On November 21, 1999, D.C. United won its third MLS Cup by defeating the LA Galaxy 2-0 with goals coming from Ben Olsen and Jamie Moreno. So, we took a look at where the starting XI of the championship team is today.
D.C. United will be teaming with Bike to the Beach this year to give back to the community through a 2-wheeled food drive called Cranksgiving. The event, which takes place on Nov. 22 is part bike ride, part food drive, part Autism-awareness campaign and part scavenger hunt. That's an awful lot of awesome!
Three D.C. United players and Head Coach Ben Olsen are among the finalists announced for Major League Soccer’s 2014 year-end awards. Three finalists were named for each award, including Olsen for Coach of the Year, Bobby Boswell for Defender of the Year, Bill Hamid for Goalkeeper of the Year, and Steven Birnbaum for Rookie of the Year.
As seen on mlssoccer.com, Nick Leimbach, a fan and designer, created home and away jerseys for all 50 states as well as DC. Each jersey represents the state depicted, and we think DC, Maryland's and Virginia's are pretty awesome. Check it out below and click here to see his entire gallery.
DC Home and Away
Earlier this evening, via Twitter, Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser made a series of comments regarding the land swap portion of the Stadium Act. See the Mayor's Tweets as well as a response from D.C. United Managing General Partner Jason Levien, below.
"We are encouraged by the Mayor-Elect's comments tonight and look forward to seeing her proposal. We are eager to work with her, the other members of the Council and the Mayor to get the stadium approved before the end of the year." Jason Levien
D.C. United today announced the club’s end-of-season award winners for the 2014 Major League Soccer season.
On Nov. 19, MLS will conduct a Dispersal Draft for Chivas USA's roster. Last Friday, MLS decided the draft order through a weighted lottery in which teams that made the MLS Cup Playoffs in 2014 were entered once and teams that missed the Playoffs were entered twice. Dispersal Draft picks cannot be traded.
Earlier today, MLS conducted a weighted lottery to determine the order of the Dispersal Draft on Nov. 19. D.C. United will have the fourth pick. Below is a full video of the lottery to determine the draft order.
Note: Dispersal Draft picks cannot be traded.
Below is a complete list of the draft order: