At times last year, the phrase "own goal" was a four-letter word around RFK Stadium. On Saturday night, an own goal was the difference, but for once it favored D.C.
Clyde Simms announced his retirement from professional soccer exactly seven weeks ago after missing most of the 2013 with a lingering toe injury.
D.C. United announced today that the club has acquired forward Chris Rolfe from the Chicago Fire in exchange for allocation money.
There wasn't much of a difference in the D.C. United formation on Saturday against Chicago, it was still a similar 4-1-2-1-2.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber spoke to Soccerly editor Steve Clare at MLS Headquarters last Friday after an eventful week in Major League Soccer.