Toronto complica su clasificación a la Liguilla

D.C. United llegó sin presión y volvió con 3 puntos en el bolsillo
Toronto se complica


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TORONTO.- Un equipo que llegó sin nada que ganar ni perder, en la última posición en la Conferencia Este y sólo con un poco de orgullo comenzó este sábado a cerrarle la puerta a la clasificación a Toronto FC, cuando D.C. United le ganó en su propia cancha y ante un público que esperaba un mejor papel del cuadro escarlata que nuevamente pareció un plantel carente de ideas y con un juego desordenado.

Highlights: D.C. United at Toronto FC

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - DC 1, Toronto 0
Highlights: DC 1, TFC 0

VIDEO: Julius James scores the match winner

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - DC 1, Toronto 0
James wins it

Julius James spins on a loose ball in the box and scores his first of the season.

MLS to hold moment of silence for 9/11

League to remember victims of terrorist attacks on Saturday
MLS to hold 9/11 silence

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer will join the rest of the nation this weekend in remembering the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

A moment of silence will be held before the national anthem at each of the MLS matches played this weekend.

The league canceled the remainder of the regular season in 2001 following the tragic events of Sept. 11 and MLS has paid homage to the victims of the attacks in each of the last nine years.

FIFA inspection team set to pen US report

USA may still withdraw from running for 2018 World Cup
FIFA complete inspection

NEW YORK – Mission accomplished.

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati indicated as much on Friday after the conclusion of the three-day, five-city visit by FIFA’s World Cup inspection team.

“We were able to show FIFA the things they needed to see,” Gulati said in a conference call with reporters. “It’s impossible not to be impressed by some of the magnificent NFL stadiums on this trip.”

DC focused on cutting out the mistakes

Olsen's gang pushing to make themselves better in trip to Toronto
DC look to cut mistakes

WASHINGTON – Last week’s close-run, back-to-back defeats to the Eastern Conference-leading Columbus Crew reminded last-place D.C. United that they are capable of competing with the league’s best.

But the ruthlessness shown by the defending Supporters’ Shield holders also underlined a basic MLS reality: Errors and missed opportunities will be punished.

Match preview: Toronto FC

Troy Perkins and Stephen King discuss the team's preparations
Preview: TFC

D.C. United midfielder, Stephen King and goalkeeper, Troy Perkins discuss United's upcoming match vs Toronto FC and what the team needs to focus on for the remaining 7 matches.

Olsen's new job "hasn't been much fun"

DC's interim boss adjusting to new life as MLS coach
Olsen's job not much fun

WASHINGTON – When a boss uses the phrase “taking one for the team” to
describe an employee’s new job, there's no mystery about who can
usually expect long hours and seemingly endless work in the days ahead.

was D.C. United president Kevin Payne’s choice of words when he
elevated rookie assistant coach Ben Olsen to the top job immediately
following the dismissal of Curt Onalfo on Aug. 4.

Sure enough, United’s interim leader had to negotiate the steepest of learning curves in the subsequent weeks.

Postcard from Europe: Bradley's checklist for 2014

Some adjustments are needed ahead of next World Cup cycle
Postcard: US checklist

AMSTERDAM – US National Team boss Bob Bradley has been signed up for another World Cup cycle, which of course means it's time for another round of entirely unsolicited advice.

Though there is a great big forthcoming slate of activities before that next chance at the big stage, let's look beyond all the qualifying and Gold Cupping to come.

Instead, let's focus on what needs to happen for greater success at that next World Cup in Brazil, which represents both the culmination and crunch time pinnacle of any four-year cycle.

FIFA Delegation inspection visit - Washington, DC: Day 2

Comments from National Team Head Coach Bob Bradley
FIFA visit - Day 2


A six-person delegation is touring potential stadiums and facilities as part of the evaluation process for determining if the United States should host for the FIFA World Cup in 2018 or 2022.


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