Saturday, October 30, 2010

Dennis Viollet Relieved

Just eight days after a front page profile in the Washington Post Sports section hailed him as "a respected NASL coach," Dennis Viollet was relieved of that duty. While most players declined to comment, team captain Gary Darrell observed, "Dennis has been different this year. He wasn't as organized as he's been in the past and he hasn't been as enthused." Viollet had finished runner-up in NASL Coach of the Year voting less than a year before.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Dennis Viollet

On June 22, 1977, Donald Huff of the Washington Post wrote the following profile of Diplomats Head Coach Dennis Viollet. The timing of the piece, which portrayed Viollet as a survivor, would soon seem ironic.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

1980 Fan Appreciation Day II

Gary Darrell

Bobby Stokes

Tom Rongen

Ken Mokgojoa

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Sunday, October 3, 2010

Fan Appreciation Day 1980

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Carmine Posillico

Carmine Marcantonio & Wim Jansen

Alan Green