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.
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 […]
Switchbacks Stadium — Mike Seth scored two first-half headers to spark a 3–0 victory over gaLAxy II at Switchbacks Stadium on Saturday night. A record crowd of 4,112 watched Saeed Robinson assist the opening goal and keep Los Dos on their heels. Jordan Burt worked down the right wing and found Luke Vercollone for the final goal […]
Old news is getting older, and Harpo’s FC is still in it. Along with five other Colorado squads*, the Boulder-based team will jump into the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup qualification games (September 17–18). It’s a long climb from the amateur ranks to the pros at altitude. Every step of the ascent for Harpo’s FC — […]
Chris Martinez and Marcelo Balboa deserve a round of applause this week for their new coaching roles with the Colorado Rapids. After years working under former Rapids assistant coach Lorne Donaldson at Real Colorado, Marty is now the Program Director for the Development Academy in Commerce City. Celo will lead the U14 team. Both players are giving back […]
Switchbacks Stadium — On loan from the Colorado Rapids, Conor Doyle scored in the 60th minute to secure a 1–0 victory for Switchbacks FC over the Tulsa Roughnecks on Thursday night at Switchbacks Stadium. The Colorado Springs franchise moved into top position in the USL Western Conference (37 points like Vancouver Whitecaps 2, but a better […]
Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — On loan from the Colorado Rapids, Conor Doyle played 45 minutes against Mainz 05 last Tuesday and a full shift last night. Listen to him recount his experience against the Bundesliga team while watching his touches from the Switchbacks FC/Swope Park Rangers 1–1 draw on Wednesday night.
Broomfield Commons — Chris Salvaggione scored the game-winner in extra time to give Harpo’s FC a 1–0 Colorado Amateur Soccer League championship win over FC Denver at Broomfield Commons on Sunday afternoon. Watch highlights and hear from FC Denver manager Eric Fulton, Harpo’s jefe Johnny Freeston, and (playing his last Harpo’s FC game before moving […]
I started my drive from Golden, Colorado before dawn on October 10 and pulled over to sleep under the stars south of Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona. The federal shutdown was still in effect, so I drove from the locked gate to find a subtle wash that opened into a secret canyon. I sketched a little […]