June 30,2014(ISN) – VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced today that fewer than 500 tickets remain for the Saturday, July 5 match against Cascadia rivals Seattle Sounders FC. Kickoff at BC Place will be at 7 p.m. PT – TV: TSN, RADIO: TEAM 1410, teamradio.ca, MOBILE: bell.ca/mobiletv, ONLINE: TSN GO.

Whitecaps FC also announced that capacity for the July 5 match will be increased to 22,500 to accommodate 1,500 youth soccer players attending from the BC Soccer Provincial Youth Soccer Championships. For the second straight year – through the community partnership between Whitecaps FC and BC Soccer – Whitecaps FC offered all tournament participants an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets to see the ‘Caps take on the Sounders at BC Place.

“It’s an exciting time for soccer with our team entering a crucial point in the season, the World Cup reaching the knockout stages, and the BC Soccer Provincial Youth Soccer Championships set to begin,” said Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi. “We look forward to seeing our fans set the tone for the rest of summer with another spectacular atmosphere at BC Place.”

With all seven MLS home matches at BC Place having sold out this season, fans are encouraged to act quickly to secure their seats. The best way to ensure your place at every match this season is by purchasing season tickets. Prorated season tickets remain available and offer significant savings over single match tickets. Act now and receive an exclusive 40th anniversary commemorative scarf, valued at $30, as a free gift from Whitecaps FC and Bell.