Whitecaps' Rennie fired after 2 seasons

October 30, 2013
By Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Whitecaps fired coach Martin Rennie on Tuesday after a second straight up-and-down season that saw the Whitecaps start strong before struggling late in the season. Vancouver recovered in time to squeak into the 2012 playoffs -- a first for a Canadian MLS team -- but a 1-7-2 slide midway through the 2013 season was too much to overcome and cost Rennie his job.

"Ultimately, the rationale behind the decision is ...

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