Tag Archives: Burling

Patcast #17: Bobby Burling talks Rapids, Switchbacks FC postpone until June 29

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Bobby Burling provides keen insight into the 2016 Rapids. Also in this episode, Switchbacks FC postponed hosting Real Monarchs until Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (7:00 p.m. kickoff, MT). Two birds visited the Current of Colorado office to discuss their favorite Switchbacks FC goals (and share a goal from the Denver South Rebels). […]

Rapids score first in 1-1 draw with D.C. United

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, September 12, 2015 — Long story short (and old news now): Colorado center back Bobby Burling scored in the 28th minute, but United’s counterpart in central defense, Steve Birnbaum, replied with an equalizer in the 87th minute. The Rapids earned a point when the team could use a dozen. Video: Listen to the […]

Luke Vercollone pivots at the fulcrum of Rapids-Switchbacks and Colorado soccer

Wearing the captain’s armband in midfield for Switchbacks FC, #4 Luke Vercollone already has six goals and seven assists in 12 games this season. Looking back to October 19, 2014 (the day he signed with the USL club in Colorado Springs), Vercollone represents the fulcrum at the top of Colorado’s soccer pyramid. On June 16, his team will travel to […]

Colorado OGs James Riley (far right in orange) and Bobby Burling (yellow boots in green) spar during training on Wednesday.

“OGs” Bobby Burling and James Riley set for Colorado home debut

Colorado-raised defenders James Riley and Bobby Burling have been part of many different clubs in their MLS careers, but both are looking forward to earning a win for the Rapids with this weekend’s homecoming match against New England. Burling, a Lewis-Palmer graduate from Monument, Colorado, returned home after the Chivas USA franchise folded. Extremely happy […]