There have been few struggles for the Boswell-Birnbaum duo since the center backs were first partnered together in June, yet there has been early reason for concern surrounding the unchanged back line.
Before even agreeing on a kickoff date for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA has begun the search for a host in 2026.
The final match of the 2022 World Cup will be played on Dec. 18, the country’s national holiday, rather than in the June-July period when World Cups are traditionally played.
Missouri Comets defender Andre Braithwaite has been released from the team after he angrily headbutted an opponent following a 10-7 playoff loss to the Baltimore Blast.
Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday with two goals in a pulsating 4-3 defeat to Schalke that saw the holders squeeze through to the quarterfinals with a 5-4 victory on aggregate.
Iker Castillas made a pair of diving saves in the final minutes, and Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals despite a wild 4-3 loss to Schalke on Tuesday night that left them with a 5-4 aggregate win in the home-and-home series.
Arrieta scored in the 58th minute and D.C. United beat the Montreal Impact, 1-0, on Saturday for its first MLS season-opening victory in four years.
Although D.C. United players didn’t find out until after Wednesday’s Champions League match was over, a new, five-year CBA had been agreed upon minutes before kickoff.
The deal, the culmination of talks that began last weekend in Washington, was announced Wednesday night and would replace the contract that expired Jan. 31.
Although Espindola is eligible in the CONCACAF Champions League, the 29-year-old will be suspended to start the MLS season after shoving an assistant referee upon D.C. United’s elimination from the 2014 playoffs.
A recreational soccer player pleaded guilty Friday in the one-punch killing of a referee in a deal with prosecutors that calls for him to serve up to 15 years in prison.
Aguilar, the first-round pick by D.C. United last month, left Juarez as an 11-year-old and blossomed into an elite soccer player while growing up in northern California.