Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2017 Roster

This roster composition page reflects players that the league has received ALL paperwork for (ITC, Visas, federation registration, etc.) in order to be officially added to a team’s 2017 roster and be made available for MLS game selection as of April 21, 2017.

Adekugbe, Sam3DReserveRES, On loanOLHGOn loanOL
Bolanos, Christian7MSeniorSRINTL 
Bustos, Marco32MReserveRESHG 
Davies, Alphonso67MReserveRESHG 
De Jong, Marcel17D/MSeniorSR  
Dean, Christian22DSeniorSR  
Edgar, David6DSeniorSR, Season-Ending InjurySEI Season-Ending InjurySEI
Flores, Deybi27MSeniorSR, On loanOLINTLOn loanOL
Greig, Kyle47FSupplementalSUP  
Harvey, Jordan2DSeniorSR  
Hurtado, Erik19F/MSeniorSR  
Jacobson, Andrew8MSeniorSR  
Laba, Matias15MSeniorSRDP, INTL 
Levis, Brett46DSupplementalSUP  
McKendry, Ben30MReserveRESHG 
Mezquida, Nicolas11MSeniorSRINTL 
Montero, Fredy12FSeniorSRDP 
Nerwinski, Jake28DSupplementalSUP  
Ousted, David1GKSeniorSRINTL 
Parker, Tim26DSeniorSR  
Reyna, Yordy29M/FSeniorSRINTL 
Rosales, Mauro77MSupplementalSUP  
Seiler, Cole14DReserveRES  
Shea, Brek20M/FSeniorSRDP 
Tchani, Tony16MSeniorSR  
Techera, Cristian13MSeniorSRINTL 
Teibert, Russell31MReserveRESHG 
Tornaghi, Paolo70GKSeniorSR  
Waston, Kendall4DSeniorSRINTL 
Williams, Sheanon25DSeniorSR  
Richey,Spencer GKExtreme Hardship  
30 of 30 spots filled

"R.S." = Roster Status, "CAT" = Player Category

"SR" = Senior Roster, "SUP" = Supplmental Roster, "RES" = Supplmental Roster, "OL" = On loan, "DP" = Designated Player, "YDP" = Young Designated Player", "INTL" = International Player, "HG" = Homegrown Player, "GA" = Generation adidas, "GA-C" = Generation adidas Canada, "SL" = "Disabled List", "SEI" = "Season-Ending Injury", "SPND" = "Suspended"

Roster Composition

Senior Roster (Spots 1-20)
1Bolanos, ChristianINTL
2De Jong, Marcel
3Dean, Christian
4Edgar, David
5Flores, DeybiINTL
6Harvey, Jordan
7Hurtado, Erik
8Jacobson, Andrew
9Laba, MatiasDP, INTL
10Mezquida, NicolasINTL
11Montero, FredyDP
12Ousted, DavidINTL
13Parker, Tim
14Reyna, YordyINTL
15Shea, BrekDP
16Tchani, Tony
17Techera, CristianINTL
18Tornaghi, Paolo
19Waston, KendallINTL
20Williams, Sheanon
Supplemental Roster (Spots 21-24)
21Greig, Kyle
22Levis, Brett
23Nerwinski, Jake
24Rosales, Mauro
Reserve Roster (Spots 25-30)
25Adekugbe, SamHG
26McKendry, BenHG
27Seiler, Cole
28Teibert, RussellHG
29Bustos, MarcoHG
30Davies, AlphonsoHG
Designated Players
1Laba, MatiasINTL
2Montero, Fredy
3Shea, Brek
International slots
1Bolanos, Christian
2Laba, Matias
3Mezquida, Nicolas
4Ousted, David
5Reyna, Yordy
6Techera, Cristian
7Waston, Kendall
MTL until 12/31/17 (on 3/1/17)
COL until 12/31/31 (on 11/24/10)
MIN until 12/31/17 (on 2/14/17)
POR until 12/31/17 (on 3/11/16)
International players that don't count against slots
LFlores, DeybiOn loanOL
Unavailable Players
Adekugbe, SamOn loanOL
Flores, DeybiOn loanOL
Season-ending Injury List
Edgar, David

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  • A club's active roster is comprised of up to 30 players. All 30 players are eligible for selection to each 18-player game-day squad during the regular season and playoffs.
  • SENIOR: (ON-BUDGET) Up to 20 players, occupying roster spots 1-20, count against the club's 2017 salary budget of $3,845,000, and are referred to collectively as the club's Senior Roster.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL & RESERVE: (OFF-BUDGET) The salaries of players on the Supplemental Roster (spots 21-24) and Reserve Roster (spots 25-30) do not count toward a club's Salary Budget.
  • INTL: In 2017, a total of 176 international roster spots are divided among the 22 clubs. These spots are tradable, in full season increments, so some clubs may have more than eight and some clubs may have fewer than eight.
  • DP & Young DP: The Designated Player Rule allows clubs to acquire up to three players whose total compensation and acquisition costs exceed the maximum budget charge, with the club bearing financial responsibility for the amount of compensation above each player's budget charge. A Designated Player 23-years-old or younger during the league year a Young Designated Player Budget Charge. Designated Player spots are not tradable.
  • HG: A club may sign a player to a contract without subjecting him to the MLS SuperDraft if the player has been a member of a club's youth academy for at least one year and has met the necessary training and retention requirements. Players joining MLS through this mechanism are known as Homegrown Players.
  • GA & GA-C: Generation adidas (GA) and Generation adidas Canada (GA-C) are joint programs between MLS and adidas that are dedicated to developing exceptional domestic talent in a professional environment. Each year, a handful of top domestic collegiate underclassmen and youth national team players are signed by the league with the majority of such players entering the league through the SuperDraft.
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