Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
|Country||United States of America|
|Inauguration||01.10.1961 (Washington Redskins - New York Giants, NFL)|
|Record attendance||58 012 (USA - Portugal, 1996)|
|Address||2400 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC|
Washington, D.C.: Redskins dropping name, chance for new stadium in D.C.?
After years of pressure it seems money has spoken: with sponsors dropping out, Washington Redskins will soon be a thing of the past. With the name being retired, the team could return to the capital and build their new stadium at the RFK site.
Where will Redskins land after FedEx Field dies?
It's been a bad season in a bad era for the Washington Redskins. And their stadium is, you've guessed correctly, bad as well. FedEx Field will only last until 2027, the team staying there is not part of a legacy plan. Where to, then?
Washington D.C.: RFK Stadium revamp begins
The stadium itself will remain intact, at least in the short term. However, the first phase of the precinct's redevelopment is already underway. Will Redskins build their new stadium here?
New stadium: Audi Field opened with a glitch
While D.C. United were celebrating the dream-come-true with #UnitedAtHome hashtag, hundreds of fans were chanting in protest outside, as their groups have been excluded. Not exactly the right mood for such a festive occasion.
Washington, D.C.: RFK Stadium sees end of MLS football
On October 22 the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium saw its very last football game. After Redskins, now it's time for DC United to find a new home.
Washington D.C.: Scheduling games at Audi Field is a challenge
As construction continues on schedule, D.C. United are still unsure about their home-game schedule for the 2018 MLS season. Audi Field won't be ready by mid-season so they might have to use an alternative venue.
Washington DC: How the Audi Stadium can improve DC United's form in MLS
With 75% of MLS now already playing at "soccer specific" stadiums, it's high time for DC United to join the pack. After all, they helped create the league and have a poor record at RFK Stadium this season.
Washington: D.C. United get final permit
As early work is already ongoing on the site of Audi Field, D.C. United managed to secure the final paperwork needed to go on with their new stadium. A BlackAndRedUnited.com report.
Washington, DC: No room for RFK Stadium in the future
The fate of Washington Redskins is still unclear but it seems there won’t be any stadium on the site of current RFK Stadium in the long run.
Washington: Contractor selected for DC United stadium
D.C. United has awarded a $150 million contract to Turner Construction Co. to build its Buzzard Point soccer stadium, an important step toward the Major League Soccer team's goal of starting the 2018 season in the Capitol Riverfront.
Washington DC: Clearing begins for DC United Stadium
Washington mayor herself began the clearing of Buzzard Point, where the new DC United Stadium will be built in early 2018. Actual groundbreaking to follow within weeks.
Washington DC: Here’s the future of RFK Stadium
It will be 55 years old this October and there’s not much life left for RFK Stadium. The building will be demolished and here are two options of how the entire area of Washington DC can be reinvented.
New design: DC United’s new home at last?
It’s not the first, but perhaps will be the last concept presented to DC United fans. Much more modest than the version shown last year, but finding a home after two decades in MLS sounds nice either way.
Washington: RFK Stadium falling apart? Appeals to tear it down
The 53-year-old stadium in Washington brought fear and media attention as chunks of concrete fell right in front of the press section during football game. Renovate or demolish? Support for the second option is growing.
New design: DC United Stadium
By the time this stadium is ready, it’s going to be a decade since DC United have been trying to build their own ground. Will the latest renderings come to fruition? First answer soon, after DC Council vote.
Washington: MLS stadium scheme submitted to council
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced he reached an agreement with DC United. He also submitted legislation to the D.C. Council that would outline his plan to build the desired stadium.
Washington: Exceptional sign of support for DC United stadium
In less than three weeks citizens flooded the mayor’s office with over 27,000 emails expressing support for the new DC United stadium. Its fate it still unclear, though.
Washington: Citizens against the new DC United stadium?
Recent poll by Washington Post suggests that for every enthusiast of the planned football stadium there are two opponents. Almost 60% don't think engaging public money in this project is a good idea.
Washington: Preliminary agreement for new United stadium
After a decade of waiting the case of DC United new stadium is closer to a happy ending. A $300 million project just received a boost. But it won’t happen without the support of Washington DC municipality.