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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 12/14/2013

D.C. United pursuing U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson

D.C. United is seeking to acquire U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson from the Seattle Sounders for financial considerations.

By Steven Goff  |  01:31 PM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer

Posted at 02:22 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Olsen, Kasper likely to return in 2014

Despite MLS's worst record, D.C. United is leaning toward retaining Coach Ben Olsen and General Manager Dave Kasper in 2014.

By Steven Goff  |  02:22 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Jakovic, Thorrington out for last 3 matches

D.C. United's Dejan Jakovic and John Thorrington are likely to miss the last three matches of the MLS season with injuries, Coach Ben Olsen said.

By Steven Goff  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 10/06/2013

Video: MLS goal of the year?

Video of Camilo scoring an unbelievable goal for the Vancouver Whitecaps against the Portland Timbers in an MLS match at BC Place.

By Steven Goff  |  11:56 PM ET, 10/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 10/05/2013

Chicago Fire 3, D.C. United 0

Three days after winning the U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United returned to its regular ways with a 3-0 loss to the Chicago Fire at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:33 AM ET, 10/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 10/04/2013

D.C. United vs. Chicago Fire

Fresh off the U.S. Open Cup championship, D.C. United resumes MLS regular season play against the Chicago Fire at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  07:16 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Few minutes with D.C. United's Ben Olsen

After winning the U.S. Open Cup championship, D.C. United's Ben Olsen turns his attention back to the MLS regular season.

By Steven Goff  |  12:46 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013

D.C. United wins U.S. Open Cup

Near the end of a ruinous MLS season, D.C. United found joy in the U.S. Open Cup, capping the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, real salt lake, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013

U.S. Open Cup primer: United at Real Salt Lake

D.C. United and Real Salt Lake tangle Tuesday night in the U.S. Open Cup final at Rio Tinto Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. united real salt lake, Major League Soccer, u.s. open cup

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Collin Martin balances soccer and school. D.C. United's young lineup in Toronto. Injury report. Weather outlook. U.S. Open Cup TV plans. MLS salaries.

By Steven Goff  |  02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Few minutes with D.C. United’s Ben Olsen

With an MLS match this weekend and the U.S. Open Cup final looming, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen answered a few questions after Tuesday’s training session at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United is exploring a possible postseason trip to Indonesia for multiple friendlies. Plus, U.S. Open Cup TV update and more ...

By Steven Goff  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, el salvador, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 09/21/2013

D.C. United at New England Revolution

With the MLS regular season winding down, D.C. United visits Gillette Stadium to face the New England Revolution.

By Steven Goff  |  06:40 PM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013

HBO’s Seattle experience

HBO’s “Real Sports” did a wonderful job capturing the sensational soccer scene in Seattle, but short-changed the rest of the league.

By Steven Goff  |  04:24 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS, seattle sounders

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013

D.C. United news and notes

For D.C. United, it’s all about U.S. Open Cup preparations: two weeks until the final at Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 09:52 PM ET, 09/14/2013

D.C. United 2, Los Angeles Galaxy 2

D.C. United recovered from early and late deficits to earn a 2-2 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy in an MLS match at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  09:52 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/14/2013

D.C. United vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

D.C. United hosts the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Galaxy at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013

A few minutes with Bruce Arena

SOCCER INSIDER | Veteran soccer coach Bruce Arena addresses the L.A. Galaxy, Landon Donovan, MLS, artificial turf, MLS scheduling and his own future as he brings his squad to D.C. to face United.

By Steven Goff  |  05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013

Chivas USA 1, D.C. United 0

D.C. United remained winless on the road, dropping a 1-0 decision to Chivas USA in an MLS match Sunday night.

By Steven Goff  |  11:11 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chivas usa, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 08/31/2013

D.C. United at New York Red Bulls

D.C. United visits New Jersey to face the New York Red Bulls in a Major League Soccer match.

By Steven Goff  |  07:22 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new york red bulls

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 08/24/2013

D.C. United vs. Toronto FC

D.C. United, the worst team in MLS's Eastern Conference, welcomes Toronto FC, the second-worst team in the Eastern Conference, to RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  06:04 PM ET, 08/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, toronto fc

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 08/23/2013

MLS rescinds Ben Olsen's suspension

MLS rescinded D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen's one-game suspension, received after being ejected from last weekend's match in Montreal.

By Steven Goff  |  01:52 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Montreal Impact 2, D.C. United 1

During a 2-1 loss at Montreal, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen was involved in a sideline scuffle with Impact Coach Marco Schallibaum. Both were ejected.

By Steven Goff  |  11:20 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, montreal impact

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 08/17/2013

D.C. United at Montreal Impact

Two weeks after defeating Montreal, D.C. United visits Quebec to face the Impact in an MLS match at Saputo Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  06:01 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, montreal impact

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 08/15/2013

D.C. United signs Swiss defender

D.C. United has signed Dennis Iapichino, a Swiss left back waived by the Montreal Impact last week.

By Steven Goff  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 08/10/2013

D.C. United at Philadelphia Union

After a stirring U.S. Open Cup result, D.C. United resumes the inconsequential portion of the campaign with a league match against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.

By Steven Goff  |  07:02 PM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, philadelphia union

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/09/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United completed a trade with the New England Revolution, acquiring a late-round draft pick for Charlie Davies's MLS rights. Plus, Luis Silva's injury status and other items ahead of the Philadelphia match.

By Steven Goff  |  12:08 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 08/08/2013

D.C. United to trade Charlie Davies' MLS rights to New England Revolution

Almost two years since Charlie Davies last played in MLS, D.C. United is preparing to trade the forward's rights to the New England Revolution.

By Steven Goff  |  07:07 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013

U.S. Open Cup: D.C. United at Chicago Fire

D.C. United faces the Chicago Fire in a U.S. Open Cup semifinal at Toyota Park.

By Steven Goff  |  07:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Previewing D.C. United's Open Cup semifinal

D.C. United is gearing up for the U.S. Open Cup semifinals Wednesday night against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Clint Dempsey signing demonstrates MLS's growth and growing pains

In its 18th season, Major League Soccer has made massive strides but continues to show immaturity.

By Steven Goff  |  10:19 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/04/2013

In photos, what a difference a week makes for D.C. United's Ben Olsen

Tony Quinn's contrasting photos of D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen following last week's loss and this week's victory.

By Steven Goff  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:58 AM ET, 08/04/2013

D.C. United 3, Montreal Impact 1

Luis Silva scored for the third consecutive match and Conor Doyle had a goal and an assist in D.C. United's 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:58 AM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, montreal impact

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 08/03/2013

D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact

D.C. United faces the Montreal Impact in a Major League Soccer match at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  06:08 PM ET, 08/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, montreal impact

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/03/2013

Closer look at Clint Dempsey's move to Seattle

Questions -- and a few answers -- about U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey's imminent move to MLS's Seattle Sounders from Tottenham Hotspur.

By Steven Goff  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 08/02/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Ben Olsen is balancing D.C. United's needs against Montreal in an MLS regular season match Saturday with the importance of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup semifinal at Chicago.

By Steven Goff  |  12:29 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Garber's 2020 vision: 24 MLS clubs

During halftime of a forgettable all-star game, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the league plans to add four clubs by 2020, raising the total to 24.

By Steven Goff  |  12:42 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 07/31/2013

D.C. United prospect Syamsir Alam has logged followers but not minutes

D.C. United's most popular player, by social media standards, is Indonesia's Syamsir Alam, who has not played a minute in an MLS regular season match.

By Steven Goff  |  03:50 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/30/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest D.C. United updates from RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 07/28/2013

New England Revolution 2, D.C. United 1

Despite another long-distance goal by Luis Silva, D.C. United lost again, 2-1 to the New England Revolution at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:14 AM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 07/27/2013

D.C. United vs. New England Revolution

D.C. United returns to RFK Stadium to face the New England Revolution in an MLS match.

By Steven Goff  |  05:31 PM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new england revolution

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 07/25/2013

With proposal in place, D.C. United begins efforts to finalize stadium plan with city

D.C. United reached a preliminary deal with the city to build a soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, but several obstacles remain.

By Steven Goff  |  03:42 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 07/25/2013

D.C. United stadium plan: Day 1

At a news conference at Buzzard Point, D.C. United officials and Mayor Vincent Gray formally unveiled plans for a soccer stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  11:05 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 07/24/2013

D.C. United and Mayor Gray reach preliminary deal for soccer stadium at Buzzard Point

D.C. United executives and District officials have reached a preliminary $300 million deal to build a 20,000-seat stadium for the team on Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington.

By Steven Goff  |  06:51 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 07/23/2013

A few good minutes with Conor Doyle

Conor Doyle discusses his loan to D.C. United from England's Derby County, his Irish roots, U.S. under-20 experiences and visiting Washington for the first time.

By Steven Goff  |  03:36 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/23/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium as D.C. United's season-long problems continue.

By Steven Goff  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Olsen's longevity sets United coaching mark

The milestone passed quietly, without fanfare, lost amid another defeat in a shambolic season: Ben Olsen is now the longest-serving head coach in D.C. United history.

By Steven Goff  |  05:02 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 07/20/2013

Chicago Fire routs D.C. United, 4-1

D.C. United remained winless on the road in MLS with a 4-1 loss to the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. Chris Rolfe scored twice.

By Steven Goff  |  10:30 PM ET, 07/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 07/20/2013

D.C. United at Chicago Fire

D.C. United continues its search for an MLS away victory with a visit to Toyota Park to face the Chicago Fire.

