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gyasi zardes hattrick
Matt Pollard, Editor - Aug 7, 2022

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Colorado Rapids hosted Minnesota United FC on Saturday night. The hosts were coming off a crazy and potentially season defining win on Tuesday night. The Loons were without three key players due to yellow card accumulation. Rapids rain goals on Minnesota behind Gyasi Zardes hattrick For the second times this week […]


Matt Pollard, Editor - Jul 10, 2022

SANDY, Utah – It was MLS after dark at Rio Tinto Stadium. Real Salt Lake played Colorado Rapids to a wild game for the 2022 Rocky Mountain Cup. Rapids fight back to draw 2-2 at Rio Tinto, but RSL win 2022 Rocky Mountain Cup The first half was riddled with missed chances. Gyasi Zardes had […]

austin fc three goal comeback
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jul 4, 2022

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Instead of being Red, White, and Blue, the largest fireworks show in Colorado was Verde. Colorado Rapids hosted Austin FC in their traditional 4th of July game on Monday night. Austin started poorly, but continued their recent theme of resilience. Austin FC beat Colorado Rapids with three goal comeback The first […]

charlotte fc first road win
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jul 3, 2022

HOUSTON – It was their first ever meeting. Houston Dynamo hosted Charlotte FC on Sunday night. Hector Herrera was in attendance, though not yet eligible to play. Charlotte were still looking for their first road win in MLS league play. Charlotte FC get first ever MLS road win at Houston Dynamo The home side started […]

mason toye
Elias Laradi - Jun 30, 2022

CF Montreal came back to beat the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night at Lumen Field after Mason Toye scored two goals in his first start of the season. Mason Toye leads CF Montreal comeback over Seattle Sounders Seattle scores early but CFMTL responds CF Montreal got the first shot of the game on target in […]

Jesús Ferreira free kick
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 30, 2022

LOS ANGELES – It was a battle of top teams in the MLS Western Conference as Los Angeles FC hosted FC Dallas on Wednesday night. Ryan Hollingshead started against his former team, as LAFC awaited the arrival of Gareth Bale. Jesús Ferreira had not scored in five league games for Dallas, ending that streak in […]

cf montreal austin fc
Elias Laradi - Jun 18, 2022

CF Montreal welcomed Austin FC to Saputo Stadium for the first time but fell 1-0 as a former player Maxi Urruti scored the game winner late in the second half. CF Montreal falls to first time visitor Austin FC A tight competitive first half Through the first 10 minutes of the game, no team was […]

usmnt abroad
edwardvento - Jun 18, 2022

With the club season and international window in the rear view mirror for US internationals in Europe, it’s time to take a look at players who are on the move, should get a move, and those who might need a move see out their potential. USMNT Abroad Summer Transfer Look Ahead Already on the Move  […]

Sam Nicholson Colorado Rapids
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 18, 2022

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Yesterday afternoon, the Colorado Rapids announced the return of winger Sam Nicholson after two years at Bristol Rovers. The Scotsman and the club have agreed to a two-and-a-half-year deal with a club option for the 2025 MLS season. This was a move the Rapids had been thinking about since the day […]

usmnt mud
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 15, 2022

SAN SALVADOR – Well that was a muddy mess. The United States Men’s National Team finished their June international window on Tuesday night with a second Concacaf Nations League match. They played at El Salvador at the Estadio Cuscatlán, on a very poor field drenched in mud. Jordan Morris Saves USMNT From Getting Concacaf’d in […]

rapids 2 first win
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 12, 2022

DENVER, Colo. – It was an MLS Next Pro version of the Rocky Mountain Cup on Sunday night. Colorado Rapids 2 hosted Real Monarchs at the University of Denver. Rapids 2 started a virtual first team, wanting to build fitness with several weeks off ahead of the MLS match at New York City FC. Monarchs […]

Northern Colorado Hailstorm Homecoming
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 9, 2022

GREELEY, Colo. – After six USL League One matches and nine in total on the road, Northern Colorado Hailstorm FC played their first home match in club history. On Wednesday night, they hosted North Carolina FC at Jackson Stadium in Greeley, CO. Hailstorm Homecoming: Northern Colorado Draw North Carolina Behind Irvin Parra Goal and Rob […]

