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D.C. United, Southwest residents forge Community Benefits Agreement

Southwest Soccer Stadium Community Benefits Agreement lays foundation for lasting relationship
DCU, Southwest residents forge CBA

D.C. United and the Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council (CBCC) have announced the completion of the Southwest Soccer Stadium Community Benefits Agreement (CBA), which will lay the foundation for a lasting relationship between the team and the residents of the community that will be the home of the team's new stadium.

D.C. Council approves D.C. United stadium

20,000-25,000-seat venue at Buzzard Point targeted for opening in 2017
D.C. Council approves stadium

The D.C. Council has approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 in its second and final vote, approving the development of the new 20,000-25,000-seat stadium for D.C. United in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest Washington. The legislation’s passage targets the opening of the stadium in 2017 and ensures that D.C. United will make the District of Columbia its home for generations to come.

D.C. United Academy Update

Eryk Williamson called in to U-18 National Team Camp, Chandler Vaughn joins U-15 camp
Academy Update

Midfielder Eryk Williamson and defender Chandler Vaughn have been called in to their respective National Team’s training camps. Williamson will join the Under-18 Men's National Team in Marbella, Spain, from Dec. 11-20, when it plays two friendly matches against the U-18 German National Team. Vaughn will join the U-15 Boy’s National Team in Bradenton, Fla., from Dec 13-20. This is the second U.S. Youth National Team selection for both players with the specified age groups.

D.C. United declines options on five players; extends bona fide offer to one

DCU declines options on Attakora, Caskey, Parke, Porter & Shanosky; bona fide offer to Estrada
DCU declines options on five

Jeff Parke vs New York - 2014

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D.C. United acquires Andrew Driver and 2016 SuperDraft pick from Houston Dynamo

Black-and-Red trade Joe Willis and Samuel Inkoom to Houston for Driver and 2016 Draft Pick
TRADE: DCU acquires Andrew Driver

Andrew Driver

D.C. United, Kuykenstrong visit Pediatric Oncology Center

DCU players engage with young patients at Georgetown Universitie's Lombardi Center
DCU, Kuykenstrong hospital visit

In a continuous effort to spread joy this holiday season, on December 3, D.C. United in partnership with the Kuykenstrong Foundation paid a visit to young patients at the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center.

Bill Hamid named Major League Soccer Goalkeeper of the Year

Hamid adds highest goalkeeper award to standout season
Congratulations Bill Hamid

Major League Soccer has announced that D.C. United’s Bill Hamid has been named 2014 Goalkeeper of the Year. Hamid earned the League’s highest ‘keeping honor after a standout season where he was also named a 2014 MLS All-Star and MLS Best XI.

D.C. United 2014 Holiday Toy Drive

The Black-and-Red to host a toy drive to benefit youth in need during the holiday season
DCU Toy Drive

D.C. United will continue its holiday giving with a Toy Drive starting this Monday, December 1st. The drive will collect new and unwrapped toys that will benefit youth in need throughout the D.C. area during the holiday season. 

The drive is set to run from December 1st through December 23rd. This year, there are four different locations where you can drop off your toys:

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.

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