Tag Archives: Colorado Rapids

Wednesday Matches are Good Appetizer to Weekend Feast

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One would be tempted to overlook the two matches going on tonight in MLS and focus on an incredible slate of games this weekend, with LA/NY as the headliner.  To do so would be to miss some important storylines as … Continue reading

Seattle Squeaks By Colorado Despite Man Advantage

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It was an underwhelming display last night, but the Seattle Sounders held on to defeat the home-team Colorado Rapids 1-0, despite having a man advantage the entire match.  Colorado played an aggressive game, pressing throughout while Seattle was content to … Continue reading

Espindola Gives Real only MLS Goal of the Night

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Fabian Espindola knocked in a loose rebound late in stoppage time to give Real Salt Lake a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids and a leg-up in the 2011 Rocky Mountain Cup.  Espindola also gave MLS fans the only goal … Continue reading

Real Salt Lake Video Pumps Up the Rocky Mountain Cup

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For the uninitiated, the Rocky Mountain Cup is a yearly fan rivalry between the only two MLS clubs in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado and Real Salt Lake.  The Cup has been awarded since 2005 and the games to decide the … Continue reading

MLS First Kick ’11 is as Good as Advertised

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MLS could not have asked for a better opening weekend of soccer than this weekend.  After a somewhat pedestrian first match between the Galaxy and Sounders, there were a ton of story lines to follow in this weekend’s games.  While … Continue reading

New Playoff Format Cements Role of Conferences in MLS

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Just weeks before the beginning of the season, MLS yesterday finally released its playoff format for the 2011 season.  As dreaded, it will include 10 of the 18 MLS teams, and officials acknowledged the number could change as more teams … Continue reading

The MLS Schedule is Finally Released!

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Our long national nightmare is over.  The MLS schedule is out. About a month before the beginning of the season, MLS finally released the entire schedule for all 18 MLS teams.  Previously, only each team’s first home game was known, … Continue reading

What Would You Like to See from MLS Talk in 2011?

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Happy New Year to all our readers and best wishes in 2011! The past year was a big one for American soccer.  A good but not great World Cup run, a highlight goal from Landon Donovan, and the controversial rehiring … Continue reading

WHAT IF 2010: What If Colorado Hadn't Landed Jeff Larentowicz?

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In any sport, a championship season depends on getting some breaks at the right times.  Some of those breaks occur in the offseason, when the current season’s roster is composed of trades scrutinized by the media as well as those … Continue reading

Bob Bradley's January Call-Ups Barely Old Enough to Drink

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The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the players who have been called up and accepted the invitation to the U.S. men’s national team training camp in January.  These players are the ones who will play in the next friendly against Chile … Continue reading