Weekly Update: Rapids Host FC Dallas on Saturday, July 14July 9, 2012 - Major League Soccer (MLS) Colorado Rapids
RAPIDS HOST WORLD CUP OF WINE AND BEER ON THURSDAY: The fifth annual World Cup of Wine and Beer, hosted by the Colorado Rapids and Kroenke Sports Charities, takes place this Thursday, July 12 on the concourse at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The event, which will be attended by Rapids players and coaches, is one of several fundraising events put on annually by Kroenke Sports Charities and features food and drinks from Rapids partners and area businesses, gaming tables, a silent auction and more. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ColoradoRapids.com .
"KICKING & SCREAMING" AT CIVIC CENTER PARK ON JULY 15: The Colorado Rapids have partnered with the Civic Center Conservancy to present "Kicking & Screaming" on Sunday, July 15 at Civic Center Park from 7:30 - 11 p.m. as part of Denver's 2012 Movies in the Park Series. Rapids players Drew Moor, Brian Mullan, MartÃ-n Rivero, and Andre Akpan will be at the event from 7:30 - 8:30 to meet with fans and sign autographs, and the Colorado Rapids Street Team will be there starting at 6:30 p.m. with giveaways and activities for children. For more information visit www.civiccenterconservancy.org or check out the Facebook event page by clicking here.
UNDER-18 TEAM PREPARING FOR U.S. SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY FINALS WEEK: The Colorado Rapids Under-18 Team has just one week of training left before they leave for Houston to participate in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals Week. Two weeks ago, they won their group in Development Academy Playoffs in Dallas with a 2-1-0 record to become just one of eight teams across the nation to qualify for Finals Week. The team's schedule for Finals Week, which begins on July 16 in Houston, Texas, will be released later this week, and more information can be found by clicking here .
RAPIDS FACE SWANSEA CITY IN FRIENDLY ON JULY 24 : Tickets to the July 24 matchup between Colorado Rapids and English Premier League side Swansea City are on sale to the public and start at $22, and a special two-pack offer with the September 5 game against the Portland Timbers is available for $40. The Swans finished their 2011-12 Premier League season with an impressive 1-0 victory over 8th place Liverpool to give them a 12-15-11 record, good for 11th in the table. To purchase tickets, visit the Colorado Rapids box office, visit www.ColoradoRapids.com or call 303-825-GOAL.
Major League Soccer Stories from July 9, 2012
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- Timbers Coach John Spencer Relieved of Duties with Club - Portland Timbers
- Weekly Update: Red Bulls Kick off Three-Game Homestand on Sunday - New York Red Bulls
- Weekly Update: Rapids Host FC Dallas on Saturday, July 14 - Colorado Rapids
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- Sporting Kansas City Returns to First - Sporting Kansas City
- Third Hat Trick in RSL History Nets SaborÃo His Third Career Player of the Week Award - Real Salt Lake
- Chicago Fire Test Road-Weary Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Chicago Fire
- Real Salt Lake's Ãlvaro SaborÃo Voted MLS Player of the Week - MLS
- Earthquakes Transfer M Anthony Ampaipitakwong to Thai Club Buriram United - San Jose Earthquakes
- Timbers U-23s Fall 1-0 to Kitsap on Late Goal - Portland Timbers
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