D.C. United to travel to Real Salt Lake for final of 100th edition of Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Oct. 1
Washington D.C. (August 8, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that the club will face Real Salt Lake in the final of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – the domestic tournament’s 100th edition. The match will take place at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, UT on Oct. 1, and the winner will receive $250,000 in prize money as well as an automatic berth into the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League.
D.C. United today announced new season ticket plans for the 2014 season. Benefits include new pricing options, priority access to purchase tickets in a new stadium, a flexible exchange policy on unused tickets and Champions Club access.
When we first introduced ourselves as investors in D.C. United last summer, we said we believed there was a pathway to a permanent home for Major League Soccer’s most storied club. We promised that along with the District of Columbia, we would use machetes to achieve our goal.
One year later, we are excited and proud to say that D.C. United has accomplished a significant milestone towards having a venue of its own.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray and four-time Major League Soccer (MLS) champion D.C. United have announced the signing of a public-private partnership term sheet to build a 20,000-25,000-seat, world-class soccer stadium in the Buzzard Point area of Southwest. The new stadium, to be located adjacent to the Fort McNair Army base, will be bounded by Half Street and Second Street SW, between R and T Streets, is anticipated to be complete in time for the 2016 season.
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Who: District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray, City Administrator Allen Y. Lew, D.C. United Managing Partner Jason Levien, PEPCO President Tom Graham, Akridge Development President Matt Klein, District residents and other officials
When: Thursday, July 25: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: First Street SW, between S and T Streets
Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2013) – D.C. United today announced the club has traded defender Brandon McDonald to Real Salt Lake in exchange for a natural third-round selection in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional pick in 2015.
“We want to thank Brandon for all of his contributions on and off the field during the past three seasons, and we wish him the best of luck with his new club,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper.
Washington D.C. (July 12, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that United midfielder Marcelo Saragosa underwent a medial meniscectomy on his left knee. The procedure was performed by Doctor James Gilbert of Metro Orthopedics and Sports Therapy in Silver Spring, Md. Saragosa had previously undergone surgery on his right knee on May 14. The timeframe of Saragosa’s return is 4-6 weeks.