Holding The High Line: Dominique Badji and Kellyn Acosta reacquaint

Photo Credit: John A. Babiak @Photog_JohnB

Podcast (October 25, 2018) – Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we discuss the Colorado Rapids season coming to a close. The guys pour one (glass of Vitamin Water) out for our friend Richard Terry. We do Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on the draw against the San Jose Earthquakes where Colorado didn’t let #WondoWatch end. Also, Red gives some updates on the Minnesota-Colorado end of the game scuffle.

Holding The High Line: Dominique Badji and Kellyn Acosta reacquaint

We then preview the Decision Day match against FC Dallas. Rabbi talks about what this game means for Hoops and their playoff hopes. Red provides perspective on Kellyn Acosta and Dom Badji playing their former teams for the first time. And we do predictions for the first time in a while.

The podcast concludes with some other news and notes.

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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 ’96. 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.

Mark Goodman, the artist formally known as 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.


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