United Abroad: Alumni News & Notes for October 2013

Patrick McDermott

Andy Najar & Honduras advance to the World Cup, Freddy Adu benched, and Francis Doe scores twice in a victory.

The season for our DC United is almost over. But those abroad play on! (Except for Freddy Adu...)

Charlie Davies Update: Uncovering the Mystery Striker - The Bent Musket

SB Nation's New England Revolution blog (The Bent Musket) takes a look at Charlie Davies and what the future holds for the former DCU striker.

A royal thumbs-up - Community | The Star Online

Francis Doe scored twice in a 3-2 victory for Selangor. You can read the story above or check out Doe's goals below in the highlight video. (Skip to 2:27 & 4:05)

Facundo Erpen:'' Beating Puebla is like having a title'' - Univision Futbol

Facundo Erpen talked about how great it would be for him and his squad (Atlas) to beat Puebla and compared it to winning a cup. However, Atlas would lose 2-0 to Puebla. They have lost two straight and they have not won a game this season.

Honduras qualifies for World Cup, Mexico to playoff | Reuters

Andy Najar and his Honduras squad have qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil! This is Honduras' second consecutive World Cup appearance. We can all look forward to watching the former MLS Rookie of teh Year in action next summer in Brazil.

Freddie Adu , former USMNT team poster-boy, no longer seems unique | The National

The article above talks of the rise, the pressure put on, and the short comings for Freddy Adu. It seems like Adu has also found his way back on the bench for Bahia as he was not in the 18 for their 1-0 loss to Sao Paulo last weekend. Instead, Adu was found on Instagram, straight flexin'.

England vs. Montenegro: Final score 4-1, Three Lions cruise against Montenegro - SBNation.com

Branko Boskovic helped Wayne Rooney and the England national team by spotting them a goal in their world cup qualifying matchup. Boskovic poked one into his own net in the 62nd minute. England would go on to win 4-1. Bockovic's squad is 4-3-3 in WC qualifying with 15 points, which means we won't see Boskovic in Brazil in 2014. Bummer.

Switzerland qualify for finals thanks to win in Albania - World Cup 2014 - Football - Eurosport Australia

Hamdi Salihi's Albania squad is also out of the World Cup picture after a loss to Switzerland. Maybe him, Boskovic, and Adu can all get together and watch the games this summer.

That does it for the edition of United Abroad. Head over to the game center for DCU's match-up with the Houston Dynamo.

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