D.C. United issues statement regarding alleged Nowak comments

D.C. United today issued the following statement concerning D.C. United Head Coach Peter Nowak's alleged comments from the February 17 spring training match between Real Salt Lake and D.C. United in Bradenton, FL:

"Peter Nowak has categorically denied making comments during Friday's exhibition match anything like those attributed to him by Real Salt Lake," said United President and CEO Kevin Payne. "We are aware that the League office is reviewing the allegations made by Real Salt Lake and are confident they will find that no such comments were ever made, and that this incident is nothing more than a misunderstanding. Those people, who know Peter, know that such a comment would be completely at odds with his character."

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