Youth Soccer

Academy Update: July 7, 2014

Ten Academy players invited to U.S. Soccer Local Combine
Academy Update: July 7, 2014

Ten D.C. United Academy players were invited to the U.S. Soccer Local Combine that ran from July 1-2 in Glen Allen, Va. The two-day training event included both on field exercises and in classroom instruction for selected players.

D.C. United Academy Playoffs: Day Five

U-16s end their season at 17-4-7
Academy Playoffs: Day Five

The D.C. United U-16s were in action Friday, June 27 against MLS rival LA Galaxy. It was their final game of group play at the playoffs. Going into the game, United were up on goal differential and needed only a tie or a win to move on to the quarterfinals.

D.C. United Academy Playoffs: Day Three

U-16s beat Sockers 6-1
Academy Playoffs: Day Three

Day three of the United States Soccer Development Academy playoffs pitted the D.C. United U-16s against Sockers FC out of Chicago. More torrential rain delayed the kickoff by 45 minutes at Grand Park Sports Complex and changed the field conditions from grass to turf, but United was ready to go.

D.C. United Academy Playoffs: Day Two

U-18s fall to Red Bulls; U-16s start with a win
Academy Playoffs: Day Two

Torrential downpours, weather delays, red cards and a tornado warning made for a long, tiresome and eventful Tuesday. Both the D.C. United U-18s and U-16s were in action on yesterday, June 24.

D.C. United Academy Playoffs: Day One

U-18s fall 3-2 to Shattuck-Saint Mary’s
Academy Playoffs: Day One

The D.C. United U-18s and U-16s are in Westfield, IN for the United States Soccer Development Academy Playoffs this week. The U-18s played their first game against Shattuck-Saint Mary’s on Monday, June 23 at 10 a.m.

Weekly Rundown: June 23, 2014

DCU back in action, Youth in playoffs, United Drives and Target
Weekly Rundown

Play under the lights at RFK Stadium!

D.C. United’s Youth Development unveils new Residential Camp at RFK Stadium (July 30th-31st)
Play at RFK

With the stadium floodlights shining down, the smell of freshly cut grass and the sound of thousands of fans roaring your name, walking onto the RFK field as a D.C. United player is a feeling that most people can only dream of experiencing...until now! The electricity and buzz felt by being a professional soccer player is now being encapsulated into an overnight residential camp at RFK Stadium.

Development Academy Showcase: Day Three Recap

The U-14s go out with a 1-0 win
U-14 Recap: Day Three

The last day at the U-14 Development Academy Showcase started with the threat of rain and the pressure to play well against another MLS Academy squad. The D.C. United U-14s were undefeated going into their clash against the Colorado Rapids on Monday morning. The young Black-and-Red was looking for their first win at the showcase after tying their two previous games 2-2. This would be the last game together at this age group and emotions were running high.

Weekly Rundown: June 17, 2014

USA Watch Parties, Camps and Tryouts, USOC kickoff
Weekly Rundown

Development Academy Showcase: Day Two Recap

U14s come back twice to tie LA 2-2
U14 Recap: Day Two

Day two of the United States Soccer Development Academy U-14 Showcase saw another early morning for the young Black-and-Red. Indiana provided another excellent day for the teams to showcase their talents in front of several U.S. Soccer scouts. The DCU U-14s squared off against a skilled Los Angeles Futbol Academy on Saturday morning.

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