MLS Regular Season
Colorado Rapids defender Shane O'Neill has missed the last nine games with a knee injury, but is knocking at the first-team door after a return to full training this week.
The Boulder native last featured for the Rapids in the 3-3 tie at Philadelphia Union on July 12, since when the side has won one and lost eight.
As part of their benefits package, all Full Season Ticket Holders have the opportunity to be the featured Season Ticket Holder of the Match in 2014.
Marisa Neuzil and Riley Youngman will be recognized as Colorado Rapids Season Ticket Holders of the Match when the Rapids host the Portland Timbers on September 13 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
COLORADO RAPIDS vs PORTLAND TIMBERS
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS PARK, Commerce City, Colo.
Sept. 13, 2014 (WEEK 27, MLS Game #262)
7 p.m. MT (Altitude)
With the Colorado Rapids home to Portland Timbers this Saturday (TICKETS), kick-off 7 p.m. MT, all eyes will be on Dick's Sporting Goods Park to see if the side can end their run of seven defeats in row.
As the 2014 season draws to a close, the Colorado Rapids are embroiled in a tough battle on the field, with hopes of moving into playoff position. With a young core in place, the Rapids are poised to make a lot of noise in the 2015 season and you don’t want to miss a minute of the action.
Renew your season membership by the early-bird deadline on Sunday, September 14 to receive reduced blackout dates for the 2015 season. That means you can take advantage of our exchange program for any game in 2015, excluding July 4th and Memorial Day weekend.
For the fourth year in a row, the Colorado Rapids and Colorado Christian University are teaming up to present Faith and Family Night. The event takes place this Saturday, surrounding the Colorado Rapids match against the Portland Timbers, presented by Chick-Fil-A, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
Former England, Aston Villa, Fulham and Bolton Wanderers defender, Zat Knight, took part in his first training session with the Colorado Rapids on Monday.
The 6'6" Knight arrived in Colorado last Thursday. Paperwork needs to be processed, before the club is in a position to sign the player, though he certainly has his sights set on making an impact.
There's no place like home, and the Colorado Rapids will be hoping that's the case as three of the next four games are at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, starting with the visit of Portland Timbers on September 13 (TICKETS).
In a goalmouth melee, goalkeeper Joe Nasco turned and instinctively made to grab the ball. Rather than clutch the ball, just yards from the line, the man making only his second-ever appearance in MLS instead grappled Alan Gordon to the ground.
COLORADO RAPIDS HEAD COACH PABLO MASTROENI
On being down early in the game:
There are things that happen in the game that are beyond your control and there are decisions that are made that affect the game. There was a decision made early that definitely flipped [the game] on its head. I think it changed the whole landscape; the whole week, everything of the planning goes down the tubes and it’s about survival at that point.