Hudson Hoping Colorado Gives Fans Hope for the Future

By Brian Jennings With Colorado officially eliminated from playoff contention in 2018, Head Coach Anthony Hudson continues instilling in the Rapids that there is plenty of work to be done in the ongoing rebuilding project within this team.  “We’re all aware it’s not been a good year,” states Hudson beginning with the frustration of fans…

McBean:”I Feel Confident in Front of Goal”

By Brian Jennings  Jack McBean has been asked to shoulder much of the Colorado scoring as a lone striker recently for the Rapids.  As attackers come and go from Commerce City, Jack has been the constant as someone willing to do the work oftentimes unnoticed in a stat sheet but definitely counted on by the…

Pre-Game: Rapids v New York red Bulls

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are back at home to play host to New York Red Bulls.  The Rapids have the edge overall against NYRB with an 18-16-7 record going 11-6-3 at home. The Red Bulls are 5th in the Eastern Conference, with a 5-3-0 record; just one of 3 teams in the league who…

Late Lapse Takes Points from Rapids

By Brian Jennings Colorado surprised the home fans with two early goals in the opener at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Both starting forwards, Dominique Badji and newcomer Joe Mason, got behind the Sporting Kansas City defense and opened their 2018 accounts for the big lead after just 10 minutes. However, for the second match in…

Pre-Game: CCL Game 2 Rapids v Toronto FC

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are in Toronto to play game two of the CONCACAF Champions League with the odds stacked against them.  Having lost 0-2 at home last week, the Rapids would need an onslaught of goals and a clean sheet to ensure passage on to the next round.  In all seriousness the Rapids…

He of Little Faith

  https://t.co/NTAX7XK916 — The Voice Of C38 (@TheVoiceOfC38) February 8, 2018 We went, we played…we lost. Twice. We know pre-season results don’t matter but can’t they not matter with a win once in a damn while? We talk about what we saw from Casa Grande–it ain’t much. And we talk a bit about what we…

Powers, Gatt Talk About Moving on After RSL Collapse

By Brian Jennings  In a heartbreaking loss to Rocky Mountain Cup rivals Real Salt Lake Saturday night at home, Colorado was both stunned and gutted at the result.  However, as professionals in a long MLS season, players like Joshua Gatt know they don’t have a lot of time to stew over the mistakes and rue…

Somber Rapids Offer Thoughts on RSL Loss

By Brian Jennings It was an improbable ending to a solid effort for Colorado at home Saturday night against hated rivals Real Salt Lake.  What looked like a circa-2016 Rapids gut check win was swiped late by a stray forearm and a shot out of nowhere sealing the home loss. One bright spot was the…

Scoreline Gets Ugly as Rapids Can’t Capitalize Against SKC

By Brian Jennings The sixth minute in Sunday night’s match between Colorado and Sporting Kansas City was telltale on how the match would eventually play out for the visiting Rapids.  Eric Miller found Marlon Hairston running at goal before trying to pick out Dominque Badji with a low cross but it skidded just in front…

Pre-Game: @ Sporting KC

by Brendan Wyatt It’s game day once again, it might just be me but it seemed like there was a mini off-season.  The Rapids haven’t played a legit game since March 18th and with what the players and coaches are saying, we shouldn’t be too concerned with the gap in competitive play.  A lot has…