Youth Soccer

GA Cup Recap: April 16

D.C. United U-16s bounce back and beat Portland
GA Cup: April 16

GA cup - day 2 - 2014

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Timber Joey only cut two log slabs today:

After yesterday’s blustery conditions, today was pretty much the perfect weather a soccer player could ask for.  The D.C. United U-16s came out flying against the Portland Timbers on Tuesday, April 15.

GA Cup Recap: April 15

DCU U-16s receive a tough blow in its first match of the Generation adidas Cup
GA Cup: April 15

It was supposed to be warmer in Texas, they said…

D.C. United Academy Update: April 15, 2014

DCU Academy adds LESA FC as Affiliate Club Member
Academy Update

The D.C. United Academy has added Luciano Emilio Soccer Academy (LESA) FC as the seventh Official Academy Affiliate Club Member. LESA FC was founded and is run by former D.C. United player Luciano Emilio. Under the Affiliation agreement, LESA will serve as a source for D.C. United in identifying and developing top youth talent in the region. United will share its coaching resources and will work with the Club to develop players.

Academy Affiliate Update: April 2014

News from D.C. United Academy Affiliate Clubs
Affiliate Update

Arlington Soccer Association

Arlington Soccer Association has four travel teams ranked nationally in the top 10. According to the most recent rankings published by GotSoccer, the U-17 Boys Strikers Red is ranked 4th, the U-16 Boys Impact Red is ranked 4th, the U-15 Boys Attack Red is ranked 6th and the U-14 Boys Eagles Red is ranked first nationally. There is no other club in the country that has more teams ranked in the top ten.

Talking Strategy: D.C. United vs Chicago

A tactical breakdown with Goalkeeping Coach Preston Burpo
Talking Strategy

As we look ahead to Chicago, Preston Burpo helps us take a look at three things that are top of mind this week for D.C. United.

First: We need to score goals.

The coaching staff and players have been working hard the past few weeks to rectify the offensive woes. The Black-and-Red has made progress from week one to week three.

The Weekly Rundown: March 18, 2014

DCU's Molly Bruh with your weekly update!
The Weekly Rundown

This week, in D.C. United news, Academy products Jose Carranza and Chandler Vaughn were both called into their respective U.S. Youth National Teams.

D.C. United Academy Update: March 17, 2014

The U-18s and U-16s have shutout victories against Match Fit Academy FC
Academy Update

The D.C. United U-18s and U-16s played at home against Match Fit Academy FC this past weekend. Both teams were able to keep clean sheets in their wins against the New Jersey club on Sunday, March 16.

D.C. United Spring Break Camp registration is now open

Have any Spring Break Plans?
DCU Spring Break Camps

It’s not too soon to start thinking about spring break plans. There may still be snow on the ground, but you can go ahead and start daydreaming of warm spring break plans with D.C. United. The month of April has several opportunities for players to begin training and playing soccer outside again. D.C. United Spring Training Programs begin on April 6th, and the Spring Break Camp runs April 14th-18th.

D.C. United Academy Update: March 6, 2014

All three D.C. United Academy teams win in their season openers
DCU Academy Update

academy update - March 6, 2014

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All three D.C. United Academy teams won their season openers against the Richmond Strikers this past weekend. The D.C. United U-18 and U-16s begin the second half of the season with (7-3-4) records, while the U-14s continue have tallied a (9-2-1) record.

Affiliate program, a success story for D.C. United's Academy

Lucas Mendes of Arlington Soccer Association joins D.C. United’s U-16s
Lucas Mendes joins the DCU Academy

Lucas Mendes - Academy

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The D.C. United Academy has several affiliate clubs that actively help identify, develop and monitor players in the Maryland, Virginia and D.C. area. These affiliate clubs assist D.C. United in developing high quality players that are ready to perform at premier college programs and potentially play for D.C. United’s first team. Six clubs are affiliate members with the D.C. United Academy including, Annandale Boys and Girls Soccer Club, Arlington Soccer Association, Beach FC, Maryland United, Northern Virginia Soccer Club and Stafford Soccer.

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