Jan 16, 2014, 10:01am PST
February 11, 2016
FTBL Ep. 115 - A Conversation with Mauro Rosales
We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Mauro Rosales about his career, his Olympic gold medal, derbies around the world and more. Also, Mark and Jorge announce the future of the show.
February 5, 2016
FTBL Ep. 114 - "Go Play Better" / #VWFC Preseason
How do you interweave charity, sport and youth development and channel it in a positive way? We chat with Will Cromack about the great work "Go Play Better" is doing. We also chat about preseason, Blas Pérez, the new jersey and we open the mailbag!
January 31, 2016
Ep 113 - Victor Blasco: més que un Whitecap
We sat down with Victor Blasco and we chatted about the beginnings of his career with the youth academy of Barcelona all the way to his future with the Vancouver Whitecaps.
January 28, 2016
FTBL Ep. 112 - Fun times with John Cullen
Chilean history, Dutch dialects, Bond villains and Seattle Sounders Love? Oh, and a little Whitecaps talk with the always funny, John Cullen. Next week? Full on Whitecaps. We promise.
January 20, 2016
Ep. 111 Sports Marketing, Bolaños & the SuperDraft
This week we are putting our suits on and we chatted sports marketing and athlete branding with David Skilling. We also give our take on the newest Whitecap, Christian Bolaños and the SuperDraft. We also open the mailbag and answer your question!
January 8, 2016
FTBL Ep. 110 Life on the LeftCoast with Marie Hui
If you have been to a Whitecaps match in the last 5 years, you have listened to her singing the national anthems. Where does her love for music come from? How did she become the anthem singer? Get to know Marie Hui better in this episode.
January 4, 2016
FTBL Ep. 109 - Who is Masato Kudo?
If the first thing that crossed your mind when you heard 'Masato Kudo' was "WHO?" Then, this episode is for you. We discuss the new Whitecaps striker in depth with someone who has seen him play for years.
December 2, 2015
FTBL Ep. 108 Why Development for VWFC Matters
We discuss why the Vancouver Whitecaps' 2015 season was a success and look ahead to some of the positional needs that have to been addressed over the winter, as well as why it is very important for the Whitecaps to develop their own players.
November 22, 2015
FTBL Ep. 107 - guest Marius Røvde (w/ video)
From The Backline welcomes Whitecaps FC Goalkeeping coach Marius Røvde to the show. We chatted Whitecaps, Ousted, and much more.
November 14, 2015
#CANvHON FTBL Podcast Special Edition
The nightmare of San Pedro Sula is (sorta) over. Mark & Rituro were at BC Place on Friday night and break down Canada's 1-0 victory over Honduras.
November 4, 2015
FTBL Ep. 105 - Caps vs. Timbers MLS Playoff Battle
The Whitecaps are tangled in a two game battle with the Timbers in the Western Conference Semifinal. After a 0-0 draw in Lower Cascadia, who shall prevail Sunday night at BC Place? Everything is set for an epic return leg Cascadia clash!
November 3, 2015
FTBL Episode 104 "Live"
For those of you who weren't able to watch the live stream, or live outside the Tri-Cities the video for the very first live episode of From the Backline is now available on YouTube!
October 29, 2015
FTBL Ep. 104 - Playoff Review Futbol MLS Style
The end of the season saw the Whitecaps come out victorious over the Houston Dynamo and clinch the second spot in the West and a bye week directly to the Conference Semifinals. How are the playoffs shaping up? We discuss with Hugo Carlos Chávez.
October 23, 2015
FTBL Ep. 103 - The Limp to the Playoffs
The final match of the season is here. The Whitecaps have a lot to play for in MLS and they will face a difficult match against the Dynamo. A game that will define how the playoffs will shape. Are the injured Whitecaps up to the task?
October 16, 2015
FTBL Ep. 102 - Is it panic button time yet?
The Whitecaps season continues to fizzle out and with a combination of bad results, injuries, call-ups and lack of confidence, the team is winless in five matches. Is this time to be concerned?
October 9, 2015
FTBL Ep. 101 - Back in the playoffs.
Yes, the Whitecaps have clinched their playoff berth but, how concerned should we be about the team's current form and the plague of injuries raiding the roster? Is it time to press the panic button? We discuss this and more.
September 30, 2015
Ep. 100 - It's a FTBL Party w/ Russell Berrisford!
The Whitecaps fell against NYCFC on a game full of controversy. What does a third loss mean for the Blue and White? We try to answer that question with Russell Berrisford. The bad results didn't rain on our parade as we celebrate episode 100!
September 25, 2015
FTBL Ep. 99 - "Those" Seattle Games
Should we hit the panic button in Whitecapsville? The boys reluctantly talk about the back to back losses against Seattle Sounders. They review the WFC2 season and they open the mailbag.
September 18, 2015
FTBL Ep. 98 - Cascadia Cup Finale!
The Vancouver Whitecaps continued their run in the CONCACAF Champions League with a home win against CD Olimpia but they must focus now on the Seattle Sounders as they face them back to back in MLS and Champions League action. It is a Cascadia feast!
September 11, 2015
FTBL Ep. 97 - The Whitecaps & CanMNT Both Win!
The Whitecaps won an ugly one against Colorado and momentarily climb to the top of the MLS standings. We also chat with Daniel Squizzato about the Men's National Team and what's next for them.
September 4, 2015
FTBL Ep. 96 - The Whitecaps' Epic August
The Whitecaps had a strong August and, with the Voyageurs Cup in the trophy cabinet, the Blue and White can focus on the stretch run in MLS and the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League. Simon Fudge joins us in-studio to discuss this and more!
August 28, 2015
FTBL Ep. 95 - Canadian Champions!
The Vancouver Whitecaps lifted the Voyageurs Cup. Now, they must refocus and continue their MLS march and they CONCACAF Champions League journey. We open the mailbag and chat Canadian quotas.
August 23, 2015
FTBL Ep. 94 - From Canada to Spain with Ben Fisk
Mark and Jorge got the chance to have an exclusive chat with Vancouver Whitecaps residency graduate and now Deportivo La Coruña forward, Ben Fisk!
August 19, 2015
FTBL Ep. 93 - SKC & The Rivero/Morales Conundrums
Two leads lost in the late stages of games have sent Whitecaps Land into a finger pointing frenzy. We chat about the historic loss in Kansas City and sink our teeth into the most hotly debated conversations about Octavio Rivero and Pedro Morales.
August 12, 2015
FTBL Ep. 92 - RSL Win and Voyageurs Cup Final
The Vancouver Whitecaps took care of business at home against Real Salt Lake and now they turn their gaze towards the first leg of the Voyageurs Cup final in Montreal. We chat with Kevin Laramee to preview this match.