Jairo Arrieta scored in the 58th minute and D.C. United beat the Montreal Impact 1-0 on Saturday for the Washington club’s first Major League Soccer season-opening victory since 2011.
The D.C. Council approved it and on Tuesday the mayor signed off on it, and pretty soon Buzzard Point will be getting a new soccer stadium.
D.C. United fans and players gathered downtown Wednesday after news that plans for a brand new state-of-the-art soccer stadium were given the final approval by the D.C. Council.
More than a decade’s effort led up to the D.C. Council’s final approval to publicly fund a new D.C. United stadium. For one co-owner of the club, Jason Levien, his joyous reaction felt like a movie moment.
The most expensive professional soccer stadium in America will be built in the nation’s capital.
After months of debate, there is a deal in place to cover the public cost of a new soccer stadium at D.C.’s Buzzard Point.
The proposal for a new soccer stadium in the District just got a big kick forward Tuesday as the D.C. Council unanimously voted in favor of buying property for the stadium at Buzzard Point.
The long-discussed plan to build a new soccer stadium at Buzzard Point in D.C. is heading for a first vote on Tuesday. However, the cost of the project is going to be higher than first thought.
D.C.’s incoming mayor says the new soccer stadium proposed 16 months ago can still happen, even though she wants to alter a key element of the plan.
More than 15 months after plans for a new soccer stadium at D.C.’s Buzzard Point came out, a study says it would definitely spark new economic growth. But it would also be the most expensive Major League Soccer stadium in history, and the proposal as it stands may short-change the District, according to a new study commissioned by the D.C. Council.