Match Analysis with Chad Ashton: "We’ll take an ugly win over a pretty loss any day of the week." http://t.co/DqO6sA4egg #DCU

Record
9 W, 14 L, 5 T

Result
5th, Eastern Conference

Team Leaders
Bobby Convey and Ali Curtis, 5 G
Marco Etcheverry, 8 A
Nick Rimando, 1.39 GAA
Nick Rimando, 131 SVS

Complete 2002 stats

Coach
Ray Hudson

Stadium
RFK Stadium

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After two disappointing seasons, the United brass named former Miami Fusion head man Ray Hudson as the club's third head coach on January 8. Hudson saw his new club's push for the post-season last until the final match of the schedule, but the Black-and-Red missed out on the MLS Cup playoffs for the third straight season. 2002 did have some bright spots, however, with a trio of club and League firsts. Domestically, United hosted the 2002 MLS All-Star Game at RFK Stadium for the first time and also won the inaugural Atlantic Cup trophy in its yearly season series competition with New York. Internationally, the Black-and-Red became the first MLS side to travel to England when they defeated Tottenham Hotspur, 1-0, in a tribute match at the famed White Hart Lane in October.