Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Rapids Developmental Squad to Take on Denver Kickers Sunday

Rapids fans can make it a complete weekend of soccer action beginning with Colorado's match Saturday night against Toronto FC at 8 pm at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

The following day, fans can head over to Golden as a Rapids' developmental squad travel to face the Denver Kickers this Sunday, Sept. 6 at 1 pm at the Denver Kickers Sport Club.

Admission and parking for Sunday's match will be free for all fans.

"It is an honor to host this Rapids side at the Denver Kickers Sport Club and we look forward to making this an annual event for our members and the soccer community as a whole," said Klaus Degler, Kickers Adult Athletic Director.

"The Kickers hope the match will help in building the sport of soccer in the Denver-Metro Area and continue to build our relationship with the Colorado Rapids. The Kickers were a key figure in the early stages of soccer in Colorado, and we look forward to helping build the future of the sport with the Colorado Rapids."

The Kickers Clubhouse is located at 16776 West 50th Avenue in Golden. For more information on the Denver Kickers, visit

About the Denver Kickers
The Denver Kickers Club was officially founded in 1962 and since then the club has won Five National Amateur Championships, Thirty-Four Colorado State Championships, and Two National U23 National Championships. The Denver Kickers Club has grown to over 400 members and their complex includes a European-size championship soccer field. The Club Keeps the European heritage alive with soccer and the Adult and Junior Schuhplattlers - Bavarian Dance Groups. The Club hosts several annual events including a Bavarian Style Oktoberfest and annual Labor Day Soccer Tournament.

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