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D.C. United Statement on Marion Barry

DCU saddened by the passing of the former Mayor
D.C. United on Marion Barry

D.C. United is saddened by the passing of Ward 8 Councilmember and former Mayor Marion Barry. He was an iconic leader and will be remembered as unmatched champion for the District of Columbia.

2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League championship stage schedule announced

D.C. United faces L.D. Alajuelense in Costa Rica on Feb. 24, at RFK Stadium on March 4
2015 CONCACAF schedule

D.C. United will face Costa Rican side Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on the road Feb. 24 before a return leg at RFK Stadium on March 4 as part of the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League championship stage schedule unveiled by CONCACAF.

D.C. United is the top seed among the final eight teams in the regional competition after posting an undefeated 4-0 record in the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League group stage. The Black-and-Red defeated Panamanian side Tauro FC and Jamaican side Waterhouse FC both home and away.

Head Coach Ben Olsen, three D.C. United players named finalists for 2014 MLS awards

Birnbaum up for ROY, Boswell up for DOY, Hamid up for GOY and Olsen up for COY
Olsen, three players named finalists for MLS awards

Bill Hamid and Bobby Boswell - high five - 2014

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Three D.C. United players and Head Coach Ben Olsen are among the finalists announced for Major League Soccer’s 2014 year-end awards. Three finalists were named for each award, including Olsen for Coach of the Year, Bobby Boswell for Defender of the Year, Bill Hamid for Goalkeeper of the Year, and Steven Birnbaum for Rookie of the Year.

D.C. United selects defender Thomas McNamara in MLS Dispersal Draft

The midfielder joins the Black-and-Red from Chivas USA
DCU selects Thomas McNamara in the Dispersal Draft

Thomas McNamara

D.C. United announces team awards

Espíndola claims MVP, Golden Boot, Goal of the Year; Boswell, Franklin earn recognition
DCU Team Awards

end of season awards picture

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D.C. United today announced the club’s end-of-season award winners for the 2014 Major League Soccer season.

D.C. United joins Heineken Roster

Seven Major League Soccer clubs to Partner with Heineken in 2015
D.C. United joins Heineken Roster

Heineken today continued to mark their investment in the future of American soccer by announcing partnership agreements with seven Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs. Starting January 1, 2015, the premium beer brand will bring the Heineken experience to a variety of teams in cities across the country, including the Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Houston Dynamo, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC and Orlando City SC.

D.C. United, Shoppers team up to deliver Thanksgiving meals to families in Ward 6 & 7

United partnering with Sasha Bruce Youthwork to provide holidays meals for 100 families
DCU, Shoppers team up to deliver Thanksgiving meals

D.C. United has teamed with local supermarket operator Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, as well as leading youth services provider Sasha Bruce Youthwork to provide 100 families with a complete Thanksgiving food basket this holiday season. On Thursday, Nov. 20, from 4-6 p.m. at Randall Recreation Center in Southwest Washington, the baskets – which are being donated by Shoppers - will be distributed to deserving families in Ward 6 and 7. Each family was selected by Sasha Bruce Youthwork through their community outreach program which helps support low-income families in the area.

Council Cost-Benefit Analysis Released

Council Study Demonstrates Economic Benefits of D.C. United Stadium Project Far Outweigh Costs
Council Cost-Benefit Analysis Released

On November 5, 2014, the Council released an independent economic evaluation of the proposed D.C. United Stadium Project.  The Council’s economic evaluation confirms that the proposed D.C.

D.C. United to hold annual Fall Classic Youth Soccer Tournament

United Soccer Club showcase includes 30 teams of players ages 6-12
DCU to hold Fall Classic Tournament

The D.C. United Foundation will hold its annual Fall Classic youth soccer tournament on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the RFK Auxiliary Field located at 21st St NE and Oklahoma Ave NE. The tournament will showcase over 30 teams comprised of youth ages 6-12 who are participants in the United Soccer Club 2014 fall program.

Academy Update: October 23, 2014

Three Academy players invited to U.S. U-18 National Team Camp
Academy Update

Lucas Mendes, Eryk Williamson and Daniel “DJ” Reeves have been called in to the U.S. Under-18 National Team training camp by U-18 Head Coach Javier Perez. The camp will take place at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif., from Oct. 23-31. This is the first U.S. Youth National Team selection for each player.

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