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Washington Post Jan 23, 2015

Soccer Insider: D.C. United invites eight additional players to training camp

D.C. United has invited eight non-contract players to training camp, which will begin in earnest this weekend in Bradenton, Fla. Although most roster slots are accounted for, the club does need to fill some holes. And amid the uncertainty of squad sizes under the next collective bargaining agreement, United is unsure how many more players it will end up signing before the March 7 MLS opener. At the very least, United plans to add a goalkeeper to join starter Bill Hamid and reserve Andrew Dykstra. It could also use backline depth.Read full article >>
Black And Red United Jan 22, 2015

Freedom Kicks for 22 January 2015: Bill Hamid, MLS CBA, and a sleeper bus

Grab your coffee and get ready for some soccer linkage. No witticisms or banter this morning, just sweet soccer links. Major League Soccer - D.C. United Bill Hamid aiming for breakout season in MLS's 20th season - ESPN FC: Everyone loves Bill Hamid, and rightfully so. It is hard to imagine what a breakout season could be after last year, but I would take zero goals allowed. Just saying. SAFC kick starts partnerships stateside | Tyne Tees - ITV News: In partner club news, Sunderland will be coming to D.C. to talk with United leadership and with their community outreach staff. D.C. United...
Black And Red United Jan 7, 2015

Freedom Kicks: D.C. United, CONCACAF Champions League, and MLS links for Wednesday January 6th, 2015

Some D.C. United news - including tidbits on LD Alajuelense, United's CCL quarterfinal opponent - as well as a metric ton of MLS news. Plus: Panenka! Yesterday was eventful. Let's get right into it: 3 D.C. United players to U.S. national team camp | Soccer InsiderPer Steve Goff, three key D.C. United players - Bill Hamid, Steve Birnbaum, and Perry Kitchen - are going to receive USMNT call-ups for the traditional January camp sometime this week. Given Jurgen Klinsmann's wonderful relationship with MLS, look for the roster to come out within 30 seconds of MLS announcing the league's schedule...
Black And Red United Jan 5, 2015

Monday Freedom Kicks: Birnbaum, Hamid, Kitchen With Resolutions

We celebrate the possible (well, likely recognition) of several D.C. United players to the U.S. National Team Camp, wonder why can't Arsene Wenger can't zip a jacket up and mourn for Merseyside. While New Year's is nice and fancy, the first Monday is possibly when everyone is starting resolutions. I'm doing Whole 30 which removes grains and added sugar from the diet (or something), so if I'm gnawing on the corner of the B&RU couch, you know why. Bill Hamid, Perry Kitchen and Steve Birnbaum to US Camp in January? - Black And Red United: ICMYI, if Goff is right, some of the boys may have an...
Black And Red United Jan 3, 2015

Bill Hamid, Perry Kitchen and Steve Birnbaum to US Camp in January?

Possible good news for some of D.C. United's spine through the middle, and a rumor or two. Steven Goff of the Washington Post mentioned via Twitter Saturday that D.C. United players Bill Hamid, Perry Kitchen and Steve Birnbaum are all the preliminary list for the United States National Team camp, due to begin a week from Monday in Carson, California. This will be Hamid's second consecutive January camp, and the first such camp for Kitchen and Birnbaum at the senior level. The trio coming going to camp and returning with a bit of a head start on conditioning is encouraging, considering...

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