VANCOUVER, BC - BMO - the Bank of Soccer in Canada - and Vancouver Whitecaps FC today announced a new four-year sponsorship agreement, which will see BMO become Whitecaps FC's first Founding Partner. BMO's new partnership with the club builds on its current five-year relationship and will focus on the bank's continued support for youth soccer.
As Whitecaps FC's first corporate partner in the Founding Partner tier, BMO will be the presenting sponsor of the Kickin' with the 'Caps community program.
Nash takes on new role with the club
Martin Nash today announced his retirement from competitive soccer as a player, while also announcing he has accepted an offer to take on a new role with Vancouver Whitecaps FC as a member of the coaching staff.
"I'm incredibly proud of what I've accomplished over my career as a player at both club and international level, and am pleased to be able to finish this chapter of my career at home, with the club where it began," stated Nash
Whitecaps return: A decade later
These are exciting times at Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and while focus is moving towards Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2011, a long and storied history continues to provide an important foundation for the club.
It was 10 years ago today that the name 'Whitecaps' formally returned to Vancouver's professional sports scene, as then Vancouver 86ers owner David Stadnyk bought the naming rights from John Laxton, who was a former director of the club during their days in the old North American Soccer League (NASL).
Eight 'Caps in World Cup qualifying
The Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) announced today that eight members of the 2010 Vancouver Whitecaps FC women's team have been called up to the Canadian women's national team for this year's CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying tournament in Mexico.
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