Gbeke provides the heroics for Vancouver

October 13, 2008
By Jeff DiVeronica, Special to ESPNsoccernet
Maybe all those games finally caught up with the Puerto Rico Islanders. Maybe that's why when their outside midfielders needed to close down a cross in Sunday night's USL First Division title match, the Islanders were a step slow.

When their defenders needed to jump and jostle with Charles Gbeke in front of the goal to keep the Vancouver forward from heading the ball, they didn't have the legs. And when goalie Bill Gaudette needed to dart off his line and attack and tip it out of ...

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