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'Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red' is a soccer podcast centered around the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. It is hosted by Mark Goodman of American Soccer Analysis and Matt Pollard from Last Word on Soccer.

Holding The High Line, a Colorado Rapids Podcast Rabbi and Red

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    • 4.8 • 27 Ratings

'Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red' is a soccer podcast centered around the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. It is hosted by Mark Goodman of American Soccer Analysis and Matt Pollard from Last Word on Soccer.

    Summitting Mt. Bailey

    Summitting Mt. Bailey

    Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, the Pids have summitted Mt. Bailey! Rabbi and Red banter about Rabbi's trip to TQL Stadium. We recap the 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati. Matt has some analysis on the Colorado Rapids 3-5-2 ...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Nut Up or Shut Up

    Nut Up or Shut Up

    Hello Colorado Rapids fans! Holding The High Line is back and so are the Pids! Rabbi and Red banter about Kellyn Acosta, the Nations League, and the Euros (get well Christian). We break down the Younes Namli ankle injury and surgery news and what it means for him, the midfield, and his long term future with the club.
    Brad Weigel (https://twitter.com/bradleysweigel) of Cincinnati Soccer Talk (https://cincinnatisoccertalk.com/) joins us for Know Thy Enemy as we preview the FC Cincinnati match with Rabbi will be attending! The show finishes with an Ask HTHL about selling players.
    Holding The High Line (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/) is an independent soccer podcast focused on the Colorado Rapids (https://lastwordonsoccer.com/category/rapids/) of MLS and a member of the Beautiful Game Network (https://www.bgn.fm/). If you like the show, please consider subscribing to us on your preferred podcatcher, giving us a review, and tell other Rapids fans about us. It helps a ton. Visit bgn.fm (https://www.bgn.fm/) for a bunch of other great podcasts covering soccer in North America.
    We also have a newsletter (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/). Visit our Substack page (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/) to read our content and sign up for our newsletter via email.
    Find us on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red/id1342392027?mt=2), Google Podcasts (https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmduLmZtL2ZlZWQvaG9sZGluZy10aGUtaGlnaC1saW5lLXBvZGNhc3Qv), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/holding-the-high-line), Blubrry (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/31010358/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red-episode-1-pilot/), and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast/status/1088618690646425600). For full transcripts of every episode, check out our AudioBurst account (https://search.audioburst.com/station/Holding%20The%20High%20Line%20with%20Rabbi%20and%20Red?id=15404). Our artwork was produced by CR54 Designs (https://twitter.com/CR54Designs). Juanners (https://soundcloud.com/juanners) does our music.
    We are brought to you by Ruffneck Scarves (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) and Icarus FC (https://www.icarusfc.com/). Ruffneckscarves.com (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) is your one-stop-shop for official MLS, USL, and U.S. Soccer scarves as well as custom scarves for your group or team. Icarusfc.com (https://www.icarusfc.com/) is the place to go for high quality custom soccer kits for your youth or pub team. With an "any design you want, seriously" motto, they are breaking the mold of boring, expensive, template kits from the big brands. Have your team looking fly in 2020 like Andre Shinyashiki with bleached hair with custom scarves and kits from Ruffneck Scarves and Icarus FC.
    HTHL is on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast). If you like what we do and want to give us money, head on over to our page (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast) and become a Patreon Member.
    We have partnered up with the Denver Post to sustainably grow soccer journalism in Colorado. Listeners can get a three month trial of the Denver Post digital for 99¢/month. Go to denverpost.com/hthl (http://denverpost.com/hthl) to sign up. This will give you unlimited and full access to all of the Post’s online content and will support local coverage of the Rapids. Each month after the trial is $11.99/month. There is a sports-content-only option for $6.99/month.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    The Patron Saint Returns

