Youth Soccer

Academy update - U-16

D.C. United's U-16 Development Academy team began their fall 2012 campaign last weekend
U-16 Update - 9/14

This past Saturday, D.C. United’s U-16 Academy team opened their United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) season with a win over New Jersey Soccer Academy 04 at Long Bridge Park in Arlington, Virginia.

U-16 Recap:

Paul Riley among “a lot of good names” under consideration for U.S. Women’s job

Veteran coach Paul Riley has been contacted in regards to the U.S. Women’s National team head coaching position recently vacated by Pia Sundhage, though he believes he’s only one of many qualified candidates being eyed by the U.S. Soccer Federation.

FASA’s U-15 girls to make repeat trip to Super-Y finals

Even if he wanted to, FASA Impact U-15 girls coach Pete Cinalli would have a hard time singling out any one player for the team’s success.

Academy update

Weekend matches offer preparation for the Academy season
Academy update

In its final preparations for the upcoming United States Soccer Development Academy season, D.C. United’s academy squads hosted three Majoy League Soccer academy teams for friendlies at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia over Labor Day weekend.

Pre-academy update

Teams wrap up Labor Day Weekend friendlies
Pre-academy update

In its final preparations for the upcoming United States Soccer Development Academy season, D.C. United’s academy squads hosted three Majoy League Soccer academy teams for friendlies at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia over Labor Day weekend.

Suliaman Dainkeh called into U-18 US Men’s National Team Camp

Dainkeh will join the camp in Mill, Netherlands this week
Dainkeh called-up

D.C. United announced today that Academy product Suliaman Dainkeh has been called into the U-18 U.S. Men’s National Team camp in Mill, Netherlands. The camp will run from September 6th - 17th, with a match against the Netherlands on September 11th in Groesbeek, Netherlands and friendlies against U-18 club teams representing Feyenoord Rotterdam, Borussia Dortmund and Club Brugge.

VSA Heat Blue complete epic year with all-conquering run to U-17 girls national title

VSA Heat Blue run to title

It could be described as utter domination. 

Northern Virginia Under-17 girls powerhouse VSA Heat Blue proved that they were the top squad in the Northeast United States at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships in early July, racing to the title with an undefeated record. 

With a spot at nationals assured, coach Steve Smith’s ladies hoped to build on that performance. They did that and more. 

BRYC 95 Elite girls earn third title of fantastic season with U-16 national championship

BRYC 95 girls earn title

Braddock Road Youth Club’s 95 Elite girls squad had already enjoyed a stellar season before heading to South Carolina for the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships, having won the Virginia State Cup and the Region I title. And given the bearish schedule they drew for the national finals at Manchester Meadow in Rock Hill, S.C., the Springfield, Va.-based team had reason to moderate their expectations and celebrate what they’d achieved to that point.

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17-year-old impressed D.C.'s first-teamers during recent training stint

Colin Martin playing with D.C. United Reserves

Equal parts excited and anxious, Collin Martin sat alone at a corner locker in D.C. United’s busy dressing room last week.  For the first few days, the latest academy product to be called up to first team training kept to himself - until the Black-and-Red’s captain broke the ice.

Virginian tourney honors vets

Annual Memorial Day tournament honors vets with Wounded Warrior Project partnership
Virginian honors vets

War and soccer: They are two vastly different entities, yet both share levels of passion and intensity that sometimes prompt comparison. This Memorial Day weekend, however, one large Northern Virginia youth tournament will pay tribute those who have paid the heaviest price in the arena of combat that truly matters.

The 37th edition of the Virginian Memorial Day Soccer Tournament is a sponsor of the Wounded Warriors Project, a group that aims to help injured service members, raise awareness and enlist public aid for the needs of those who have been injured.

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