Rapids restructure with Balboa promoted

Former US international defender Marcelo Balboa has been promoted to the role of Technical Director at the Colorado Rapids, a role that will see the ex-Rapid move into a joint-GM role with current Kroenke Sports Enterprises governor Charlie Wright The Denver club sacked Dan Counce from his role as general manager this week – with … Read moreRapids restructure with Balboa promoted

Dempsey, Johnson looking towards Europe

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Fresh off strong performances for the U.S. national team, midfielder Clint Dempsey and striker Eddie Johnson are set to spend parts of their November and December with some traditional European powers for some training Dempsey, 21, and Johnson, 20, are part of the new breed of American player – whose development has only been helped … Read moreDempsey, Johnson looking towards Europe

U.S. knocks out Jamaica with draw

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The United States knocked out regional rival Jamaica from World Cup qualification after drawing 1-1 on a rainy, cold night in Columbus, Ohio Eddie Johnson scored his fifth goal in three matches early on for the United States, but Jamaica equalized before halftime through an Andy Williams penalty. Despite the second-half dismissal of Oguchi Onyewu, … Read moreU.S. knocks out Jamaica with draw

Counce sacked from Colorado position

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Colorado general manager Dan Counce has been sacked late Wednesday evening by investor/operators Kroenke Sports Enterprises, according to sources The removal of Counce – which will be announced by the club at a later date – will see the Rapids fall under the immediate control of the “Think Tank” trio of KSE’s appointed Governor Charlie … Read moreCounce sacked from Colorado position