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Washington Post Aug 19, 2017
D.C. United ends two-month winless streak with 1-0 victory over Colorado

D.C. United ends two-month winless streak with 1-0 victory over Colorado

D.C. United ended a two-month, eight-game winless streak Saturday without putting the ball in the net. The Colorado Rapids did the work for United. Defender Jared Watts scored a howler of an own goal in the first half on a wayward, 40-yard back pass that skipped past goalkeeper Tim Howard. The absurd sequence was warmly […]
Washington Post Aug 18, 2017
D.C. United hasn’t won in 2 months. Next try: Colorado.

D.C. United hasn’t won in 2 months. Next try: Colorado.

D.C. United at Colorado Rapids Where: Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. When: Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. TV: NewsChannel 8. Records: United 5-15-4, 19 points; Rapids 6-12-4, 22 points. D.C. probable starters: GK Bill Hamid; Ds Sean Franklin, Steve Birnbaum, Kofi Opare, Chris Odoi-Atsem; MFs Paul Arriola, Russell Canouse, Jared Jeffrey, Luciano […]
Washington Post Aug 17, 2017
D.C. United isn’t done making roster changes

D.C. United isn’t done making roster changes

Last week, after acquiring four players and executing two trades as part of a major summer shake-up, D.C. United officials said they weren’t done remodeling the last-place squad. Although the transfer and trade deadline had passed, MLS teams were free to sign free agents and make other minor moves before the Sept. 15 roster freeze. […]
Washington Post Aug 16, 2017
D.C. United is signing another goalkeeper. Here’s why …

D.C. United is signing another goalkeeper. Here’s why …

D.C. United is planning to sign free agent goalkeeper Steve Clark, a move that suggests the club has lost confidence in back-up Travis Worra and is concerned that starter Bill Hamid might not return when his contract expires after this season. Clark, 31, played for Norway’s Honefoss for three seasons and the Columbus Crew for […]
Washington Post Aug 15, 2017
D.C. United’s Deshorn Brown sidelined with concussion

D.C. United’s Deshorn Brown sidelined with concussion

Deshorn Brown, D.C. United’s starting striker the past seven matches, is sidelined indefinitely with a concussion, Coach Ben Olsen said Tuesday. He suffered the injury Sunday, a few minutes after the match against Real Salt Lake resumed following Saturday’s weather-related postponement at RFK Stadium. The Jamaican, who joined United from second-tier Tampa Bay in June, […]
Washington Post Aug 13, 2017
D.C. United falls to Real Salt Lake in completion of suspended game

D.C. United falls to Real Salt Lake in completion of suspended game

D.C. United’s match against Real Salt Lake, spread over 24 hours because of a fierce storm Saturday, resumed on a dry field under blue skies Sunday in front a small fraction of the original audience. The fresh start, as well as the introduction of two new players, failed to wash away old problems. Despite an […]
Washington Post Aug 12, 2017
D.C. United match vs. Real Salt Lake halted by torrential rain

D.C. United match vs. Real Salt Lake halted by torrential rain

Extraordinary weather at RFK. Whitecaps forming on the field. A post shared by Steven Goff (@stevengoff) on Aug 12, 2017 at 5:06pm PDT Soccer postponements are uncommon. Aside from sustained lightning, a snowstorm or a severely waterlogged pitch, the game goes on. But when a monster thunderstorm roared through the area Saturday with D.C. United […]
Washington Post Aug 11, 2017
‘MLS has come a long way’: How D.C. United lured two rising Americans home

‘MLS has come a long way’: How D.C. United lured two rising Americans home

For four years, Paul Arriola had perhaps the most unusual commute in pro sports. Each work day, he would leave home in suburban San Diego and pass through the world’s busiest land border crossing to report to his Mexican pro soccer team, Club Tijuana. Russell Canouse, Arriola’s friend from youth national team camps, left Pennsylvania […]
Washington Post Aug 10, 2017
MLS’s boldest roster shake-up could happen only after D.C. United stadium became reality

MLS’s boldest roster shake-up could happen only after D.C. United stadium became reality

In late June, after a team function related to D.C. United’s future stadium, General Manager Dave Kasper joined Coach Ben Olsen and investors Erick Thohir and Jason Levien for an Italian feast at Ghibellina on 14th Street NW in Washington. Thohir lives in Indonesia and doesn’t visit often, so the brain trust took advantage of […]
Washington Post Aug 9, 2017
D.C. United on brink of signing Paul Arriola

D.C. United on brink of signing Paul Arriola

D.C. United is on the brink of finalizing the most expensive deal in club history by acquiring U.S. national team midfielder Paul Arriola from Mexican club Tijuana, the Insider has learned. United would have to pay a transfer fee in excess of $3 million to Tijuana and a considerable amount to the Los Angeles Galaxy […]
Washington Post Aug 8, 2017
D.C. United is blowing up its roster at MLS deadline. Here’s who is coming and going.

D.C. United is blowing up its roster at MLS deadline. Here’s who is coming and going.

As D.C. United wrapped up training Tuesday, a dizzying number of deadline-busting roster moves left players and observers alike wondering who would be in uniform this weekend. Lamar Neagle, dealt to Seattle on Monday, was long gone. Bobby Boswell, dealt to Atlanta late Monday, collected his gear and said goodbye Tuesday morning. Sebastien Le Toux […]
Washington Post Aug 7, 2017
Sources: D.C. United trading Bobby Boswell to Atlanta

Sources: D.C. United trading Bobby Boswell to Atlanta

D.C. United is preparing to trade veteran center back Bobby Boswell to Atlanta United, multiple sources told the Insider late Monday. Boswell, 34, is in the final year of his contract and, with D.C. at the bottom of MLS’s overall standings, the club has been looking to shake up the roster before the transfer and […]
Washington Post Aug 7, 2017
D.C. United trades Lamar Neagle to Seattle, falls out of running for Gary Medel

D.C. United trades Lamar Neagle to Seattle, falls out of running for Gary Medel

With new players arriving, D.C. United on Monday began clearing space by trading forward-midfielder Lamar Neagle, the team’s leading scorer last year, to the Seattle Sounders for a 2018 MLS fourth-round draft pick. While the club has already added two players, the Insider has learned it has fallen out of the running for Inter Milan’s […]
Washington Post Aug 7, 2017
Photos: D.C. United’s new stadium takes shape at Buzzard Point

Photos: D.C. United’s new stadium takes shape at Buzzard Point

Audi Field is no longer a dream. It’s becoming a reality. Construction of D.C. United’s new stadium at Buzzard Point in Southwest, three blocks from Nationals Park, has made substantial progress in the six-plus months since the ceremonial groundbreaking. The club is aiming to open the 20,000-capacity venue next June. In order to play a […]
Washington Post Aug 7, 2017
Zoltan Stieber joins D.C. United ahead of MLS transfer deadline

Zoltan Stieber joins D.C. United ahead of MLS transfer deadline

Zoltan Stieber, the second of perhaps three D.C. United acquisitions in the final days of the MLS transfer and trade window, joined his new team for training Monday morning. With financial terms settled, the Hungarian national team midfielder arrived in Washington on Saturday. He passed a physical and attended the 1-1 draw with Toronto FC […]

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