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.
D.C. United today announced that they will participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by working with City Year to help beautify Calvin Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C.
The MLK Day of Service is part of United We Serve, the President’s national call to service initiative, which calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.