Reason to Love Vancouver #1: Our Soccer Hooligans Behave Themselves

You gotta love the Southsiders' team spirit.

November 9, 2017

By Vancouver Magazine / Photo: Duncan Nicol

Are they loud? Sure. Are they rowdy? Most certainly. On game days, the group is on its feet, chanting, hollering and drinking from kickoff to the last whistle. But the Southsiders—the Whitecaps’ unofficial fan club, which occupies the southeast corner of BC Place and, at 1,200 members and growing, is the largest crew of organized supporters in Canada—would rather sing tweaked versions of Depeche Mode songs than riot any day.

SOUTHSIDERS CHANT

When I see you, Whitecaps
I go out of my head
I just can’t get enough
I just can’t get enough
All the things you do to me
And all the things you said
I just can’t get enough
I just can’t get enough
Here in the Southside, I’m falling in love
And I just can’t seem to get enough of
(while bouncing)
Do do do-do-do-do-do
Do do do-do-do-do-do

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