Archives: DC United

  • Injuries to Chris Pontius, others slow D.C. United

    Craig Stouffer

    Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013

    Pontius, White, Riley facing health issues D.C. United hopes it won't have to pay a steep price for its most resounding victory of the season. While Dwayne De Rosario posted a breakout hat trick in United's 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Union to earn a place in the U.S. Open Cup...

  • Dwayne De Rosario's hat trick leads United to win in U.S. Open Cup game

    Craig Stouffer

    Published: Wed, Jun 12, 2013

    Hat trick gives United win over Philadelphia Dwayne De Rosario broke out of a scoring drought with a hat trick to give D.C. United its first win in three months, a 3-1 triumph over the Philadelphia Union in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. After scoring in the 24th and 75th...

  • Lineup changes brewing for United

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Tue, Jun 11, 2013

    Suspensions shift plans for defensive starters Defensive changes could be on tap for D.C. United as it heads to the suburbs for its latest U.S. Open Cup encounter. For the third season in a row, and second straight in the fourth round, United will meet its closest MLS neighbor, the...

  • United picks up veteran defender Alain Rochat

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Thu, Jun 6, 2013

    Trade second-rounder for veteran defenseman D.C. United strengthened its beleaguered defense Thursday by acquiring veteran defender Alain Rochat from the Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional pick in 2016. Rochat, 30, has made 65 starts in...

  • U.S. men's national team looks to get back on track against Germany

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Thu, May 30, 2013

    U.S. plays Germany as tune-up for qualifiers The U.S. men's national team should be in a celebratory mood in its return for the first time in two years to RFK Stadium, the site chosen to host the U.S. Soccer Federation's 100th anniversary. But ahead of a likely sellout against Germany, as...

  • Sainey Nyassi's MLS experience an asset in new role with D.C. United

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Thu, May 30, 2013

    Midfielder familiar with MLS style of play Sainey Nyassi has the one thing that the other half-dozen free agent trialists that have been in and out of D.C. United trainings over the last couple of weeks did not: MLS experience. It was clear from the moment the Gambian midfielder stepped on...

  • D.C. United escape Richmond with a shootout win in U.S. Open Cup battle

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Tue, May 28, 2013

    D.C. beats Richmond in U.S. Open Cup battle RICHMOND -- D.C. United secured a much-needed confidence boost with a penalty shootout victory over the third-tier Richmond Kickers after a scoreless draw in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. United goalkeeper Joe Willis, in a duel...

  • Looking for a chance to get back on track

    Craig Stouffer

    Updated: Mon, May 27, 2013

    United seek end to skid in match at Richmond It will end up as an opportunity to get away from historic regular-season struggles or a reminder that no matter the opponent, there's still a long way to go. Either way, D.C. United will take a break from its franchise-record 10-game winless...

  • D.C. United shut out, De Rosario benched

    Craig Stouffer

    Published: Sat, May 25, 2013

    Familiar defensive lapses left D.C. United to match its franchise record for consecutive matches without a victory in a 2-0 defeat to the Portland Timbers. But the shockwaves afterward concerned the attack, where coach Ben Olsen left Dwayne De Rosario on the bench while giving veteran forward...