Whitecaps FC 2

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Whitecaps FC 2
WFC2 logo.svg
Full name Whitecaps FC 2
Nickname(s) WFC2
Founded November 21, 2014; 3 years ago (2014-11-21)
Dissolved November 17, 2017; 7 months ago (2017-11-17)
Stadium Thunderbird Stadium
Vancouver, British Columbia
Stadium
capacity
3,500
League United Soccer League

Whitecaps FC 2 was a professional soccer team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that served as the reserve team of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of MLS. The team played its home games at UBC's Thunderbird Stadium and competed in the second tier United Soccer League.[1]

On November 17, 2017, the Whitecaps announced they were disbanding WFC2 and entering an affiliation agreement with USL expansion team Fresno FC.[2]

Players and staff[edit]

Final roster[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of August 13, 2017.[3]

No. Position Player Nation
33 Defender Francis de Vries  New Zealand
40 Goalkeeper Sean Melvin  Canada
41 Defender Dominick Zator  Canada
42 Midfielder David Norman Jr.  Canada
44 Defender Andy Thoma  United States
45 Forward Myer Bevan  New Zealand
48 Midfielder Patrick Metcalfe  Canada
50 Forward Nazeem Bartman  South Africa
51 Defender Danny Barbir  United States
53 Goalkeeper Mark Village  Canada
54 Forward Gloire Amanda  Canada
55 Defender Chris Serban  Canada
57 Forward Thomas Sanner  United States
58 Midfielder Will Seymore  England
61 Forward Terran Campbell  Canada
62 Defender Deklan Wynne  New Zealand
63 Defender Kadin Chung  Canada
64 Midfielder Thomas Gardner  Canada
65 Defender Matthew Baldisimo  Canada
66 Midfielder Michael Baldisimo  Canada
  1. ^ Signed to first team contract with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
  2. ^ Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy player.

Head coaches[edit]

  • Includes USL Regular season & USL Play-offs
Coach Nationality Start End Games Win Loss Draw Win %
Alan Koch [4]  South Africa January 30, 2015 December 14, 2016 61 22 24 15 036.07
Rich Fagan [5]  Scotland February 20, 2017 November 17, 2017 32 5 18 9 015.63

Club captains[edit]

Years Name Nation
2015 Tyler Rosenlund[6]  Canada
2016 Kyle Greig[7]  United States

Record[edit]

Year-by-year

Year Division League Regular Season W-T-L Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2015 3 USL 8-6-14 11th, Western Did not qualify 1,682
2016 3 USL 12-9-9 6th, Western Conference Finals 1,779
2017 2 USL 5-9-18 14th, Western Did not qualify 869

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitecaps FC launch USL PRO team, provide update on National Soccer Development Centre at UBC". Whitecaps FC. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vancouver Whitecaps FC announce new USL affiliation with Fresno FC". Whitecaps FC. Retrieved November 17, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Roster -(Men's First Team)". Whitecaps.com. Retrieved August 13, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Whitecaps FC name Alan Koch WFC2 head coach". Whitecaps FC. January 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Whitecaps FC appoint Rich Fagan as WFC2 head coach". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. February 20, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017. 
  6. ^ "After learning from those around him, Tyler Rosenlund returns home to captain WFC2". WhitecapsFC.com. Vancouver Whitecaps FC. March 16, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  7. ^ http://www.whitecapsfc.com/post/2016/03/23/kyle-greig-named-whitecaps-fc-2-captain-ahead-saturdays-opener