Construction of the new 5,000-seat for the Loudoun United soccer team is on track, but will not be finished until well into the team’s inaugural season, WTOP has learned.
Washington, D.C.’s Audi Field is among the eight cities and venues chosen to be the home sites when the XFL launches its inaugural season in February 2020.
D.C. United is guaranteed a playoff spot, but they could land anywhere between fourth and sixth, meaning the difference between their first-round elimination game being home or away. See all the scenarios for this weekend.
The Washington Spirit will play the first women’s professional soccer game in Washington since 2010 on Aug. 25.
Nearly a month after its grand opening, Audi Field played host to something of a fan’s opening day Sunday night, when Wayne Rooney helped deliver one of the great wins in franchise history.
After some growing pains in the opening weeks of Audi Field, D.C. United is continuing to make changes both on and off the field.
Many fans were upset or caught by surprise over the bag policy at Audi Field that went into effect in March 2018.
A week after two of D.C. United’s supporter groups protested against the team before its first game at Audi Field, the team announced a deal that would give equal representation to all three of the team’s supporter groups.
On the field, D.C. United got a dream opener at Audi Field, though the there are still some kinks to be ironed out before the team’s next home game.
The inaugural match at D.C. United’s new stadium was marred by a falling railing that hit a reporter shortly before the broadcast was to begin.
Paul Arriola scored two goals on Saturday night and D.C. United celebrated the opening of Audi Field with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.
“The team is discriminating against two of the three supporter clubs by refusing to sell us tickets to the stadium,” Jay Igiel with La Barra Brava said.
D.C. United finally has a place to call home but it’s not for everyone. Some supporters’ groups are saying they were being pushed out. On My Take, Clinton Yates discusses.
Metro has no significant track work scheduled this weekend, as All-Star festivities gear up at Nats Park and as D.C. United plays blocks away at its new home. Baseball fans can look forward to extended service hours Monday and Tuesday nights.
The shift to Audi Field was always going to bring change from RFK Stadium, but some fans are worried about stadium design, tailgate and ticketing issues heading into Saturday’s opening game.
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