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Black And Red United Apr 21, 2015

Bill Hamid misses practice as D.C. United prep for Vancouver trip

Hamid missed last Saturday's tilt against Houston with a thigh contusion With D.C. United practicing ahead of their West Coast swing to Canada to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps, keeper Bill Hamid was noticeably absent on Tuesday. Hamid missed last week's game against the Houston Dynamo, and his status for the Vancouver game seems to be undetermined. "Still taking it day by day, to see if he can get over the hump here," United manager Ben Olsen told B&RU after practice on Tuesday, without revealing anything else. Hamid, the 2014 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, came out to practice with the rest...
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2015

Hamid’s absence gives Dykstra chance at redemption

D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid was ruled out as a late scratch against the Houston Dynamo. Andrew Dykstra stepped up and filled the void on short notice.
CSN Washington Apr 18, 2015

Hamid out vs. Dynamo

D.C. United goal keeper Bill Hamid is a late scratch against the Houston Dynamo.
Washington Post Apr 18, 2015

Soccer Insider: Bill Hamid sidelined for D.C. United’s MLS match vs. Houston Dynamo

Another delightful evening for MLS at RFK as D.C. United hosts the Houston Dynamo.Not for Bill Hamid, who is out with a thigh contusion. Andrew Dykstra will make his first league start of the season. Rookie Travis Worra is the back-up.Read full article >>
Dynamo Theory Apr 15, 2015

USMNT vs Mexico: How to watch, 3 reasons to care about this game as a Dynamo fan

Two teams that hate each other playing in Texas? You won't want to miss it! Basics USMNT vs Mexico: a not so friendly friendly Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Alamodome, San Antonio, TX, 7:30pm CT Broadcast FOX Sports 1 UniMás Univision Deportes Network Three reasons to care about this game if you are a Dynamo fan 1. Erick Cubo Torres-He may not have arrived in Houston to play yet but he is coming and this is a great chance to watch him. 2. This game is deep in the heart of Texas. 3. Bill Hamid and Perry Kitchen are on the USMNT. Both happen to play for DC United. The Dynamo happen to play DC...
Washington Post Apr 15, 2015

DC Sports Bog: D.C. United is well-represented in the USMNT-Mexico match

When the U.S. faces Mexico Wednesday night in San Antonio, D.C. United fans will see a couple of familiar faces. Perry Kitchen, who’s coming off a career-performance against the Red Bulls on Saturday, has been called up to Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. men’s national team roster, joining goalkeeper Bill Hamid. Separately, earlier this year, Steve Birnbaum made an appearance with the senior squad, earning his first cap (shown above.)Read full article >>
Black And Red United Apr 12, 2015

Bill Hamid named to 22 man roster for Mexico friendly

The 2014 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year is looking for his third cap with the Red, White, and Blue Jurgen Klinsmann named the 22 man roster on Sunday for the US national team's friendly against Mexico on Wednesday, which includes D.C. United keeper Bill Hamid. Already with several strong performances to his name this season, Hamid was a likely candidate for this MLS heavy roster, as Klinsmann gears up for this summer's Gold Cup. Hamid as earned two previous caps with the US side, both under Klinsmann. His first came all the way back in 2012, when he started and went 90 minutes to earn a...
Black And Red United Apr 10, 2015

Bill Hamid's early season form has been key for D.C. United

Hamid's performances have stood out as United has won three of their first four league matches The clock is winding down in D.C. United's game last week against Orlando City. United earn a free kick just outside the box, and Luis Silva steps up and curls the ball home, giving the Black-and-Red a 1-0 win. But it wasn't a game they were meant to win. And the only reason why Silva's goal counted as much as it did was because of the play at the other end of the field. Called upon time after time in the first half, keeper Bill Hamid stood on his head throughout the entire match to earn a third...
Black And Red United Apr 8, 2015

Filibuster podcast episode 125: Orlando City SC, New York Red Bulls, and Bennyball defined

We talk about D.C. United's past and future games, while talking about exactly what Bennyball is in the process. Filibuster rides again into your ears to give you all the news you need about D.C. United, soccer, and rice poofs. We start out by talking about the game against Orlando City Soccer Club, including writing a love letter to Bill Hamid, giving Bill Hamid a designated player contract, Nick DeLeon and Michael Farfan, and how Hamid is up for save of the week and you should vote for him (even you, Toronto fans!). We then talk about this weekend's game between New York Red Bulls...
Black And Red United Apr 6, 2015

D.C. United 1-0 Orlando City SC: In GIFs

We show some animated goodness from the win. Just going to tell you this right now, the goal from Luis Silva that gave D.C. United the win over Orlando City SC is at the bottom of the page. Got it? Bottom. So scroll there. Or look at some of the other things from the game. We'll start things off with the Bill Hamid save on Kevin Molino from close range. Of note, the..."interesting" plays by Sean Franklin and later Taylor Kemp in the moments leading up to the shot. Moments later, we see Chris Rolfe playing with fire when marking Rafael Ramos, but Bill Hamid was there: ...
Black And Red United Apr 3, 2015

Bill Hamid and Luis Silva provide the heroics as D.C. United escapes Orlando with an unlikely 1-0 win - Recap + Highlights

Orlando City did more than enough to get a win, but some spectacular Hamid saves and a piece of late brilliance from Silva allowed the Black-and-Red to snatch three points. Another week, another last-gasp winner for D.C. United. Despite being outplayed for long stretches and relying largely on Bill Hamid's heroic performance in goal, the Black-and-Red walked out of the Citrus Bowl with a 1-0 victory over Orlando City thanks to a stoppage-time free kick goal from Luis Silva. With the smash-and-grab win, United moves into first place in the Eastern Conference for the time being. United's...

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