D.C. United central defender Dejan Jakovic is finally with the rest of his teammates out in California after spending much of February up in the air.
On Feb. 6, Jakovic started and played 90 minutes for the Canadian national team in a 1-0 friendly loss against Greece in Europe. It was a tight window and required crossing the Atlantic in a short time period.
Despite the distance he had to cover, the overall experience was positive.
With the regular season just under a month away, rookies across MLS are getting adjusted to the rigors of their first preseason as professionals.
NEW YORK – Voting for the 2011 class of the National Soccer
Hall of Fame has kicked off and there is a strong chance it could wind up being
an all-MLS class based on the names that are up for election in three different
categories: Player, Veteran and Builder.
El asistente técnico
de D.C. United Pat Onstad ha realizado un sorpresivo movimiento del banquillo
al campo de juego.
La lesión del
portero de DC Steve Cronin junto con la recuperación del portero Bill Hamid ha
forzado al experimentado guardameta a regresar a una posición entre los tres
palos. A pesar de tener disponibles al portero Chase Harrison y al jugador de
primer año Joe Willis, quienes se han venido desarrollando bien en el
campamento del equipo, el club consideró que es muy importante tener en la
escuadra a un jugador de alta experiencia.
CHICAGO – Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2011 and voting will begin immediately for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories. Voting will continue through March 11, and the election results will be announced in early Spring.
So Charlie Davies has signed with D.C. United on a 12-month loan. Let the speculation begin.
It seems as if everyone is the US soccer scene—including Davies himself—is hoping to see the onetime US international return to full health in the same town where his career—and his life—nearly came to an end a year-and-a-half ago.
If he can do it, he’ll be back to producing those highlight-reel moments we all remember. For today’s Three for Thursday, here are a trio of his best.