The start of the MLS season is right around the corner, and for a handful of clubs across the country, last weekend provided a chance for MLS academies to head into action.
There were some strong performances from some academy sides as the hunt for a spot in the Development Academy playoffs later this summer heats up. The San Jose Earthquakes posted a 3-1 mark at home, as the U-16s defeated Irvine Strikers 5-1 before squeaking past Pateadores 1-0. The U-18s couldn’t quite replicate that success, defeating the Strikers 2-1 before losing 2-0 to Pateadores.
NEW YORK – In 2011, Major League Soccer’s Direct Kick television package will feature additional games and additional MLS Clubs for the same price as last year, $79.
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Washington, D.C. - D.C. United enfrentará al AFC Ajax de Holanda en un partido amistoso internacional el próximo 22 de mayo a las 5:00 p.m. (hora del Este) en el Estadio RFK. Este será el primer encuentro entre ambos clubes, aunque Ajax previamente visitó el Estadio RFK cuando empató 1-1 con la Selección de Estados Unidos el 12 de mayo de 1990.
SEATTLE -- The old adage says there is no such thing as a bad goal.
This is usually said after the ball goes in off someone’s shin or the back of a player's head.
And though that might be true, there are definitely good
goals. And important goals. Milestone goals.
MLS is on the verge of another milestone goal: The
8,000th goal ever scored in the league.
Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today plans for the club to play an international friendly against legendary Dutch Eredivisie side AFC Ajax on Sunday, May 22 at RFK Stadium. Though Ajax played a 1-1 draw against the U.S. Men’s National Team at RFK Stadium on May 12, 1990, this will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs. Kick-off is set for 5:00 p.m. ET.
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Thursday, March 16
- Ninth Annual United Kickoff Luncheon at Washington Marriott (Noon - 2:00 PM)
- Dax McCarty on Washington Post Live on Comcast SportsNet (5:00 PM)
Thursday, March 17
- Head Coach Ben Olsen & Charlie Davies live on-air at Kegs & Eggs with Elliott in the Morning/DC101 at 9:30 Club (8:00 AM)
Friday, March 18
D.C. United ganó el Carolina
Challenge Cup por segundo año consecutivo con un empate por 2-2 ante Toronto
FC, en un partido disputado en el Blackbaud Stadium en Charleston, S.C. el sábado.
Con la victoria, D.C. termina su pretemporada sin conocer la derrota y con un récord
El DT del cuadro capitalino
Ben Olsen se mostró satisfecho con el trabajo realizado por sus jugadores, pero
no se confía y ahora le dará toda su atención al inicio de la temporada regular.
Joe Ngwenya scored six goals in the 2011 preseason to lead all D.C. United forward. Ngwenya talks about his goal against Toronto FC and the team's preparations for the home opener on March 19.
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D.C. United won the Carolina Challenge Cup for the second year in a row with a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC at Blackbaud Stadium on Saturday evening in Charleston, S.C. With the victory, United finishes preseason play undefeated with a 7-0-2 record, and now the club will turn its full attention to March 19 and the Columbus Crew. Head Coach Ben Olsen was pleased with his players' collective effort throughout preseason camp, but in the locker room following tonight's match he stressed the need to refocus for the start of the regular season.