Burgundy headlines for April 1st…

No it wasn’t an early April Fools Day joke, though I wish it were. The only headline necessary for the day is below. Along with other Rapids trade Burch & Cronin to Minnesota…(mlssoccer.com) Rapids send Cronin & Burch to Minnesota…(denverpost.com) MNUFC deals for defense, adds two Rapids starters…(startribune.com) Let’s get real here. This trade brings […]

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Behind Enemy Lines – Week 3 home to MNUFC…

It’s matchday and here is the 2nd edition of Behind Enemy Lines with some coverage of the Loons from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Gameday preview – Loons @ Rapids…(startribune.com) Woodbury connections course through United vs Colorado Rapids match…(twincities.com) MNUFC might need emergency backup goalkeeper for Saturday…(startribune.com) MNUFC finds backup goalkeeper, readies for national team […]

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Burgundy Headlines for Mar 16th…

Tim Howard called up for USMNT duty…(coloradorapids.com) Former Rapids player Aitor Karanka dismissed as manager from Middlesbrough FC…(espnfc.com) As we witnessed last weekend against NYRB, Howard’s stellar play in goal sealed his return to USMNT duty as he was called into camp in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. The USMNT will host Honduras next […]

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Burgundy Headlines for Mar 14th…

Sjoberg undergoes successful hamstring surgery…(coloradorapids.com) Rapids sign Sacramento Republic FC defender Mike Da Fonte…(sacrepublicfc.com) A big void (pun intended) on the Rapids back line, but nothing that Bobby Burling shouldn’t be able to fill, literally. I expect we’ll see the big guy starting this weekend against MLS newbies, Minnesota United FC. The signing of Da […]

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Burgundy Headlines Mar 11th…

Good video piece on the MLS website on Marlon Hairston. Interesting interview with Pablo by Simon Borg for mlssoccer.com on the man v wolf debate. Pablo always the philosophical one, provides an interesting perspective. Will we see Howard and/or Gashi today against RBNY? The Secretary of Defense will at the least be on the field […]

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Burgundy Headlines for Jan 30th…

OK, playing catch up from a few headlines from last week. Despite training camp opening for the Burgundy Boys in Boulder, last week it was all about former Rapids player Conor Casey. The rumor of the former Rapids striker joining the Rapids coaching staff has come to fruition. Conor Casey joins Rapids coaching staff…(coloradorapids.com) Casey […]

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Burgundy Headlines for Jan 24th…

It’s been a busy 24 hours for the Rapids since the 2017 preseason opened yesterday for the Rapids. Rapids add veteran forward Alan Gordon…(coloradorapids.com) Rapids get their man in Boateng from Manchester City…(coloradorapids.com) Welcome Alan Gordon! Welcome Bismark! Good signings by the RFO. This makes up for the loss of Jermaine Jones and brings some […]

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Burgundy Headlines for Jan 21st…

Playing a bit of catch up for the week. Hear are some of the headlines. Pappa returns to his home club CSD Municipal…(mlssoccer.com) Rapids release preseason schedule for 2017…(coloradorapids.com) Former Rapids player Herculez Gomez retires…(coloradorapids.com) Rapids add 2 in late rounds of SuperDraft…(coloradorapids.com) Best wishes to Marco Pappa as he returns to Guatemala and his […]

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