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D.C. United, The Calverton School launch residency program

MLS' most successful academy program adds all-inclusive player development platform
DCU, The Calverton School launch residency program

D.C. United and The Calverton School will begin a landmark partnership this Fall that elevates the standard of player development, a residential program that will combine the D.C. United Academy’s elite soccer training with top-notch academics at The Calverton School, a leading college preparatory school in Huntingtown, Md.

D.C. United acquires Michael Farfan

Former Philadelphia Union star joins Black-and-Red after stint with Cruz Azul
DCU acquires Farfan

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Michael Farfan

D.C. United and Richmond Kickers extend affiliation

13 United players have featured for Kickers over last two seasons
DCU, Kickers extend affiliation

Collin Martin with Richmond Kickers

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D.C. United and the Richmond Kickers have announced that the clubs have extended their affiliation agreement through the 2015 season. This is the third year of the clubs’ partnership in conjunction with the in 2013 agreement forged by Major League Soccer and USL PRO.

Quality, Depth in D.C. United 2015 Signing Day class

16 D.C. United Academy players make their collegiate commitments
DCU Signing Day class

Michael Seaton undergoes surgery on left knee

Homegrown forward expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Seaton undergoes surgery

Michael Seaton 2014

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D.C. United announced that forward Michael Seaton will miss six to eight weeks with a left knee injury. Seaton underwent surgery for a radial tear of the lateral meniscus in his left knee and also has a grade two MCL sprain which does not require surgery.

D.C. United forward Fabián Espíndola signs Designated Player contract

29-year-old one of four MLS players with at least nine goals from 2011-14
Espíndola signs DP contract

Fabian Espindola warm ups 2014

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D.C. United has announced that forward Fabián Espíndola’s option was extended and he now has Designated Player status. The Argentinian will begin his second season with the Black-and-Red in 2015 following a campaign in which he finished with MLS career highs in goals (11) and assists (9). Per club and League policy, specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.

D.C. United makes two selections at 2015 MLS SuperDraft

San Francisco forward Miguel Aguilar, Maryland midfielder Dan Metzger join Black-and-Red
DCU's SuperDraft Selections

D.C. United acquires Jairo Arrieta

Black-and-Red trade with Orlando City SC in exchange for International Roster Slot
DCU acquires Arrieta

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D.C. United acquires Markus Halsti

Finnish international joins Black-and-Red after seven seasons with Malmö FF
DCU acquires Halsti

Dave Kasper on U.S. Men's National Team callups

D.C. United's General Manager on the USMNT's January camps selections
Kasper on USMNT

"Perry [Kitchen] and Steven [Birnbaum] are talented, young American players with bright futures. Perry has been an integral member of D.C. United for four years, and Steve had an impressive rookie season last year.

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