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D.C. United sign Maxim Tissot

D.C. United sign Maxim Tissot

The left back joins the Black-and-Red after two trial stints D.C. United announced today that they signed Canadian defender Maxim Tissot to the club after his successful trial during this preseason. Tissot joins the team after spending the back half of 2016 with the Ottawa Fury (then of the NASL) after being waived by the Montreal Impact. Tissot, having made his full debut for Canada in 2015, has 12 caps. Tissot is mainly deployed as a left back, but is capable of also playing in the midfield. He signed a homegrown player contract with the Impact in February 2013, spending the next four...

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Washington Post Feb 24, 2017
Barcelona vs. Manchester United at FedEx Field? It appears to be in the works.

Barcelona vs. Manchester United at FedEx Field? It appears to be in the works.

Barcelona and Manchester United, two of the biggest brands not only in soccer but international sports, appear to be planning a summer match in the Washington area as part of the annual International Champions Cup. And perhaps, after three aborted attempts, Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will finally take the field in the nation’s capital. The […]
Washington Post Feb 23, 2017
11 things to know about D.C. United a week before the season opener

11 things to know about D.C. United a week before the season opener

1. Ben Olsen did not want to overtax his probable starters in the build-up to the March 4 debut against Sporting Kansas City. So with two friendlies over four days this week, he started the presumed second unit against second-flight St. Louis FC on Wednesday in Clearwater, Fla., and saved the first-choice group for the […]
Washington Post Feb 21, 2017
D.C. United signs Patrick Mullins to contract extension

D.C. United signs Patrick Mullins to contract extension

Patrick Mullins, whose arrival last summer helped invigorate D.C. United’s bland attack and secure an MLS playoff berth, has signed a multi-year contract extension. His previous deal was to expire after the 2017 season. Terms were not disclosed. Last year Mullins, 25, had a base salary of $96,250 and overall earnings of $126,250, according to […]
Washington Post Feb 17, 2017
D.C. United owner says new stadium deal could pay roster dividends this summer

D.C. United owner says new stadium deal could pay roster dividends this summer

In recent years, as MLS teams began pouring greater resources into player acquisitions and salaries, D.C. United fell further behind. As one of the few organizations without a stadium of its own creating revenue streams, the technical staff was left to mix and match odd parts, take chances on lesser players from abroad and develop […]
Washington Post Feb 17, 2017
D.C. United’s 13-year stadium timeline, by the headline

D.C. United’s 13-year stadium timeline, by the headline

2004 July 30: United Seeks Stadium Solution; Garber Concerned About RFK Conflicts Sept. 24: D.C. United Planning Its Own Stadium Deal; Site Would Be Across River From Ballpark Sept. 25: D.C. Stadiums Seen as One-Two Economic Punch; Proposed Soccer, Baseball Facilities Could Form a Cross-River Complex Sept. 30: United Won’t Be Alone Any More; Soccer […]
Washington Post Feb 16, 2017
After long wait, D.C. United gets final go-ahead to build new stadium

After long wait, D.C. United gets final go-ahead to build new stadium

D.C. United on Thursday received final approval to build a soccer stadium in the District, ending more than a dozen years of frustration to replace RFK Stadium as its home and creating an economic pathway to help the team catch up to the rest of a fast-growing pro league. Two months after giving conditional support, […]
Washington Post Feb 15, 2017
D.C. United strikes deal with Audi for stadium naming rights

D.C. United strikes deal with Audi for stadium naming rights

As D.C. United approaches the final hurdle in a 13-year quest for a new stadium, the MLS club has struck a long-term deal with Audi for naming rights at the Buzzard Point venue. Introducing: Audi Field. Terms were not disclosed, but United officials said the contract with the German automaker is one of the largest […]
Washington Post Feb 13, 2017
D.C. United’s roster is about done. Now Ben Olsen must select his starters.

D.C. United’s roster is about done. Now Ben Olsen must select his starters.

D.C. United left behind the warmth of Florida for windy Washington, a preseason pause that afforded a brief break from workouts and an opportunity for Coach Ben Olsen to evaluate the roster. With less than three weeks until the opener against Sporting Kansas City at RFK Stadium, contracts are in dwindling supply and the push […]
Washington Post Feb 12, 2017
D.C. United could receive final approval for Buzzard Point stadium Thursday

D.C. United could receive final approval for Buzzard Point stadium Thursday

More than 1,000 D.C. United season ticket holders gathered in Georgetown on Sunday for the MLS club’s annual preseason shindig, complete with hot food and cold drink, new merchandise and mingling players. The function began the countdown to the season opener, March 4, when Sporting Kansas City will visit RFK Stadium. Amid the buzz about […]
Washington Post Feb 10, 2017
D.C. United aiming to sign Canadian national team player

D.C. United aiming to sign Canadian national team player

D.C. United is planning to offer a contract to Maxim Tissot, a Canadian national team member who piqued the club’s interest last summer and accepted an invitation to training camp this winter. Tissot, 24, appeared in 44 regular season matches over four years for the Montreal Impact before being waived in the middle of the […]
Washington Post Feb 8, 2017
D.C. United defeats Swedish club in preseason friendly, 3-2

D.C. United defeats Swedish club in preseason friendly, 3-2

D.C. United built a three-goal lead Wednesday before settling for a 3-2 victory over Swedish club Jonkopings Sodra in a preseason friendly in Bradenton, Fla. Marcelo Sarvas and Luciano Acosta scored in the first half and Sebastien Le Toux added a goal in the second half before Sodra narrowed the deficit at IMG Academy. United […]
Washington Post Jan 31, 2017
You can’t put a price on love, but it helped D.C. United afford a prolific MLS scorer

You can’t put a price on love, but it helped D.C. United afford a prolific MLS scorer

The first time Sebastien Le Toux‘s representative reached out this winter, D.C. United was not interested. “It didn’t make any sense,” General Manager Dave Kasper said. The much-traveled free agent brandished quality career numbers but also a considerable contract range. Not to mention, United was well-stocked in the attacking corps. After the holidays, Le Toux […]
Washington Post Jan 26, 2017
What will D.C. United’s backline look like this year? Some changes are possible.

What will D.C. United’s backline look like this year? Some changes are possible.

D.C. United’s backline entering the 2017 season seems as set as any arrangement on Ben Olsen’s squad. Steve Birnbaum and Taylor Kemp were worthy of U.S. national team call-ups this winter and, upon their return in the coming weeks, they’ll reclaim their rightful places at center back and left back, respectively. Since rejoining United in […]

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