Colorado Rapids keeper Sharpe an MLS pool player

Chris Sharpe is currently being used as an MLS pool player, and recently experienced being a substitute against the club that own his rights.

Chris Sharpe is currently being used as an MLS pool player, and recently experienced being a substitute against the club that own his rights.

The Australian shot-stopper was used by Chivas USA as a back-up when the club met the Rapids in Colorado earlier this month.

Colorado Soccer Now conducted an interview with Sharpe after the match to find out about his thoughts in regards to being used by clubs when they require a keeper and how it was being up against teammates he trains with every day.

How does the MLS contract work for you?
The Rapids have got my rights. If I’m not on the squad in the weekend, then any other team can come in and put my name in the mix in the MLS. And if they say yes, then I can go.

How often does this happen?
This is my fourth time this year. Last year quite a bit, actually. Spent quite a bit of time away. Spent a couple of weeks here (with Chivas) last year. But all of last year I was here because it was Bouna (Coundoul) and I last year. So I spent half the season here on the bench. Columbus and Chivas this year.

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