Forward Eddie Johnson is DC United's newest designated player. … “Eddie is an elite striker who is in the prime of his career, and we are thrilled that he has made a commitment to D.C. … Johnson joined DC United from the Seattle Sounders following the 2013 MLS season.
By Charles Boehm - WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 7, 2014) US Soccer Players - Eddie Johnson hadn't yet picked out a place to live in his new city when he spoke to the media at DC United's season-kickoff event last month, but the USMNT forward had a few ideas about what aspects of this sprawling metropolis of nearly six million inhabitants he wanted to avoid. … The ones that sit down, talk to me, have dinner with me, get to know me, they'll get a different side of Eddie Johnson. … Johnson has encountered ample roadblocks of many kinds in a professional playing career that has, amazingly enough, now stretched to 14 years.
Tony Edwards - San Jose, CA (Jan 29, 2013) US Soccer Players - In Tuesday’s column, Tony looks at what Montreal got out of the Eddie Johnson trade a year down the line, suggests the title to the book on Chivas USA’s 2013 season, and predicts the Galaxy won’t struggle as much as they did in 2012. … Whether it's a case of Montreal giving up on talent too early or not finding a system that maximized their strengths, Seattle ends up with Eddie Johnson and Neagle, San Jose ends up with Fucito, and Montreal has a headline on their website touting that the club now has 11 international roster slots (3 open at present).
After making a name for himself with the Dallas Burn/FC Dallas and establishing himself as a dangerous striker, Eddie Johnson burst onto the US National Team scene with five goals in his first three games during the fall of 2004. … Johnson became one of the top strikers in the US, and backed that up by making two appearances in the 2006 World Cup.
In Monday's soccer news update, USMNT and DC United forward Eddie Johnson officially announced his retirement. … DC United honored Johnson during their playoff game against the New York Red Bulls.
United States National Team forward Eddie Johnson is the newest member of DC United, with the club completing a trade with the Seattle Sounders on Tuesday for allocation money. … “Eddie is coming off a terrific year with Seattle and the U.S. … Johnson started 20 games and appeared in 21 for the Sounders in 2013, scoring nine times.