Tag Archives: d.c. united

Is MLS liable for a player’s foul temper and concussion treatment?

A lawsuit filed by former D.C. United goalkeeper Charlie Horton raises a few interesting questions … and some that seem a little less interesting. (Disclaimer: I’m not a lawyer.) Like many legal documents, this suit has a few aspects that...

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D.C. United has lost the plot

This is the first year I’ve been a Northern Virginia resident and attended no D.C. United games. It wasn’t anything personal — there’s no reason for me to be in the pressbox any more, and the Spirit and youth soccer … C...

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D.C. United-Columbus Crew: Random views from Section 302

My youth club was one of several in the stadium as D.C. United fought for and eventually clinched a playoff spot against the Columbus Crew. The stadium’s falling apart. The quality of play was wretched through much of the game. … Continu...

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Player ratings: D.C. United-Columbus

D.C. United 0, Columbus 1 Sept. 4, 2010 Summary: Undermanned United started brightly, gave up a goal when young keeper Bill Hamid muffed a clearance and promptly ran out of ideas. Final shots on goal: Columbus 2, United 0. Conditions: … Contin...

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Ratings, summary: D.C. United-Columbus Open Cup semi

D.C. United 1, Columbus 2 U.S. Open Cup semifinal Sept. 1, 2010 The Crew played their usual starters aside from Andy Gruenebaum in goal in place of William Hesmer. Gruenebaum had two early blunders — an adventure outside his area … Conti...

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There is no “try” — Adu or not Adu

Anyone made that pun yet? I think we’re all racing now to make the last possible pun on Freddy Adu’s name. The young American’s status is up in the air again after a trial with Switzerland’s FC Sion didn’t pan … C...

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MLS in the Silverdome — raise the roof, y’all!

Josh Hakala has the story of an innovative idea to remove all the disadvantages of the Silverdome as an MLS venue in one swoop. It’s simple but brilliant: Put a roof at the top of the lower (edit: not upper, … Continue reading →...

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Panic at RFK: Olsen replaces Onalfo with D.C. United

Ben Olsen burst onto the MLS scene soon after the league launched, bringing a potent mix of skill and effort to a powerful D.C. United team. As injuries robbed him of some of his speed and likely ruined his chances … Continue reading →...

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