Due to the World Cup break, D.C. United only played three games in June--two prior to and one after the international break. Ahead of the two-week stoppage, though, the Black-and-Red claimed first in the East, before returning to action against the Western Conference-leading Seattle Sounders.
D.C. United is paving the way for Homegrown products in Major League Soccer.
This year, D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid had a breakout season, setting career highs in shutouts, saves and wins. The Annendale, Va., native did more than set personal records, though; he created two new benchmarks for Homegrown goalkeepers in MLS.
Major League Soccer has announced that D.C. United’s Bill Hamid has been named 2014 Goalkeeper of the Year. Hamid earned the League’s highest ‘keeping honor after a standout season where he was also named a 2014 MLS All-Star and MLS Best XI.
This has been an amazing year for D.C. United, and Tuesday, December 2 was no exception.
Major League Soccer has announced that D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen has been named 2014 Coach of the Year. Olsen, 37, guided United to a 17-9-8 record (59 points) and the top seed in the Eastern Conference in the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs.