I'm sure most of our readers here have watched D.C. United or the USMNT or the European leagues in bars around the DMV - I know I'm guilty on all three counts in two of the three jurisdictions. I'm equally sure that those of you who came to the region relatively recently have spent some time online trying to find an appropriate venue to buy a drink and enjoy the game. Luckily, blog Wrong Side of the Pond is working to make that part easier.
Right now, only two bars in the immediate vicinity of D.C. are on the map - American Outlaws D.C. hangout Laughing Man in Penn Quarter and Silver Spring's McGinty's Public House. Let's fix that. Head over to WSOTP's Atlas page and submit your favorite haunts, and while you're thinking about it, share your best bets in the comments here. Especially if you're a member of a supporters' group and want your hang-out listed, it's worth the time to fill out their quick form.
The first place that comes to mind when I think of a soccer pub in the District has always been - and will likely always be - Lucky Bar. From the Welsh owner to the scarves behind the bar to the impossibility of finding a table during a big game (even if you're there two hours early sometimes), it's became ground zero for me when I lived just up 18th Street from there. Since then, I've developed soft spots for the Queen Vic and the Pug, but Lucky Bar was still my first.