Longtime D.C. United defender Bryan Namoff has called it quits – at least for now – after a 10-year MLS career, the club announced on Thursday.
Namoff has struggled to recover from a concussion he suffered last September and will join the club's technical staff in a new role in which he will assist GM Dave Kasper with scouting and youth development, among other duties.
Hablando de la MLS con Andy Najar El joven delantero catracho aspira cosas grandes con D.C. United En esta su novena edición de Hablando de la MLS, charlamos con el mediocampista hondureño Andy Najar.
Formado en las divisiones de D.C. United, Najar ha sido una pieza importante del conjunto capitalino. En su primera temporada en la liga, Najar marcó el gol que marcó la primera victoria del D.C. United de la temporada.
WASHINGTON.- El D.C.
Washington, D.C. (July 15,
2010) – D.C. United announced today defender Bryan Namoff has suspended his
playing career and will join the technical staff as Special Projects
Manager. A 10-year veteran of the Black-and-Red, Namoff moves into a new
role with United, assisting General Manager Dave Kasper with scouting, youth
development and camp programming. He will also assist the front office in
other business development opportunities. The defender will be available
for media comment at 6:00 p.m. ET field-side prior to tonight’s MLS contest
with Seattle Sounders FC.
WASHINGTON – In a welcome break from the sultry norm this time of year in
Washington, D.C. United practiced under gray, rainy skies on Wednesday morning.
Yet several players were already thinking about the blazing, 95-degree conditions
forecast for Thursday, when they host Seattle Sounders FC in an ESPN2 primetime
matchup at RFK Stadium.
“It’s just going to be hot,” lamented Santino Quaranta. “I’d
rather play in this weather, but it’s going to be difficult, and I guess it’s
more tough for them.”
D.C. United's Chris Pontius and Devon McTavish discusses United's first home game in over a month vs Seattle Sounders FC with dcunited.com's Tony Limarzi.
Técnico de D.C. United, Curt Onalfo habla sobre el partido vs Seattle Sounders FC.
The 2010 MLS All-Star First XI features those players who captured the most combined votes from media, fans, fellow players, and coaches and GMs. All-Star head coach Bruce Arena will make a further 10 selections, and league commissioner Don Garber will round out the roster with two more picks. Arena will then select his starting XI, which is slated to face Manchester United on July 28, from that full 23-man roster.
NEW YORK -- As the top-flight division of men’s professional soccer in the United States, MLS and its clubs are also out to show they have the best youth teams in the nation.
After more than 2,000 games played by 144 teams across the country, a total of three MLS youth sides are competing in the US Soccer Development Academy Finals at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.