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Steven Goff

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For D.C. United, draw with Toronto FC feels like a loss

D.C. United leads twice but allows a goal on a rebound in the 89th minute and winds up with a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC at Audi Field. → Read More

USMNT roster for June matches will include some long-lost faces

Gregg Berhalter indicated through his roster selections that he has left the door open to long-lost candidates while continuing to strengthen bonds among his regulars. → Read More

Botched set pieces, missed chances leave D.C. United at a loss again

In a taxing stretch of the schedule, United couldn't figure out a way to win at home Wednesday night. → Read More

Chicago Fire’s Xherdan Shaqiri is MLS’s highest-paid player

This summer, Italian star Lorenzo Insigne will join Toronto FC and reportedly take over the top spot. → Read More

Spirit sputters vs. expansion Angel City FC and takes a rare loss

Washington couldn't find any answers and took its first regular season loss since August. → Read More

D.C. United rallies behind Taxi Fountas to earn draw at Miami

Taxi Fountas, D.C. United's impressive Greek attacker, scored one goal and assisted on a second-half equalizer as D.C. rallied for a 2-2 draw on the road. → Read More

Why D.C. United players swear by the former swimmer who runs their ‘mental gym’

Agustina de Giovanni, 36, works with players on such things as focus, discipline, visualization, time management and contributions to the team culture. → Read More

D.C. United quietly exits U.S. Open Cup with loss to rival Red Bulls

Prioritizing success in MLS play, United ended up with a 3-0 defeat in the round of 32 at Audi Field. → Read More

USMNT’s Miles Robinson likely to miss World Cup after injury

The center back was injured during Atlanta United's MLS match Saturday. → Read More

Taxi Fountas scores twice to lift D.C. United over Houston

The Greek attacker finished a pair of clinical strikes to carry D.C. United a much-needed win on a blustery night at Buzzard Point. → Read More

In injury-marred Challenge Cup final, Spirit finally loses

Washington's 20-match unbeaten streak comes to an end with a 2-1 loss that includes a pair of scary injury moments. → Read More

Spirit holds off OL Reign in PKs, advances to NWSL Challenge Cup final

In a rematch of a game the Spirit won less than a week earlier, the host came out on top again in a drama-packed penalty shootout. → Read More

Gregg Berhalter is looking to fine-tune, not reshape, USMNT roster

Having revamped the program after the failed qualifying campaign in 2018 and guided a young squad through the pitfalls of World Cup qualifying and regional tournaments, Berhalter believes the team has taken shape. → Read More

Spirit begins NWSL title defense in style with 2-1 win over OL Reign

Ashley Sanchez scored early and Ashley Hatch had the second-half winner as Washington prevailed at Audi Field. → Read More

D.C. United regresses on the road, gets rolled by Crew

In its second game with interim coach Chad Ashton at the helm, United concedes twice early and fails to cash in on its opportunities in a 3-0 loss. → Read More

Ben Olsen resigns as Spirit president after less than a year in role

The former D.C. United coach joined the organization in September, working closely with Coach Kris Ward in re-signing players, overseeing the draft and retaining most of the roster this past offseason. → Read More

Spirit star Ashley Sanchez continues rapid ascent as NWSL season begins

On a team with a teenage superstar, two-time World Cup winner, scoring champion and two-time goalkeeper of the year, Ashley Sanchez is a ringleader. → Read More

Why D.C. United fired its ‘immensely talented’ coach six games into the MLS season

“We felt like we should be doing better,” Levien said. “A lot of an organization’s role with players is to inspire them to play their best. We felt like we weren’t getting that. Unfairly or not, sometimes that falls on the manager.” → Read More

D.C. United rides Taxi Fountas to win in first game since coaching change

In D.C. United's first MLS game under Chad Ashton, Taxi Fountas scores twice and adds an assist in a 3-2 win over the Revolution. → Read More

Draw feels like a loss for Spirit in Challenge Cup

The Washington Spirit hasn't lost a game on the field since August, but it earned a road draw when it probably needed a win in the Challenge Cup. → Read More