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Whitecaps Playoff Bound

The Vancouver Whitecaps jumped the final hurdle on Saturday night as they defeated the Colorado Rapids 1-0 and were rewarded with a spot in the 2014 MLS Playoffs. The night started off with a video montage celebrating the career of Jay DeMerit which got the packed stadium emotionally charged. This was followed by a moment of silence for Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay DeMerit ends an 11 year career

Jay DeMerit ends an 11 year career - originally posted on Jay DeMerit says goodbye to the sport of soccer. Photo by Eleven year veteran announces his retirement after suffering from two years in a row of injury riddled seasons.  Former U.S. international, Watford FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC center back Jay DeMerit retired from professional soccer...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Whitecaps Captain DeMerit Announces Retirement

On Thursday morning Vancouver Whitecap captain Jay DeMerit announced his retirement in an open letter to fans. This confirmation comes after multiple members of Vancouver’s media reported the news last night. After working his way up the English soccer pyramid he had a successful career with Watford FC and earned his first cap for USMNT in 2007 and played in all four of their...
Via Total MLS
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Whitecaps: Jay DeMerit hangs up his boots

Jay Demerit, 6. Vancouver Whitecaps captain and first-ever MLS signing Jay DeMerit announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday. The 34-year-old hasn’t been heavily involved in the last two seasons because of multiple injuries and he finally decided that it was time for him to walk away from the game. In his letter to Vancouver fans, DeMerit wrote, “Six weeks...
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Week 17′s top performers

The 17th week of the 2014 MLS season had it all. They was great goalkeeping, fantastic defending, breath-taking goals and even better celebrations. The return of USMNT stars coupled with the Fourth of July celebrations raised the league’s profile and thousands of fans came out to watch their home teams play. There were so many great individual performances, but here are the 10...
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DC United: Fabián Espíndola expected to miss six weeks

Fabian Espindola A strained medical collateral ligament will keep Fabián Espíndola out of action for the next six weeks. The DC United forward suffered the injury in the opening seconds of United’s 4-2 win against Montreal Impact on a rash challenge by Felipe Martins. Espíndola would soldier on for 45 minutes, creating three goals. [Jay Demerit out for six weeks] Espíndola...
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver Whitecaps: Jay Demerit out for six weeks

Jay Demerit No. 6 Vancouver Whitecaps defensive woes continues. Captain Jay Demerit will be sidelined for at least six weeks. He suffered a torn tendon in his left ankle during the first half of a 3-3 draw at Philadelphia Union on June 7. Since his return to the MLS in 2011, the 34-year-old World Cup veteran has consistently battled injuries. Last season, he only played eight games...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Exit Opens Door for Vancouver Forwards

Vancouver Whitecaps captain, Jay DeMerit, has admitted that while the unexpected loss of star striker, Camilo Sanvezzo, has been a blow to the club, the Brazilian’s departure has opened the door for someone else to step up and take the goal-scoring responsibility. On the back of a sensational 2013 season in which he finished as the league’s top scorer with 22 goals to win the...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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