Tag Archives: Rapids

Long view: Rivalries have limits in MLS

VIDEO ABOVE: While MLS parity shuffles players throughout the league, talent also moves within clubs. In this Current of Colorado video, watch Sounders homegrown Darwin Jones (#17) dribble through Switchbacks FC in Colorado Springs to score for Sounders 2 on September 17, 2016. Jones is now with the first team, and you can hear Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer describe player movement back in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rapids players comment after scoreless draw in Los Angeles

StubHub Center — After a 0–0 result against the Los Angeles Galaxy at the StubHub Center on Wednesday night, Rapids striker Kevin Doyle said it “was a fair result.” Listen to Doyle describe scoring chances to Current of Colorado’s Brian Jennings. Hear comments from Axel Sjöberg and Dillon Powers, and see John Babiak’s pictures of the players from […]

Hairston, Williams partnership works over Fire

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — Colorado had difficulty breaking through a solid Chicago Fire squad on Saturday night, but perseverance paid off when Marco Pappa scored the game-winner in the 89th minute to preserve the unbeaten streak at home for the Rapids this season with a 2–1 victory. Chances in Chicago’s final third were tough to find, but Marlon […]

Rapids, Switchbacks, Real Colorado have skin in “Banana Skin Game”

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — As Rapids head coach Pablo Mastroeni explained after his cadre of 14 players beat Switchbacks FC 1–0 in the Fourth Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Tuesday night, “these kinds of games are banana-skin games.” Mastroeni said, “It’s a lose-lose for us. You’re meant […]

Fourth Round LHUSOC rematch for Switchbacks FC and Colorado Rapids

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — When Switchbacks FC beat Arizona United on June 1, Colorado soccer fans knew they would get to see a Rapids/Switchbacks rematch in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on June 14. Today, both teams top the MLS and USL tables, and they’ve played two fewer games than the next-best […]