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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.

Perry Kitchen and Steven Birnbaum called up to U.S. Men’s National Team camp

Black-and-Red standouts earn first call-up’s to U.S. Men’s National Team camps
Kitchen, Birnbaum called up to USMNT

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 announces 2015 preseason schedule

Black-and-Red to train in Florida and Texas ahead of 20th MLS season
2015 Preseason Schedule

Bill Hamid and Bobby Boswell - high five - 2014

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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 announces 2015 MLS schedule

Black-and-Red to open 20th MLS campaign on March 7 against Montreal Impact
2015 MLS Schedule

RFK Stadium - grass, sun

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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, 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.

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