By Steven Goff  |  07:38 PM ET, 07/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/18/2013

D.C. United acquires Conor Doyle

D.C. United's youth movement continued with the acquisition of Conor Doyle, a 21-year-old forward loaned to MLS from English club Derby County.

By Steven Goff  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/18/2013

McDonald: From Washington to Wasatch

The veteran defender reflects on his time with United and his trade to Real Salt Lake this week.

By Steven Goff  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, real salt lake

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/17/2013

D.C. United trades McDonald to Salt Lake

D.C. United traded veteran defender Brandon McDonald to Real Salt Lake for two MLS draft picks.

By Steven Goff  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Seaton making strides with Kickers, United

D.C. United's Michael Seaton just turned 17, but is making substantial progress as a first-year pro.

By Steven Goff  |  06:49 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 07/16/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United returns to work today after a break from league play: injury update, trialists, international search, on-loan players, RFK's new field.

By Steven Goff  |  01:58 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 07/15/2013

MLS all-star game roster is set

Sporting Kansas City Coach Peter Vermes named 18 players to the active roster for the MLS All-Star Game against Italian club Roma on July 31.

By Steven Goff  |  02:13 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/13/2013

Video: Michael Seaton assist, interview

D.C. United homegrown player Michael Seaton, 17, discusses his first-team debut during a 1-1 draw with Chivas Guadalajara at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 07/12/2013

D.C. United vs. Chivas Guadalajara

While Paul McCartney, a former Beatle, is playing Nationals Park, Chivas Guadalajara, the Goats, are visiting RFK Stadium for a friendly against D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  05:59 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chivas, D.C. United, Major League Soccer

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/10/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Luis Silva, Jared Jeffrey and Collin Martin participated in their first D.C. United workouts Wednesday at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  02:09 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Collin Martin to sign with D.C. United

Wake Forest attacker Collin Martin, a Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School graduate, is planning to sign a homegrown contract with D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  06:24 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/09/2013

D.C. United acquires Silva from Toronto

Desperate for attacking help, D.C. United has acquired second-year midfielder Luis Silva from Toronto FC for an undisclosed amount of allocation money.

By Steven Goff  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, toronto fc

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 07/09/2013

D.C. United sells Alain Rochat

A month after acquiring Alain Rochat from Vancouver, D.C. United has sold him to Swiss club Young Boys for more than $500,000.

By Steven Goff  |  11:23 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:39 AM ET, 07/09/2013

D.C. United, by the numbers

At its current pace, D.C. United will not win four regular season matches this year. Crunching the gruesome numbers in a lost MLS campaign ...

By Steven Goff  |  12:39 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 07/07/2013

D.C. United at Colorado Rapids

D.C. United visits the Colorado Rapids in an MLS match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City.

By Steven Goff  |  08:33 PM ET, 07/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colorado rapids, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 07/06/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United injury and roster updates, U.S. and Canada Gold Cup call-ups, Richmond Kickers win again, Washington Spirit loses again.

By Steven Goff  |  10:18 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, colorado rapids, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 04:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013

Seattle Sounders 2, D.C. United 0

D.C. United falls to 2-13-3 in MLS with a 2-0 loss to the Seattle Sounders: match report, video, notes and more.

By Steven Goff  |  04:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, seattle sounders

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013

D.C. United at Seattle Sounders

D.C. United carries its MLS-worst record to CenturyLink Field for a match against the Seattle Sounders.

By Steven Goff  |  07:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, seattle sounders

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 07/03/2013

D.C. United signs Jared Jeffrey

D.C. United signed midfielder Jared Jeffrey, a 23-year-old American who has spent the past three years with the reserve squad for German club Mainz.

By Steven Goff  |  04:19 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 06/29/2013

Videos: Whitecaps PK, Olsen's comments

D.C. United dropped a 1-0 decision to the Vancouver Whitecaps, and afterward, Coach Ben Olsen fumed about the referee's decision to award a penalty kick.

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 PM ET, 06/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/28/2013

D.C. United news and notes

By Steven Goff  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:52 AM ET, 06/27/2013

D.C. United advances in U.S. Open Cup

Dwayne De Rosario scored the go-ahead goal as D.C. United defeated the New England Revolution, 3-1, setting up a U.S. Open Cup semifinal at Chicago on Aug. 7.

By Steven Goff  |  12:52 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 06/23/2013

D.C. United 1, San Jose Earthquakes 0

Chris Pontius's penalty kick in the 11th minute and a strong defensive effort propelled D.C. United to a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes, ending a 13-game winless streak.

By Steven Goff  |  12:56 AM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, san jose earthquakes

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 06/22/2013

D.C. United vs. San Jose Earthquakes

D.C. United will carry a 13-game MLS winless streak into Saturday's match against the San Jose Earthquakes at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  06:04 PM ET, 06/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, san jose earthquakes

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 06/16/2013

D.C. United's foreign signings, 2004-13

D.C. United is looking abroad for help but does not have a great track record with international signings the past 10 MLS seasons.

