“We are extremely excited about our tenth anniversary covering DC United and MLS" said UnitedMania.com Founder Martín Fernández. “It's hard to believe a decade has gone by but we are as excited today as we were the day we launched the site. We are eager to continue to share our passion for DC United and Major League Soccer with other soccer fans. This year we will be adding additional writers and more of the bi-lingual content our visitors have come to expect.”
UnitedMania.com will conitnue to offer its weekly hour-long podcast – The UnitedMania Podcast. The UnitedMania podcast will continue to be available for download directly from the website and via the iTunes music store . Users can easily subscribe to the podcast so it automatically downloads to their computers and mp3 players as soon as it is available. Listeners can also listen live every SUnday at 7:00pm.
The podcast will feature the return of long time friend of the site, and original radio personality, Randy Ruff. Randy will join Chris Webb, Mike Martin and Martin Fernandez behind the microphones to cover the ins and outs of the the team throughout the season.
"I'm very excited to be back with the radio/podcast once again" said Randy Ruff, who was one of the original hosts of The Soccer Show. "UnitedMania.com has been a constant presence on the internet over the years and I'm glad that I can contribute in one way or another."
In addition to joining Mike, Chris and Martin for the weekly podcast, Randy will contribute regular articles and commentaries to the site and serve as UnitedMania's public relations representative.
"Our goal is to increase exposure of the site and podcast to more soccer fans accross the region" said Randy. "we have a great product and want to share it with as many people as possible. We're very excited about 2008 and the prospect of extending our reach to as many soccer fans as possible."
ABOUT UNITEDMANIA.COM: UnitedMania.com is an online publication dedicated to DC United and US Soccer fans with up to date news, information and opinion about professional soccer in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area. Founded in 1998, UnitedMania.com is an independent news source for Major League Soccer's most decorated franchise, DC United.