Washington, D.C. (June 17, 2009) - With the lower seating bowl being virtually sold out, D.C. United today announced that seats in the FedExField upper bowl to the match against Real Madrid C.F. are now available for sale. The match will be played August 9 at 3 p.m. ET and will feature United facing recently announced acquisitions Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka, the 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year and 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year, respectively.
Washington, D.C. (June 17, 2009) - D.C. United learned last night that the defending U.S. Open Cup champions will host the PDL’s Ocean City Barons in the third round of the 2009 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, June 30. Ocean City upset Real Maryland 1-0 last night to earn a date with the Black-and-Red at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, MD. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.
MLS 2009 QUOTESHEET
SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2009 – D.C. UNITED 2, CHICAGO FIRE 1
D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH TOM SOEHN
On Wicks’ penalty save
Obviously the guy shooting is always in favor. Josh [Wicks], not only with that save, had a really fantastic day today. He really established himself as a presence when balls came in the box, and came up with some really good plays.
On the game
Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2009) - CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association of Football) today announced the parings for the preliminary round and group stage for the 2009-10 Champions League tournament. D.C. United will face El Salvador’s Chalatenango in a match that will determine one of the spots in Group B.
Entrenamiento con el primer equipo: Tres jugadores del equipo Sub-18 de la Academia de D.C United, han estado entrenando con el equipo profesional durante esta semana. El arquero Bill Hamid y los delanteros Paul Torres y Chris Hegngi han probado la exigencia del equipo profesional.
Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2009) - D.C. United is set to defend last year’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as it enters in the third round of the 2009 tournament on Tuesday, June 30. United will face either Real Maryland (USL-2) or Ocean City Barons (PDL) at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, MD with a kickoff time of 7:30 p.m. ET. Tickets will go on sale to planholders on Monday, June 15 at 10 a.m. ET via dcunited.com or calling 202-587-5000. Individual tickets will go on sale through TicketMaster later in the week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 11, 2009) - D.C. United announced today team merchandise will now be available for sale on a new online team store, www.dcuteamstore.com . The new portal, launched with the help of UniteU and shift4, will offer fans the opportunity to purchase all official D.C. United team merchandise available at the Official D.C. United Team Store physically located at RFK Stadium.
First Team Training: Three D.C. United Academy U18 players have been training with the first team this week. Goalkeeper Bill Hamid and forwards Paul Torres and Chris Hegngi all got a taste of the professional ranks when they trained with D.C. United.
Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2009) - D.C. United today announced individual tickets to the match against Spanish superpower Real Madrid C.F. will go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. ET. The match will be played at FedExField on August 9 at 3 p.m. ET and will feature recently announced acquisitions Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka, the 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year and 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year, respectively. The club also boasts a roster including international superstars the likes of Raul, Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Fernando Gago and Gonzalo Higuain.
Washington, D.C. (June 9, 2009) -D.C. United players will be appearing at various community events this week. Ben Olsen, Devon McTavish, Chris Pontius, Anthony Peters, Brandon Barklage, Josh Wicks, Boyzz Khumalo and John DiRaimondo along with D.C. United staff will visit the Children’s National Medical Center on Thursday as part of the team’s biannual set of trips to the hospital. Patients will have the opportunity to test their soccer skills as well as participate in arts and crafts activities. The players will then visit other patients in their rooms.