By Steven Goff  |  05:57 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 06/16/2013

Toronto FC 2, D.C. United 1

D.C. United relinquished an early lead and lost to Toronto FC, 2-1, extending its winless streak to 13 matches.

By Steven Goff  |  12:15 AM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, toronto fc

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 06/15/2013

D.C. United vs. Toronto FC

Neither D.C. United nor Toronto FC has won since March. Will someone break through tonight at RFK Stadium?

By Steven Goff  |  06:04 PM ET, 06/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, toronto fc

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 06/14/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium ahead of D.C. United’s MLS match against Toronto FC at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:25 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 06/13/2013

D.C. United's Pontius out with concussion

D.C. United’s Chris Pontius, Ethan White and James Riley have been ruled out of Saturday's MLS match against Toronto FC at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  08:08 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013

D.C. United advances in U.S. Open Cup

Dwayne De Rosario's hat trick propelled D.C. United into the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union.

By Steven Goff  |  01:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, NASL, u.s. open cup, usl

Posted at 08:19 PM ET, 06/11/2013

D.C. United GM Kasper backs Ben Olsen

D.C. United GM Dave Kasper says, despite the MLS club's problems, Coach Ben Olsen has his full support.

By Steven Goff  |  08:19 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 04:09 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Judge denies D.C. United's motion to dismiss Bryan Namoff case

A D.C. Superior Court judge denied D.C. United's motion to dismiss Bryan Namoff's $12 million civil suit against the MLS club and staff members for medical negligence.

By Steven Goff  |  04:09 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:03 AM ET, 06/09/2013

D.C. United 0, New England Revolution 0

D.C. United earned a point against the surging New England Revolution with a 0-0 draw, but the MLS club's winless streak reached 12.

By Steven Goff  |  12:03 AM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/06/2013

D.C. United acquires Vancouver defender

D.C. United acquires defender-midfielder Alain Rochat from the Vancouver Whitecaps for two draft picks.

By Steven Goff  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 06/02/2013

Chicago Fire 2, D.C. United 0

D.C. United's winless streak struck 11 with a 2-0 away defeat to the Chicago Fire.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 PM ET, 06/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 05/27/2013

De Rosario and Olsen sort out differences

D.C. United's Dwayne De Rosario and Ben Olsen seem to have patched things up after the captain spoke critically of the coach following Saturday’s loss to Portland.

By Steven Goff  |  01:57 PM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 05/25/2013

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers

D.C. United is winless in nine straight. The Portland Timbers are unbeaten in 10 straight. They meet tonight at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  05:39 PM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, Portland Timbers

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/25/2013

Robbie Rogers to Galaxy, Mike Magee to Fire

The Los Angeles Galaxy has traded leading scorer Mike Magee to the Chicago Fire for Robbie Rogers.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United's Dejan Jakovic has a groin ailment and will be a game-time decision against the Portland Timbers at RFK Stadium on Saturday night.

By Steven Goff  |  01:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/20/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Andrew Dykstra and Michael Seaton will play for the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup, while Taylor Kemp, Casey Townsend and Conor Shanosky will remain with D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, richmond kickers, u.s. open cup

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 05/19/2013

D.C. United vs. Sporting Kansas City

D.C. United carries a club-record seven-game losing streak into Sunday's MLS match against Sporting Kansas City at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  04:04 PM ET, 05/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, sporting kansas city

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/17/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United declined to sign two trialists who were in camp this week but will continue to look at players in the coming weeks, Ben Olsen said.

By Steven Goff  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Bill Hamid appears to be on his way to U.S. national team training camp. Marcelo Saragosa is out with a knee injury. D.C. United is likely to play the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, juergen klinsmann, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Russell to retire, pursue medical career

After 12 pro seasons, D.C. United defender Robbie Russell is retiring to pursue a medical career.

By Steven Goff  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Former U.S. national team defender Frankie Simek has begun workouts with D.C. United. All the latest from RFK Stadium:

By Steven Goff  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/13/2013

10 reasons why D.C. United stinks in 2013

Nothing has gone right for D.C. United this season. Here's why:

By Steven Goff  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:33 PM ET, 05/11/2013

D.C. United at FC Dallas

D.C. United carries a six-game losing streak to Texas to face MLS points leader FC Dallas.

By Steven Goff  |  07:33 PM ET, 05/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, fc dallas, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 05/10/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Chris Pontius appears ready to return to D.C. United's lineup after missing two matches with a groin injury.

