The Whitecaps have their backs against the wall heading into their final home game of the season

The Whitecaps have their backs against the wall heading into their final home game of the season

That’s not how the Vancouver Whitecaps wanted to enter the season finale. With just four games left on the schedule, the Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes are in tatters. “Our backs are against the wall, and we’re trying to put together good performances,” defenseman Tristan Blackmon said Tuesday.…

Eustaquio turns heads after splendid Champions League debut

Eustaquio turns heads after splendid Champions League debut

There may not be another player more integral to the Canadian men’s national team’s recent success than Stephen Eustaquio. Only Alistair Johnston (1,374) and Jonathan David (1,341) have logged more minutes than Eustaquio (1,330) during World Cup qualifying, and he might’ve been No. 1 if it wasn’t for his two-game absence in the January window.…