11:45 AM EDT, Wed October 07, 2015
Washington Post Oct 3, 2015

D.C. United clinches playoff berth: match report, notes, video

My match report from D.C. United’s 2-1 comeback victory over New York City FC at RFK Stadium. Next: No matches next weekend, then Chicago Fire on Oct. 18 at RFK, 2 p.m. (Comcast SportsNet) and at Columbus Crew on Oct. 25, 5 p.m. (CSN). Eastern Conference standings 1. New York Red Bulls 48 points (29 […]
CSN Washington Oct 2, 2015

Upon further review: DCU clinches playoff spot with win

A lineup change by Ben Olsen helped DC United in a 2-1 victory to clinch a playoff spot for the second consecutive season.
Washington Post Oct 1, 2015

In the rain, D.C. United aims to stem the tide

His team has not won an MLS match in almost two months. Scoring has vaporized. A key midfielder remains out with a concussion. Two players are serving yellow suspensions. Friday’s opponent features three world-renowned players. Of all the issues confronting him and his stumbling team, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen is not going to fret […]
CSN Washington Oct 1, 2015

Struggling D.C. United can clinch playoff spot against NYCFC

D.C. United has been winless in the last six games, but has a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a win over New York City FC Friday.
Washington Post Oct 1, 2015

Thursday kickaround

Sporting Kansas City scored a second-half equalizer, then outlasted the Philadelphia Union in a penalty kick tiebreaker, 7-6, to win the U.S. Open Cup for the third time. [videos] D.C. United’s stadium project at Buzzard Point took another step toward fruitio as the city met a deadline (sort of) to acquire a parcel of the […]
Washington Post Sep 30, 2015

D.C. United, MLS monitoring weather ahead of Friday’s match at RFK Stadium

With more heavy rain expected this week, D.C. United and MLS will monitor weather conditions ahead of Friday night’s match between United and New York City FC at RFK Stadium. Stadium crews will cover the field to protect against possible water build-up and damage, United spokesman Craig Stouffer said Wednesday. Severe weather and, separately, the approach […]
Washington Post Sep 29, 2015

Ben Olsen weighs changes as D.C. United’s winless streak continues

Amid a six-game winless patch, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen recognizes the urgency for change. He also understands, after a season of shifting lineups and the playoffs in sight, the need to build continuity and forge partnerships is vital. So what to do? Blow it up and start over at this late date? Maintain faith […]
CSN Washington Sep 27, 2015

Upon Further Review: Drogba extends DCU's winless streak

D.C. United looked competitive Saturday night, but they needed more against a star like Didier Drogba
Washington Post Sep 26, 2015

D.C. United’s winless streak hits 6: match report, notes, video

The season isn’t over. It just feels that way. D.C. United is winless in six straight league matches — that’s one out of 18 possible points — against three teams on playoff pace, one in contention and two out of it. The last victory came in Montreal on Aug. 8 during a game in which […]
CSN Washington Sep 26, 2015

Montreal pushes United's drought to six games

Didier Drogba scored twice in the first 12 minutes and the Montreal Impact beat D.C. United 2-0 on Saturday to stretch their club-record unbeaten streak to six games.
Washington Post Sep 25, 2015

D.C. United carries 5-game winless streak to Montreal for critical MLS match

D.C. United is back in Montreal, where its problems began seven weeks ago. United won Aug. 8 at Saputo Stadium, but the 1-0 outcome served as a harbinger of a late-season slide: paltry ball possession, one shot on goal and excessive dependence on goalkeeper Bill Hamid. Since that visit, United has gone five regular season […]
CSN Washington Sep 25, 2015

D.C. United looks to snap five-game winless streak

D.C. United has not won since their last trip to Montreal. Will a rematch against the Impact finally get them back into the win column?
Washington Post Sep 24, 2015

Chris Rolfe signs contract extension with D.C. United

Chris Rolfe, D.C. United’s leading scorer this year and a pivotal figure in the club’s resurgence the past two seasons, agreed to a contract extension, the club announced Thursday. Rolfe’s previous deal included a team-held option for 2016. Instead of exercising it, multiple sources said, United offered a two-year guaranteed deal through 2017 and an […]
Washington Post Sep 24, 2015

How D.C. United got a customized soccer jersey to Pope Francis

When his first U.S. tour is done, Pope Francis will return to Vatican City next week with an eclectic mix of gifts. From President Obama, a sculpture of an ascending dove. From Raul Castro, a crucifix made of wooden oars. From Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, a customized bicycle. And from D.C. United, via a web […]
CSN Washington Sep 23, 2015

Upon further review: D.C. United able to salvage tie in Jamaica

D.C. United may have won Group H, but could have used a better performance to ensure better seeding for next spring's CONCACAF quarterfinals.

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