Rob R. Scott

  • joined Mar 18, 2012
  • last login Apr 17, 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 15-year spell in Switzerland.

A Fan Of...

  • EPL Newcastle United FC
  • MLS Whitecaps
  • General FCZ (Zurich)
  • Soccer RYSA
  • FIFA Switzerland
  • Serie A Juventus
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Camilo Double Keeps Caps Alive

Camilo Sanvezzo scored a brace tonight to help the Vancouver Whitecaps stave off MLS playoff elimination.

MLS West: Slow and Steady for the Caps

The Vancouver Whitecaps have come a long way from their first year in MLS in 2011. Will they continue their sustained upward trajectory, or have they already peaked?

Preview: Hoping to Cap-italize on Real Dilemma

Exactly who comes out on top of the Real Salt Lake vs Vancouver Whitecaps match this weekend seems just as likely to be a function of who's not on the pitch Saturday as who is.

Camilo and The Stork up for Awards

It's been a good week for the Vancouver Whitecaps - at both ends of the pitch.

Caps' Rare Road Win Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

The Vancouver Whitecaps scored both early and late, en route to a 3-0 away victory over the Montreal Impact.

Graphic Content: Who's Paying Dividends?

With only a handful of matches left in the current MLS season, it's time to start the assessments...

Unbearable: The Millers' Tale

Take a walk on the wild Kenny Miller's back yard, that's not too tough to do at all.

Poll: When There's Little Else to Do...

It's Monday afternoon, and the venting's begun following the Vancouver Whitecaps' disastrous showing in Dallas this past weekend. Maybe a poll will help...

Playoff Aspirations Pretty Much Snuffed Out

The Vancouver Whitecaps fell 3-1 to FC Dallas last night, in a loss that makes playoff elimination much more of a "when" than an "if".

Whitecaps 101 for the Uninitiated

As interest in the Vancouver Whitecaps increases, more and more footballing novices need a helping hand.

I'd Have Expected Better

It's been a frustrating past couple of weeks for the Whitecaps, and for Vancouver Whitecaps striker Kenny Miller, some of that seems to have boiled to the surface.

Can the Whitecaps Hold On for the Next Two Weeks?

Things are hard enough for the Vancouver Whitecaps. They've dipped down into 7th spot in the MLS, are currently out of the playoffs, and two of their best players will be missing over the next two weeks, as the regular season begins to wind down.

Caps Not Hitting on All Cylinders

While the Vancouver Whitecaps played a decent match last night, their failure to capitalize on quality chances did them in, as they fell 1-0 to the visiting LA Galaxy.

Who Gets First Place for Third Kit in Vancouver?

The B.C. Lions have just unveiled a pretty sharp alternate jersey. Where does that leave the Vancouver Whitecaps in the 3rd kit race?

The Playoff Stretch by the Numbers

As the Vancouver Whitecaps enter the final stretch of the MLS playoff run, we take a look at the final countdown.

Kobayashi: A Square Peg in a Round Hole

It's been an uphill battle for Daigo Kobayashi in his first season with the Vancouver Whitecaps. He has all the credentials, but circumstance isn't allowing the Caps to fully utilize his assets. Is it time for a rethink?

Live Chat: Caps - Quakes Post Game

Rob and Rituro on hand for live chat with 86 Forever readers post game....

Homegrown Talent Doing Well in Germany

Richmond, B.C. native Caleb Clarke is off to a good start with FC Augsburg's U23 squad. On loan to the German side from the Whitecaps, the young striker celebrated his first goal for his new side this past weekend.

Time to Change the Game?

Is it finally time for football to enter the 21st century, complete with some adapted rules?

Poll: Camilo in KC

Camilo Sanvezzo's representing the Vancouver Whitecaps at the 2013 MLS All-Star Game. It is a mixed blessing for the Brazilian? Is it a double-edged sword for the Whitecaps organization?

Scouting Report: State of the Union

86 Forever takes a look at the Philadelphia Union in advance of Matchday 21: Caps - Union

Sunday Morning Scribe: Still Doing Battle

The Sunday Morning Scribe returns to 86 Forever, taking a look at our infatuation with pro athletes.

No Suspension for Davidson

Jun Marques Davidson dodged a bullet yesterday when he avoided suspension for a nasty looking tackle from behind.

Caps - Galaxy: Victory Not in the Stars for LA

All the signs are pointing toward the Vancouver Whitecaps taking the full three points from Los Angeles this weekend.

A Plea to Kenny Miller

It's coming up on decision time for Kenny Miller - will he continue to play for Vancouver? A direct appeal...

Taking the Pulse of Our Readers

I suspect it's a pretty diverse lot that peruses the 86 Forever website, but now I'd like to find out for sure.

Fire Starter: Mike Magee Ignites Chicago

The addition of Mike Magee has been the turning point for the Chicago Fire this season. A quick look at Chicago's latest hometown hero.

Heads Up Play a Potential Downer

News out of Europe indicates that heading the ball might not boost your performance off the pitch.

Breaking Down the Revolution

The Vancouver Whitecaps host the New England Revolution this weekend at BC Place. We take a look at the 2013 Revs, and what exactly the Caps will be facing.

Swiss Time Finally Runs Out

It's the end of an all-too-short era in Vancouver, and it if you're Swiss it kinda sucks.

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