7:34 PM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Eastern Conference Rumors & News
Soccer Insider | Washington Post Oct 24, 2014
“Worst to first” has been a common theme around D.C. United this year, and with the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League complete, DCU can add another glossy item to the 2014 portfolio: the No. 1 seed heading into the knockout stage of the international competition. United was the only club among 24 entries […]
CSN Washington Oct 24, 2014
D.C. United has locked up first place in the Eastern Conference, but now they have their sights set on hosting the MLS Cup.
Washington Post Oct 24, 2014
In 2009, D.C. United signed its first academy player to a professional contract. At the time, 18-year-old goalkeeper Bill Hamid was expected to eventually do big things for his hometown team. Five years later, Hamid has already lived up to the hype. But there is still a lot more to come. Read full article >>
This years Black & Gold squad has been blazing a trail on the field, no doubt, but Crew fans have come together in 2014 to set a new record of their own. With the current amount of tickets sold for Sundays match against Philadelphia, the Crew is set to break the all-time club record for total attendance in a single year at Crew Stadium. Read More
Surrounded by those who have been the most vocal supporters of the winger all season, Ethan Finlay and Gregg Berhalter made it official. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 24, 2014
Asked about the nonconference schedule of the men’s basketball team, Ohio State coach Thad Matta told an audience at an Agonis Club fundraiser this week that last season’s was the toughest among Big Ten schools.
philly.com Oct 24, 2014
Before the team begins thinking about improving for next season, it finishes up Sunday at Columbus.
Toronto Sun Oct 23, 2014
Powerful voices in soccer on both sides of the ocean cautioned Toronto FC against cracking open the vault for Jermain Defoe late last year.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014
It has been nearly a year since Don Garber got a phone call from Anthony Precourt with some big news. After entertaining a half-dozen final candidates, Precourt, the Crew’s investor-operator, had decided to hire Gregg Berhalter as coach and sporting director. So in November, Precourt placed a call to the Major League Soccer commissioner as soon as the deal was completed. Garber’s response? “I was thrilled,” he said recently. “We were all thrilled at the league office.”
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014
Surrounded by a few dozen of the Crew’s most-loyal fans, Ethan Finlay officially signed on for two more years tonight. After a breakout year that has him tied for the team lead with 11 goals, the midfielder signed a contract extension at a question-and-answer session for fans hosted by coach Gregg Berhalter at Hendoc’s Pub.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 23, 2014
Midfielder Logan Pause gets it. Every time Pause puts on a Fire jersey, he sees it as a privilege. He knows the pride and emotion the badge and colors evoke from the team’s fans. Those are things the retiring Pause never has taken lightly during his 12 years with the Fire, a run that will wrap up in the season finale Friday against the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park. ‘‘It’s something that I take a lot of pride in — representing this club, representing these...
philly.com Oct 23, 2014
Since the Union were eliminated from the Major League Soccer playoffs two weeks ago, interim manager Jim Curtin has spent even more time listening to the conversations in his locker room. He has taken a harder look at the way his players train.