WASHINGTON – Straight after scoring D.C. United’s opening goal last Saturday night, Josh Wolff ripped off his jersey and made a beeline for the Barra Brava.
With a look of sheer joy flashed on his face, the half-naked World Cup veteran leapt into the stands, happy to please his new fans with a goal in his RFK debut.
What made this moment such a cathartic one for Wolff? Consider that when he arrived in DC in December, he was a castaway from Sporting Kansas City, no longer seen as an option in their 4-3-3 offensive system after seven seasons with the club.
Dan Borislow has become something akin to a man of mystery for soccer fans since he purchased a controlling interest in the Washington Freedom of Women’s Professional Soccer from John and Maureen Hendricks last November.
A telecommunications magnate known primarily for his company’s magicTalk and magicJack products, which enable computer-based phone calls via the internet, Borislow’s acquisition of the Freedom effectively saved both the club and the entire league from ruin amid a savage offseason during which several clubs shut down due to major financial losses.
WASHINGTON – Amid the Charlie Davies love-a-thon at RFK Stadium last weekend, there was another feel-good story that was nearly lost in the shuffle of D.C. United's 3-1 win over Columbus:
Chris Pontius made his first start since last August.
attacker started and went 90 minutes in the win, his first significant game action since a hamstring injury knocked him out seven months ago and required offseason surgery. On Tuesday, Pontius said said he's fully recovered.
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WASHINGTON – A bright sunny day and blue sky welcomed D.C. United back onto the training field Tuesday morning after a triumphant opening weekend.
Pleased with their 3-1 win against the Columbus Crew, the mood was upbeat yet serious as head coach Ben Olsen put his charges through a number of drills, including a rotation of small-sided eight-on-eight scrimmages.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.- D.C. United anunció hoy que enfrentará al Everton Football Club de la Liga Premier inglesa el sábado 23 de julio en el Estadio RFK. El amistoso será el primer encuentro entre ambos clubes, y el segundo choque de carácter internacional para los rojinegros en la temporada del 2011, ya que también medirán fuerzas con el Ajax de Holanda el 22 de mayo.
The boys from the Mountain Time Zone have finally taken over. One week into the season, Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids have emerged as the top two teams in the first official Power Rankings of the 2011 season. Got an issue? Vote for your own! All match times for this week's games are ET.
NEW YORK – Beginning this season, the team of MLSsoccer.com editors, who cover every minute of all the MLS action, will bring you the "Team of the Week," recognizing the top 11 performers from the weekend that was.
The inaugural edition (3-4-3 formation) features an all-international forward line and an all-American back line: