D.C. United news and notes

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Eddie Johnson is available for duty at Chicago this weekend after missing three matches with a concussion.

Scores and Schedule

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Tim Howard is still saving everything in sight

Tim Howard is still saving everything in sight

The Everton goalkeeper sets a record for saves in Europa League competition.

Photos

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Raiders hand the Bulldogs their first loss in a Prince George’s 4A showdown.

Bonnick, Raiders blaze past Bowie

Bonnick, Raiders blaze past Bowie

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Sophomore Sheyenne Bonnick uses her speed to score four goals and lead Eleanor Roosevelt to a key early-season win over the rival Bulldogs.

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United news and notes

Eddie Johnson is available for duty at Chicago this weekend after missing three matches with a concussion.

Thursday kickaround

Thursday kickaround

MLS new logo. U.S. vs. Mexico women’s friendly. Women’s World Cup qualifying. FIFA rankings. CONCACAF Champions League. NCAA soccer.

In Mexico, American Herculez Gomez scores for Tigres

In Mexico, American Herculez Gomez scores for Tigres

Updating the performances of American soccer players abroad.

Schenk gives Seahawks a weapon

Schenk gives Seahawks a weapon

GIRLS’ SOCCER | South River discovered a new offensive option by moving junior Bella Schenk from midfield to forward; Good Counsel, O’Connell lose in California.

To The Heights, they all matter

To The Heights, they all matter

BOYS’ SOCCER | Because The Heights is independent, there’s no postseason for the team. That makes the regular season count more.

Wednesday kickaround

Wednesday kickaround

Ben Olsen’s new contract? Americans abroad results & schedule. UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League on TV. GW upsets Navy.

Garber fines Arena for comments about Kljestan case

Garber fines Arena for comments about Kljestan case

The MLS commissioner and Los Angeles Galaxy head coach at odds again.

Espindola scores twice in D.C. United’s Champions League win

Espindola scores twice in D.C. United’s Champions League win

United moves to the verge of the CONCACAF quarterfinals by defeating Waterhouse, 2-1, in Kingston, Jamaica.

Photos

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

Michael Heitzmann pushed across the winning goal with a penalty kick in extra time for the Hawks.

Hawks win on timely penalty kick

Hawks win on timely penalty kick

BOYS’ SOCCER | River Hill’s Michael Heitzmann avenges his penalty kick miss from last season’s game against Howard with an overtime winner.

Grading D.C. United’s 2014 acquisitions

Grading D.C. United’s 2014 acquisitions

Now that the MLS roster deadline has passed, we look back at acquisitions that helped turn a 3-win squad into the Eastern Conference leaders.

Bubble soccer at Gold’s Gym transforms players into bouncy balls

Bubble soccer at Gold’s Gym transforms players into bouncy balls

Bubble soccer is indoor soccer with one major difference: Players run around wearing giant, inflated “bubbles” that look like see-through beach balls.

How to watch UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League, plus U.S. Open Cup

How to watch UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League, plus U.S. Open Cup

The UEFA Champions League group stage opens today, while the CONCACAF version is in a pivotal stretch. Philadelphia hosts Seattle for the Open Cup trophy.

D.C. United in CONCACAF Champions League

The MLS Eastern Conference leaders visit Jamaica to face Waterhouse in group play.

Fans in Brazil clean up after themselves

Fans in Brazil clean up after themselves

Brazilian soccer fans have followed the Japanese practice. This is way more beneficial to society than rioting after games.

5 college teams in region to watch

5 college teams in region to watch

Virginia and Virginia Tech women are among nation’s best, while George Mason, American and Navy men have started well.

David Beckham urges Scotland to say ‘no’ to independence, think about Olympic pride instead

David Beckham urges Scotland to say ‘no’ to independence, think about Olympic pride instead

Really, the soccer star just wants to be able to keep cheering for Andy Murray.

Gus Johnson is stepping down as Fox Sports’ top soccer announcer

Gus Johnson is stepping down as Fox Sports’ top soccer announcer

So much for an experiment that never really worked.

3 suspect calls impact outcomes of MLS matches

3 suspect calls impact outcomes of MLS matches

Toronto FC, the Portland Timbers and D.C. United were not happy with the officiating -- and rightfully so.

News quiz: Obama gets tough, website leaks video, senators film a reality show

News quiz: Obama gets tough, website leaks video, senators film a reality show

How closely have you been paying attention to the news in the past week? Test your knowledge with Express’ current events quiz.

U.S. soccer players abroad, weekend roundup

U.S. soccer players abroad, weekend roundup

Brad Guzan and Aston Villa continued their fine start, while Brek Shea debuted with Birmingham and Julian Green began his Hamburg loan.

The fastest and slowest attacking teams in the Premier League

The fastest and slowest attacking teams in the Premier League

Faster-paced teams are better at scoring goals ... up to a point.

Matches to watch, follow and attend this weekend

Matches to watch, follow and attend this weekend

Two big MLS showdowns, Premier League, Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid, U.S. women’s national team vs. Mexico, college games in the area.

D.C. United gets boost from Chris Pontius’ return

D.C. United gets boost from Chris Pontius’ return

For the first time since October 2013, Chris Pontius played in a game for D.C. United on Wednesday night.

Spain’s Sevilla soccer team wins its weight in beer for Europa League victory

Spain’s Sevilla soccer team wins its weight in beer for Europa League victory

The Cruzcampo brewery, which handed out the 1,600-liter award, is also a tournament sponsor.

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A veteran works through the grind

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