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United’s former head coaches on Olsen's retirement

United’s former head coac

Bruce Arena - LA Galaxy Head Coach and General Manager, Former D.C. United Head Coach (1996-1998)
“Ben Olsen has been the heart and soul of D.C. United. I have had the privilege to work with Ben at the University of Virginia, D.C. United and the U.S. National Team. He is a very special player, person, friend and family man. I know that I speak for everyone involved in the game in the United States in saying ‘we will miss you and we wish you the very best in all your future endeavors’.”

Thomas Rongen – D.C. United TV Analyst, Former D.C. United Head Coach (1999-2001)

Ben Olsen retires

Ben Olsen retires

Washington, D.C. (November 24, 2009) – D.C. United midfielder Ben Olsen today announced his retirement from professional soccer. Arguably the most popular player in United history, the midfielder won eight total trophies while in DC, including two MLS Cups (1999 & 2004). He was a two-time All-Star (1998 & 1999), the 1998 MLS Rookie of the Year, the 1999 MLS Cup MVP, the 2003 USSF Humanitarian of the Year and was named to the MLS Best XI in 2007.

D.C. United hará anuncio importante en rueda de prensa

D.C. United hará anuncio

Washington, D.C. (23 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el club sostendrá una rueda de prensa el martes, 24 de noviembre de 2009 a las 3 p.m. (hora del este). En el evento, el mediocampista de D.C. United, Ben Olsen, discutirá su carrera como jugador.

QUIEN: Presidente de D.C. United Kevin Payne
Gerente General de D.C. United Dave Kasper
Mediocampista de D.C United Ben Olsen

QUE: D.C. United convoca a rueda de prensa

CUANDO: Martes, 24 de noviembre de 2009
3:00 p.m. (hora del este)

D.C. United to make major player announcement

D.C. United to make major

Washington, D.C. (November 23, 2009) - D.C. United announced today plans for a major press conference Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. ET. At the event, D.C. United midfielder Ben Olsen will address his playing career.

WHO: D.C. United President and CEO Kevin Payne
D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper
D.C. United midfielder Ben Olsen

WHAT: D.C. United to make major player announcement

WHEN: Tuesday, November 24, 2009
3:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: RFK Stadium
2400 East Capitol Street, SE

D.C. United’s Josh Wicks undergoes successful knee surgery

D.C. United’s Josh Wicks

Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2009) - D.C. United announced today goalkeeper Josh Wicks underwent successful medial menisectomy on his right knee. Doctor Andrew Parker of Commonwealth Orthopaedics performed the surgery. Wicks, who had shoulder surgery on Oct. 29, is not expected to miss more than the original four to six months.

Portero de D.C. United Josh Wicks sostiene operación exitosa

Washington, D.C. (18 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el portero Josh Wicks sostuvo una cirugía para reparar el menisco medial de la rodilla derecha. El doctor Andrew Parker del Commonwealth Orthopaedics llevó a cabo la operación. Wicks, quien sostuvo cirugía del hombro en octubre, no perderá tiempo adicional a los cuatro a seis meses originales.

Novatos de D.C. United participan de viaje ‘Generation adidas’

Washington, D.C. (17 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que los novatos Chris Pontius y Rodney Wallace estarán entre los 18 jugadores de la Major League Soccer que viajarán a Sudáfrica para el viaje ‘Generation adidas’. El grupo irá al país sede de la Copa Mundial 2010 del 27 de noviembre al 8 de diciembre.

D.C. United’s Pontius and Wallace to make Generation adidas trip

Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2009) - D.C. United announced today rookies Chris Pontius and Rodney Wallace will be among the 18 Major League Soccer players to travel to South Africa for the Generation adidas trip. The group will head to the 2010 World Cup host country for ten days starting on November 27, returning to the United States on December 8.

Torneo de Otoño United Soccer Club a celebrarse el 19 de noviembre

Washington, D.C. (12 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United y su rama benéfica, United for D.C., anunciaron hoy que el Torneo de Otoño del United Soccer Club será pospuesto debido a lluvia. La nueva fecha será el jueves, 19 de noviembre en la Cancha Auxiliar del Estadio RFK. Siete de las diez localidades del United Soccer Club participarán del evento que se llevará a cabo de 4-7 p.m.

United Soccer Club Fall Tournament rescheduled for November 19

Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2009) - D.C. United and its non-profit arm, United for D.C., today announced the United Soccer Club Fall “Play Date” and Mini-Tournament will be rescheduled due to inclement weather. The tournament will now be played on Thursday, November 19 at the RFK Auxiliary Field. Seven of the ten sites participating in the United Soccer Club will field teams in the event running from 4-7 p.m.

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