Haydon's Soccer and Sports Pitch Archive: March 2010


  • D.C. hoping food will draw the fans

    D.C. United is hoping that a variety of food will help draw people to RFK Stadium this season. The latest addition is Ben's Chili Bowl. I'm wondering when Chick-fil-A will arrive at RFK. Published March 31 2010

  • Kristine Lilly's career now spans four decades

    Kristine Lilly remains one of the most remarkable athletes in the world today. She is the iron lady of world soccer and appears to keep making history. Her career now spans four decades. Published March 30 2010

  • The world's richest soccer teams

    Spanish giant Real Madrid is the world's richest soccer club. Published March 30 2010

  • Union release David Myrie

    The expansion Philadelphia Union have released defender David Myrie. The 21-year-old started in the Union’s debut against Seattle Sounders FC on March 25, logging 78 minutes. Published March 30 2010

  • Highs and Lows in MLS Week #1

    D.C. United heads back to training Tuesday to get ready for its season home-opener against the New England Revolution and tries to put its 4-0 drubbing at the Kansas City Wizards behind it. Published March 29 2010

  • Man Untd. heading to the USA this summer?

    Is mighty Manchester United, one of the world's biggest teams, coming to the United States this summer? Published March 29 2010

  • Javier Morales earns MLS Player of the Week award

    Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters for Week 1 of the 2010 MLS season. Published March 29 2010

  • D.C. United heads to Kansas to kick off 2010

    D.C. United has a good mix of youngsters and veterans heading into its season opener at the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night (8:30 p.m). Published March 26 2010

  • D.C. United signs veteran Bolivian defender

    D.C. United added an experienced veteran to its back line today. Joining the club is former Bolivian national team defender Juan Manuel Peña. Published March 25 2010

  • MLS Predictions

    Major League Soccer kicks off its 15th season tonight when the expansion Philadelphia Union travel to play Published March 25 2010

  • Dynamo moves closer to getting stadium

    A proposal to build a stadium for the Houston Dynamo passed a major milestone today, when the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority voted 10-0 to go ahead with the project. Published March 25 2010

  • England gets Euro 2012 fixture dates

    England will kick off its Euro 2012 qualification campaign at home against Bulgaria on Sept. 3. A special draw was held on Thursday to decide the schedule by UEFA after the competing soccer associations could not come to an agreement. Published March 25 2010

  • MLS offers international flavor

    Major League Soccer is the most internationally diverse of the five major pro sports leagues in the United States. Published March 24 2010

  • U.S. coach Bob Bradley wins award

    U.S. men's national team coach Bob Bradley has been named the 2009 National Coach of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Published March 24 2010

  • MLS' Garber vents over United's stadium plight

    MLS commissioner Don Garber has some tough words for D.C.-area politicians concerning D.C. United's quest to get its own soccer stadium. Published March 23 2010

  • MLS' CBA details revealed

    The details of the new five-year collective bargaining agreement between Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union have been revealed. Published March 23 2010

  • D.C. United release midfielder John DiRaimondo

    D.C. United announced today the team has waived midfielder John DiRaimondo. The 23-year-old made eight total appearances for the Black-and-Red during the 2009 season. Published March 23 2010

  • D.C. signs club Academy star Andy Najar

    D.C. United has signed Academy midfielder/forward Andy Najar to a Generation adidas contract to join the first team. Published March 22 2010

  • WPS All-Star game goes to Atlanta Beat venue

    Women’s Professional Soccer announced today that that Atlanta Beat’s new stadium in Kennesaw, GA, will be the site of the 2010 WPS All-Star Game on June 30, 2010 (FSC). Published March 22 2010

  • Is Messi as good as Maradona?

    Is Lionel Messi the new Maradona? It's no longing stupid to think so. Published March 22 2010

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John Haydon

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 ...

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