S4E38: Who paid for the nachos?
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Happy New Year Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi is in Hawaii. The guys discuss recent signings and what it means for the four players Colorado had still been in negotiations with. Then Red sits down with Mohamed Omar to discuss his college career, style of play, that afro, and Robin Fraser calling him Mr. Notre Dame back in Toronto. The guys break down the MLS SuperDraft, its importance, why Colorado did what they did, and the three players they ultimately selected. We finish off by discussing how the Pids could handle the rest of the January transfer window.


During the show we discuss a few of our recent written pieces. Here's the links to those articles for those interested:


The transcript of Matt's interview with Mo Omar - Last Word on Soccer

Mark's Backpass article on the draft's importance - HTHL Substack

What Keita and Max bring to the club - Last Word on Soccer


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