Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
De Rosario out for rest of season
September 14th, 2012 12:26AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  d.c. united, mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS INJURY REPORT] D.C. United suffered a devastating blow on Thursday when it was confirmed captain Dwayne De Rosario, the 2011 MLS MVP, was lost for the rest of the 2012 season with a knee injury suffered early in Tuesday's Panama-Canada World Cup 2014 qualifier at Panama City's Estadio Rommel Fernandez.

De Rosario will be sidelined 10-12 weeks after an MRI on Thursday confirmed he had suffered a grade III MCL sprain.

“DeRo is our captain, a great player and impossible to replace,” D.C. head coach Ben Olsen said in a statement. “With that said, we have talented players who will step up in his absence and this injury will not be an excuse to fall short of goals we set for ourselves as a team at the beginning of the season.”

De Rosario won the 2011 MLS MVP award with D.C. United after coming over from the New York Red Bulls.

In 44 games over the two seasons, De Rosario has 20 goals and 19 assists.

D.C. United lies in sixth place in the Eastern Conference with seven games to play in the regular season.

Canada fell to Panama, 2-0, and dropped to third place in Group C of their Concacaf qualifying group with two games to play next month.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
FIFA's Best Player women's finalists aren't all the best    
FIFA's Women's Player of the Year awards have always been a subject of controversy, but nothing ...
Barron Trump plays for D.C. United in Development Academy    
Barron Trump, son of President Donald Trump and Melania Trump, is playing in U.S. Soccer's Development ...
Watch: Bayern goalkeeper blunder    
Borussia Dortmund has a chance to extend its lead atop the Bundesliga when Christian Pulisic and ...
What They're Saying: Hope Solo    
"I want to reiterate my regret for the comments I made after our loss to Sweden ...
Report: Timbers ready to begin stadium expansion    
Some MLS clubs have waited years to get approval for their soccer stadiums to get off ...
Referee suspended for missing red card in USL game    
Expansion Reno 1868 set a USL record for most goals in a season -- 63 in ...
MLS Closeup: Loons' hopes of strong finish boosted    
As the "other" expansion team for 2017, Minnesota United FC lacks the dazzle of its Atlanta ...
MLS's greatest scoring race ever heats up    
Recent tears by Diego Valeri (goals in an MLS record eight straight games) and Josef Martinez ...
What They're Saying: Carlos Tevez    
"Chinese players are not as naturally skilled like South American or European players. Like players who ...
USMNT 40 Tracker: One last chance to impress    
This is the final weekend before U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena will have to sit ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives