Washington, D.C. (August 31, 2013) – D.C. United and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic today announced that the network will present special D.C. United original programming beginning this weekend. Debuting on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m., “SportsNet in Focus: Behind the Badge” will provide viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at some of the players, fans and stories from D.C. United’s 2013 season. Part 2 of the series will air in October.
Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2013) – This weekend, D.C. United will host the first Generation adidas Cup regional event of 2013, as well as the second annual D.C. United friendlies, at Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. The Generation adidas Cup will be comprised of six MLS Academy teams: D.C. United, Philadelphia Union, Montreal Impact, Columbus Crew, New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC, each with a 23-man roster of players born after 1997.
Washington, D.C. (August 14, 2013) – D.C. United today announced, through the United Drives program, that it will be collecting elementary school supplies for United Reads on Saturday, Aug. 24 before United’s match against Toronto FC. BUY TICKETS HERE. All school supplies will be donated to United for D.C.
Washington, D.C. (August 9, 2013) – D.C. United today announced the club has acquired the New England Revolution’s final natural selection in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for the rights to 27-year-old forward Charlie Davies.
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.