Clavijo Losing Support

Move over Frank Yallop - Colorado Rapids head coach Fernando Clavijo is now on the MLS coaching hot-seat. According to the Washington Post's Steven Goff, Rapids owner Stan Kroenke is said to be very frustrated with recent results, but doesn't want to foot the bill for a new coach while having to pay off Clavijo at the same time.
Two MLS coaches have already been cut loose in 2007 (Chicago's Dave Sarachan and Real Salt Lake's John Ellinger) and if Colorado doesn't stop the bleeding soon, Clavijo could be the third member of that group. Despite starting the season with a respectable 4-2-3 record through June 1st, the Rapids have gone a woeful 0-6-2 since then, leaving them a distant fourth in the Western Conference and currently outside of a playoff spot.

Colorado's struggles have led many fans to call for the canning of Clavijo, and have even inspired a website - www.FireClavijo.com. The site's creators proclaim that Clavijo has led the team to just seven wins over their last 30 games and is in his sixth season of coaching in MLS without producing a winning record (2000-2002 in New England, 2005-present in Colorado).

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