Tag Archives: Switchbacks

Jordan Burt: Modern outside back

Switchbacks Stadium/Taft Stadium/Rio Tinto Stadium — Jordan Burt has gigabytes of footage more revealing than this three-minute video. Watch what Switchbacks fans already know. Burt had the persistence to pursue a pro career with double-digit open tryouts, and he continues to persist up the wing like a modern outside fullback. Note: This video includes an […]

Argueta, Seth power Switchbacks past Sounders 2

Switchbacks Stadium — Rony Argueta and Mike Seth scored early and late at Switchbacks Stadium on Saturday night against Seattle Sounders 2. The 2–1 victory and other star alignments within the USL Western Conference galaxy put the Colorado Springs side in favorable home-field advantage for the playoffs. Following a trip to California for the final regular […]

Hats off: Stand Up Guy Wolde Harris stands in for Tritt

Switchbacks Stadium — Switchbacks FC assistant coach Wolde Harris will run the sideline* for the hosts when gaLAxy II visit Switchbacks Stadium on Saturday night (7:00 kickoff). Hear Wolde hum the national anthem with Current of Colorado’s Pat Shea before the Real Colorado Foxes hosted BYU in 2015. See Luke Vercollone’s goals against Los Dos […]

Get your tickets for Mainz 05 in Colorado July 12, 13

See this promo for the Colorado Cup 2016, and then buy your tickets through coloradocup2016.com. Spread the word through the soccer community. These games have been scheduled for months, but players, coaches, and fans in the region still don’t know about Mainz 05 playing Switchbacks FC at Switchbacks Stadium on July 12 and Leones Negros at […]

Colorado youth players recount trip to Mainz earlier this year

NOTE: The audio accompanying this video comes from Xtra Sports 1300 in Colorado Springs announcing the two exhibition games between Mainz 05 against Switchbacks FC (July 12 at Switchbacks Stadium) and Mainz 05/Leones Negros at USAFA on July 13. Get tickets and information from the Colorado Cup 2016 Web site. Colorado/Germany — Although Mainz 05 won’t arrive […]

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 […]

Bundesliga’s 1. FSV Mainz 05 coming to Colorado

Switchbacks Stadium (Colorado Springs) — Now sixth in the top Bundesliga table, 1. FSV Mainz 05 is heading to Colorado for two games in July. The ancient German club will face Switchbacks FC in the F.R.E.E.D.O.M* Cup at Switchbacks Stadium on July 12, 2016. On July 13, Mainz will take on Mexico’s Leones Negros in the Colorado Cup at […]