This afternoon Major League Soccer’s worst kept secret came to fruition when the league announced that Chivas USA has ceased operations after ten years of play. The team and front office have been disbanded and the players will be dispersed via a Dispersal Draft which will be held in early December according to various sources. […]
D.C. United made a major offseason move yesterday with the acquisition of mercurial striker Eddie Johnson from the Seattle Sounders in exchange for allocation money. The U.S. International, who was instrumental in helping the U.S. qualify for the World Cup in Brazil next summer, was persona non grata in Seattle after the Sounders late-season collapse. […]
WASHINGTON DC.— Coincidencias sabrosas del fútbol, el director técnico del DC United washingtoniano, Ben Olsen, nos sorprendió a inicio de la temporada pasada (2012) en su primer encuentro formal con los medios de información, con el panorama sólido, de absoluta confianza y muy convencido de lo que esperaba de su escuadra bisoña. Hoy en el 2013, Ben Olsen vuelve exactamente con el mismo convencimiento para el panorama de su 18va temporada. El DC United se muestra optimista y –diríamos- un tanto más consolidado en lo que a su linea ofensiva se refiere apostando por jugadores que aunque jóvenes, llegan con cierto recorrido futbolero.
D.C. United selected University of Maryland defender Taylor Kemp with the 17th pick in the first round of today's MLS SuperDraft. Kemp, a four-year starter for Sasho Cirovski at Maryland, will provide depth at the left back spot for the Black-and-Red. Kemp is known for his ability to get forward and hit in quality crosses combined with a very good defensive pedigree.
D.C. United announced today that midfielder/forward Dwayne De Rosario has been named MLS Player of the Month for May by the North American Soccer Reporters.
D.C. United selected Louisville midfielder Nick DeLeon with the seventh pick in 2012 MLS SuperDraft in Kansas City, Missouri yesterday. Photo: Tony Quinn.
D.C. United will play its first match at home on March 10, 2012 with a yet to be determined opponent.
D.C. United signed forward Charlie Davies on loan today from FC Sochaux in France. Davies' loan deal is a one-year deal with United holding an option to buy out his contract next December 1st.
D.C. United selected former Sporting Kansas City forward Josh Wolff with the first pick in the second phase of the MLS Re-Entry Draft this afternoon. Photo: Math Mathai.