Holding The High Line: New York City FC preview and Colorado Rapids Capology

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Podcast (May 17, 2018) – Hello Rapids Fans! Rabbi and Red are back with a wall-to-wall jam-packed podcast episode. We start by recapping the Colorado Rapids loss to New York Red Bulls. Mark and Matt do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing. Yes, we talk about VAR. The guys then move on to an in-depth New York City FC preview, their pitch, how good they are, and how the Rapids can get a result on Saturday.

Holding The High Line: New York City FC preview and Colorado Rapids Capology

Matt takes the lead on ‘From Field 20,’ talk about how the Rapids are preparing for playing footy at a baseball stadium. We provide a full list of injury updates and some insight on what happened to Dominique Badji in warm-ups on Saturday.

The guys finish off with a full slate of #AskHTHL, we go off on a tangent about the Anthony Hudson-Sunderland reports and have our own segment of Rapids Capology.

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.

Find us on iTunes, Google Play, StitcherBlubrry, and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here. Follow us on Twitter @rapids96podcast. You can also email the show at rapids96podcast@gmail.com. Follow our hosts individually on Twitter @LWOSMattPollard and @rapidsrabbi.

Matt Pollard is the Managing Editor of Last Word on Soccer and 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.


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