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  • World Cup will have an English accent in USA

    ESPN's coverage of the World Cup will have an British accent with the network hiring numerous British commentators including the world's most famous commentator famed Martin Tyler. Published 6:25 p.m. June 8, 2010 - Comments

     
  • D.C. United held Major League Soccer champion Real Salt Lake to a scoreless tie at RFK Stadium on Saturday night before 15,328.

    United holds MLS champ Real Salt Lake to tie

    D.C. United held Major League Soccer champion Real Salt Lake to a scoreless tie at RFK Stadium on Saturday night before 15,328. Published 5:22 p.m. June 7, 2010 - Comments

     
  • After scoring a stunning goal in a midweek U.S. Open Cup game, United will be hoping youngster Andy Najar will do it again against Real Salt Lake in a vital league game at RFK Stadium on Saturday.

    Youngster Najar is bright spot for D.C. United

    After scoring a stunning goal in a midweek U.S. Open Cup game, United will be hoping youngster Andy Najar will do it again against Real Salt Lake in a vital league game at RFK Stadium on Saturday. Published 4:36 p.m. June 4, 2010 - Comments

     
  •  Brad Pitt has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its quest to bring the World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022.

    Brad Pitt wants the World Cup in USA

    Brad Pitt has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its quest to bring the World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022. Published 4:14 p.m. June 2, 2010 - Comments

     
  • After an exhibition game with Glasgow Rangers fell through, D.C. United will now play an international friendly against English side Portsmouth FC on July 24 at RFK Stadium at 7:30 p.m. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs.

    D.C. United to play Portsmouth at RFK in July

    After an exhibition game with Glasgow Rangers fell through, D.C. United will now play an international friendly against English side Portsmouth FC on July 24 at RFK Stadium at 7:30 p.m. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs. Published 2:26 p.m. June 2, 2010 - Comments

     
  • Group C opponents England and USA prepare for big game

    The U.S. team might be far happier with its performance than England after playing warm-ups games this weekend. Published 6:08 p.m. June 1, 2010 - Comments

     
  • D.C. United end losing streak with 3-2 win over Chivas

    D.C. United ended a three-game scoreless losing streak with a 3-2 dramatic win over Chivas USA at RFK Stadium on Saturday night before 13,043. It was only United’s second win of the season in ten games. Published 11:11 p.m. May 29, 2010 - Comments

     
  • United midfielder Brandon Barklage suffered a torn ACL in his left leg in the game against AC Milan at RFK Stadium on Wednesday and will miss the rest of the United season.

    D.C.'s Brandon Barklage out for season with torn ACL

    United midfielder Brandon Barklage suffered a torn ACL in his left leg in the game against AC Milan at RFK Stadium on Wednesday and will miss the rest of the United season. Published 6:28 p.m. May 28, 2010 - Comments

     
  • USA play Brazil at New Meadowlands in August

    The first game after the World Cup for the U.S. national team will be a date with Brazil in an exhibition on Aug. 10 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Published 5:13 p.m. May 28, 2010 - Comments

     
  • United, which is having a nightmare of a season, needed a diversion from its misery. A 3-2 win over AC Milan might be  what the doctor ordered. In fact, if a Martian had landed, he might have thought the club in the black shirts was a pretty good team.

    D.C. United stuns AC Milan in needed diversion from reality

    United, which is having a nightmare of a season, needed a diversion from its misery. A 3-2 win over AC Milan might be what the doctor ordered. In fact, if a Martian had landed, he might have thought the club in the black shirts was a pretty good team. Published 12:32 p.m. May 27, 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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