All posts by Patrick Shea

Homecoming split for Adams State University soccer programs

Alamosa, Colorado (Adams State University Soccer Field) — The Adams State University women’s soccer team beat Fort Lewis College 2–1 on the ASU Soccer Field Sunday afternoon to brighten homecoming weekend, but the men lost to Regis University 1–0. Fort Lewis held the ball and orchestrated attacks early in the women’s game, apparently destined to score […]

Get after it

Copyright © 2017, Patrick Shea THIS IS AN ORIGINAL WORK FULL OF WORDS, ILLUSTRATIONS, SOUNDS, AND VIDEO (ALL MINE, Patrick Shea). While playing for Chivas in Denver, I covered Roy Wegerle on his last day in Colorado. “I was the last guy to cover Roy Wegerle when he played striker for the Colorado Rapids,” Diego told […]

Rush beats FC Boulder 2–0 in UPSL action

Shea Stadium (Highlands Ranch, Colorado) — Colorado Rush scored two first-half goals to win 2–0, but FC Boulder battled to the final whistle in the United Premier Soccer League home opener for Rush at Shea Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Listen to Michael Shea with the pregame images and Karl Denson for a dozen-plus minutes of highlights.

More about UPSL…

United Premier Soccer League commissioner Yan Skwara took the time to speak with Current of Colorado founder Patrick Shea after Shea drove from Colorado to California to speak with Skwara and film his LA Wolves training session. Shea also filmed two UPSL games. See Wolves knock the ball around while listening to Skwara and some of his players.

too-big-to-fail

Too big to fail, or too big to traverse?

Travel kills U.S. soccer development because our nation is too huge, but my Current of Colorado video strategy addresses the issue. Hear me out, por favor. You can start your drive from Region I to Region II at sunrise, swing through Region III, and return home before sunset. But you’ll cover more than 4,000 miles to get from the eastern edge of […]

Competition flows differently for Current of Colorado

Soccer fields everywhere (November 29, 2016) — Every soccer game is a three-ring circus, and Current of Colorado pays attention to all three rings (both teams and the ref crew). Competition is fundamental for these three groups. Unfortunately, many folks beyond the sidelines mar the beautiful game. They simply don’t get it. They essentially tug shirts and throw elbows because […]