PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Auston Trusty is red! Rabbi and Red banter about the USMNT World Cup qualifiers. We discuss the released MLS Next Pro roster rules and the Rapids 2 crest. Then we discuss the Auston Trusty Arsenal transfer, what may be happing with the transfer fee, how Philly may be getting some money, what it means for Colorado in the summer, and how Trusty can work his way into the first team at the Emirates.
Colorado Rapids Podcast: Auston Trusty Arsenal Transfer Analysis
Mark gives his thoughts on the 0-0 draw with Sporting KC in preseason. Matt discusses reasonable takeaways from the two scrimmages against Seattle Sounders. Then Mark talks academy players in preseason camp and complains about the MLS Next Pro website.
For Ask HTHL, we talk about what sections are good for Rapids season tickets and Hadji Berry.
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Matt Pollard is the Site Manager for Last Word on Soccer and an engineer by day. A Colorado Convert, he started covering the Colorado Rapids as a credentialed member of the press in 2016, though he’s watched MLS since ’96. When he’s not watching or writing about soccer, he’s being an outdoorsman (mostly skiing and hiking) in this beautiful state or trying a new beer. For some reason, he thought that starting a podcast with Mark was a good idea and he can’t figure out how to stop this madness. He also hosts Last Word SC Radio.
Mark Goodman, the artist formally known as Rapids Rabbi, moved to Colorado in 2011. Shortly thereafter he went to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, saw Lee Nguyen dribble a ball with the silky smoothness of liquid chocolate cascading into a Bar Mitzvah fountain, and promptly fell head over heels in love with domestic soccer. When not watching soccer or coaching his son’s U-8 team, he’s generally studying either Talmud or medieval biblical exegesis. Which explains why he watches so much MLS, probably. Having relocated to Pittsburgh in 2019, he covers the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL for Pittsburgh Soccer Now.
Photo Credit: Mark Shaiken, Last Word on Soccer.