By Steven Goff  |  11:40 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 05/08/2013

D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

Saddled with a five-game losing streak, D.C. United faces the Houston Dynamo at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  05:11 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/07/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United's Chris Pontius and Nick DeLeon have recovered from injuries, but whether they play Wednesday against the Houston Dynamo at RFK Stadium remains to be seen.

By Steven Goff  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 05/06/2013

MLS salaries posted by players' union

Dwayne De Rosario is D.C. United's highest-paid player, while Los Angeles Galaxy star Robbie Keane is the top earner in Major League Soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  04:12 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Good news for Pontius and D.C. United

Chris Pontius has only a mild groin strain, good news for a D.C. United team that has lost five straight and sits last in MLS's overall standings.

By Steven Goff  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Columbus Crew 3, D.C. United 0

D.C. United was held scoreless again. D.C. United lost again. Observations, notes, statistics, quotes and video.....

By Steven Goff  |  01:49 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  columbus crew, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 04/27/2013

Scoreboard fire delays start of MLS match

A fire in the Columbus Crew Stadium scoreboard delayed the start of D.C. United's MLS match.

By Steven Goff  |  08:06 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 04/27/2013

D.C. United at Columbus Crew

D.C. United is in Columbus to face the Crew, aiming to end a four-game losing streak and earn its first away victory of the season.

By Steven Goff  |  05:58 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  columbus crew, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Chris Pontius sidelined with groin injury

Chris Pontius will miss D.C. United's match at the Columbus Crew on Saturday after suffering a groin injury in training this week.

By Steven Goff  |  01:19 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Olsen, Kasper on D.C. United's situation

Comments from D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper and Coach Ben Olsen following the club's fourth consecutive loss.

By Steven Goff  |  01:07 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 04/21/2013

D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union

D.C. United seeks to end a three-game losing streak Sunday when it hosts the Philadelphia Union in an MLS match at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  04:04 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/16/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Ben Olsen and Brandon McDonald address team morale. Casey Townsend under consideration for recall after scoring twice on loan at Richmond. Looking ahead to Philadelphia match. Attendance improvement.

By Steven Goff  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Few minutes with D.C. United's Dave Kasper

Few minutes with D.C. United's Dave Kasper

By Steven Goff  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/13/2013

D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls

Desperately seeking goals, D.C. United faces the archrival New York Red Bulls for the second time this season, a 7 p.m. start at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new york red bulls

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 04/08/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Is Ben Olsen concerned about D.C. United's slow start? Will Dwayne De Rosario recover in time to play against the Red Bulls this weekend? What's up with Pajoy? An international friendly at RFK this summer?

By Steven Goff  |  01:46 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 04/08/2013

MLS weekend in review

Player of the week, goal of the week, stat of the week, attendance watch, MLS Cup watch, CONCACAF Champions League, strange doings in San Jose.

By Steven Goff  |  09:22 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 04/05/2013

D.C. United at Sporting Kansas City

Without injured captain Dwayne De Rosario, D.C. United seeks its first away victory of the season Friday night against Sporting Kansas City.

By Steven Goff  |  06:52 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, sporting kansas city

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Thoughts on D.C. United's deal with CSN

D.C. United's new TV deal with Comcast SportsNet has rankled many fans. Some thoughts and observations about the three-year contract.....

By Steven Goff  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 04/04/2013

D.C. United reaches 3-year deal with CSN

D.C. United has reached a three-year deal with Comcast SportsNet, but coverage won't begin until next month and as many as nine games might not be televised this season.

By Steven Goff  |  08:57 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 04/01/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium as D.C. United prepares for Friday night's MLS match against Sporting Kansas City.

By Steven Goff  |  06:07 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, sporting kansas city, usl

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 04/01/2013

MLS weekend in review

Player of the week, goal of the week, howlers of the week, attendance watch, injury watch, Landon Donovan's return, Chelis quotes, CONCACAF Champions League schedule

By Steven Goff  |  10:09 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 03/23/2013

D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew

D.C. United looks to extend its home unbeaten streak in MLS play to 20 with an afternoon match against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  02:48 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  columbus crew, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 03/18/2013

MLS weekend in review

A look back at a low-scoring but eventful weekend in Major League Soccer, including controversial goals, calls and quotes, plus an attendance watch and a Freddy Adu update.

By Steven Goff  |  10:35 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 03/16/2013

D.C. United at New York Red Bulls

D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls renew their MLS rivalry with a Saturday afternoon match at Red Bull Arena -- their first meeting since last year's playoffs.

By Steven Goff  |  09:09 AM ET, 03/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new york red bulls

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 03/14/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen will alter his lineup again this weekend: to replace injured midfielder John Thorrington and to reintroduce captain Dwayne De Rosario, who returns from a league suspension.

