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D.C. United Homegrown forward Michael Seaton called up to Jamaica Men’s National Team

17-year-old striker will report Nov. 13 to make first appearance with Reggae Boyz
Michael Seaton called up to Jamaica Men’s National Team

Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that Michael Seaton has been selected to the Jamaica Men’s National Team roster for two upcoming friendlies against Trinidad & Tobago. The first game will be played on Nov. 15 in Montego Bay with the second game taking place on Nov. 19 in Port of Spain.

D.C. United hires new Director of Marketing

Black-and-Red adds new personnel to front office
D.C. United hires new Director of Marketing

Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that Jamie Gustafson has been named Director of Marketing, effective Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

“We are excited to have Jamie on staff to lead our marketing efforts,” said D.C. United Chief Operating Officer Michael Williamson. “Her experience and creativity is extremely valuable as we look to implement new initiatives to grow our brand and further engage our fan base.”

D.C. United Academy Update

U-18s, U-16s tie PA Classics while U-14s continue their seven-game winning streak
D.C. United Academy Update

Washington D.C. (Nov. 12, 2013)—The D.C. United Academy teams traveled to Manheim, Pa. to play the PA Classics this past weekend. The U-18s and U-16s came away with draws, while the U-14s continued their winning streak.

D.C. United midfielder Kyle Porter called up by Canada

Canada Men’s National Team will face Czech Republic and Slovenia during camp
D.C. United midfielder Kyle Porter called up by Canada

Kyle Porter - Goal Celebration vs Crew

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Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that midfielder Kyle Porter has been called up by the Canada Men’s National Team for training camp based in Waltersdorf, Austria. Players will report on Monday, Nov. 11, with games on Nov. 15 against the Czech Republic in Olomouc, Czech Republic, and Nov. 18 against Slovenia in Celje, Slovenia.

Chris Pontius and Daniel Woolard undergo surgery

Pontius expected to miss 6-8 weeks, Woolard out 4-6 weeks
Chris Pontius and Daniel Woolard undergo surgery

Washington D.C. (November 6, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that Black-and-Red midfielder Chris Pontius and defender Daniel Woolard will both have off-season surgery.

D.C United hires new Director of Community Relations

United adds D.C. local to the front office
D.C United hires new Director of Community Relations

D.C. United today announced that Victor Melara has been named Director of Community Relations, effective Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.

Melara, bilingual in English and Spanish, was born and raised in the District of Columbia and previously worked at Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and Discovery Communications connecting products and services to local and national communities.

D.C. United Academy Update

U-18s, U-16s and U-14s go 3-0 against the Virginia Rush
D.C. United Academy Update

Washington D.C. (Nov.

D.C. United announces plans for post-season tour in Southeast Asia

Black-and-Red to participate in two friendlies, youth soccer clinics Dec. 3-9
D.C. United announces plans for post-season tour in Southeast Asia

Washington, D.C. (November 4, 2013) – D.C. United, in conjunction with Mahaka Sports and Entertainment, today announced its plans for a post-season tour in Southeast Asia, with the club in Indonesia from Dec. 3 through Dec. 9. While there, the Black-and-Red will participate in two friendlies – one against Persib Bandung (Indonesia Super League) on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. local time and one against Arema FC (Indonesia Super League) on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. local time.

D.C. United declines options on Syamsir Alam

Black-and-Red parts ways with Indonesian Youth International
D.C. United declines options on Syamsir Alam

Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that the club has declined its option on Syamsir Alam.

“We would like to thank Syamsir for his contributions to the club, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper.

Alam joined United on Jan. 25, 2013, on loan from C.S. Vise (Belgium). The Indonesian youth international did not feature for the Black-and-Red during the 2013 season. 

D.C. United declines option on captain Dwayne De Rosario

United parts ways after three seasons with Canadian International
D.C. United declines option on captain Dwayne De Rosario

Dwayne De Rosario 2013

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Washington, D.C. (October 31, 2013) – D.C. United today announced that the club has declined its option on midfielder Dwayne De Rosario who will become eligible for the Re-Entry Draft.

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