    The Patron Saint Returns

    Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we hear from Micheal Azira! Rabbi and Red discuss the befuddling loss to LAFC. We banter about the Switchbacks opening up Weidner Field with a loss to the God Emperor Azira's New Mexico United. The venerable Jon Arnold stops by to preview FC Dallas for Know Thy Enemy. Then we look at how the midfield could lineup with Kellyn Acosta on international duty.
    Holding The High Line (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/) is an independent soccer podcast focused on the Colorado Rapids (https://lastwordonsoccer.com/category/rapids/) of MLS and a member of the Beautiful Game Network (https://www.bgn.fm/). If you like the show, please consider subscribing to us on your preferred podcatcher, giving us a review, and tell other Rapids fans about us. It helps a ton. Visit bgn.fm (https://www.bgn.fm/) for a bunch of other great podcasts covering soccer in North America.
    We also have a newsletter (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/). Visit our Substack page (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/) to read our content and sign up for our newsletter via email.
    Find us on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red/id1342392027?mt=2), Google Podcasts (https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmduLmZtL2ZlZWQvaG9sZGluZy10aGUtaGlnaC1saW5lLXBvZGNhc3Qv), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/holding-the-high-line), Blubrry (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/31010358/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red-episode-1-pilot/), and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast/status/1088618690646425600). For full transcripts of every episode, check out our AudioBurst account (https://search.audioburst.com/station/Holding%20The%20High%20Line%20with%20Rabbi%20and%20Red?id=15404). Our artwork was produced by CR54 Designs (https://twitter.com/CR54Designs). Juanners (https://soundcloud.com/juanners) does our music.
    We are brought to you by Ruffneck Scarves (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) and Icarus FC (https://www.icarusfc.com/). Ruffneckscarves.com (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) is your one-stop-shop for official MLS, USL, and U.S. Soccer scarves as well as custom scarves for your group or team. Icarusfc.com (https://www.icarusfc.com/) is the place to go for high quality custom soccer kits for your youth or pub team. With an "any design you want, seriously" motto, they are breaking the mold of boring, expensive, template kits from the big brands. Have your team looking fly in 2020 like Andre Shinyashiki with bleached hair with custom scarves and kits from Ruffneck Scarves and Icarus FC.
    HTHL is on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast). If you like what we do and want to give us money, head on over to our page (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast) and become a Patreon Member.
    We have partnered up with the Denver Post to sustainably grow soccer journalism in Colorado. Listeners can get a three month trial of the Denver Post digital for 99¢/month. Go to denverpost.com/hthl (http://denverpost.com/hthl) to sign up. This will give you unlimited and full access to all of the Post’s online content and will support local coverage of the Rapids. Each month after the trial is $11.99/month. There is a sports-content-only option for $6.99/month.
    Follow us on Twitter @rapids96podcast (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast). You can also email the show at rapids96podcast@gmail.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Leftback of Chaos

    Leftback of Chaos

    Hello Colorado Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red are hyped for the Colorado Rapids three game winning streak. We banter about the MLS player salaries info dropping (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/p/backpass-dollah-dollah-bills-yall). The guys recap a win over Houston Dynamo with Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing. Alicia Rodriguez (https://twitter.com/soccermusings) stops by for Know They Enemy as we preview Saturday's game against LAFC. Lastly, we have an Ask HTHL on Andre Shinyashiki.
    Holding The High Line (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/) is an independent soccer podcast focused on the Colorado Rapids (https://lastwordonsoccer.com/category/rapids/) of MLS and a member of the Beautiful Game Network (https://www.bgn.fm/). If you like the show, please consider subscribing to us on your preferred podcatcher, giving us a review, and tell other Rapids fans about us. It helps a ton. Visit bgn.fm (https://www.bgn.fm/) for a bunch of other great podcasts covering soccer in North America.
    We also have a newsletter (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/). Visit our Substack page (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/) to read our content and sign up for our newsletter via email.
    Find us on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red/id1342392027?mt=2), Google Podcasts (https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmduLmZtL2ZlZWQvaG9sZGluZy10aGUtaGlnaC1saW5lLXBvZGNhc3Qv), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/holding-the-high-line), Blubrry (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/31010358/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red-episode-1-pilot/), and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast/status/1088618690646425600). For full transcripts of every episode, check out our AudioBurst account (https://search.audioburst.com/station/Holding%20The%20High%20Line%20with%20Rabbi%20and%20Red?id=15404). Our artwork was produced by CR54 Designs (https://twitter.com/CR54Designs). Juanners (https://soundcloud.com/juanners) does our music.
    We are brought to you by Ruffneck Scarves (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) and Icarus FC (https://www.icarusfc.com/). Ruffneckscarves.com (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) is your one-stop-shop for official MLS, USL, and U.S. Soccer scarves as well as custom scarves for your group or team. Icarusfc.com (https://www.icarusfc.com/) is the place to go for high quality custom soccer kits for your youth or pub team. With an "any design you want, seriously" motto, they are breaking the mold of boring, expensive, template kits from the big brands. Have your team looking fly in 2020 like Andre Shinyashiki with bleached hair with custom scarves and kits from Ruffneck Scarves and Icarus FC.
    HTHL is on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast). If you like what we do and want to give us money, head on over to our page (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast) and become a Patreon Member.
    We have partnered up with the Denver Post to sustainably grow soccer journalism in Colorado. Listeners can get a three month trial of the Denver Post digital for 99¢/month. Go to denverpost.com/hthl (http://denverpost.com/hthl) to sign up. This will give you unlimited and full access to all of the Post’s online content and will support local coverage of the Rapids. Each month after the trial is $11.99/month. There is a sports-content-only option for $6.99/month.
    Follow us on Twitter 

