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Whitecaps FC 2 was a professional soccer team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that served as the reserve team of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of MLS. The team played its home games at UBC's Thunderbird Stadium and competed in the second tier United Soccer League.[1]

Whitecaps FC 2
WFC2 logo.svg
Full nameWhitecaps FC 2
Nickname(s)WFC2
FoundedNovember 21, 2014; 4 years ago (2014-11-21)
DissolvedNovember 17, 2017; 23 months ago (2017-11-17)
StadiumThunderbird Stadium
Vancouver, British Columbia
Capacity3,500
LeagueUnited Soccer League

On November 17, 2017, the Whitecaps announced they were disbanding WFC2 and entering an affiliation agreement with USL expansion team Fresno FC.[2]

Players and staffEdit

Final rosterEdit

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of August 13, 2017.[3]

No. Position Player Nation
33 Defender Francis de Vries   New Zealand
40 Goalkeeper Sean Melvin   Canada
41 Defender Dominick Zator   Canada
42 Midfielder David Norman Jr.   Canada
44 Defender Andy Thoma   United States
45 Forward Myer Bevan   New Zealand
48 Midfielder Patrick Metcalfe   Canada
50 Forward Nazeem Bartman   South Africa
51 Defender Danny Barbir   United States
53 Goalkeeper Mark Village   Canada
54 Forward Gloire Amanda   Canada
55 Defender Chris Serban   Canada
57 Forward Thomas Sanner   United States
58 Midfielder Will Seymore   United States
61 Forward Terran Campbell   Canada
62 Defender Deklan Wynne   New Zealand
63 Defender Kadin Chung   Canada
64 Midfielder Thomas Gardner   Canada
65 Defender Matthew Baldisimo   Canada
66 Midfielder Michael Baldisimo   Canada
  1. ^ Signed to first team contract with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
  2. ^ Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy player.

Head coachesEdit

  • Includes USL Regular season & USL Play-offs
Coach Nationality Start End Games Win Loss Draw Win %
Alan Koch [4]   South Africa January 30, 2015 December 14, 2016 61 22 24 15 036.07
Rich Fagan [5]   Scotland February 20, 2017 November 17, 2017 32 5 18 9 015.63

Club captainsEdit

Years Name Nation
2015 Tyler Rosenlund[6]   Canada
2016 Kyle Greig[7]   United States

RecordEdit

Year-by-year

Year Division League Regular Season W-T-L Playoffs Avg. Attendance
2015 3 USL 8-6-14 11th, Western Did not qualify 1,682
2016 3 USL 12-9-9 6th, Western Conference Finals 1,779
2017 2 USL 5-9-18 14th, Western Did not qualify 869

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Whitecaps FC launch USL PRO team, provide update on National Soccer Development Centre at UBC". Whitecaps FC. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Vancouver Whitecaps FC announce new USL affiliation with Fresno FC". Whitecaps FC. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  3. ^ "Roster -(Men's First Team)". Whitecaps.com. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Whitecaps FC name Alan Koch WFC2 head coach". Whitecaps FC. January 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "Whitecaps FC appoint Rich Fagan as WFC2 head coach". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. February 20, 2017. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
  6. ^ "After learning from those around him, Tyler Rosenlund returns home to captain WFC2". WhitecapsFC.com. Vancouver Whitecaps FC. March 16, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
  7. ^ http://www.whitecapsfc.com/post/2016/03/23/kyle-greig-named-whitecaps-fc-2-captain-ahead-saturdays-opener