D.C. United appears to have said goodbye to Santino Quaranta, Clyde Simms and Marc Burch. All three players, who have been familiar faces at the club for many years, were not re-signed by United and will now be eligible for Major League Soccer's re-entry drafts which take place next Monday and Dec. 12. Published November 30 2011
D.C. United has acquired veteran defender Robbie Russell, 32, from Real Salt Lake in exchange for a 2013 MLS SuperDraft third round selection. In other news, United will kick off the 2012 season at home on March 10. Published November 29 2011
The Los Angeles Galaxy have traded goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts to the expansion Montreal Impact for allocation money in the first big trade in Major League Soccer's post-season. Published November 28 2011
The Montreal Impact picked former American national team forward Brian Ching from the Houston Dynamo with its first pick in Major League Soccer's 2011 Expansion Draft on Wednesday. Published November 23 2011
Despite a recent loss to England and a tie at Costa Rica, World and European champion Spain remains in first place in this month’s FIFA World Ranking. Published November 23 2011
Designated player Branko Boskovic, veteran striker Santino Quaranta and defender Marc Burch, were some of the notable players D.C. United left unprotected for Wednesday's 2011 expansion draft where the expansion Montreal Impact will select 10 players. Published November 22 2011
D.C. United midfielder Dwayne De Rosario, 33, has been named the MLS Most Valuable Player for the 2011 season. Published November 18 2011
D.C. United rookie defender Ethan White underwent surgery for a sports hernia on both his right and left sides on Thursday. Published November 17 2011
The U.S. national team will begin its path to reach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil at home to Antigua & Barbuda at a site yet to be determined on June 8th. Published November 16 2011
UEFA has announced the seedings for the UEFA Euro 2012 finals draw at the Palace of Arts in Kyiv, Ukraine at on Friday 2 December. Published November 16 2011
The Los Angeles Galaxy will play Toronto FC in the quarterfinals for the CONCACAF Champions League, while the Seattle Sounders deal with Mexican club Santos in the home-and-away series. Published November 15 2011
Former England captain David Beckham has been named Major League Soccer's Comeback Player of the Year. Published November 14 2011
Former England captain David Beckham has been named to the 2011 Major League Soccer's Best XI team. Published November 10 2011
D.C. United forward Dwayne De Rosario has been named to the 2011 MLS Best XI team. Published November 10 2011
Midfielder Jermaine Jones, who played in the Gold Cup this summer, is back in the U.S. national team picture. Published November 3 2011
D.C. United defenders Perry Kitchen and Ethan White have been called into the U.S. Under-23 men's national team by head coach Caleb Porter as part of a 31 players for the upcoming training camp in Duisburg, Germany. Published November 3 2011
D.C. United defender Marc Burch has undergone a successful cheilectomy to repair a Hallux Rigidus (arthritic big toe) condition in his right foot. Published November 2 2011
U.S. national team forward Clint Dempsey has won America's soccer top award. Dempsey was chosen by 202 US journalists as the "2011 Player of the Year Award", which has been presented by Fútbol de Primera since 1991. Published November 2 2011
Eight Barcelona players, including seven Spanish stars, make this year's 23-man group for the hortlist for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award. Published November 1 2011
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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