Freddy Adu was cool, calm and collected during his professional soccer debut, writes Marc Connolly.
Marc Connolly explores the variety of ways that D.C. coach Peter Nowak could use Freddy Adu in his pro soccer debut and the club's important season opener.
In a league where parity is the key theme, any one of four or five teams could win it all this year, but Marc Connolly says the last team left standing will be the San Jose Earthquakes in his 2004 season preview.
Since being named D.C. United's head coach in January, Peter Nowak has given last year's underachieving team the discipline and organization it needed.
Marc Connolly says Alexi Lalas has a tough act to follow as president and GM of the Earthquakes, but conditions are ideal for him to succeed.
Is Peter Nowak or Dominic Kinnear in a better position right now? After looking at both situations, the answer may not be as clear-cut as it would seem.