United says field not rectangular

April 26, 2005
WASHINGTON -- The sharing of RFK Stadium by D.C. United and the Washington Nationals has resulted in a soccer pitch that isn't rectangular.

"It's clearly not acceptable, but we understand that it's been a challenge for everybody, and we just have to be patient," United president Kevin Payne said Tuesday. "Nobody wants the field to be off."

Officials at United's 4-3 home loss to New England on Saturday filed a report with MLS saying the field was lopsided. Two officials ...

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