EPL La Liga Soccer 

Real Madrid starting to click courtesy of Marcelo and youngsters

The beautiful thing about “the beautiful game” is that there is always something brewing year round. After Portugal’s miraculous victory to raise the European championship trophy last month it was seeming as if soccer would be on hold until league play starts in late August. Thanks to the sponsorship of Guinness Beer, the International Champions Cup has been an annual… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

Igbonanike acquired by D.C. United via trade

One thing that can’t be said about the Black-and-Red this season is that they’ve been sitting on their laurels and “hoping” that things turn around. The team has continued it’s stretch of being proactive, adding yet another player in hopes of sparking their attack. D.C. United acquired Kennedy Igboananike from the Chicago Fire yesterday in exchange for targeted allocation money and… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

D.C. United continues to reshape roster

The Black-and-Red were pretty busy Wednesday night, off the field that is. D.C. United made two separate transactions, resulting in a player coming in and one going out. It’s clear that the team wishes to fix it’s struggling attack. Fabia Espindola scored the equalizer on the road last week, today he’s headed to the Vancouver Whitecaps. Fabi has seen his… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

Villa, Shelton capitalize on chances as D.C. United falls at home

In a matchup of teams with identical records, this was an opportunity for one of these teams to get their third win of the season and move up the standings. After a first half of several opportunities and two rather close set pieces that could have very well been penalty kicks, NYC FC was able to get a 2-0 win… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

Acosta scores a beauty in D.C. United’s rout of New England

There was an added buzz at the start of the game with D.C. United celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first MLS game ever played at RFK. Instead of the home side starting the game with energy and confidence, it was the visiting Revolution. New England created several quality scoring chances within the first 20 minutes of the match. Gershon… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

How the Black-and-Red can get their first win of the season

It’s only the fifth game of the season, but it’s important for the Black-and-Red to get a result in this new style of play. They need a much needed confidence boost, it’s far too early for panic, but three point would certainly change things for a team that is growing through a frustrating period. Anytime there’s a bunch of changes… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

Home opener ends in draw

The Black-and-Red  faced the Colorado Rapids Sunday at RFK stadium, it was D.C. United’s home opener after starting the season with two games on the road. The home side was looking to put a one in the win column, the first this season. The Rapids on the other hand, were to carry on from their last win. Neither club got… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

D.C. United opens training up to the fans

The Black-and-Red did something a little different yesterday, with the home opener this Sunday, they opened training for the fans. It was a great opportunity for fans to see their favorite players up close and even get some autographs and take a couple of selfies. There would have been far more fans if it was a normal day, unfortunately the… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

D.C. United heads home with a point after a scoreless draw

There were chances, that is what was taken away from this game. The Black-and-Red were again on the road and nearly pulled it off, coming close to leaving New England with the full three points. Although, they also came close to leaving New England with no points and a second consecutive loss to start the season. Instead, they survived a… Read More
D.C. United MLS 

D.C. United ready to respond as they face next road test

The Black-and-Red lost their season opener to the Los Angeles Galaxy last week, the score being 4-1. Despite the lopsided score, there were positives to take moving forward. The first 45 minutes of last week’s game was very high quality soccer, definitely better than any half played by D.C. United last season. The second 45 minutes or so, not so… Read More
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