Brandi Chastain always will be remembered for ripping off her shirt at the 1999 Women's World Cup after scoring the decisive penalty kick has retired from professional soccer. Published July 16 2010
American World Cup star Landon Donovan, who will face D.C. United at RFK Stadium on Sunday night, will not be leaving Major League Soccer anytime soon according to MLS commissioner Don Garber. Published July 16 2010
D.C. United returned to RFK Stadium on Thursday night after nearly six weeks absence, but it was not a happy homecoming. United fell 1-0 to the visiting Seattle Sounders on a late goal from Roger Levesque before 13,716 fans. Published July 16 2010
Defender Bryan Namoff has decided to retire. He will join the technical staff at United as Special Projects Manager. Namoff has been out of action since suffering a head injury in September. Published July 15 2010
French striker Thierry Henry has decided to join MLS. The French star signed with the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday. Published July 14 2010
Major League Soccer has announced the 2010 MLS All-Star First XI which will take on 2009 English Premier League champions Manchester United in the 2010 All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium, in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, July 28. Published July 14 2010
Crystal Palace Baltimore has decided to gives folks in Montgomery County, Md., a taste of second division soccer. The Baltimore-based club will play its next four home fixtures at the Maryland SoccerPlex at Boyds, near Germantown. Published July 13 2010
Sunday’s World Cup final game between Netherlands-Spain is the most-watched men’s World Cup game ever among viewers, according to ESPN Published July 12 2010
Chivas USA forward Justin Braun was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for Week 15 of the 2010 MLS season. Published July 12 2010
So the World Cup in South Africa has come to an end on a somewhat predictable note. Published July 11 2010
A new member will be joining the World Cup champions club. Will it be the Netherlands or Spain? Published July 9 2010
The logo for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has been unveiled Published July 8 2010
When Germany plays Spain on Wednesday it will have played in more World Cup semifinals games (11) than any other team. Published July 6 2010
Can the Dutch do it this time? Known as the best team never to win the World Cup, this could be the moment for the Netherlands. Published July 5 2010
This mouth-watering encounter could be a classic. It's a rematch of the 2006 bad-tempered game, when Germany won in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 tie. Published July 1 2010
Just a day after releasing midfielder Christian Castillo, D.C. United has signed Argentine forward Pablo Hernandez. Published July 1 2010
In a new documentary film, ESPN has interviewed most of the 34 living men who have scored a goal in the FIFA World Cup final game Published July 1 2010
John Haydon has covered soccer for The Washington Times for two decades. He has reported on international soccer events in Germany, South Korea and Spain. John hails from Birmingham, England and has lived in the Washington D.C. region for ...Read More
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