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Academy update - U-18

U-18's dominate possession, walk away with a tie against local rivals
U-18 update - 10/2

Academy update - U-18 - 2012

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U-18 Recap:
The U-18’s had a strong performance on Saturday as they hosted the McLean academy. The team dominated possession throughout the entire match, but went into the half with a score of 0-0. Just after the break, in the 62nd minute, McLean opened the scoring to take a 1-0 lead on the home side. The Black-and-Red academy squad continued to push and fight for an equalizer and the goal came in the 82nd minute when Mike Seaton (Capitol Heights, Maryland) headed in a cross from Chike Nwaezeapu (Washington D.C./Maret School).

Academy update - U-16

U-16's come from behind to win, remain undefeated on the season
U-16 update - 10/2

Academy - U-16 - 2012

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U-16 Recap:
D.C. United’s U-16 academy squad was in action this weekend against the McLean academy at Long Bridge Park in Arlington, Virginia. The game saw that U-16’s go down early by a score of 1-0 after conceding a goal on a counter-attack.

Academy product/Reston native shines with U.S. Men's National Team

Helps lead U-18 squad to 3-1-0 record while in Netherlands
Academy's Dainkeh shines

D.C. United U-18 Academy product Suliaman Dainkeh is returning home after being selected for an 11-day European Training Camp with the U-18 Men’s National Team. Throughout the 11-day camp, the squad faced off against some of the best competition in Europe, including top academy teams and the Netherland’s National Team.

Ownership, executives and team to assist United Builds project

Jason Levien, Erick Thohir and Will Chang to join Kevin Payne, Chris Pontius & Brandon McDonald
Owner, executives give back

D.C. United owners Jason Levien, Erick Thohir and Will Chang will join United President and CEO Kevin Payne, midfielder Chris Pontius and defender Brandon McDonald, among others, in volunteering at So Others Might Eat Monday, September 24, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET.  The event is part of the United Builds initiative.

Josh Wolff undergoes successful surgery

The player/assistant coach repaired a lower back disk herniation
Successful surgery for Wolff

Josh Wolff signs autographs - 2012

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D.C. United announced today that player/assistant coach Josh Wolff underwent a microdiscectomy to repair a lower back disc herniation. The successful surgery was done yesterday by Dr. Steven Hughes, a back specialist at Commonwealth Orthopaedics. The timeframe of his return is unknown at this point.

Wolff, a Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team veteran, has played in nine games (one start) throughout the 2012 campaign logging 223 minutes. In March, Wolff began serving as a player/assistant coach.

Academy update - U-16

U-16 Academy team picks up second USSDA win in as many games
U-16 update - 9/18

U-16 Academy huddle - 2012

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D.C. United Academy team

D.C. United’s U-16 Academy team built on their opening week victory with a decisive win over Virginia Rush this past weekend at Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach, Va.

U-16 Recap:
D.C. United came out strong in their second USSDA league match, scoring three unanswered goals in the first 30 minutes against Virginia Rush. United preserved its 3-0 lead throughout the match by holding off several Rush attacks with solid defending and strong goalkeeping.

Academy update - U-18

Dainkeh goes full 90 for U-18 U.S. Men's National Team
U-18 update - 9/18

D.C. United’s U-18 Academy team built on their opening week victory with a decisive win over Virginia Rush this past weekend at Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach, Va.

United Drives to collect children's books in September

Donations collected will benefit United for D.C.'s six adopted public elementary schools
United Drives collects books
United Drives

Throughout the 2012 Major League Soccer season, D.C. United collects items at select home games to benefit pre-determined non-profit organizations within the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.  During the month of September, United for D.C. – D.C. United’s charitable arm – will collect new school supplies to benefit its six adopted D.C.

D.C. United to host seventh annual Latin Fest presented by TD Bank

Hispanic Heritage Month festivities prior to Saturday's match
Latin Fest
Latin Fest

Washington, D.C. (September 12, 2012) – As part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, D.C. United will host the seventh annual Latin Festival presented by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank ®.  The festival will take place on Saturday, September 15, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. ET on the D.C. Armory Lawn.  Immediately following the event, D.C. United will take on the New England Revolution at 7:30 p.m. ET at RFK Stadium.

Post-match quotes: D.C. United 1- Philadelphia Union 1

Sunday, August 19, 2012 - RFK Stadium
Post-match quotes

D.C. United HeadCoach Ben Olsen

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