Haydon's Soccer and Sports Pitch Archive: March 2010

  • MLS players will not strike: CBA deal is done

    There will be no strike by Major League Soccer players. In talks since January, the league and players have finally come to an agreement that will cover the next five years. Published March 20 2010

  • D.C. United release Danny Szetela

    Danny Szetela, who had such an unsettled season with D.C. United last year, is no longer with the team. Published March 19 2010

  • Soccer on ESPN channels this week

    ESPN2 shows Aston Villa vs. Wolves on Saturday morning, while ESPN airs Sporting Gijón vs. Real Madrid on Saturday afternoon. Published March 19 2010

  • Champions League Draw

    Friday's Champions League draw pits Arsenal against current holders Barcelona in a mouth-watering game, and a repeat of the 2006 final. Manchester United face German giants Bayern Munich in a rematch of the 1999 final. Published March 19 2010

  • U.S. U-17 loss to Canada is huge upset

    The U.S. Under-17 women's national team's loss to Canada in the semifinals of the CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship on Thursday is a major setback for women's soccer in America. Published March 19 2010

  • Dempsey goal sends Fulham into Europa quarterfinal

    American striker Clint Dempsey scored a stunning goal to give his London club Fulham a stunning victory over Italian giants Juventus in the Europa League Cup on Thursday. Published March 18 2010

  • Moreno produces for United in preseason

    Veteran striker Jaime Moreno has scored twice for the club in the team's last two pre-season games. Published March 18 2010

  • Crystal Palace Baltimore sign Gary Brooks

    Crystal Palace Baltimore have secured the return of 29-year old striker Gary Brooks, the club's all time leading goal scorer. Published March 18 2010

  • D.C. United signs defender Lyle Adams

    D.C. United has signed defender Lyle Adams to a developmental contract. Published March 17 2010

  • England to play Mexico in WC warm-up

    England will play a World Cup warm-up game against Mexico at Wembley Stadium on 24 May. Published March 17 2010

  • Alicia Keys to headline World Cup concert

    Alicia Keys and Black Eyed Peas will headline a star-studded concert on the eve of the World Cup. Published March 17 2010

  • American women to face Germany in USA

    The U.S. women's national team will face Germany on May 22 at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, as the world’s top two women’s soccer nations meet on American soil for the first time since the 2003 Women’s World Cup (ESPN2 6 p.m.). Published March 17 2010

  • Beckham may still travel with England team

    David Beckham won't be playing in the World Cup this June but he could still travel with the England team to South Africa. Published March 16 2010

  • Mexico making big bucks from U.S. tour

    Mexico has sold over 55,000 tickets for its game against Iceland next Wednesday in Charlotte, NC. Published March 16 2010

  • Crystal Palace Baltimore see nine players return for 2010

    Nine Crystal Palace Baltimore players from last season’s roster will be back for the upcoming 2010 season. Published March 16 2010

  • U.S. team play Australia a week before finals

    The US. national team will play Australia on June 5 in Roodepoort, South Africa just a week before playing its first match of the 2010 World Cup. The game will air live on ESPN2 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). Published March 15 2010

  • Beckham injury a blow for England but not fatal

    While no player in the England player-pool can cross a ball like Beckham, there are candidates who can fill his role on the right flank. Published March 15 2010

  • Beckham's World Cup is over

    England's star midfielder David Beckham will likely miss the World Cup after rupturing his Achilles tendon in a game on Sunday. Published March 15 2010

  • Wale to perform at D.C.'s home opener

    DC native Wale will perform before D.C. United's home opener on Saturday, April 3 when the team takes on the New England Revolution at RFK Stadium. Published March 12 2010

  • U.S. team still top of FIFA's women's ranking

    The U.S. team is still top of the FIFA Women’s World Ranking, ahead of Germany, Brazil and Sweden. Published March 12 2010

John Haydon

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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