By Steven Goff  |  04:01 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, new york red bulls

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013

United's Thorrington sidelined 8-12 weeks

D.C. United midfielder John Thorrington will miss 8-12 weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/11/2013

MLS weekend in review

MLS weekend in review

By Steven Goff  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/09/2013

D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake

After a season-opening loss at Houston last weekend, D.C. United makes its 2013 home debut at RFK Stadium against Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  05:03 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/08/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium as D.C. United prepares for the home opener against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

By Steven Goff  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, rfk stadium, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Getting to RFK Stadium for United matches

For D.C. United supporters driving in from Virginia, the route into Lot 8 is not as direct as it used to be.

By Steven Goff  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, rfk stadium

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/07/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium, where D.C. United is preparing for the home opener Saturday night against Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 03/07/2013

MLS weathering early-season weather

MLS dodged weather issues the first week of the regular season, but snow threatens to ruin the Colorado Rapids' home opener.

By Steven Goff  |  11:51 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 03/05/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United news and notes

By Steven Goff  |  03:59 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 03/02/2013

D.C. United at Houston Dynamo

D.C. United begins the 2013 MLS regular season against the club that ended its 2012 campaign: the Houston Dynamo.

By Steven Goff  |  02:58 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Questions, answers about DeRo suspension

Some answers to your questions about MLS's decision to suspend D.C. United star Dwayne De Rosario for two regular season matches.

By Steven Goff  |  07:43 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/01/2013

MLS suspends De Rosario for 2 games

MLS has suspended D.C. United captain Dwayne De Rosario for two games and fined him for a headbutting incident in the preseason finale last weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 02/28/2013

D.C. United awaits MLS's DeRo ruling

D.C. United is awaiting MLS's announcement about Dwayne De Rosario's likely suspension for head-butting an opponent last weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  01:19 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/27/2013

MLS institutes 'mass confrontation' rule

MLS has instituted a "mass confrontation rule" to discourage groups of players from accosting a referee or opponent.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/26/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United is awaiting word on whether captain Dwayne De Rosario will be punished for an alleged headbutt incident during the preseason finale last weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013

D.C. United acquires Panamanian midfielder

D.C. United has completed the acquisition of Panamanian midfielder Marcos Sanchez on loan from Tauro.

By Steven Goff  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 02/25/2013

D.C. United's depth chart

With the MLS opener at Houston this weekend, D.C. United is applying the final touches to the roster.

By Steven Goff  |  02:33 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 02/22/2013

D.C. United news & notes

Carlos Ruiz arrived at D.C. United training camp. Meantime, the club announced an undisclosed settlement with Albanian striker Hamdi Salihi and continued weighing roster options.

By Steven Goff  |  02:25 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 09:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013

D.C. United comments about Ruiz signing

Ben Olsen and Dave Kasper speak about D.C. United's decision to acquire Guatemalan striker Carlos Ruiz.

By Steven Goff  |  09:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 02/20/2013

D.C. United acquires Carlos Ruiz

D.C. United acquires Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz, the 2002 MLS most valuable player and one of the league's most prolific scorers.

By Steven Goff  |  06:40 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 02/19/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United is in the final stages of training camp in Florida ahead of the March 2 MLS opener against the Houston Dynamo.

By Steven Goff  |  10:41 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/16/2013

D.C. United ties Montreal Impact, 1-1

Trialist Kyle Porter scored in the 85th minute as D.C. United earned a 1-1 tie with the Montreal Impact at the Disney Pro Soccer Classic.

By Steven Goff  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 02/15/2013

More from D.C. United's Jason Levien

In addition to stadium issues, D.C. United managing partner Jason Levien addressed several areas of the MLS club's operations and future.

By Steven Goff  |  04:17 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 02/15/2013

D.C. United 'very hopeful' for new stadium

D.C. United's leadership is very hopeful of striking a deal to build a soccer stadium in Washington and end the MLS club's decade-long search for a new home in the area.

By Steven Goff  |  09:36 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 02/14/2013

D.C. United acquires James Riley

D.C. United has acquired veteran defender James Riley from Chivas USA.

By Steven Goff  |  02:41 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 02/13/2013

D.C. United falls to Kansas City, 2-0

With the MLS opener 2 1/2 weeks away, D.C. United dropped a 2-0 decision to Sporting Kansas City at the Disney Pro Soccer Classic in Florida.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013

D.C. United news & notes

Marcos Sanchez, a Panamanian national team midfielder, will begin a trial with D.C. United this week in Orlando.

By Steven Goff  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:08 PM ET, 02/09/2013

D.C. United routs Tampa Bay Rowdies, 4-0

Lionard Pajoy and Taylor Kemp scored two goals apiece in the second half as D.C. United routed the second-division Tampa Bay Rowdies, 4-0, in a preseason match.

