Podcast (June 27, 2018) – Hello Rapids fans! For the first time in 68 days, Holding The High Line is podcasting in the aftermath of the Colorado Rapids getting a win. Rabbi and Red break down the dramatic weekend win against Minnesota United FC. We do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on the game.
Holding The High Line: Colorado Rapids winless streak ends
Then we move on to talk about the match this Sunday against Vancouver Whitecaps FC and their current run of form. Matt gives us the low down, some good news, and connected dots in a segment of From Field 20. We finish off with Ask HTHL, where Mark goes off on the MLS All-Star game and much more.
Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red is an independent soccer podcast centered around the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. The show aims to provide objective analysis-based coverage and commentary of the Pids and have some fun while doing so. We publish weekly, usually on Wednesday or Thursday.
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Matt Pollard is the Managing Editor of Last Word on Soccer and an engineer by day. A Colorado Convert, he started covering the Colorado Rapids as a credentialed member of the press in 2016, though he’s watched MLS since it started. When he’s not watching or writing about soccer, he’s being an outdoorsman (mostly skiing and hiking) in this beautiful state or trying a new beer. For some reason, he thought that starting a podcast with Mark was a good idea and he can’t figure out how to stop this madness. He also hosts Last Word SC Radio. Follow him on Twitter @LWOSMattPollard.
Mark Goodman, aka the Rapids Rabbi, moved to Colorado in 2011. Shortly thereafter he went to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, saw Lee Nguyen dribble a ball with the silky smoothness of liquid chocolate cascading into a Bar Mitzvah fountain, and promptly fell head over heels in love with domestic soccer. When not watching MLS or coaching U8 soccer, he’s generally studying either Talmud or medieval biblical exegesis. Which explains why he watches so much MLS, probably. He writes about the Rapids for Around MLS and covers the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL for Last Word on Soccer. He also writes for American Soccer Analysis. Follow him on Twitter @rapidsrabbi.