Opinion

Incisive commentary and thought from Eighty Six Forever's legion of crack commentators.

DeMerit's Legacy

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Jay DeMerit announced his retirement from professional football earlier this week and the Whitecaps now look ahead towards a new stage in their MLS history without their first signing, captain and...

Report Card: WFC vs. SSFC

11

The Whitecaps win over the Sounders gave them a commanding lead in the 2014 Cascadia Cup, but how did our players fare?

World Cup Dark Horse Series: Part 2

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In Part 2 of our World Cup Dark Horse Series, 86 Forever puts some money down on relative long-shot Ivory Coast to finally live up to the expectations of their countrymen - and themselves.

We Wuz Robbed! (Maybe)

51

"That" penalty kick changed the outcome of the match against our Cascadia foes on Saturday, but did the referee actually make the right call? Tell us what you think!

On the Tides of Change in Vancouver

8

From the start, coach Carl Robinson has said his youngest charges would get every opportunity to show their stuff. The youth movement within the ranks of the Vancouver Whitecaps is starting to take...

Reo-Coker's Vanishing DP Aspirations

15

The 2014 version of Nigel Reo Coker has so far disappointed on the pitch and his aspirations for a bigger, better and perhaps Designated contract are quickly dissipating.

Why, Oh Why?

26

The countdown to First Kick is fast approaching, and thankfully in Vancouver the Whitecaps still have more questions than answers...

It's All Too Quiet on the Western Front

31

The Camilo saga has dragged on into its second week - and still not a word from MLS publicly.

A Hill Too Steep

125

The Vancouver Whitecaps just can't seem to stay on a roll.

The Clock Is Ticking

43

Kreis and Bradley say no to Vancouver

Rennie: The Knives Are Out

19

No, the Vancouver Whitecaps didn't make the playoffs this year. But is it all Martin Rennie's fault?

Faith from a Phone Call

14

Amid growing concerns among Whitecaps fans of a club management and organization that's detached and opaque rather than transparent, there comes a ray of light that gives one hope.

Poll: When There's Little Else to Do...

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It's Monday afternoon, and the venting's begun following the Vancouver Whitecaps' disastrous showing in Dallas this past weekend. Maybe a poll will help...

I'd Have Expected Better

3

It's been a frustrating past couple of weeks for the Whitecaps, and for Vancouver Whitecaps striker Kenny Miller, some of that seems to have boiled to the surface.

O'Brien Needed in the Lineup

2

The Whitecaps need their big man back in the lineup when they face the Galaxy this weekend

Kobayashi: A Square Peg in a Round Hole

5

It's been an uphill battle for Daigo Kobayashi in his first season with the Vancouver Whitecaps. He has all the credentials, but circumstance isn't allowing the Caps to fully utilize his assets. Is...

Time to Change the Game?

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Is it finally time for football to enter the 21st century, complete with some adapted rules?

Sunday Morning Scribe: Still Doing Battle

3

The Sunday Morning Scribe returns to 86 Forever, taking a look at our infatuation with pro athletes.

Kenny's Contract: Did the Caps Get it Right?

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As many of you may have noticed we were a little behind reporting the news that Jun Marques Davidson would not face any additional discipline (a mixed blessing if you listen to the reaction of some...

A Plea to Kenny Miller

17

It's coming up on decision time for Kenny Miller - will he continue to play for Vancouver? A direct appeal...

Swiss Time Finally Runs Out

11

It's the end of an all-too-short era in Vancouver, and it if you're Swiss it kinda sucks.

Poll: The Voyageurs Cup Final - Your View

22

The Vancouver Whitecaps may have failed to win the Canadian championship, but did they fail to provide an entertaining product on the night?

Briefly Back to Plan A

7

The Vancouver Whitecaps returned to a solid starting roster, and they saw the result, sort of.

You Make the Call

10

How will the thunda on the tundra turn out in Edmonton this evening when the Vancouver Whitecaps take on Edmonton in the Canadian Championships?

Such Sweet Sorrow That He's a Toro

12

Parting was indeed such sweet sorrow, but the Vancouver Whitecaps and Eric Hassli get another chance to see each other, albeit from opposite ends of the pitch this weekend in Dallas.

Caps Overdue for Victory against RSL

13

It's now 12 matches without a win on the road. Can the Whitecaps get a reprieve from their woes back at home versus RSL?

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