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 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.
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 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.
"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.