USLSoccer.com Staff Report
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 announced on Tuesday that the club would play two of its games in the upcoming USL regular season at the McLeod Athletic Park in Langley, B.C.
WFC2’s contest with former Canada Men’s National Team Coach Frank Yallop and Arizona United SC on Sunday, August 21 and its game against Cascadia rival Seattle Sounders FC 2 on Monday, September 5 will both be held at the venue.
“We're very excited to bring professional soccer to Langley with these two USL matches this season,” said Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi. “There is great passion for the sport and great support for Whitecaps FC in the Fraser Valley. This is also a perfect opportunity for our local MLS season ticket members to redeem their WFC2 tickets and come out to watch our up-and-coming talent. We look forward to a lively crowd at McLeod Athletic Park.”
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“The Township of Langley is thrilled to welcome Whitecaps FC 2 to our community,” said Mayor Jack Froese. “This will be an excellent opportunity for sports fans to experience this caliber of soccer in their own back yard, and the stadium at McLeod Athletic Park will provide the perfect venue for viewing these action-packed matches. We encourage local residents to come out and cheer on the team.”WFC2 kicks off the 2016 USL regular season on Saturday, March 26 as it visits Orange County Blues FC at Anteater Stadium. The club’s home opener is on Sunday, April 10 against Sacramento Republic FC at Thunderbird Stadium, with kickoff set for 3 p.m. PT.