GK Onstad comes out of retirement for DC United
D.C. United assistant coach Pat Onstad is coming out of
retirement because the club is in need of healthy goalkeepers.
D.C. United said Thursday that Onstad will begin working with
the team at training camp to prepare to play in the regular
The 43-year-old Canadian was the oldest player in MLS when he
retired last season, having played eight seasons with San Jose and
United’s Steve Cronin broke his left wrist in camp last week,
and Bill Hamid is recovering from right shoulder surgery.
United also waived defender Julius James, who played 31 MLS
games with the club over 1 1/2 seasons.
In another move, United made a deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy
to receive allocation money in exchange for an international roster