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D.C. United signs Salvadoran international Cristian Castillo

D.C. United signs Salvado

Washington, D.C. (December 18, 2009) – D.C. United today announced the club has signed midfielder Cristian Castillo. The Salvadoran international standout joins United on loan from Mexico’s second division club Leon FC. Castillo will be available upon receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and work visa. Per club and League policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

United for D.C. forma sociedad con Caja Navarra

United for D.C. forma soc

Washington, D.C. (16 de diciembre de 2009) - D.C. United y su rama benéfica, United for D.C., han anunciado hoy su sociedad con el banco epañol Caja Navarra (CAN). La sociedad ayudará con la expansión de los tres programas de United for D.C.: United Reads, Kicks for Kids and United Soccer Club.

“Estamos muy entusiasmados con el programa”, dijo Stephen Zack, presidente de la junta de United for D.C. y vicepresidente ejecutivo del D.C. United. “Creará muchas oportunidades para ayudar a nuestra comunidad”.

United for D.C. to partner with Caja Navarra

United for D.C. to partne

Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2009) - D.C. United and its charitable arm, United for D.C., today announced a partnership with the Spanish bank Caja Navarra (CAN), a pioneer in Banca Civica (Civic Banking). The partnership aims to expand United for D.C.’s three signature programs: United Reads, Kicks for Kids and United Soccer Club.

“We are very excited about this partnership,” said Stephen Zack, President of the Board of United for D.C. and D.C. United’s Executive Vice President. “It will create great opportunities to help our community.”

D.C. United ficha a Tiyi Shipalane

D.C. United ficha a Tiyi

Washington, D.C. (15 de diciembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el club ha fichado al mediocampista Tiyi Shipalane. El joven de 23 años de edad se unió a United en agosto en condición de préstamo del Harrisburg City Islanders (USL-2) y tuvo tres presentaciones (una como titular) para el conjunto capitalino.

“Tiyi es un jugador que demostró mucho potencial durante su corto tiempo con nosotros esta temporada pasada”, dijo el Gerente General de United, Dave Kasper. “Nos entusiasma tenerlo de regreso con el equipo desde el comienzo del 2010 y verlo desarrollar”.

D.C. United signs Tiyi Shipalane

D.C. United signs Tiyi Sh

Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2009) – D.C. United today announced the club has signed midfielder Tiyi Shipalane. The 23-year old joined United in August on loan from the Harrisburg City Islanders (USL-2) and made three appearances (one start) for the Black-and-Red. Per League and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Tiyi is a player who showed a lot of potential during his short time with us this past season,” said United General Manager Dave Kasper. “We're excited to have him with the team from the beginning of the 2010 season and look forward to watching him develop.”

D.C. United asistirá a la Fiesta Navideña de la Representante Eleanor Holmes Norton

Washington, D.C. (15 de diciembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que una vez más respaldará la Fiesta Navideña de la Representante Eleanor Holmes Norton para la juventud desventajada de D.C. Este es el quinto año consecutivo que el club y su rama benéfica, United for D.C., han ayudado a la Representante Norton a celebrar esta tradición navideña. El evento se celebrará de 11 a.m. a 2 p.m. el jueves, 17 de diciembre en el Cannon House Office Building.

D.C. United to attend Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Holiday Party

Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2009) - D.C. United announced today it will once again support Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Party for D.C.’s disadvantaged youth. This is the fifth year in a row in which the club and its charitable arm, United for D.C., have helped Congresswoman Norton stage this D.C. Holiday tradition. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, and will be held in the Cannon House Office Building.

Noticias de la Academia D.C. United: 11 de diciembre de 2009

Noticias de la Academia D

Torneo Invernal de la Academia: Los equipos de la Academia de D.C. United continuaron su temporada con el torneo Academy Winter Showcase en Phoenix, Arizona durante el fin de semana. El cuadro Sub-16 ganó sus tres encuentros mientras que el Sub-18 ganó uno y perdió dos.

D.C. United Academy update: December 11, 2009

D.C. United Academy updat

Academy Winter Showcase: The D.C. United Academy teams continued their season by showing their skills in the Academy Winter Showcase in Phoenix, AZ this past weekend. The U16s swept all three of their games. The U18s played well, but could only muster a 1-2 record in the desert.

Leyendas de D.C. United exaltadas al Salón de la Fama de VA-DC

Washington, D.C. (10 de diciembre de 2009) - D.C. United hoy anunció que Raúl Díaz Arce y Richie Williams, ex-­­­­astros rojinegros, serán exaltados al Salón de la Fama del Fútbol de Virginia-DC. Además, el comentarista del United, Dave Johnson será reconocido por su servicio al deporte. La ceremonia de exaltación se celebrará en el Virginia Youth Soccer Convention el 23 de enero de 2010 en el Hyatt Regency Crystal en Arlington, Virginia. Los miembrosde este año se unen a los ex-jugadores de D.C.

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