2007 Colorado Rapids season

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Colorado Rapids
2007 season
Stadium Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Western Conference (MLS) 4 (9-13-8)
MLS Playoffs Did Not Qualify
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals
CONCACAF Champions League Did Not Qualify
North American SuperLiga Did Not Qualify
Home colors
Away colors

The 2007 Colorado Rapids season is the twelfth season of the Colorado club franchise. The team enters the season having been eliminated from the 2006 MLS Playoffs in the Conference Finals. The Rapids, however, enter as the defending champions of the MLS Reserve Division.

For 2007, the Rapids revealed new team colors, uniforms and crest. The Colorado Rapids begin play in their new soccer-specific stadium, Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

Offseason[edit]

2006 Colorado Rapids[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Joe Cannon
2 United States DF Hunter Freeman
3 United States DF Eric Denton
4 United States DF Dan Gargan
5 United States MF Kyle Beckerman
7 United States FW Jovan Kirovski
8 United States FW Luchi Gonzalez
9 United States FW Clint Mathis
10 Cameroon MF Alain Nkong
11 England MF Terry Cooke
12 United States DF Mike Petke
13 Liberia FW Melvin Tarley
14 Haiti FW Fabrice Noël
15 United States FW Jacob Peterson
16 United States DF Chris Wingert
No. Position Player
18 Spain DF Aitor Karanka
20 Argentina FW Nicolas Hernández
21 United States DF Matt Crawford
22 United States GK Matt Jordan
23 United States MF Colin Clark
24 Senegal GK Bouna Coundoul
25 United States MF Pablo Mastroeni
26 United States DF Jordan Harvey
27 United States DF Stephen Keel
30 Brazil FW Thiago Martins
31 Belarus FW Sasha Gotsmanov
32 United States FW Aaron King
33 United States MF Daniel Wasson
NA United States GK Peter Dzubay

Changes for the 2007 MLS Season[edit]

In

Out

2007 MLS SuperDraft[edit]

Round/Pick Player Position College
1/6[1] Nico Colaluca Midfielder Virginia
2/17[2] Greg Dalby Midfielder Notre Dame
3/31[3] Omar Cummings Forward Cincinnati
3/35[4] Nick LaBrocca Midfielder Rutgers
3/36 Justin Hughes Goalkeeper North Carolina

Chance at a Comeback[edit]

2007 Final Roster[edit]

As of October 21, 2007 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Senegal GK Bouna Coundoul
2 United States DF Jordan Harvey
3 Argentina DF Facundo Erpen
4 United States DF Dan Gargan
6 United States DF Brandon Prideaux
7 United States FW Jovan Kirovski
8 Morocco MF Mehdi Ballouchy
9 Uruguay MF José Cancela
10 United States FW Herculez Gomez
11 England MF Terry Cooke
12 United States DF Mike Petke
13 United States DF Stephen Keel
14 Jamaica FW Omar Cummings
15 United States FW Jacob Peterson
No. Position Player
16 Mexico FW Daniel Osorno
18 United States DF Ugo Ihemelu
20 Argentina FW Nicolas Hernández
21 United States MF Nico Colaluca
22 United States MF Nick LaBrocca
23 United States MF Colin Clark
25 United States MF Pablo Mastroeni (captain)
26 United States FW Conor Casey
27 Japan MF Kosuke Kimura
28 United States MF John DiRaimondo
29 United States DF Tony Sanneh
30 United States GK Justin Hughes
31 United States GK Zach Thornton
32 United States DF Clifton Wilmes

Western Conference Standings[edit]

Western Conference
Team Pts GP W L T GF GA GD
1 y-Chivas USA 53 30 15 7 8 46 28 18
2 x-Houston Dynamo 52 30 15 8 7 43 23 20
3 x-FC Dallas 44 30 13 12 5 37 44 -7
4 Colorado Rapids 35 30 9 13 8 29 34 -5
5 Los Angeles Galaxy 34 30 9 14 7 38 48 -10
6 Real Salt Lake 27 30 6 15 9 31 45 -14

x = Clinched playoff berth
y = Clinched home field for Conf. Champ.


Last Updated 2016-07-19

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground H H A A H H A H H A A A H A A H H A A H H H A A H A A H A H
Result W D L W L D W D W L L L L L D D L D L W W W D L D L L W W L
Source: Colorado Rapids

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: T = Tie; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ from New York for Jean Philippe Peguero.
  2. ^ from Salt Lake. Colorado traded the rights of Jordan Cila to Salt Lake for their 2nd round pick.
  3. ^ from Los Angeles. Colorado receives Los Angeles' 3rd round pick when Cornell Glen played less than 16 games during the 2006 MLS season.
  4. ^ from Dallas. Colorado receives Dallas' 3rd round pick for the use of their Youth International slot in 2006.

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