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Archives: DC United

MLS rosters simply not good enough in CONCACAF Champions League

Posted on by Steve Davis
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MLS dreams of Champions League glory are about to go kablooey. Again. Montreal remains alive in the ongoing CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, having played to a worthy draw at Pachuca earlier this week. A return leg against the Mexican club … Continue reading

Rating each MLS club’s signings during the off-season

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The MLS offseason is still churning as teams finalize their last transactions and continue to shape the excess of their rosters in advance of opening day, but training camp has opened and the major business has been done. There’s no … Continue reading

Questions arise about the growth of foreign ownership in US soccer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The recent events regarding Frank Lampard have brought the question of foreign ownership in the U.S. professional soccer leagues back into the spotlight. The Lampard saga has highlighted a growing trend of investment from foreign owners into the United States professional … Continue reading

DC United Midfield Enforcer Perry Kitchen is the Next Kyle Beckerman

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Jurgen Klinmann’s call-ups for the most recent January camp contained a few names known only to the most knowledgeable MLS fans. One of those was DC United’s Perry Kitchen, who may not be famous but has long been the next … Continue reading

Stadium Announcement is a Time of Celebration And Reflection For DC United Fans

Posted on by Robert Hay

The way to tell if someone was a knowledgeable DC United fan has always been to check their opinion on a new stadium. The most diehard, knowledgeable fans always answered with a variation of this phase: “I’ll believe it when … Continue reading

MLS Quarterfinals Leg 1: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Posted on by Dan Holmes
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The first legs of the MLS Cup Quarterfinals are in the books and we finally got to see what teams really have to offer with their seasons on the line. Some stepped up while others crumbled. As is usually the … Continue reading

MLS Coaching Stability And How It Differs From Europe And South America

Posted on by Abe Asher
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It’s commonly accepted in modern football that managers will come and go like frequency waves. A run of bad results here, a falling out there, and the man in charge is changed. I say that because Ben Olsen was re-upped … Continue reading

Analysing The Race For The MLS Playoffs

Posted on by Earl Reed
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September is here, and that means that Major League Soccer enters that period when the results seem to matter even more. Some teams have surprised thus far, others have followed form, but with a month and change left, teams that … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 0-3 D.C United (Photos)

Posted on by Adrian Houghton
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D.C United fired themselves to top sot in the Eastern Conference, following a rampant first-half that saw them claim a routine 3-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City. Goals from Fabian Espindola, Chris Rolfe and Perry Kitchen came in an eight-minute … Continue reading

DC United is the Antithesis of MLS 3.0

Posted on by Robert Hay
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MLS 3.0 is in full force and the sports media have focused like a laser on the growth of the league. Soccer-specific stadiums have sprung up across the country, academies are churning out young talent, big names are coming across … Continue reading

Muriel Bowser’s Win Casts Doubts On DC United’s Stadium Bid

Posted on by Harry Cee
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While many DC United supporters may not be residents of Washington, DC, fans kept a close eye on the mayoral race earlier this week.  The main reason is that the current mayor, Vincent Gray, last year gave his support on … Continue reading

DC United Gives Eddie Johnson His Designated Player Contract, But is He Worth It?

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Eddie Johnson has been given his money. Earlier this week, D.C. United announced that Johnson, acquired over the offseason in a trade with the Seattle Sounders, was given a contract extension that elevates him to Designated Player status. Johnson, who … Continue reading

3 of the Biggest MLS Games to Watch This Weekend On US TV and Internet

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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With the MLS season set to kickoff this afternoon, below are three of the biggest matches of the weekend. Seattle Sounders FC vs Sporting Kansas City, 3pm ET, NBCSN Graham Zusi, and the rest of the MLS Cup defending Champions, … Continue reading

2014 MLS Eastern Conference Preview

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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With the season scheduled to kick off this Saturday, World Soccer Talk brings you the 2014 MLS Eastern Conference preview. There might be a shift in powers in the East after a few clubs made some huge offseason splashes, but … Continue reading

DC United: Rising From The Doom And Gloom Of 2013

Posted on by James Kilpatrick
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DC United had perhaps their worst ever season in 2013. With the exception of the US Open Cup win on the October 1, the Black-and-Reds recorded the joint worst record in MLS history with only 16 points to their name. That … Continue reading

What A New Stadium Deal Would Mean for DC United Fans

Posted on by Harry Cee
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Major League Soccer team DC United moved a step closer to a new stadium deal last week that could see the team leave RFK Stadium, their home since 1996. When news broke that Chelsea and AS Roma were going to play … Continue reading

Late DeLeon Winner Ends Red Bulls’ Season

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Once again a terminology creeps up on this club that is one of founding sides of this league. It continues to haunt the diehard fans every single time the playoffs have arrived, and with every second leg exit it persists. It’s … Continue reading