The D.C. Council has approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 in its second and final vote, approving the development of the new 20,000-25,000-seat stadium for D.C. United in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest Washington. The legislation’s passage targets the opening of the stadium in 2017 and ensures that D.C. United will make the District of Columbia its home for generations to come.
The Expansion Draft for New York City FC and Orlando City SC is complete, so now it's time to shift our focus to the annual Re-Entry Draft. The first phase will take place tomorrow, December 12, followed by a second phase on Thursday, December 18. The Re-Entry Draft is a chance for veterans in this league, whose contracts weren't picked up at the end of the season or whose options were declined, to move within the League.
On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Lewis Neal was selected by Orlando City SC in the MLS Expansion Draft. As the announcement came out, an outpouring of Tweets thanking the midfielder were shared.
#DCU thanks Lewis Neal for all of his contributions to the team the past three seasons.
It was a busy week for all of Major League Soccer, and it's not over yet.
Ahead of today's Expansion Draft and Friday's Re-Entry Draft, D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper answered a few questions regarding United's strategy heading into this busy time of year.
Watch it live at 2:00 p.m. HERE
Today, after the trade window closed, each team submitted its protected list for the 2014 Expansion Draft.
Watch it live at 2 p.m. HERE