With all eyes fixed on the US’ round of 16 match against Ghana on Saturday, we couldn’t help but turn back the clock. Even though it hurt.
MLSsoccer.com asked some of the members of the US team which lost to Ghana 2-1 in a 2006 World Cup group game about Saturday’s redux and the original match, which went sour for the Americans after a controversial penalty kick call against defender Oguchi Onyewu.
An angry sun glared down on D.C. United’s training session on Wednesday afternoon, scorching the squad with a nasty one-two punch of 96-degree heat and simmering humidity at the RFK Stadium auxiliary fields that made the workout noticeably more taxing than the team’s usual mid-morning practices.
PRETORIA, South Africa – Landon Donovan, you are now officially an American legend.
Mere clock ticks from elimination after 90 minutes of scoreless soccer, the all-time leading scorer in US national team history buried a rebound off a Clint Dempsey miss in stoppage time and gave the Americans a dramatic 1-0 victory over Algeria at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday.
D.C. United Midfielder, Santino Quaranta and assistant coach, Ben Olsen preview United's league against Columbus on Saturday, June 26.
WASHINGTON – The 2010 FIFA World Cup has taken Washington, D.C., by storm, with a long list of hot spots and viewing parties on offer for the capital city's eclectic population and many international communities.
That passion is pulsing just as strongly in the D.C. United locker room, where members of the team were randomly assigned participating countries to follow at the outset of the tournament and are now watching to see if their adopted squad will go home early, or progress deep into the knockout rounds.
WASHINGTON -- El D.C. United tratará de extender su racha de buenos resultados en amistosos internacionales este sábado frente a la Selección de El Salvador.
La plantilla que dirige Curt Onalfo llega al duelo con fines benéficos inspirada en su último triunfo liguero frente a Seattle Sounders FC. El héroe del pasado 10 de junio fue Chris Pontius, cuyo ‘hat-trick’ guió a los capitalinos a la victoria 3-2 en el Qwest Field.
WASHINGTON -- Aunque salieron cabizbajos del Estadio RFK por la derrota de su selección ante el D.C. United, los aficionados salvadoreños que presenciaron el partido amistoso entre ‘La Selecta’ y el equipo capitalino coincidieron en señalar que menos mal que el Mundial de Sudáfrica continúa el domingo para mantener viva la emoción que en estos días los embarga con motivo de esa fiesta futbolística.
dcunited.com's Tony Limarzi quizzes D.C. United Forward, Jaime Moreno with a series of rapid-fire questions about life, soccer, and ... breakfast?!
Way before Ryan Nelsen even kicked a ball at the World Cup, he had a good feeling his All-Whites were capable of pulling off an upset.
New Zealand did just that on Sunday, tallying a shock 1-1 tie with world champions Italy.
"We are underdogs, but we have great unity in the team, and on a good day you never know what can happen," Nelsen told reporters back in May.