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D.C. United acquires David Estrada from Seattle Sounders FC

Black-and-Red sends 2017 3rd Round SuperDraft pick to Seattle; Christiano Francois released
DCU acquires David Estrada

David Estrada in Seattle

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David Estrada

Conor Doyle out for the remainder of the season

United forward undergoes knee surgery
Doyle out for season

D.C. United has announced that forward Conor Doyle will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after suffering a right knee injury in training. The McKinney, Tex., native underwent a successful right knee meniscus repair on August 4, with Dr. Ken Fine of The Orthopaedic Center in Washington, D.C., and is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 months.

D.C. United Youth Development Travels Abroad

Black-and-Red Academy to participate in ninth Galway Cup
DCU Youth travels abroad

A group of D.C. United Academy players born in 1999 and below will compete in the prestigious Macron Galway Cup in Galway, Ireland, from August 5-10 at the state-of-the-art facility at Drom Soccer Park. United will send 16 players and four coaches to represent the Academy in this exciting competition against other academies from across the world.

D.C. United acquires Kofi Opare from LA Galaxy

Teams exchange allocation rankings; United receives Galaxy’s 2015 natural Superdraft selection
DCU acquires Kofi Opare

Kofi Opare - LA Galaxy top

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Kofi Opare

Injury Update: July 28, 2014

Status updates for Chris Pontius, Jeff Parke and Fabián Espíndola
Injury Update: July 28

Chris Pontius - no vw - old jersey

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For the first time since suffering a knee injury on June 11 against Montreal, Fabián Espíndola has returned to full training with the team. The Argentinean forward still leads the Black-and-Red in both goals (7) and assists (8) and is expected back within the next few weeks.

D.C. United to visit Children’s National Medical Center

Players to meet patients and families on July 23
DCU to visit Children’s National Medical Center

D.C. United players and members of the front office staff will visit Children’s National Medical Center on Wednesday, July 23, to spend time with patients and their families.

D.C. United players will be reading, playing games and partaking in other activities with patients in the hospital atrium before heading to a playroom where they will visit with children who aren’t able to leave their treatment floor. D.C. United has made it a tradition of visiting Children’s National Medical Center each season as part of its community initiatives.

D.C. United and Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic Partner to Grant Wish

Arizona youth will fly to D.C. to meet Black-and-Red defender Sean Franklin
DCU and Make-A-Wish®

D.C. United and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic will partner together to make a 12-year-old boy’s wish come true. Jordan, an Arizona native, enjoys bowling with family, playing dodge ball with friends and most importantly playing and watching soccer. This young athlete strives to participate in these activities in spite of the limitations he faces from living with cystic fibrosis.

D.C. United and Comcast SportsNet announce additional televised games

Matches at Vancouver on Sept. 6 and at Chicago on Sept. 20 added to this seasons lineup
CSN announces additional games

Fabian espindola goal celebration - hug huddle

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D.C. United and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic have announced the addition of two D.C. United matches, at Vancouver Whitecaps on Sept. 6 at 10 p.m. EST and at Chicago Fire on Sept. 20 at 8:30 p.m. EST, to its previously announced schedule of live coverage this season.

Comcast SportsNet’s remaining D.C. United schedule now includes eight games and will resume against Chivas USA on July 20 at 8 p.m.

D.C. United to participate in Futbolito

The official 4v4 tournament of MLS to take place on July 19
Register for Futbolito

On Saturday, July 19, D.C. United and partners will host MLS Futbolito, a 4v4 soccer tournament for all ages starting at U-8. As the official 4v4 tournament of Major League Soccer, MLS Futbolito is a day-long event offering food, music, and fun activities for the whole family, all alongside a fierce and fun soccer competition for all ages.

Choose the level that best suits you, and register today!

Academy Update: July 7, 2014

Ten Academy players invited to U.S. Soccer Local Combine
Academy Update: July 7, 2014

Ten D.C. United Academy players were invited to the U.S. Soccer Local Combine that ran from July 1-2 in Glen Allen, Va. The two-day training event included both on field exercises and in classroom instruction for selected players.

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