D.C. United has announced that midfielder Perry Kitchen and defender Steven Birnbaum have been called up to the U.S. Men's National Team camp which will take place in Carson, Calif., and Santiago, Chile, from Jan. 12-Feb. 8. The Men's National Team will play international friendlies against Chile on Jan. 28 in Santiago, Chile, and Panama on Feb. 8 in Carson, Calif.
D.C. United has announced the club's preseason schedule in preparation for the 2015 Major League Soccer campaign.
Players are set to report to RFK Stadium on Thursday, Jan. 22, for physicals and fitness testing. The Black-and-Red will for Bradenton, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 24. While in Bradenton, the team will train at IMG Academy from Jan. 25-Feb. 6, with games scheduled tentatively for Jan. 30, Feb. 3 and Feb. 6. Opponents and game times are pending.
D.C. United has announced its 2015 Major League Soccer regular season schedule. Winner of 13 major domestic and international titles, D.C. United begins its 20th regular season campaign on Saturday, March 7, against the Montreal Impact at RFK Stadium. United will play a 34-game schedule that includes 17 home games and 17 road matches, with 24 contests against Eastern Conference opposition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.