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Rob R. Scott

  • joined Mar 18, 2012
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
  • posts 143
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Part-time freelance translator, writer, and editor. Full-time soccer dad, chauffeur, dog walker, and "Things to do" list completer. Born and raised in Vancouver, with a brief timeout in Japan, and a 15-year spell in Switzerland.

A Fan Of...

  • EPL Newcastle United FC
  • MLS Whitecaps
  • General FCZ (Zurich)
  • Soccer RYSA
  • FIFA Switzerland
  • Serie A Juventus
User Blog

Report Card: Galaxy vs Caps

The final gradings for the Caps after Vancouver's 1-0 loss to the LA Galaxy on Match Day 7.

Laba Blows Fuse, Caps Blow Match

A momentary lapse of reason saw the Vancouver Whitecaps reduced to 10 men late in the match. In just three minutes, the Colorado Rapids overcame a 1-0 deficit to down the Whitecaps 2-1.

So How Do Whitecaps V4.0 Stack Up?

86 Forever takes a look at the Vancouver Whitecaps through their first four matches over their four seasons in MLS.

A Litmus Test for Both Caps and Dynamo

It's still early in the 2014 season, but not too soon for taking stock. The Whitecaps are pretty much gold at home, but can they handle the alchemy that Dominic Kinnear conjures up year after year?

Caps Draw on the Road Again

The Vancouver Whitecaps play to a scoreless draw in Foxborough. It's another point on the road for the undefeated Caps.

Former Cap Lands in NASL

Eric Hassli remains in the Lone Star State, but moves from Dallas to San Antonio.

Caps Report Card: Who Gets a Passing Grade?

Following Matchday 2 vs Chivas USA, who leaves Carson City with good grades?

Red Bulls Taken by the Horns

The Vancouver Whitecaps' attackers got pretty much all the glory this past weekend, but it was the team's defending that really took the Red Bulls by the horns.

Preview: Caps vs Red Bulls

Can the Vancouver Whitecaps begin the 2014 campaign with another home win? The Red Bulls are without two of their best, and despite their Supporters' Shield last year, they'd best note that in a Vancouver minute, everything can change.

86 Forever Whitecaps Season Preview: Rob Scott

An in-depth look at the Caps before First Kick.

No Hollywood End for Daigo

"Aannnd that's a wrap! Thank you people!" That's all there is to say, as Daigo Kobayashi's time in Hollywood North comes to a close.

Why, Oh Why?

The countdown to First Kick is fast approaching, and thankfully in Vancouver the Whitecaps still have more questions than answers...

International Hopefuls Shoulder to Shoulder

Those international players hoping to make the Vancouver Whitecaps' 2014 roster have their work cut out for them.

Scoring: Load Needs to Be Shared

Goals from the midfield were a relative rarity in 2013. This year, that will have to change if the Vancouver Whitecaps are to be successful.

Sunday Morning Scribe: On Coco in PoCo

For a soccer parent, it's the path taken, and all its little quirks, detours and delights that make up a year's worth of memories.

Jay to Play Another Day

Though not official yet, it looks like Jay DeMerit will be returning to the backline for the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2014.

Updated: It Ain't Over Till It's Over

The cavalcade of mistakes, bad breaks, and disasters continues to plague the Vancouver Whitecaps.

It's All Too Quiet on the Western Front

The Camilo saga has dragged on into its second week - and still not a word from MLS publicly.

A Hill Too Steep

The Vancouver Whitecaps just can't seem to stay on a roll.

Twas the Night Before Christmas - Whitecaps Style

On Christmas Eve, well this seemed appropriate...

Caps Pick Experienced Mid at Re-Entry Draft

The comings and goings continue for the Vancouver Whitecaps as the MLS Re-Entry Draft hits stage 2.

Is MLS Selling Itself Short?

Major League soccer earns a very paltry 38 million dollars in TV revenues annually. If the league needs additional air beneath its wings, surely TV rights have got to come under the microscope.

Caleb Clarke: Local Son Rising?

Hometown (Richmond) product Caleb Clarke is toiling away refining his trade in Germany. Canada's upcoming international friendly vs Slovenia could offer 20-year-old striker the opportunity to showcase his talents.

RYSA: A Long-Term View

The Richmond Youth Soccer Association is preparing for the future. Doug Long, the Chair of Richmond District and also the Richmond Youth Soccer Association steps away from the pitch just long enough to sit down with us to share his thoughts.

Rennie: The Knives Are Out

No, the Vancouver Whitecaps didn't make the playoffs this year. But is it all Martin Rennie's fault?

Almost Everything to Play For

No, they won't make the playoffs, but make no mistake - this weekend's match against the Colorado Rapids is hardly a mean-nothing game.

Faith from a Phone Call

Amid growing concerns among Whitecaps fans of a club management and organization that's detached and opaque rather than transparent, there comes a ray of light that gives one hope.

Who Made the Biggest Difference?

For Vancouver Whitecaps fans, the playoffs have already started. It's already do-or-die, and the action on the pitch has been thoroughly entertaining - especially last night, when the...

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