VANCOUVER, BC – Fan favourites Davide Chiumiento, Jay DeMerit, Young Pyo-Lee, Ivor Evans, Steve Macdonald, and Alfredo Valente headline the list of players who will take part in Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s third annual charity alumni match, in support of BC Children’s Hospital, on Saturday, September 16 at BC Place.
As part of this year’s Legends & Stars theme, alumni from all eras of the club’s 40+ year history will be joined by a number of special celebrity guests, including Colin O’Donoghue (Captain Hook/Once Upon A Time), Robert Carlyle (Rumpelstiltskin/Once Upon a Time, Begbie/Trainspotting, Gaz/The Full Monty), and KJ Apa (Archie Andrews/Riverdale).
See the full rosters below.
To attend the alumni match, fans must also have a ticket for Whitecaps FC’s MLS match vs. Columbus Crew SC later that same day.
- The alumni match will take place from 1:45 p.m. PT to 2:45 p.m. PT ahead of Vancouver’s Major League Soccer match against Columbus Crew SC, which kicks off at 4 p.m. PT. Fans can enter BC Place through Gate A beginning at 1:15 p.m. PT.
- To purchase a ticket for the alumni match, fans must also have or purchase a ticket for the MLS match. No in-and-outs will be permitted between matches.
- Tickets for the alumni match are on sale for $5, with all proceeds donated to BC Children’s Hospital. Only 1,000 tickets are available – fans are encouraged to act quickly to avoid disappointment.
See the full rosters below (subject to change).
Players: Carlos Batista, Cam Bowman, Steven Brown, Stephen Burns, John Catliff, Gordon Chin, Davide Chiumiento, Carlo Corazzin, Chris Craveiro, Craig Dalrymple, Nick Dasovic, Jay DeMerit, Srdjan Djekanovic, Michael Dodd, Paul Dolan, Robert Earnshaw, Ivor Evans, Nick Gilbert, Kevin Harmse, Oliver Heald, Lindsay Henderson, Keith Izatt, Jay Johnstone, Jason Jordan, Diaz Kambere, Tiarnan King, Garret Kusch, Young-Pyo Lee, Stefan Leslie, Steve Macdonald, Scott Macey, Steve McCauley, Erin McNulty, Rob Merkl, Steve Millar, Dave Morris, Doug Muirhead, Shaun Pejic, Kurt Powell, Didar Sandhu, Joe Scigliano, Sipho Sibiya, Jeff Skinner, Justin Thompson, Guido Titotto, Paulo Valdez, Alfredo Valente, Neil Wilkinson
Celebrities: KJ Apa (Archie/Once Upon a Time), Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Ben/Baby Daddy), Robert Carlyle (Rumpelstiltskin/Once Upon a Time, Begbie/Trainspotting, Gaz/The Full Monty), Michael Coleman (Happy/Once Upon a Time), Casey Cott (Kyle/Riverdale), Henry Cusick (Marcus/The 100, Desmond/Lost), Colin O’Donoghue (Captain Hook/Once Upon A Time), Colin Ferguson (William/Haven, Tripp/The Vampire Diaries, Jack/Eureka), Chris Gauthier (Smee/Once Upon a Time, Phil/A Series of Unfortunate Events, Toyman/Smallville), Georgina Haig (Elsa/Once Upon A Time, Piper/Limitless), Richard Harmon (John/The 100), Tyler Johnston (Stewart/Letterkenny, Samandriel/Supernatural), Sean Maguire (Robin Hood/Once Upon a Time), Charles Melton (Reggie Mantle/Riverdale), Sibongile Mlambo (Tamora Monroe/Teen Wolf), Bob Morley (Bellamy Blake/The 100), Tasya Teles (Echo/The 100), Andrew West (Henry Mills/Once Upon a Time, Gareth/The Walking Dead), Ray Winstone (Cam Rose/Ice)
Coaches: Alan Errington, Gerry Heaney
Ambassador/host: Carl Valentine