By Steven Goff  |  10:08 PM ET, 02/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 02/02/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United's second preseason match, lineup details, roster updates, Hamdi Salihi, Emiliano Dudar, Andy Najar

By Steven Goff  |  01:10 PM ET, 02/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 01/31/2013

D.C. United exercises option on Olsen contract

D.C. United exercised Ben Olsen's 2014 contract option, rewarding him for reaching the MLS Eastern Conference finals last season and putting him on pace to become the longest-serving head coach in club history.

By Steven Goff  |  05:56 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 01/30/2013

It's official: Najar sold to Anderlecht

D.C. United has completed the transfer of Honduran teenager Andy Najar to Anderlecht in Belgium for an undisclosed fee.

By Steven Goff  |  04:59 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 01/28/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United promotes two executives to run the front office following the departure of longtime president Kevin Payne.

By Steven Goff  |  06:45 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Nick DeLeon declines T&T call-up

D.C. United's Nick DeLeon declined an invitation to Trinidad and Tobago's national team, holding out hope he can someday play for the United States.

By Steven Goff  |  03:48 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 01/25/2013

D.C. United trades for ex-Terp Townsend

D.C. United acquires former University of Maryland star Casey Townsend from Chivas USA for a second-round pick in the 2014 MLS draft.

By Steven Goff  |  03:35 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Mike Petke named Red Bulls head coach

Former MLS defender Mike Petke was named head coach of the New York Red Bulls, whose search for Hans Backe's replacement lasted several months.

By Steven Goff  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/22/2013

D.C. United drafts UCLA attacker

D.C. United chose UCLA midfielder Evan Raynr in the MLS supplemental draft Tuesday, the club's only selection in the four-round process. Several players from local colleges were drafted.

By Steven Goff  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/22/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United invites a former Red Bulls goalkeepers coach as a possible replacement for Pat Onstad. Veteran midfielder John Thorrington has signed. A trialist appeared in a Justin Bieber video.

By Steven Goff  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 01/18/2013

D.C. United's training camp roster

With training camp under way, D.C. United has released its preseason roster.

By Steven Goff  |  05:22 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/18/2013

No Salihi as United opens training camp

Albanian striker Hamdi Salihi was not present at D.C. United workouts Friday and, despite a guaranteed contract, is not expected to remain with the MLS club.

By Steven Goff  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 01/17/2013

MLS draft, first-round selections

Updates on the MLS draft as first-round selections are made in Indianapolis.

By Steven Goff  |  10:49 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Onstad leaving D.C. United for Toronto

D.C. United goalkeepers coach Pat Onstad is leaving the club after two seasons to work for Toronto FC, sources said. Meantime, United appears to have its eye on Diego Restrepo to join its goalie corps.

By Steven Goff  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Slight price increase for D.C. United tickets

D.C. United ticket prices have risen, but only 75 cents. The facilities fee is now included in the charge. RFK Stadium's seating capacity for MLS matches will remain at 19,647.

By Steven Goff  |  09:55 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 01/14/2013

D.C. United plan for homegrown signing

Now that D.C. United has signed Michael Seaton to a homegrown player, how will the 16-year-old forward balance school and his blossoming career?

By Steven Goff  |  06:35 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 01/11/2013

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United's Andy Najar made his loan debut for Anderlecht, playing 90 minutes in a 4-2 friendly victory against Dutch club Heracles.

By Steven Goff  |  01:36 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013

D.C. United sets 2013 schedule

Schedule includes 16 weekend home matches and an earlier start time on many nights at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/08/2013

D.C. United news & notes

With training camp set to open next week, D.C. United continues to work on its roster and weigh personnel options.

By Steven Goff  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Payne takes bold step for Toronto FC

Kevin Payne's first bold move as Toronto FC's boss? Hiring Ryan Nelsen, a current player in England's Premier League with no coaching experience.

By Steven Goff  |  10:23 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/07/2013

D.C. United's Najar loaned to Anderlecht

D.C. United's Andy Najar, a teenager who has started in MLS for three seasons, will go on loan to Belgian champion Anderlecht for the remainder of the month.

By Steven Goff  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Garber responds to Blatter's criticism

MLS Commissioner Don Garber responds to FIFA President Sepp Blatter's criticism of the U.S. pro soccer league.

By Steven Goff  |  06:45 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/02/2013

D.C. United's quiet offseason so far

While its Eastern Conference rivals have been busy, D.C. United has not made any major moves this MLS offseason. Training camp opens in two weeks.

By Steven Goff  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 12/21/2012

For Marcus Tracy, Newtown tragedy hits home

San Jose Earthquakes forward Marcus Tracy is from Newtown, Conn., and was visiting family when the shooting at Sandy Hook School occurred last week.

By Steven Goff  |  04:29 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/18/2012

D.C. United will open 2013 at Houston

In a rematch of MLS's Eastern Conference finals, D.C. United will open the 2013 regular season March 2 at Houston against the Dynamo. United will make its RFK Stadium debut a week later against Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 12/01/2012

MLS Cup: Galaxy vs. Dynamo

David Beckham makes his MLS farewell with the Los Angeles Galaxy in the championship match against the Houston Dynamo at Home Depot Center.

