Retrieved September 23, 2018.