General Manager of Professional Referee Organization clarifies a statement made to NBC Sports Network
The Professional Referee Organization (PRO) released a statement today clarifying comments made by PRO GM Peter Walton about a play that occurred in the first half of the 2012 MLS Easter Conference finals.
Leading into one of D.C. United’s biggest games over the last five years, the team’s players and coaches will hit the airwaves to talk about the importance of Saturday’s match against the Houston Dynamo at RFK Stadium. Here’s everything you need to know in order to tune-in and hear from D.C. United directly.
Statistics suggest United should feel confident ahead of the second leg
Heading into Sunday's Eastern Conference Final, United will either end its season on Sunday or overcome a two-goal deficit and go on to host MLS Cup on December 1. The stats suggest the Black-and-Red can do it.
At the end of regular season, only San Jose (72 GF), Los Angeles (59 GF), and New York (57 GF) netted more goals than D.C. United's 53.
D.C. United has 15 multi-goal games this year.
The Eastern Conference Finals match in Houston will be shown around the world
D.C. United owner Erick Thohir has repeatedly said he wants the club to become "a global brand." During a recent interview about his vision of the club, Thohir said, "Teams like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, AC Milan are known well outside of their immediate borders, and we believe the same thing is possible for D.C. United."
D.C. United advanced to Eastern Conference Final for first time since 2006 on Thursday night. United's players shared their emotions following the thrilling win.
So proud of the boys tonight!! Whole team comes together to get wins!! Beautiful thing to see:) #vamosunited
Free tickets available to D.C. United fans that can make it to New Jersey
Got so much respect for the DC fans coming back up tonight. Safe travels all
All I can say is "First Class" #vamosunited fans, organization "First Class"
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray attends match and local institutions display club logo.
Mayor Gray and MLS Commissioner Don Garber at RFK Stadium for the playoff match on November 3. (D.C. United owner Jason Levien in the background [left].)
Over 500 D.C. United fans expected to attend tonight's match at Red Bull Arena.
D.C. United, in partnership with Major League Soccer and the New York Red Bulls, provided free busses and match tickets to United supporters for the team's second leg match versus the Red Bulls. Over 500 fans signed up for the mid-week trek north to Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ.
Special thanks to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center who lit up the night in support of D.C. United as MLS Cup Playoffs continue for the Black-and-Red. Photos by Kea Taylor/Convention Center