Tag: andy najar

  • Andy Najar and Olympic qualifying

    In news that is no surprise to anyone, there are reports out of Honduras that their national team coach wants to call Andy Najar in for Olympic qualifying. However, Luis Fernado Suarez notes that if the club will not let Najar come, then there is nothing he can do. Olympic qualifying is March 22 through April […]

  • DC United strikes back

    What’s that good feeling floating around? A weekend of beating the Red Bulls and the USWNT Algeria’ing Brazil? Sounds like a great soccer weekend to me. The Good DeRo: While he disappeared for some parts of the match, he reappeared right when he was needed and delivered exactly what he was brought in for: a […]

  • A crack in the fortress: DC United 3-Portland Timbers 2

    Well, what a game! DC United comes away with the first points won off of the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Stadium. With the win, United is tied on points for third place in the Eastern Conference, but in fourth on goal differential. Man of the match For me, its Blake Brettschneider; he was a bulldog […]

  • Quick reactions versus the Colorado Rapids

    After a 1-1 draw with the defending champs, DC United had a mixed bag of player performances. The good *Andy Najar – It was apparently whack-an-andy night at RFK today, as Najar was hacked down multiple times without any fouls being called. But Najar, in the second half, was his normal dangerous self, sending in […]

  • A few things I think I think after beating the Charleston Battery

    And no, hopefully I do not turn into the soccer equivalent of Peter King; if I do, please, someone just smack me upside the head. Anyways, here are my random thoughts about D.C United’s 2-1 win over the Charleston Battery: Dax McCarty with an early knife just splitting open the Battery defense: that’s not something […]

  • Is Ben Olsen going to start the season with Najar on the bench?

    There is a non-trivial possibility that Ben Olsen is going to start the season with Andy Najar on the bench. I was listening to the Bring Back the Stripes podcast and Jason Longshore brought up this possibility. This may be an anathema to many D.C. United fans, but I think it could be beneficial, both […]

  • Flurry of news roundup

    Well, well, well.  Twitter has been busy today, with lots of moves (and non-moves) announced. Andy Najar signs a multi-year deal: Obviously great news for the club, keeping Najar around for at least a couple of years.  However, I have a nagging feeling that once this contract is up, he will move overseas somewhere. Pat […]