    • 1 hr 20 min
    The Scottish Salmon

    The Scottish Salmon

    Hello Colorado Rapids fan! This week on Holding The High Line, Keep Fighting is back thanks to THE SCOTTISH SALMON! (https://twitter.com/ColoradoRapids/status/1391265464714629122) Rabbi and Red banter about the cringeworthy Columbus rebrand. We review and analyze the 3-2 comeback victory over Minnesota United with Good Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing (https://twitter.com/LWOSMattPollard/status/1391246358531694592). Then we play a preseason interviews Red did with new assistant coach Wolde Harris. The boys finish the show with a preview of the Houston Dynamo match.
    During the show we discuss an article (https://www.si.com/soccer/2021/05/10/columbus-sc-crew-team-name-mls-rebrand) by Brian Straus, Matt's take on the Pids "showing who they are," (https://lastwordonsports.com/soccer/2021/05/10/robin-fraser-show-who-we-are/) and an Aqua Teen Hunger Force soccer crest (https://twitter.com/olive_york/status/1391911324943278080).
    Holding The High Line (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/) is an independent soccer podcast focused on the Colorado Rapids (https://lastwordonsoccer.com/category/rapids/) of MLS and a member of the Beautiful Game Network (https://www.bgn.fm/). If you like the show, please consider subscribing to us on your preferred podcatcher, giving us a review, and tell other Rapids fans about us. It helps a ton. Visit bgn.fm (https://www.bgn.fm/) for a bunch of other great podcasts covering soccer in North America.
    We also have a newsletter (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/). Visit our Substack page (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/) to read our content and sign up for our newsletter via email.
    Find us on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red/id1342392027?mt=2), Google Podcasts (https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmduLmZtL2ZlZWQvaG9sZGluZy10aGUtaGlnaC1saW5lLXBvZGNhc3Qv), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/holding-the-high-line), Blubrry (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/31010358/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red-episode-1-pilot/), and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast/status/1088618690646425600). For full transcripts of every episode, check out our AudioBurst account (https://search.audioburst.com/station/Holding%20The%20High%20Line%20with%20Rabbi%20and%20Red?id=15404). Our artwork was produced by CR54 Designs (https://twitter.com/CR54Designs). Juanners (https://soundcloud.com/juanners) does our music.
    We are brought to you by Ruffneck Scarves (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) and Icarus FC (https://www.icarusfc.com/). Ruffneckscarves.com (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) is your one-stop-shop for official MLS, USL, and U.S. Soccer scarves as well as custom scarves for your group or team. Icarusfc.com (https://www.icarusfc.com/) is the place to go for high quality custom soccer kits for your youth or pub team. With an "any design you want, seriously" motto, they are breaking the mold of boring, expensive, template kits from the big brands. Have your team looking fly in 2020 like Andre Shinyashiki with bleached hair with custom scarves and kits from Ruffneck Scarves and Icarus FC.
    HTHL is on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast). If you like what we do and want to give us money, head on over to our page (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast) and become a Patreon Member.
    We have partnered up with the Denver Post to sustainably grow soccer journalism in Colorado.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Revenge of the Fifth/Pids

