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March to March 9: 45 days remain

Final preparations for the 2013 season documented

45 days remain until D.C. United opens RFK for the first match-up of the 2013 MLS regular season. In preparation for the home opener, dcunited.com will countdown the next 45 days with articles highlighting how the team, the organization, the stadium, our supporters and our Season Ticket Holders are readying themselves for first kick.

A countdown clock, which will launch on the homepage of dcunited.com today, will serve as an exciting reminder that we are inching closer and closer to March 9. Tune in each day for updates, and share your preparation plans with us on:

2013 D.C. United Gear:

Long Sleeve Hooded Pullover T-shirt: $50

Find it at the D.C. United Team Store and ONLINE

Purchase tickets for March 9