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.
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.