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Black And Red United Mar 22, 2015

Hamid, Birnbaum left off USMNT roster

The U.S. Men's National team roster for the March friendlies is released, and Bill Hamid and Steven Birnbaum are left off the list. D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid and defender Steven Birnbaum were not among the names of 23 players called in by U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann this afternoon to compete in friendlies in Denmark on March 25th and in Switzerland on March 31st.  While the U.S. friendlies are taking place in Europe during a FIFA international fixture window, Klinsmann has included several players from Liga MX and MLS on the 23-man roster.  However, there was...
Black And Red United Mar 9, 2015

About A Goal: Counterattacks are D.C. United's friend

D.C. United put together two quick, beautiful counterattacks within minutes of each other to defeat the Montreal Impact. Successful counterattacks are among the most exciting moments in soccer. On Saturday against Montreal, D.C. United produced two picture perfect counterattacks to lead the team to victory. Unfortunately, United was only able to turn one of those counters into goals; however, both are worth a second look. Defense to Offense Fourteen seconds. Seven touches. Four passes. Bill Hamid blocked Justin Mapp's right footed shot with 57:42 on the clock. Sean Franklin corralled the...
Black And Red United Mar 8, 2015

D.C. United 1-0 Montreal Impact: Player Ratings

Reviewing the Black and Red's First Outing. A note here, as we're going to try and play with a few different things or maybe even try a new thing or two, this being one of those. I don't think we've done this before, and by no means is my opinion definitive on scoring, but hey, let's get all Sketches of Spain and experimental and examine the individual performances from Saturday's D.C. United win over the Montreal Impact. So let's see how this goes: Bill Hamid - 7 Commanded his area well, one shot looked like a bit of a bobble, otherwise a solid return by the 2014 MLS Goal Keeper of the...
Washington Post Mar 2, 2015

Soccer Insider: Bill Hamid expected to return for D.C. United’s Champions League match

D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid practiced Monday without any problems and, barring an additional setback, should return to the lineup for the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals Wednesday at RFK Stadium.Read full article >>

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