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Bill Hamid resumes training, could start by end of May

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Well this is nice to see.

Via our own Steven Streff, a welcome update on D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid from Ben Olsen:

Of course, this is encouraging news for Hamid, who underwent surgery to fix a lateral meniscus tear in the offseason. Travis Worra has handled himself better than expected after being thrust into the role once Andrew Dykstra went down due to back surgery; Worra is second in MLS in shutouts (3) and tied for third in goals against (1.00). So while there isn't the need to rush Hamid back, the job is certainly Hamid's to reclaim once given the green light.

As far as the timetable goes, Olsen goes on to say:

It should be noted Hamid's return in the next 2 and a half weeks would (hopefully) give D.C. three healthy goalkeepers for the first time this season. The question for the team will become at what point they actually put the roster back to three goalkeepers; along with Worra, Tally Hall is the aforementioned third goalkeeper at the moment; Dykstra had back surgery on March 17 and is listed out as 10-12 weeks from that point, and Charlie Horton only recently returned to training after suffering a concussion during training.

Regardless, for both the Black-and-Red and the United States National Team (Hamid would have likely made the Copa America roster all things being equal), seeing a healthy Bill Hamid back is an encouraging sign.