    Revenge of the Fifth/Pids

    Hello Colorado Rapids fans! Happy Revenge of the Fifth! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red get to talk about a win! We banter about Champions League, CCL and UEFA, and Manchester United fans getting a game postponed. The guys do Big Thing, Bad Thing, Big Thing on the 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps. Then we look ahead to the freefalling Minnesota United as the Rapids look to revenge their playoff loss from last year.
    When we get to Ask HTHL, Mark discusses what how Ramadan might be affecting Lalas Abubakar. He's written about (https://www.burgundywave.com/2017/6/6/15744664/backpass-ramadan-mubarak-mohammed-saeid) this topic before. Then Matt discusses the struggle between rooting for players on your MLS Fantasy team who are playing against the Rapids/other teams you want to root for in the macro.
    Holding The High Line (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/) is an independent soccer podcast focused on the Colorado Rapids (https://lastwordonsoccer.com/category/rapids/) of MLS and a member of the Beautiful Game Network (https://www.bgn.fm/). If you like the show, please consider subscribing to us on your preferred podcatcher, giving us a review, and tell other Rapids fans about us. It helps a ton. Visit bgn.fm (https://www.bgn.fm/) for a bunch of other great podcasts covering soccer in North America.
    We also have a newsletter (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/). Visit our Substack page (https://holdingthehighline.substack.com/) to read our content and sign up for our newsletter via email.
    Find us on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red/id1342392027?mt=2), Google Podcasts (https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmduLmZtL2ZlZWQvaG9sZGluZy10aGUtaGlnaC1saW5lLXBvZGNhc3Qv), Stitcher (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/holding-the-high-line), Blubrry (https://www.blubrry.com/rapids96_holdingthehighline/31010358/holding-the-high-line-with-rabbi-and-red-episode-1-pilot/), and many other podcatchers. See the full list of podcatchers with subscription links here (https://twitter.com/rapids96podcast/status/1088618690646425600). For full transcripts of every episode, check out our AudioBurst account (https://search.audioburst.com/station/Holding%20The%20High%20Line%20with%20Rabbi%20and%20Red?id=15404). Our artwork was produced by CR54 Designs (https://twitter.com/CR54Designs). Juanners (https://soundcloud.com/juanners) does our music.
    We are brought to you by Ruffneck Scarves (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) and Icarus FC (https://www.icarusfc.com/). Ruffneckscarves.com (https://www.ruffneckscarves.com/) is your one-stop-shop for official MLS, USL, and U.S. Soccer scarves as well as custom scarves for your group or team. Icarusfc.com (https://www.icarusfc.com/) is the place to go for high quality custom soccer kits for your youth or pub team. With an "any design you want, seriously" motto, they are breaking the mold of boring, expensive, template kits from the big brands. Have your team looking fly in 2020 like Andre Shinyashiki with bleached hair with custom scarves and kits from Ruffneck Scarves and Icarus FC.
    HTHL is on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast). If you like what we do and want to give us money, head on over to our page (https://www.patreon.com/rapids96podcast) and become a Patreon Member.
    We have partnered up with the Denver Post to sustainably grow soccer journalism in Colorado. Listeners can get a three month trial of the Denver Post digital for 99¢/month. Go to denverpost.com/hthl (http://denverpost.com/hthl) to sign up.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

LWOS Matt ,

Great

A fantastic MLS team-specific pod

J Stod ,

Great Podcast in Tough Times

Setting aside that this is a great soccer podcast, recent events allow for Matt and Mark to shine as thoughtful and intelligent hosts. I am so glad to have the podcast and look forward to it each week.

ABH99 ,

Dedicated and well researched

It’s clear that this is a labor of love for these guys and they do a fantastic job. The podcast is well researched and worth your time.

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