Weidner Field is the Standard for all the USL to Strive Towards

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EDITORIAL – Four months ago, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC played their first home game at their new downtown soccer-specific stadium, the new Weidner Field. Brendan Burke’s side now find themselves second in the Mountain Division. They’re averaging just over 6,000 in attendance, good for 6th in the USL Championship. The Switchbacks and Weider Field are […] READ MORE



Colorado Springs Switchbacks Home Disadvantage

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Editorial – Historically much has been made of the Colorado Springs Switchbacks home advantage, coming primarily from their stadium’s elevation at a quite literally breath-taking 6,600 feet. However, that high-altitude advantage has increasing been eroded the past couple of seasons by what’s been underfoot. Colorado Springs Switchbacks Home Disadvantage The field, in its present condition, […] READ MORE


Switchbacks Stadium No More: Welcome to Weidner Field!

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The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC season has officially begun. Today the Switchbacks organization hosted a press conference during which Club President Nick Ragain made several significant announcements to the gathered audience consisting of local media, staff, coaches and players. Switchbacks Stadium No More: Welcome to Weidner Field! The first announcement was somewhat anti-climatic in that […] READ MORE