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Archives: DC United

Maryland United

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

In what can only be described as a tragedy of epic proportions for MLS and the club, DC United today announced its intent to build a stadium in Prince George’s County Maryland. Give credit to PG’s county for stepping up … Continue reading

Accepting a Mistake

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

You would never expect a club as proud as DC United or a leader as successful as Kevin Payne to admit that a year ago they made a horrible mistake. But yesterday’s actions prove they don’t have to. One year … Continue reading

Goodbye Gallardo: Hello DC United of Yesteryear?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The signature franchise in Major League Soccer had a distinctly un-signature like season. DC United has for years been able to use its extensive scouting network in Latin America to succeed in attracting under the radar South American players to … Continue reading

DC United: Something Smells at RFK Stadium

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Injuries, fixture congestion, Superliga, US Open Cup. The excuses these days are frequent and quite frankly amusing coming from DC United supporters. The excuses are from my vantage point completely unbecoming of a set of fans who have experienced more … Continue reading

Something Smells at RFK

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Injuries, fixture congestion, Superliga, US Open Cup. The excuses these days are frequent and quite frankly amusing coming from DC United supporters. The excuses are from my vantage point completely unbecoming of a set of fans who have experienced more … Continue reading

United and Islanders Record Big Wins: Why USL is so Successful on the Pitch

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The Islanders used two late goals to advance Wednesday Night Tropical Storm Hanna has reaked havoc on Haiti and it also delayed the start of tonight’s CONCACAF Champions League match between Puerto Rico and Alajuelense. For the first time ever … Continue reading

Major League Soccer Talk Podcast #54: Ray Hudson

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Ray Hudson is a playing, coaching and broadcasting figure who has few equals in the United States today. As a seven year member of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the NASL, Hudson played alongside such legends of the game as … Continue reading

Season Saver?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

DC United’s goalkeeping situation was dire when Louis Crayton the Liberian National Team keeper was signed a month ago. The Red and Black had recorded one clean sheet the entire season and had uncharacteristically lost all three games of the … Continue reading

Season Saver: Louis Crayton

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

DC United’s goalkeeping situation was dire when Louis Crayton the Liberian National Team keeper was signed a month ago. The Red and Black had recorded one clean sheet the entire season and had uncharacteristically lost all three games of the … Continue reading

Superliga Matchday Three: DC United- Atlante

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

To call DC’s performance tonight a disappointment is major understatement. From my personal perspective as I discussed on the 2Gs show with Graham and Peter on April 10th I have a certain expectation from DC in these sorts of competitions … Continue reading

Superliga Matchday Three: DC United – Atlante

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

To call DC’s performance tonight a disappointment is major understatement. From my personal perspective as I discussed on the 2Gs show with Graham and Peter on April 10th I have a certain expectation from DC in these sorts of competitions … Continue reading

Superliga Matchday One: DC United- Guadalajara

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

SECOND HALF: DC came out flying in the second half but couldn’t take advantage of numerous chances. Devon McTavish hit the post before the power outage stopped play for about twenty minutes. Tom Soehn’s tactical change to drop Jaime Moreno … Continue reading

DC United Makes Nationally Televised Statement

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Emilio after an emphatic goal last year at RFK versus the Galaxy/AP In front of over 35,000 fans at RFK Stadium an ABC national broadcast audience, Luciano Emilio and DC United crushed the LA Galaxy 4-1. The scoreline was if … Continue reading

If You Read One Story This Weekend

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Please read Steve Goff’s piece on Santino Quaratna. Once the great hope of American Soccer, Quaranta faced injury, addiction and deceit before finally kicking all of it and emerging as a better person and yes a decent footballer. This is … Continue reading

The Start of Something Very Big?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

IMAGE FROM MLSNET.com Sorry for my delinquency in covering this subject but it has been a busy few days. Tonight I board a plane for London and onwards to India from where I will be reporting from the next few … Continue reading

The Start of Something Big?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

IMAGE FROM MLSNET.com  Sorry for my delinquency in covering this subject but it has been a busy few days. DC United’s new deal with Volkswagen is a massive break through for Major League Soccer. For the first time, a club … Continue reading

DC United: The Pride of MLS plus postgame thoughts from Wednesday night

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Marco Etcheverry was the symbol of United’s early dominance of MLS No offense to our readers who support MLS’ other thirteen and soon to be fifteen teams. These franchises are developing the persona to be considered a “club” by international … Continue reading

You’ve Got to be Kidding Me, Mr. Commissioner

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Commissioner Don Garber should know better. As the man most personally responsible for growing MLS into a palatable product in the United States, he should understand something very basic. As we discussed on today’s Daily 2Gs show on CSRN, the … Continue reading