Happy Friday, everyone!
D.C. United continues to bring in fresh legs to bolster Wayne Rooney’s roster. Today, the Black-and-Red announced Martín Rodríguez is official. He should be available for tomorrow’s matchup with CF Montreal.
¡Bienvenido, Martín Rodríguez! #DCU || #VamosUnited pic.twitter.com/8ZEqGHkiGr— D.C. United (@dcunited) July 22, 2022
Washington Spirit’s Ashley Hatch won an ESPY for Best NWSL Player. Hatch was nominated alongside Aubrey Bledsoe (also of the Spirit), Jess Fishlock (OL Reign), and Caprice Dydasco (NJ/NY Gotham FC).
Retweet to enter to win a signed program cover from the @ESPYS'— Washington Spirit (@WashSpirit) July 21, 2022
Rules: https://t.co/ydkCkpCjDd pic.twitter.com/TR8w8GbFEB
Trinity Rodman was also nominated for an ESPY in the category of best breakthrough athlete. Although Rodman didn’t win the award (Eileen Gu took this year’s award), she absolutely slayed at the ESPYs and was the undisputed star of the red carpet.
The NWSLPA announced 2022’s officers and player representatives. Ashley Hatch, Aubrey Kingsbury, and Anna Heilferty (alternate) will represent the Washington Spirit.
The NWSLPA announces its 2022 Officers and Player Representatives pic.twitter.com/PXFIYzQ4sF— NWSLPA (@nwsl_players) July 22, 2022
Loudoun United signed D.C. United Academy forward Isaac Espinal. He made his first professional appearance back in March.
✍️— Loudoun United FC (@LoudounUnitedFC) July 22, 2022
NEWS | Loudoun United FC Sign D.C. United Academy Forward Isaac Espinal#LetsRide | @DCUyouth
That’s all for tonight, friends. See you in the inferno, er - at Buzzard Point, tomorrow for D.C. United’s match against CF Montreal!