Newsstand - October 30, 2014

A sampling of DCU-related media
Newsstand - October 30, 2014

Washington PostD.C. United went from worst to first

Washington TimesD.C. United leans on MLS Cup veterans as playoffs begin

Watch: #WeWantFive

D.C. United players and staff are ready for the Playoffs
Watch: #WeWantFive

This Sunday, November 2 (4:00 p.m. - Comcast SportsNet), D.C. United begins its quest for a fifth Major League Soccer title. The Black-and-Red hasn't hoisted the MLS Cup in ten years, but the hunger is as real as ever among players and staff.

Paxon picks D.C. United

An adorable MLS fan picks the Black-and-Red to win it all!
Paxon picks DCU

Q&A: Ben Olsen

"We know who we are, we know what we’re about, and we know the job we need to do." Olsen
Q&A: Ben Olsen

Ben Olsen at Training

Photo Credit: 
Rebecca Payne /

Your goal was Playoffs, now what?
There’s a whole new mood around here. They’ve been through this before, they understand the intensity and mentality it takes to have success. I can see it, in one day, the mindset is different.

Training Notes: October 28, 2014

The Black-and-Red begins Playoff preparation
Training Notes

Bill Hamid at training - 2014

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Rebecca Payne /

While it’s still uncertain which team United will face on Sunday, either the fourth seeded New York Red Bulls or fifth seeded Sporting Kansas City, the energy in practice was unquestionably high.

Newsstand - October 28, 2014

A sampling of DCU-related media
Newsstand - October 28, 2014

Washington PostReport to D.C. Council on soccer stadium deal is delayed

2014: Big goals, big saves

D.C. United set a new club record for regular season points in 2014
2014: Big goals, big saves

United wrapped the 2014 season with 59 points, which sets a new club record for points in a single regular season. Check out some of the other regular season stats:

5 Observations from Montreal: October 27, 2014

All you have to do is ask Ben Olsen for his shoes
5 Observations from MTL

Our last regular season game of 2014 was a short trip to Montreal, and I’m not sure the sun ever came out while we were there. Regardless, we earned a 1-1 tie, setting a club record for points in a season (59 total), and now we move on to the MLS Playoffs. Here are a few observations from the weekend in Montreal.


Chad Ashton looks at the Playoff week ahead

D.C. United wrapped the season at Montreal and is prepping for Playoffs
Ashton looks ahead to Playoffs

2014 D.C. United Gear:

Playoff Scenarios: October 26, 2014

United to face the winner of a mid-week New York vs. Kansas City showdown
Playoff Scenarios: 10/26

D.C. United (17-9-8; 59 pts)

  • Playoff position: First
  • Next match: Sunday, Nov. 2 (Watch on Comcast SportsNet) - Location and opponent TBD, based on a knockout match on Thursday, October 30 
  • Next home match: Nov. 8 (Watch on NBC) - BUY TICKETS

New England Revolution (17-13-4; 55)

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