January 19, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
VANCOUVER BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC officially kick off on-field preparations for the 2013 Major League Soccer season on Monday, January 21, at Burnaby Lake West. Preseason training will continue in Metro Vancouver for the rest of the week followed by the team departing for Casa Grande, Arizona, on Monday, January 28. While in Arizona, the "Caps will play a pair preseason matches against MLS sides New England Revolution and Houston Dynamo.
For more information on the start of training camp, and for the complete preseason roster, visit whitecapsfc.com .
Earlier this week, Whitecaps FC bolstered its roster at the 2013 MLS SuperDraft in Indianapolis, Indiana. The "Caps held two top picks, fourth and fifth overall, in Thursday's draft, and selected Gambian Kekuta Manneh and American Erik Hurtado .
On Friday, the 2013 United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League (USL PDL) schedule was released. Whitecaps FC U-23 are set to face Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC U-23 at home on Friday, June 21 and Portland Timbers FC U-23 on Friday, July 12.