By Steven Goff  |  02:53 PM ET, 12/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david beckham, galaxy, houston dynamo, Major League Soccer, mls cup

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 11/29/2012

MLS Cup news & notes

D.C. United has agreed to a new sponsorship deal with Volkswagen. Chris Wondolowski was named MLS MVP. David Beckham met the media. Patrick Ianni won goal of the year, Nick Rimando save of the year.

By Steven Goff  |  07:36 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 11/28/2012

MLS Cup poll: Dynamo or Galaxy?

Who will win MLS Cup, the Houston Dynamo or Los Angeles Galaxy? Vote in our poll!

By Steven Goff  |  11:28 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/27/2012

D.C. United announces Payne's departure

D.C. United has made it official: Kevin Payne is leaving the organization after 17 years running the MLS club's front office. Statements from investors, Coach Ben Olsen and Payne:

By Steven Goff  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 11/26/2012

MLS commissioner's state of league

MLS Commissioner Don Garber addressed several issues, including expansion, during his state-of-the-league teleconference with reporters.

By Steven Goff  |  06:57 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 11/26/2012

MLS Best XI selections are..

MLS scoring champion Chris Wondolowski of the San Jose Earthquakes is among the chosen players for the league's annual Best XI.

By Steven Goff  |  04:19 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 11/20/2012

D.C. United begins player evaluations

Two days after elimination from the MLS playoffs, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen and some players discuss the past and the future.

By Steven Goff  |  12:14 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 11/19/2012

David Beckham to leave L.A. Galaxy

David Beckham announced he will leave the Los Angeles Galaxy after MLS Cup on Dec. 1, marking the end of a six-year tenure.

By Steven Goff  |  07:52 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012

MLS announces awards finalists

Major League Soccer has unveiled the finalists for individual awards, including most valuable player, rookie of the year and coach of the year.

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 11/07/2012

D.C. United and MLS playoffs

D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls are planning for adverse weather conditions tonight in Game 2 of their MLS Eastern Conference semifinal series.

By Steven Goff  |  02:05 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Earthquakes score in added time again

San Jose's Victor Bernardez scored in the 94th minute of a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy in an MLS playoff match, the 10th goal by the Earthquakes in stoppage time this season.

By Steven Goff  |  08:50 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 10/31/2012

D.C. United news & notes

Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls are planning to discuss the status of Saturday's playoff match at Red Bull Arena, which lost power during Hurricane Sandy.

By Steven Goff  |  01:14 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Final MLS overall standings & notes

The MLS regular season came to a close with San Jose atop the overall standings and the Earthquakes' Chris Wondolowski holding the Golden Boot. A look at the "single table" and other notes from the last weekend:

By Steven Goff  |  12:40 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 10/28/2012

D.C. United, MLS playoff schedule

D.C. United will play the New York Red Bulls in an MLS Eastern Conference semifinal series: Saturday at Red Bull Arena and Nov. 7 at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  03:57 PM ET, 10/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 10/27/2012

D.C. United 1, Chicago Fire 1

D.C. United earned a 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire to clinch second place in MLS's Eastern Conference and earn a first-round playoff bye.

By Steven Goff  |  11:05 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/23/2012

D.C. United news & notes

Before thinking ahead to the MLS playoffs, D.C. United is preparing for the regular season finale against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

By Steven Goff  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 PM ET, 10/21/2012

D.C. United MLS playoff outlook & notes

D.C. United is in the MLS playoffs for the first time in five years but won't know the opponent, round, date and location until after this week's regular season finales.

By Steven Goff  |  10:38 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:08 AM ET, 10/21/2012

D.C. United 3, Columbus Crew 2

Marcelo Saragosa and Lewis Neal scored in the second half as D.C. United defeated the Columbus Crew, 3-2, and clinched its first MLS playoff berth in five years. Match report, standings, video, poll:

By Steven Goff  |  01:08 AM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 10/09/2012

D.C. United & MLS playoff outlook

D.C. United is closing in on its first MLS playoff berth in 5 years. If the season ended today, United would face Chicago in the Eastern Conference semifinals. However, the situation remains unsettled heading into the final 2 regular season games.

By Steven Goff  |  10:51 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 02/24/2012

In wake of stadium tragedy, American goalkeeper Samir Badr awaits opportunity to resume soccer career in Egypt

Samir Badr, 19, signed with an Egyptian soccer club in January, just nine days before a stadium tragedy shut down the league.

By Steven Goff  |  03:26 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Samir Badr, Americans abroad, Bob Bradley, samir badr mls, major league soccer, bill hamid goalkeeper, hamid badr goalkeepers