Addenbrooke Park (Lakewood, Colorado) — Colorado Rush won the third 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup pre-qualifier of the weekend with a 3–0 victory over FC Boulder at Addenbrooke Park in Lakewood. The club flooded the park on Sunday with food, music, and youth players to support coaches and alumni in the first step of a long […]
Current of Colorado embraces the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup because it continually answers blurry questions between soccer divisions in the U.S. What pushes the top? What gives us the best show to watch? For us, it’s like a battle of the bands with teams vying for more than our attention. We’re asking players to make us […]
Switchbacks Stadium — The 3–0 win over gaLAxy II for Switchbacks FC featured fireworks, superheroes, an electric Saeed Robinson setting up plays, two goals from Mike Seth, and a goal from Luke Vercollone. On loan from the Rapids, Zach Pfeffer made his debut as a substitute, and Zac Gibbens from Harpo’s FC occupied the number two […]
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Cadet Soccer Stadium, Switchbacks Stadium — This past week featured at least three huge soccer events at the same time in Colorado (some in the same location). But most people missed out. Current of Colorado was on the ground with all three groups. Only a handful of the participants themselves even knew […]
Superior soccer visited Colorado this week to create a perfect storm that most people missed. This was an opportunity to learn from top international teams from Germany and Mexico. The handful of coaches, players, and fans who witnessed Colorado Cup 2016 will remember seeing something special, and they will mark their calendars for next year. If it was good enough […]
Broomfield Commons (Broomfield, Colorado) — Harpo’s FC beat FC Boulder 4–1 to reach the Colorado Amateur Soccer League (CASL) championship game next Sunday at Broomfield Commons. The CASL 2015 fall season champions — FC Denver* — beat Colorado Rovers 3–2 in the other semifinal, a lightning-delayed battle. These highlights show a taste of the talent tussling […]
Photos by John Babiak. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — The Colorado Rapids and Philadelphia Union Special Olympics Unified teams kicked off after the first teams drew 1–1 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on May 28. John Babiak captured the following action shots, fans, and awards ceremony.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — John Babiak arrived early on Saturday with his cameras and didn’t leave Dick’s Sporting Goods Park until Memorial Day because he was busy capturing the Brazilian training session, the Colorado Rapids 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union, the unified group of players and leadership from both clubs at the Unified game late Saturday night*, and […]
Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — Switchbacks FC advanced to the Third Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a 1–0 victory over Harpo’s FC at Switchbacks Stadium on Wednesday night. Watch these highlights for key moments of the game.
Three of the four-corner states — Current of Colorado has filmed all the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games that Harpo’s FC and Switchbacks FC have ever played, a total of eight matches in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah (six for Harpo’s, three for Switchbacks). If the math seems weird, consider May 20, 2015 and May 18, 2016. […]