D.C. United's long and challenging search for a home of its own, has been a whirlwind. Each day a new prospect, another hurdle. A single constant has stood by in confident support, and with unwavering passion. That constant has been our fans.
It is with deep pride and an overwhelming sense of gratitude that we present this week's #TBT in honor of the best fans in MLS. We are here to stay.
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) July 25, 2013
— Clinton Yates (@clintonyates) July 25, 2013
— ScreamingEagles (@ScreamingEagles) July 25, 2013
— Kyle Sheldon (@kylesheldon) July 25, 2013
— JeremyMikell (@JeremyMikell) July 25, 2013
— Elayne C. Burke (@chatelainedc) July 25, 2013
— ben (@beardyblue) July 25, 2013
Couldn't be happier for our supporters today. They deserve this stadium more than anyone. #vamosunited
— Daniel Woolard (@Woolard21) July 25, 2013
Fantastic news about the stadium! So many supporters, staff, and players have waited a long time for this and couldn't be happier for them
— Taylor Kemp (@Tkemp02) July 25, 2013
I have to go to @dcunited home opener in the new stadium. Can't wait!
— Chris Bush (@CBush14) July 25, 2013
(Shanosky's goal starts around 1:58)
Conor Shanosky headed home a free kick to put Richmond up 2-0 over Vancouver Whitecaps Reserves; the final score was 2-1.
— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) July 24, 2013
63' RICHMOND KICKERS GOAL! CONOR SHANOSKY heads in a Nate Robinson free kick! Richmond leading 2:0! #GoKickers
— Richmond Kickers (@RichmondKickers) July 24, 2013
Collin Martin earned his first professional start!
— ben (@beardyblue) July 23, 2013
Additionally, all four DCU loanees on the West Coast trip started the match for the Kickers.
— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) July 23, 2013
Last Sunday, the United States Men's National Team beat El Salvador in Baltimore. While D.C. United's Bill Hamid was training with the squad at M&T Bank Stadium, he "payed homage" to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Lucky for us, Brek Shea caught it all on camera!
— Brek Shea (@BrekShea) July 22, 2013
Good luck to Bill Hamid and the rest of the USMNT tonight against Honduras at Cowboys Stadium.
In the 58th minute of Saturday's match, Luis Silva received a pass from Perry Kitchen, turned, took his space and hit a spectacular, long-range shot. The match against the Fire was Silva's MLS debut for D.C. United, and although DCU dropped the match, his goal was definitely a bright spot. Make sure to cast your vote for Silva for Week 21 Goal of the Week!
Last year, Chris Pontius and D.C. United presented the Washington Wizards' John Wall a personalized jersey. The point guard has been seen around the country, sporting the Black-and-Red kit, and was most recently spotted in Las Vegas.
— Row (@richie_row) July 22, 2013
Chris Pontius presents John Wall with a D.C. United jersey in 2012.
For one day only, D.C. United is offering our Twitter followers the chance to win an autographed 2013 jersey. It's easy to enter, all you have to do is:
- Visit Twitter.com/dcunited on or before Sunday, July 22
- Follow us (if you aren't already)!
One fan will be randomly selected on Monday, July 22 as the grand prize winner. Thanks for your continued support of the Black-and-Red.
On Tuesday, July 16, D.C. United volunteers, with the help of both Target and Salvation Army volunteers, paired up with kids of the Salvation Army’s Social Services program and took them back-to-school shopping at Target. Each kid received an $80 gift card, and each volunteer made sure the kids purchased everything needed to start the school year off right. After the shopping spree, all participants enjoyed a late breakfast provided by Target and the Salvation Army DC. The event was a huge success and rewarding for the kids and volunteers alike.
Among those volunteering was D.C. United Marketing Coordinator Adam Hoyt who shared his experience through a Tweet.
— Adam Hoyt (@adamhoyt) July 16, 2013
For more information about the work D.C. United does in our community, click here.
This week, we're throwing back to March 2008, and a Dick's Sporting Goods Commercial starring Ben Olsen. And as an added bonus, go behind the scenes with this little snack: