WASHINGTON – Coming off the emotional high of last week’s 3-1 win over Columbus, D.C. United have a chance to make it two wins from two in their first road game of the 2011 campaign as they head to New England.
But players know it’s not going to be easy to get three points against the Revolution on Saturday (4:30 pm ET, Direct Kick, MatchDay Live).
NEW YORK — MLS and CAA announced Friday that they are teaming to bring back the World Football Challenge, featuring some of the biggest and best-known soccer clubs from around the world.
And this time there'll be a local flavor, as MLS clubs will take part.
United's third-year defender reviews the team's defensive effort against the Columbus Crew and talks about what needs to happen against the New England Revolution on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 4:30 PM.
United's veteran forward discusses the team's win in the home opener and looks ahead to the match against the New England Revolution on Saturday, March 26 at 4:30 PM.
WASHINGTON – There’s little question that every road game for Charlie Davies will have a special feel to it. The fact that he’s playing soccer at this level once again after what he’s been through is a story that’s resonated with fans all across the league.
But this weekend’s trip to New England also brings Davies back to his roots, as he returns home New England to face the Revolution. The 24-year-old grew up near Manchester, N.H., an hour’s drive from Gillette Stadium, where he’ll play Saturday evening.
El defensa uruguayo Rodrigo Brasesco habla sobre el partido de visita de este sábado contra New England Revolution. El encuentro arranca a las 4:30 p.m. y será televisado por Comcast SportsNet.
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.