Whitecaps win the 1979 NASL Soccerbowl championship in New York and 100,000 plus people crowd downtown Vancouver for the parade to honour the team.
September 8, 1979 Giants Stadium New York, NY The Whitecaps defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the NASL Soccerbowl by a 2-1 score. The Whitecaps returned home to a parade of 100,000 fans on Robson Street with the Championship Cup in tow. It was a monumental achievement for the club, the city of Vancouver and […]
The first ever Canadian Soccer League final was played on October 6th, 1987 with the Calgary Kickers hosting the Hamilton Steelers. Calgary led by League MVP and Golden Boot Winner Nick Gilbert won the meeting between the two division winners. Hamilton had beaten the Toronto Blizzard 1-0 on the strength of a late game winner […]