CanMNT player Iké Ugbo on May 31, 2022
Elias Laradi - Jun 6, 2022

The CanMNT cancels game with Panama over labour dispute. After the CanMNT skipped practice for the past two days due to a pay dispute with Canada Soccer their international friendly with Panama was canceled. CanMNT cancels game against Panama The CanMNT cancels game at BC Place The game was canceled two hours prior to kick-off […]

world cup group b
edwardvento - Jun 6, 2022

Cardiff City Stadium in Wales was the location of a massive World Cup Qualification fixture. Win and you get the pleasure of joining the U.S., England, and Iran in Group B. Lose, and try again in 3 years. USMNT’s World Cup Group B Officially Confirmed: Welcome Wales Ukraine vs Wales was a fixture enriched with […]

usmnt vs. uruguay
Riley Frain - Jun 5, 2022

KANSAS CITY, KS – From Children’s Mercy Park in a pre-World Cup tune-up match, the United States Men’s National Team would host Uruguay in a friendly where the U.S. escapes with a 0-0 draw despite last-minute efforts from Edinson Cavani and company. USMNT vs Uruguay: U.S. escapes with a 0-0 draw Ferreira misses opening opportunities […]

Rapids 2 Lose
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 4, 2022

DENVER, Colo. – Colorado Rapids 2 returned to MLS Next Pro play on Saturday afternoon. They had lost four in a row and hosted North Texas SC who had beaten them 3-1 back on April 10. Unfortunately for the Burgundy Boys, that score line would be repeated. Blown Away: Colorado Rapids 2 Lose Again to […]



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New New England striker Bobby Wood
Jamie Rooke - Jun 4, 2022

Most eyes in the footballing world are glued to the World Cup. Things continue to happen elsewhere though, including the MLS re-entry draft. Amongst those involved were the New England Revolution and as a result, they have a new name amongst their ranks. Former USMNT and Bundesliga regular Bobby Wood is the man who has […]

Cole Bassett news
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 4, 2022

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans! On this episode of Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red talk USA Wales. We break down offseason news including roster decisions and the MLS Expansion Draft. UCHealth is the new shirt sponsor and the Cole Bassett news. Then we look ahead to the England game on Friday. Holding […]

Portland Thorns Forward, Christine Sinclair, has Re-signed for One More Year in the First NWSL Free Agency Period
Connor Marshall - Jun 4, 2022

Tuesday saw the beginning of the first-ever NWSL free agency period. Those who have played six or more years can now renegotiate or sign with other clubs if their contracts are expiring or have option years in their contract. So far it has been slightly tame in the number of signings to start. But if […]

CanMNT Striker, Jonathan David at BC Place and will also Play in the 2022 CanMNT World Cup Team

PREVIEW – The 2022 CanMNT World Cup team will be all about making history. The first goal, first point, first win, or getting out of the group stage, in all these scenarios, Canada makes history. The CanMNT will play in Group F with Belgium, Croatia, and Morocco. The CanMNT will be appearing in their second […]

player welfare officer Brian Reed
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jun 4, 2022

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Brian Reed has finished his first season as the Player Welfare Office at Colorado Rapids. With COVID-19 lessons learned, the Rapids and its Development Academy are taking player wellbeing on and off the pitch more seriously. In a brand new position, Reed is creating the change he wishes to see. How […]

Canada Stuns Japan as the CanMNT Celebrates Steven Vitória's Goal Against Japan
Elias Laradi - Jun 4, 2022

DUBAI, UAE – On Thursday at Al-Maktoum Stadium (also known as Al Maktoum Stadium), Canada secured a late win over Japan 2-1 in their final game before beginning the World Cup next Wednesday in Qatar. Canada Stuns Japan with a Late Penalty in Dubai GOAL 🇨🇦🇨🇦 LUCAS CAVALLINI 95TH MINUTE PENALTY 😍 A panenka buried […]

CanMNT midfielder Stephen Eustáquio is part of the CanMNT World Cup Roster

ANALYSIS – The CanMNT World Cup roster was revealed on Sunday morning. There are several players to note on the roster. There are obviously some familiar faces, but also some new ones that were able to make the team. Also, there will also be the talk of the players who could not play because of […]

CanMNT forward Jonathan David with the ball as the CanMNT edges Japan at Al Maktoum Stadium
Felipe Vallejo - Jun 4, 2022

ANALYSIS – Much the same as last week in Bahrain, the conditions were hot and humid in Doha. But with a clean and tidy pitch came a more clean and tidy performance from CanMNT versus Japan at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In Canada’s second World Cup warm-up game, which saw some […]