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  • Major League Soccer has added seven more players to the 25-player All-Star roster to satisfy the MLS's new collective bargaining agreement with the players union.

    MLS adds 7 players to All-Star team to satisfy CBA

    Major League Soccer has added seven more players to the 25-player All-Star roster to satisfy the MLS's new collective bargaining agreement with the players union. Published 5:25 p.m. July 27, 2010 - Comments

     
  • With speculation circling that the club is ready to sign 18-year-old Junior Carriero, D.C. United cleared roster space today by releasing forward Thabiso “Boyzzz” Khumalo.

    D.C. United release Khumalo; likely to sign Junior Carriero

    With speculation circling that the club is ready to sign 18-year-old Junior Carriero, D.C. United cleared roster space today by releasing forward Thabiso “Boyzzz” Khumalo. Published 5:08 p.m. July 27, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Brazil brings young team to face U.S. on Aug. 10

    Brazil's new coach, Mano Menezes, has chosen a young roster for the Aug. 10 exhibition against the U.S. national team, the first match since the World Cup. Published 4:12 p.m. July 27, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Mapp leaves Fire; Raul leaves Real Madrid

    Former D.C. United midfielder Justin Mapp has been traded from Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire to the expansion Philadelphia Union for allocation money. Published 11:34 a.m. July 27, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Portsmouth's nightmare U.S. tour ends in 4-0 loss at D.C. United

    Overall, it was a nightmare U.S. tour for English club Portsmouth F.C., which lost 4-0 to D.C. United in an exhibition game on Saturday night before nearly 9,000 at RFK Stadium, in a game marred by three red cards. Published 12:22 p.m. July 25, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Survey: Thierry Henry will boost MLS crowds

    French striker Thierry Henry's recent move to the New York Red Bulls should boost the crowds at Red Bull Arena according to a recent survey. Published 3:49 p.m. July 23, 2010 - Comments

     
  • After downing the Harrisburg City Islanders 2-0 in the quarterfinals 2-0 at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Wednesday, D.C. United will host the Columbus Crew in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at RFK Stadium September 1

    Struggling D.C. United on target to win U.S. Open Cup

    After downing the Harrisburg City Islanders 2-0 in the quarterfinals 2-0 at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Wednesday, D.C. United will host the Columbus Crew in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at RFK Stadium September 1 Published 2:23 p.m. July 22, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Convey replaces injured Bornstein in MLS All-Star team

    MLS All-Star Head Coach Bruce Arena has selected San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Bobby Convey as an All-Star to replace Chivas USA defender Jonathan Bornstein, who suffered a knee injury this week Published 1:32 p.m. July 22, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Steve Ralston retires to join coaching ranks at Dynamo

    Steve Ralston is hanging up his cleats and joining the Houston Dynamo as an assistant coach. Published 3:50 p.m. July 21, 2010 - Comments

     
  • FIFA allows leagues to use additional assistant referees

    Soccer's governing body FIFA, has given the go-head for leagues to use two additional assistant referees during the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 seasons. Published 11:54 a.m. July 21, 2010 - Comments

     
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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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