Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
D.C. United loses Pajoy to hernia surgery
by Ridge Mahoney, August 1st, 2013 2:57PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  d.c. united, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS INJURY REPORT] About six weeks is the projected time frame of recovery for D.C. United forward Lionard Pajoy, who underwent hernia surgery on Wednesday.

The surgery to repair his left inguinal hernia was performed by Dr. Glenn Sandler of Advanced Surgery PC in Rockville, Md.

Pajoy, 32, came to D.C. last season from Philadelphia in a trade. He has scored five goals and registered one assist in 30 games for United, including two goals in 18 appearances (10 starts) this season. His MLS lifetime stats are 10 goals and three assists in 50 games.

He started his MLS career in 2012 with Philly after playing in his native Colombia for six clubs since his pro debut with Cortula in 2004.

Attackers Dwayne De Rosario (hip flexor strain) and Chris Pontius (leg neural tension) have been bothered by injuries during a dismal season for D.C. A league-low 10 goals in 21 games puts it on pace to score the fewest goals in league history. No other team has scored fewer than 19 this season. United set the all-time low mark of 21 goals in 30 games in 2010.


1 comment
  1. Mark Buckley
    commented on: August 2, 2013 at 8:34 a.m.
    This is not a loss for DC United. The loss will be if he returns to the club.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
TV Report: EPL viewership is up 9 percent on NBC and NBCSN    
English Premier League viewership on NBC and NBCSN averaged 479,000 viewers, up 9 percent from last ...
What They're Saying: Vladimir Putin    
"It's another clear attempt by the USA to spread its jurisdiction to other states. And I ...
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati     
"Being on the wrong side of an election result -- if that's what happens -- is ...
Concacaf in emergency mode -- again    
With Concacaf president Jeffrey Webb provisionally suspended by FIFA and Concacaf from all soccer activities for ...
What They're Saying: Jack Warner    
"I want to tell you, that whatever is planned for me, negatively, shall not succeed." -- ...
What They're Saying: Diego Maradona    
"I was treated like a crazy person. Now the FBI has told the truth. There is ...
NSCAA names Lynn Berling-Manuel as new CEO    
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named Lynn Berling-Manuel as its new chief executive ...
Defiant Blatter: 'I cannot monitor everyone'    
Sepp Blatter spoke on Thursday for the first time since the raids of Wednesday morning by ...
ICYMI MLS: Timbers leader is back, San Jose gets ASG    
Will Johnson returned after missing eight months with a broken leg to lead Portland past D.C,. ...
Road to Vancouver: Oklahoman Dike makes Nigeria's squad    
Courtney Dike, youngster sister of MLS and NASL veteran Bright Dike and a sophomore at Oklahoma ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives