D.C. United has announced the naming of Tom Hunt as the club’s new Chief Operating Officer. Hunt assumes the reins from Michael Williamson, who has been named Chief Financial Officer of D.C. United sister club F.C. Internazionale Milano.
The D.C. United Developmental Academy U-14s competed in the 2014 Development Academy Regional Futsal Event at the Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia, Pa., this past weekend. The U-14s were divided into a Red team and a White team that competed separately at the event.
The red team went 2-2 against NJSA, New York Red Bulls, Bethesda and the Philadelphia Union. The white team went 1-3 over the weekend in several close games against SAC, Bethesda, Philadelphia Union and the New York Red Bulls.
D.C. United today announced that Michael Seaton has been selected to the Jamaica Men’s National Team roster for two upcoming friendlies against Barbados on March 2, and St. Lucia on March 5. Seaton will report to camp on February 28 and return concluding the two friendlies.
D.C. United today proudly announced that Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is an official sponsor of the Black-and-Red. Leidos, evolved from SAIC, has a 45-year history and is a top employer in the area with more than 6,000 employees in the national capital region.
D.C. United today announced that the club has waived forward Casey Townsend.
“We would like to thank Casey for his time and efforts here with United,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “We wish him the best of luck in the future.”
D.C. United today announced that defender Cristian Fernandez has undergone surgery on his right hand. He fractured his second metacarpal in his right hand while training in Bradenton, Fla. The procedure was performed by Dr. Ken Fine and hand specialist Dr. Sunjay Berdia of The Orthopedic Center in Washington, D.C. He is expected to return to training in one week.
D.C. United today announced that the D.C. United versus LA Galaxy match scheduled for Saturday, March 15 in Los Angeles, Calif., has been moved to Wednesday, August 27 at 10:30 p.m. The match was rescheduled to accommodate the Galaxy’s participation in the CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals against Club Tijuana.
VIDEO: The Black-and-Red train indoors before heading to Florida for some warmer temperatures.
D.C. United today announced the club’s preseason schedule, as the team prepares for the 2014 Major League Soccer season. United begins its 19th MLS season with its first game at home against the Columbus Crew on Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. EST.