Rocky Mountain Cup Championship Match is Saturday!

DENVER ( - There's a famous quotation engraved on the nameplate of the Rocky Mountain Cup. Members of C10 the organizing committee of the annual competition between the Colorado Rapids and Real Salt Lake can recite it by heart.
It reads as follows:
"Bring me men to match my mountains
Bring me men to match my plains
Men with empires in their purpose
And new eras in their brains"
-Sam Walter Foss 1894
This Saturday under the lights at Dick's Sporting Goods Park your Colorado Rapids will be looking to answer the call of Sam Foss and return the Rocky Mountain Cup to the Centennial State where the trophy lived for the first two years of its inception.
Your Rapids battle Real Salt Lake this Saturday night for the third and final time this season in a match fraught with playoff implications which is also the deciding game for the annual Rocky Mountain Cup competition.
Kickoff is at 7:30pm this Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and it's all on the line for the Rocky Mountain rivals.
Not only will this game determine which club makes the playoffs at the expense of the other but it will also determine which club's name gets engraved on the trophy for 2008.
Both teams are currently tied dead even on points in the Rocky Mountain Cup standings as in the first two encounters between the clubs this year the home teams posted wins both by the same score of 2-0 meaning that whoever wins Saturday's match will also claim the trophy for the next 12 months.
The Rapids will be looking to reclaim the Cup this year as last year marked the first time in the history of the competition that the prize was won by Salt Lake. The Rapids had previously been the sole winners of the Cup since its inception with back-to-back-season wins in the Cup's first two years of 2005 and 2006.
For full details on the Rocky Mountain Cup which was created by the fans for the fans including the competition's rules photos calendar standings and tiebreaking procudures visit the official Rocky Mountain Cup website by clicking here.
For the full match preview of Saturday's match including projected lineups the latest injury report miscellaneous game notes broadcast information head-to-head stats and more visit the Rapids MatchUp Page by clicking here.
The Colorado Rapids encourage all fans to come support their hometown Rapids this Saturday night at the club looks to make the playoffs and reclaim the Cup all of which they can accomplish with a victory at home Saturday night!