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D.C. United striker Wayne Rooney isn’t interested in a return to Europe on loan this winter, saying he’s committed to D.C. United and that playing for another side would only serve as a distraction from his latest project. Rooney has been brilliant for D.C. since joining the club from Everton in mid-summer, helping to lift [...]

Former Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney is expected to complete a move to D.C. United in early July. Rooney currently has one year left on his contract at Everton, but the Premier League side will not stand in the way of Rooney moving to Major League Soccer. Manchester United and England’s record goalscorer [...]

New England Revolution’s 2-1 victory over D.C. United Saturday night at Gillette Stadium might have been their most impressive win of the season. Yes it lacked the offensive fireworks that marked the clubs previous thumping’s of Seattle and Philadelphia, but in winning, Jay Heaps side showed a grit and determination that we had not seen [...]

New England Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win

Not sure what Jay Heaps said at half-time, but after putting in their worst 45 minutes of the season the New England Revolution came from a goal down to beat D.C. United 2-1. Diego Fagundez with his 11th goal of the season and Lee Nguyen from the penalty spot got the goals that NE needed. [...]

D.C. United v Ajax On May 22

D.C. United announced today that they will play legendary Dutch side Ajax on Sunday, May 22 at RFK Stadium. Kick-off is set for 5:00 p.m. ET. Buy D.C. United v Ajax Tickets. “We’re excited to kick off our 2011 schedule of international games with one of the most honored teams in European soccer, Ajax of [...]

Soccer Outdraws Baseball

At least in the F.C. area. The Washington Post has some interesting data that show more people watch D.C. United games on television that watch the Washington Nationals baseball team. From the post: Nielsen Media Research numbers, the Nats are drawing an average rating of 0.39 in the Washington Designated Market Area, which consists of [...]

DCU Advances to CONCACAF Semifinal

In yesterday’s CONCACAF Champions Cup tournament game between DC United and Jamaica’s Harbour View, the MLS Supporters’ Shield winners pulled off the rare feat of scoring three goals in approximately 300 seconds. And Americans say soccer doesn’t have enough scoring… After a disappointing draw in the opening round, United looked to be in trouble when it failed to [...]

LA Galaxy Fans Ask: “Et Tu, Alexi Lalas?”

I am not an executive with a soccer club. Heck, I have no management experience at all. Yet, sometimes I have to think I could do a better job than some of the people managing teams in the MLS. Exhibit A? Alexi Lalas. Seriously, Galaxy fans have to be wondering what Lalas is thinking these [...]

D.C. United 2008 Season Preview

D.C. United 2007 Record: 16-7-7 (1st in East) Coach: Tom Soehn (2nd Year) Key Players: Luciano Emilio, Jaime Moreno, Ben Olsen Key Pickups: Marcelo Gallardo (from Paris St.-Germain) Key Losses: Christian Gomez (to Colorado), Troy Perkins (to Valerenga I.F.) 2008 Outlook: Excellent In 2007, Supporters’ Shield winner D.C. United achieved the rare feat of giving [...]

D.C. United’s South American Revolution

2006 and 2007 Supporters’ Shield winner D.C. United has been busy making moves over the last week to ensure it can compete for a third straight trophy in 2008. After having two South American league MVPs in the last two seasons, United appears to be wisely continuing the trend of acquiring South American talent. The [...]