The D.C. United U-23 National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) team has announced three tryout dates. The team will feature top collegiate, international and domestic players from around the D.C. area, and will compete in the Mid-Atlantic Conference in the NPSL. The team will train three times a week, May-July, and have one game every weekend.
D.C. United U-16 midfielder Patrick Jean-Gilles has been called into the U-18 National Team Camp to be held April 4-13 in Carson, Calif. While in California, Jean-Gilles will participate in the training camp and play in international matches against Canada and Mexico.
Jean-Gilles is part of a 24-man roster, made up only of players born in 1997, as Head Coach Javier Perez prepares for the U-20 World Cup cycle in three years.
D.C. United today announced that homegrown goalkeeper Bill Hamid and forward Eddie Johnson have been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) roster for its upcoming match against Mexico on Wed., April 2. Both players will report to Phoenix, Ariz., on March 30 for training and will return to D.C. on Thursday, April 3.
D.C. United today announced that the Club will be loaning four players to the Richmond Kickers this season as part of the two clubs’ affiliation agreement.
2,000 District residents send 27,000 emails to D.C. Mayor and Council in support of D.C. United stadium proposal
In a compelling display of backing for a proposed D.C. United stadium at Buzzard Point, over 2,000 residents of Washington, D.C., have mobilized in less than three weeks to send over 27,000 emails to the District of Columbia Mayor and Council members. This grassroots movement, made up of local residents, community groups, and businesses, has organized to make its voice heard in support of plans for a new D.C. United stadium at Buzzard Point and associated development projects.
D.C. United today announced that Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has released the majority of D.C. United’s regional television schedule for the 2014 Major League Soccer season. In addition, the network announced that former D.C. United midfielder Santino Quaranta, a Baltimore native, will serve as analyst for the network’s telecasts this season.
D.C. United today announced that tickets are now available to the general public for all Road to Brazil matches that will take place across the United States from May 29 to June 7 when six countries make final preparations just days prior to heading to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
D.C. United today announced that defender Conor Shanosky has undergone surgery on his left wrist. Dr. Fine and Dr. Rozmaryn of The Orthopaedic Center in Washington, D.C., performed the surgery to repair a fractured left radius in his wrist. He is expected to miss one week.