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My name is Jon, and I live in Canada which means my blog posts will probably contain the word 'sorry' in them a lot. I've been covering the Vancouver Whitecaps for the past two years, and I also write for PuckLife Magazine, and UVanU Magazine.

Besides writing, I'm a huge Clint Eastwood fan and I love the Mass Effect video game series. (Except the third one. DON'T GET ME STARTED ON THE THIRD ONE.) I'm also absolutely terrible at all FIFA video games, although I play them regularly.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Toronto Blue Jays
  • NBA Toronto Raptors
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • NCAAF Florida Gators
  • NCAAB Kentucky Wildcats
  • NHL Vancouver Canucks
  • Golf Retief Goosen, John Daly, Tiger Woods
  • MMA George St.Pierre
  • Soccer Vancouver Whitecaps
  • Tennis Milos Raonic, Roger Federer
  • FIFA England
  • EPL Manchester United
  • MLS Vancouver Whitecaps
User Blog

Three Questions With: Pat Murphy of Massive Report


The blog manager for our sister SBnation site, The Massive Report, stops by to talk about this weekend's Whitecaps/Crew tilt.

Three 'Caps That Impressed Against TFC


After a very impressive performance by the Whitecaps extremely young lineup against TFC, Eighty-Six Forever looks at three players that stood out amongst the crowd. There were plenty of...

Vote for Pedro! Morales up for Goal of the Week


The Chilean midfielder has been nominated for his for his strike against the Earthquake

DeMerit to Retire after 2014?


Could the Captain be ready to hang them up?

Miller, 'Caps Agree to Part Ways


The Whitecaps and Kenny Miller have mutually agreed to terminate his contract.

'Caps Clobber Quakes 3-2 to Bust Slump


The Whitecaps scored used three first half goals to stake themselves a 3-2 victory before a sell-out crowd at BC Place

What to Do with Reo-Coker?


The Whitecaps third highest player hasn't seen the pitch in weeks; what should the club do with Nigel Reo-Coker?

Who's in Your Ring of Honour? (with poll)


With the recent unveiling of the Whitecaps 'Ring of Honour', 86forever takes a look at other names that could be tossed around for the future.

Three Questions With: Randall Serr of RSL Soapbox


It's baaaack! This week, Randall Serr from fellow SBNation blog RSL Soapbox stops by Eighty Six Forever to talk about the ageless Nick Rimando, and the early season play of Alvaro Saborio and Kyle...

Remembering My Father


My father passed away on Thursday. We had a great relationship, and I can thank the Whitecaps, and Vancouver sports in general for playing a large role in that.

Youth Should Stay in the Lineup


With the 'Caps readying for part 2 of their home and home series with the LA Galaxy, Eighty Six Forever wonders which personnel the 'Caps should use this weekend.

Three Questions With: LAG Confidential


With the 'Caps ready to face each other in back to back weeks already, Josie Becker from sister SBnation blog, LAG Confidential stops by to talk about Stefan Ishizaki, the Galaxy's newly revealed...

Match Preview: Whitecaps at Galaxy


The 2-1-2 Whitecaps take on the 1-1-1 Galaxy. Can the 'Caps overcome the loss of Matias Laba, and handle the duo of Donovan and Keane?

Whitecaps 2014 Player Salaries Released


The compensation for MLS players has been released for the 2014 season. Eighty Six Forever looks at some of the more interesting paydays for a few 'Caps.

Three Questions After the Loss


After the 'Caps disappointing outing versus the Rapids, Eighty Six Forever has three questions moving forward

Three Questions With: Burgundy Wave


Everyone's favorite feature is back! 86forever talks with Burgundy Wave Managing Editor Chris White about Vincente Sanchez, the Rapids record so far, and those already legendary uniforms from April...

Whitecaps News and Notes


John Thorrington retires, and a couple of Whitecaps snag awards

Salgado Hurt Again


The injury-prone youngster has had another setback

O'Brien's Strong Start Good News for Whitecaps


Old man? Pfft, O'Brien is showing he's still got plenty of game

Ousted Wins Save of the Week


The Great Dane was honored for his unbelievable stop against the New England Revolution.

Three Questions With: Dynamo Theory

Sean Ringrose drops by Eighty-Six Forever to talk about Will Bruin, the Dynamo defense, and who the 'Caps should pay close attention to.

Whitecaps at New England: Report Card


After another frustrating road outing, Eighty Six Forever takes a look at the player report card.

Salgado Loaned to Charleston


The former first round pick is off to the USL Pro

Knighton Excited to Face Former Teammates


The 'Caps former keeper has only nice things to say about the city, the fans, and the Whitecaps

Take the Draw With a Grain of Salt


Despite missing a golden opportunity to win one on the road, the Whitecaps did manage a point. One, measly point.

Match Preview: Whitecaps at Chivas USA


The Whitecaps will try to cure their road woes for 2014

Three Questions With: The Goat Parade


Alicia Ratteree from fellow SBNation blog, The Goat Parade, stops by to share some insight for Sunday's match.

Can Whitecaps Become Number One in Vancouver?


The Whitecaps are exciting, while the Canucks are struggling

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