With a combination of gritty defense and relentless attacking, the Colorado Rapids notched a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday night to reach the MLS Cup Final in Toronto next week. Central defender Drew Moor cleared the ball with his head 17 times during the game for [...]
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Conor Casey has reasons to cheer after signing a three-year contract extension with the Colorado Rapids. “It definitely sets the tone,” Casey said of the move. “A lot of the guys are happy here. We had a really good time playing together last year.”
The extent of Jacob Peterson‘s injury is worse than anticipated, as the Rapids midfielder has torn his ACL and will need to undergo surgery, according to an individual familiar with the matter.
The Colorado Rapids announced today that their all-time leading scorer, forward Paul Bravo has returned to the club. He has accepted the new position of Rapids Technical Director. He has responsibility to assist the first-team in coaching operations, domestic and international scouting, and the Rapids Youth Academy. Bravo played for the Rapids between 1997 and [...]
The Colorado Rapids announced Friday, June 27, that it had waived midfielder Rafael Gomes. Gomes, who was signed by the Rapids March 3, appeared in seven matches for Colorado with two starts. Playing 282 minutes with the first team, Gomes tallied one assist vs. FC Dallas on June 1. He also recorded 290 minutes of [...]
Newly-promoted Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach has canceled its July training camp in Colorado, according to the German Web site transfermarkt.de. The club, known colloquially as ‘Gladbach’, decided to cancel the trip after visiting local facilities and deciding these were less than ideal for optimal training purposes. The team is still in search of a new [...]
Rapids goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul has been named to the Senegal National Team for the first group round of World Cup qualifying in Africa.
Fines and suspensions have been handed out in the aftermath of last weekend’s action, with Los Angeles Galaxy defender Abel Xavier and Colorado Rapids midfield Ciaran O’Brien earning the first disciplinary action of the 2008 season.
Rapids midfielder Terry Cooke was voted as Major League Soccer’s Player of the Week for Week 1 of the 2008 season after leading the Rapids to a 4-0 victory over the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday night.