D.C. United announced today that Jed Zayner has undergone successful surgery to repair a knee injury suffered in training on Tuesday, June 28. Zayner’s medial menisectomy was performed by Doctor Pete Edwards of Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence in Columbus, Ohio. The defender is expected to miss six weeks of action.
Entering his first full season with the Black-and-Red, Zayner has been in and out of United’s 2011 lineup due to injury. So far this season, Zayner played in four League games (four starts), recording one assist in 311 minutes of action.
After an eventful week at RFK Stadium, a rejuvenated D.C. United will take on the Philadelphia Union in a vital Eastern Conference matchup this evening (7:00 p.m. ET/ FOX Soccer). In preparation for the game, we begin the media roundup by looking at The Washington Post, as Steven Goff profiles United midfielder Clyde Simms and his connection to DC.
D.C. United anunció hoy que Sonny Silooy ha sido nombrado el Ayudante de Campo del equipo. El holandés se une al United con 30 años de experiencia como jugador y entrenador en los niveles más altos del fútbol europeo.
“Sonny cuenta con una abundante experiencia a nivel profesional y de selección, tanto de jugador como de entrenador”, dijo el Gerente General Dave Kasper. “Estamos muy contentos de que se una a nuestra organización”.
D.C. United announced today that Sonny Silooy has been named as an Assistant Coach. The Dutchman joins United following over 30 years of professional playing and coaching experience at the highest levels of European football.
“Sonny has a wealth of experience at the professional and national team levels as both a player and coach,” said General Manager Dave Kasper. “We are very pleased to have him join our organization.”
D.C. United and Philadelphia Union meet in a key Eastern Conference clash on Saturday night at RFK Stadium. United are winless in their last four games, coming off back-to-back draws, the last a late 2-2 tie with the Houston Dynamo at home. Union currently lead the division, after coming back for a late win last weekend, defeating Chivas USA 3-2.
REFEREE: Abbey Okulaja. MLS Career: 109 games; FC/gm: 27.1; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 18; pens: 25
SAR (bench): Chris Strickland; JAR (opposite): Adam Garner; 4th: Daniel Fitzgerald