CURRENTS: MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

An MLS original, the Colorado Rapids hold a spot in the top league of the U.S. soccer pyramid

Mile High Juggle Try: Dillon Powers for America SCORES

If you can juggle, you can raise money for America SCORES along with Colorado Rapids midfielder Dillon Powers. Solicit sponsors to pay a per-juggle rate, and then keep the ball up as long as possible. Check out this video of Powers juggling 2,824 times and describing the #MileHighJuggleTry fundraiser for America SCORES. The challenge runs […]

Conor Doyle recalled at halftime

Switchbacks Stadium — Conor Doyle was winning balls in the air and creating chances for Switchbacks FC during the first 45 minutes on Wednesday night, but the Colorado Rapids called at halftime to request his return for RSL on Friday night in Utah. Watch Doyle’s highlights and hear from head coach Steve Trittschuh.

Double-Doyle weekend for Colorado soccer fans

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park/Switchbacks Stadium — Colorado soccer fans saw two Doyles up top this past weekend. Neither Kevin nor Conor scored for the Colorado Rapids and Colorado Springs Switchbacks, but they exhausted themselves trying. On loan from the Colorado Rapids, Conor put a pile of shots on goal Sunday afternoon and created other chances for […]

Marlon Hairston shines again for Rapids

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Marlon Hairston scored the game-winner before halftime and assisted Dominique Badji in the 60th minute to finalize a 2–0 victory for the Colorado Rapids over Whitecaps FC at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday night. Scoring his third goal of the season, Marly continued running in high gear for Colorado, creating […]

Punch, counter-punch: Rapids, FC Dallas finish 1–1

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Marlon Hairston scored again for Colorado, but fresh subs and a relentless commitment to counter-attacking from FC Dallas found a chink in the Secretary of Defense’s armor in the 82nd minute with Victor Ulloa’s equalizer.  This video includes great quotes from Mekeil Williams, Sam Cronin, Oscar Pareja, and Pablo Mastroeni, but […]

All aboard! Joe Greenspan anchors Switchbacks FC defense with Christian Ibeagha

Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — As all boats continue to rise along Colorado’s Soccer Front Range, Joe Greenspan explained the advantages of growing as a player within two organizations. He trains with the Colorado Rapids and Switchbacks FC, and he had the good fortune to play against Mainz 05 from the Bundesliga last week. Listen to […]

Three ships passed through the night in Colorado

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 […]

Hairston scores game-winner for Colorado

Brian Jennings from Dick’s  Sporting Goods Park — Once again the Rapids spent the first half biding their time, holding their opponent at bay, and then striking late for a record 14th consecutive unbeaten game, thanks to a beautiful curling shot from Marlon Hairston. Sporting Kansas City eventually tired in the thin air at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, and […]

Tim Howard registers clean sheet in debut

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Tim Howard made two second-half saves during the Fourth of July scoreless draw between the Colorado Rapids and Portland Timbers on Monday. Hear Howard recount the game and share thoughts on his debut while the fireworks show begins outside the stadium. Post of the Match: The left post on the north goal won the […]