Press Releases

D.C. United’s Santino Quaranta undergoes successful surgery

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 14, 2009) - D.C. United announced today Santino Quaranta underwent successful surgery for a ruptured plantar plate in his left foot’s first metatarsal. Dr. Lew Schon at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland performed the operation Tuesday afternoon. Quaranta is expected to make a full recovery, but will be out of action for 4-6 months. The injury is the same one Quaranta suffered on his right foot in 2006 while a member of the New York Red Bulls.

D.C. United to auction off game-worn jerseys during Oct. 17 match against Columbus Crew

Washington, D.C. (October 13, 2009) - D.C. United and its charitable arm, United for D.C., will be holding a silent auction of 2009 game-worn United jerseys during the match against the Columbus Crew on Saturday, October 17. All proceeds will benefit United for D.C. and its programs. Jerseys to be auctioned include game-worn attire autographed by the starting eleven, as well as other key D.C. United players. Saturday’s game is set for a 8 p.m. ET kickoff and will be broadcast on Comcast SportsNet.

D.C. United a subastar camisetas del partido durante encuentro contra Columbus Crew el 17 de octubre

Washington, D.C. (13 de octubre de 2009) - D.C. United y su rama benéfica, United for D.C., estarán celebrando una subasta silenciosa de las camisetas usadas durante el partido contra Columbus Crew el sábado, 17 de octubre. Todas las ganancias beneficiarán a United for D.C. y sus programas. Las camisetas que serán subastadas incluyen uniformes firmados por el onceno titular y otros jugadores claves de los rojinegros El partido del sábado está pautado para las 8 p.m. ET kickoff y será transmitido por Comcast SportsNet.

D.C. United ficha al portero Steve Cronin

D.C. United ficha al port

WASHINGTON, D.C. (12 de octubre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el club ha adquirido al portero Steve Cronin en condición de préstamo del equipo Portland Timbers (USL-1) después de conseguir permiso de la Liga por un caso de dificultad extrema. El titular Josh Wicks sufrió una lesión el 27 de septiembre en el partido contra San José.

D.C. United signs goalkeeper Steve Cronin on loan

D.C. United signs goalkee

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 12, 2009) - D.C. United announced today the club has acquired goalkeeper Steve Cronin on loan from the Portland Timbers (USL-1) after getting League approval for a case of extreme hardship roster addition. First-choice goalkeeper Josh Wicks was injured in the team’s 2-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes on September 27 when he dislocated his shoulder and strained his MCL on a play in the second half.

United Reads regresa para el año escolar 2009-2010

United Reads regresa para

Washington, D.C. (7 de octubre de 2008) - D.C. United y su rama benéfica, United for D.C., anunciaron hoy el calendario del año escolar 2009-2010 del programa United Reads. United Reads es una iniciativa creada para alentar a los estudiantes de escuela primaria del área metropolitana de Washington DC a enamorarse de la lectura. En su octavo año, United Reads continuará su sociedad con la Fundación Heart of America para proveer dos libros nuevos a cada estudiante durante las visitas de jugadores del equipo a cada escuela.

United Reads returns for 2009-2010 school year

United Reads returns for

Washington, D.C. (October 7, 2009) - D.C. United and its charitable arm, United for D.C., announced today the 2009-2010 United Reads program schedule. United Reads is a signature program created to encourage elementary school students in the greater Washington DC area to fall in love with reading. Now in its eighth year, United Reads will continue to partner with the Heart of America Foundation to provide two new books to each student during D.C. United player visits to each school.

Presentaciones de Jugadores: 6 al 11 de octubre

Presentaciones de Jugador

Washington, D.C. (6 de octubre de 2009) - Jugadores de D.C. United estarán haciendo presentaciones en la comunidad esta semana. Rodney Wallace se presentará en Silver Spring para el comienzo de la temporada de otoño del United Soccer Club el martes, mientras que Devon McTavish estará ayudando con el evento Train with the Pros el miércoles. El programa de United Reads comienza en la escuela Tubman Elementary el viernes con la visita de Boyzzz Khumalo y Ely Allen. Durante el fin de semana, varios jugadores estarán asistiendo a la gran apertura del Pollo Campero en Laurel, Maryland.

D.C. United player appearances: October 6-11

D.C. United player appear

Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2009) - As part of D.C. United’s continued efforts to make positive contributions to the local community, players will make appearances in the community this week. Rodney Wallace will be present at United Soccer Club’s launch at Long Branch Community Center on Tuesday, October 6, while Devon McTavish will help out with a Train with the Pros event on Wednesday. Ely Allen and Boyzzz Khumalo will kick off player visits to schools as part of the United Reads initiative when they visit Tubman Elementary School on Friday, October 9.

Rodney Wallace se presentará el martes en el United Soccer Club de Silver Spring

Washington, D.C. (5 de octubre de 2009) - El mediocampista costarricense del D.C. U nited Rodney Wallace se presentará mañana martes, 6 de octubre en el entrenamiento de los niños del programa juvenil futbolístico “United Soccer Club” en Silver Spring, MD. United Soccer Club es un programa creado por la fundación del D.C. United, United for D.C., y le brinda la oportunidad a los niños a jugar fútbol después de las clases escolares. United for D.C. y la U.S.

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