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Washington Post 9 hours ago

Bobby Boswell, Steve Birnbaum give D.C. United a strong back line as MLS playoffs open

On the afternoon of June 7, Ben Olsen filled out D.C. United’s lineup sheet with a new pairing in central defense. Bobby Boswell would make his 271st MLS regular season appearance. Steve Birnbaum would make his first. Read full article >>
Washington Post 13 hours ago

Soccer Insider: D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium ahead of D.C. United’s trip north for the playoff opener Sunday … Forward Luis Silva, the club’s co-leading scorer sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury, saw a doctor Friday instead of practicing but is “moving along very well,” Coach Ben Olsen said. “It’s a possibility [he could return] this weekend” against New York at Red Bull Arena. Read full article >>

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium ahead of D.C. United’s trip north for the playoff opener Sunday … Forward Luis Silva, the club’s co-leading scorer sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury, saw a doctor Friday instead of practicing but is “moving along very well,” Coach Ben Olsen said. “It’s a possibility [he could return] […]
CSN Washington Oct 30, 2014

D.C. United will face Red Bulls in playoffs on CSN

Watch D.C. United take on the Red Bulls at 4 p.m. this Sunday on CSN in MLS Playoff action.
Washington Post Oct 30, 2014

Soccer Insider: D.C. United will face New York Red Bulls in MLS playoffs

MLS’s longest enduring rivalry is set for a renewal in the playoffs. Bradley Wright-Phillips, the league’s top scorer, struck twice in the last 13 minutes, including a header in the 90th, as the New York Red Bulls overturned a deficit and ousted reigning champion Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, in a first-round match Thursday night in Harrison, N.J. Read full article >>

D.C. United will face New York Red Bulls in MLS playoffs

MLS’s longest enduring rivalry is set for a renewal in the playoffs. Bradley Wright-Phillips, the league’s top scorer, struck twice in the last 13 minutes, including a header in the 90th, as the New York Red Bulls overturned a deficit and ousted reigning champion Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, in a first-round match Thursday night in […]
Washington Post Oct 30, 2014

D.C. United enters playoffs as top seed in East after finishing 2013 with just three wins

Heading into the 2014 season, it was hard to know how good D.C. United would be. After setting several all-time MLS records for futility in 2013, the club underwent a massive roster overhaul in the offseason. Read full article >>
Washington Post Oct 30, 2014

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney reportedly to compete in derby against Man City despite rumors of injury

Premier League lovers looking forward to the Manchester United vs. Manchester City match can also look forward to the return of United captain Wayne Rooney, ESPN FC reports. Sources confirmed to the soccer Web site that Rooney, who’s also coming back from a three-game suspension, is “fully fit” despite the fact that he was seen limping on Monday. Read full article >>
Washington Post Oct 28, 2014

Soccer Insider: D.C. United’s Luis Silva ahead of schedule with injury recovery

Luis Silva, D.C. United’s co-leading scorer, is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a strained hamstring and might return to active duty in time for the playoff opener Sunday, Coach Ben Olsen said Tuesday. Read full article >>

D.C. United’s Luis Silva ahead of schedule with injury recovery

Luis Silva, D.C. United’s co-leading scorer, is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a strained hamstring and might return to active duty in time for the playoff opener Sunday, Coach Ben Olsen said Tuesday. Silva had been ruled out four to six weeks after suffering the injury Oct. 12 in Houston, a setback that […]
Washington Post Oct 28, 2014

Soccer Insider: D.C. United, by the numbers

Everyone knows D.C. United has made great strides this year after a terrible 2013 campaign. Here are a few numbers showing that improvement … Points: +43 over 2013 The 59 points are the most by the club in the post-shootout era (2000-14). The record is 72 in 1998. DCU finished third in the Supporters’ Shield race behind Seattle (64) and Los Angeles (61). DCU was also third in 2012, behind San Jose and Kansas City. Read full article >>

D.C. United, by the numbers

Everyone knows D.C. United has made great strides this year after a terrible 2013 campaign. Here are a few numbers showing that improvement … Points: +43 over 2013 The 59 points are the most by the club in the post-shootout era (2000-14). The record is 72 in 1998. DCU finished third in the Supporters’ Shield […]
Washington Post Oct 27, 2014

Soccer Insider: Five area college teams to watch

With the regular seasons nearing the end, we shine the spotlight on five teams from the D.C. region carrying postseason promise: 1. The best female player in the NCAAs missed five consecutive matches while on a U.S. national team assignment. The Virginia women won all five without enormous difficulty. Now, after helping the United States qualify for the World Cup, senior midfielder Morgan Brian is back in Charlottesville for the regular season finale Saturday against Pittsburgh and the four-team ACC tournament next week in Greensboro, N.C. The third-ranked Cavaliers (16-1-0, 8-1-0 ACC) have...

Five area college teams to watch

With the regular seasons nearing the end, we shine the spotlight on five teams from the D.C. region carrying postseason promise: 1. The best female player in the NCAAs missed five consecutive matches while on a U.S. national team assignment. The Virginia women won all five without enormous difficulty. Now, after helping the United States […]

MLS announces playoff schedule

The playoff schedule and national TV listings … All times are Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE First round Thursday: #5 Sporting Kansas City at #4 New York Red Bulls, 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Conference semifinals (Total goals, away goal rule applies) Kansas City (49 points) or New York (50) vs. #1 D.C. United (59) First leg: Sunday at […]

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