Posts tagged "D.C. United"

D.C. names Onalfo head coach

D.C. United has put an end to its head coaching search, [announcing this morning that Curt Onalfo will lead the club in 2010](http://www.dcunited.com/press-release/dc-united-names-curt-onalfo-head-coach). Onalfo previously was the head coach at Kansas City, where he lead the Wizards to two playoff berths in two seasons prior to be fired midway through 2009. Onalfo’s hiring means that... Read more »

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L.A. Galaxy and U.S. National Team forward [Landon Donovan is close to signing a short-term loan deal that would send him to Everton of the English Premier League](http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=710499&sec=mls&cc=5901). [Soccer By Ives is reporting that](http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2009/12/everton-finalizes-loan-deal-for-donovan.html) [the deal is already done](http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2009/12/la-galaxy-issue-statement-regarding-donovaneverton-move.html), despite the Galaxy issuing a statement last night that no deal has been made and [Everton... Read more »

Sounders take home US Open Cup

The expansion Seattle Sounders have added a trophy to an already remarkable first MLS season, [winning the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory over D.C. United at RFK Stadium.](http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/sounders/2009795563_sounders03.html) With the win the Sounders — who got their goals from Fredy Montero and Roger Levesque — become only the second... Read more »
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Fire 0 - D.C. 1: Disappointment for the Fire

Coming off of last Sunday’s thrilling, come from behind 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids, the Fire put in a very disappointing performance tonight, [falling to longtime rivals D.C. United 1-0 at Toyota Park.](http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/soccer/fire/chi-30-fire-chicago-aug30,0,7420722.story) Bryan Namoff scored the lone goal of the match in the 11th minute, when he flicked home a fantastic Christian Gomez... Read more »

Fire vs. DC United: Match Preview

A huge Eastern Conference battle is on the slate for the Fire this weekend, as they will take on long time rivals D.C. United at Toyota Park on Saturday (7:30 on FSC). The Fire and D.C. have already met twice in 2009, and the Fire hasn’t fared as well as they would’ve hoped, drawing once... Read more »

Matchday: 8-15

Today is a big day in the world of soccer as the English Premier League kicks off. The EPL’s start date features some intriguing matches including Everton vs. Arsenal (11:30 a.m. on FSC) and Hull City vs. Chelsea (6:40 a.m. on ESPN2). Now, normally I wouldn’t include the Chelsea – Hull match in my list... Read more »
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Fire 1 -- DC 2: Player evaluations

As I’m sure a lot of you already know, the Fire lost their third match in a row last night, falling to D.C. United by a score of 2-1. With the loss the Fire also gave up control of first place, relinquishing the top spot in the East to D.C., who are now one point... Read more »

DC United 2 -- Fire 1

The Chicago Fire lost their third match in a row Saturday night, falling to D.C. United by a score of 2-1.  Along with losing the match, the Fire gave up possession of first place in the Eastern Conference, slipping a point behind new leaders D.C. For the second straight game the Fire played well in... Read more »

Fire vs. D.C. United: Match Preview

The 1st place Chicago Fire will be looking to put an end to their two-game losing streak Saturday night when they take on 2nd place D.C. United at RFK Stadium in the nation’s capitol.   The Fire, who are now a little more than a week removed from last Friday’s 1-0 defeat to the Houston... Read more »
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Fire vs. D.C. United: Key Matchups

The 1st place Chicago Fire are only two days away from their key Eastern Conference battle with 2nd place D.C. United, so before I post the full match preview tomorrow, I thought that I would go through a few key individual battles that should go a long way in determining the result. Cuauhtemoc Blanco vs.... Read more »