Academy

Academy Update: July 29, 2014

Players travel to Portland to play against Bayern Munich Academy
Academy Update

Three D.C. United Academy players have been selected to play on the MLS Eastern All-Star team at the Generation adidas ESP event in Portland, Ore., during the first week of August. Jose Carranza, Jean-Christophe Koffi and Trey Vinson will travel to Portland to train, play and compete against other talented MLS Academy players from across the United States as well as the U-16 Bayern Munich Academy team.

Congratulations Bill Hamid!

D.C. United Homegrown keeper Bill Hamid has now played in 100 MLS Games
Congrats Bill Hamid!

D.C. United U-23s end great NPSL season

U-23s fall 1-0 to GBFC in playoffs
DCU U-23s end great season

D.C. United’s U-23 team had an excellent showing in NPSL this season. The talented squad went undefeated in the regular season, but dropped its first playoff match 1-0 to the Greater Binghamton Futbol Club Thunder (GBFC). Lucas Heffron of GBFC netted the game winner off an assist from Bozidar Jelovac in the 52nd minute. Though the U-23s out-shot GBFC 7-4, the Mid-Atlantic Conference champions were unable to find an answer to the Thunder’s lone goal.

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’s U-16 and U-18 Academy teams announce tryout dates

Tryouts will be held on July 7 and July 10 from 5-6:15 p.m. EST
Academy tryouts announced

D.C. United’s Academy has announced its U-16 and U-18 tryout dates for the 2014/2015 season. All tryouts will be held at the RFK Auxiliary Field from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 7, and Thursday, July 10.

The Black-and-Red Academy team was launched in 2004, and has since grown to incorporate a U-23 National Premier Soccer League team, three U.S. Development Academy teams, three Pre-Academy teams and various annual camps and training opportunities.

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
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