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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.

Development Academy Showcase: Day One Recap

U-14s tie Gottschee 2-2 on opening day
U-14 Recap: Day One

Friday the 13th wasn’t too unlucky for the young Black-and-Red. The D.C. United U-14s opened their Development Academy Showcase weekend against BW Gottschee Friday morning. From the opening touch, United dominated play and created many chances, though were intially unable to convert . John Eberle broke the deadlock in the 22nd minute after Gottschee’s goalkeeper deflected a shot from Chandler Vaughn. Despite several shots on goal, a stellar first half performance from Gottschee’s ‘keeper held United to a one-goal lead heading into half time.

Academy Update: June 10, 2014

All three Academy teams go undefeated in last regular season games
Academy Update

The D.C. United U-23, U-18, U-16 and U-14s were all in action this past weekend at several different venues. The U-18, U-16 and U-14s finished up the regular season, while the U-23s continue its summer season.

U-23s vs. Legacy 76: 1-0 win

Goals: Jannick Eckenrode (Cody Albrecht) [23]

Weekly Rundown: June 10, 2014

United Soccer Club Spring Classic, World Cup content at dcunited.com, Academy tryouts
Weekly Rundown

This week, we're pretty busy getting ready for the World Cup break.

Nolan Sheldon named D.C. United Academy Director

Current U-18 Head Coach to assume oversight of all Academy initiatives
Nolan Sheldon named Academy Director

D.C. United has announced that Nolan Sheldon has been named D.C. United Academy Director. Sheldon, who currently serves as Director of D.C. United camps and Head Coach of the D.C. United Academy Under-18 team, will assume oversight of all D.C. United Academy initiatives, youth teams and training opportunities. D.C. United continues to have one of the most successful academy programs in the country, with seven players that have graduated from the youth ranks to professional Major League Soccer contracts.

Q&A with D.C. United Academy Director Nolan Sheldon

dcunited.com chats with Sheldon on his visions and goals for DCU Youth Development
Q&A with Nolan Sheldon

Nolan Sheldon - headshot

Photo Credit: 
dcunited.com

What are you goals for the D.C. United Academy?

DMV Roundup: June 3, 2014

Kickers, Spirit win away, DCU U-23s tie
DMV Roundup

While D.C. United was hard at work at RFK, the Richmond Kickers, Washington Spirit and D.C. United U-23s were busy giving the DMV an undefeated record on the weekend.

Academy Update: May 28, 2014

D.C. United U-23 side wins in first home game of the NPSL season
D.C. United Academy Update

The D.C. United U-23, U-18 and U-16 Academy and Pre-Academy teams were all in action this past weekend.

The D.C. United U-23 team beat Chesterfield United FC 1-0 in its first home game of the NPSL season. The lone goal came off a spectacular bicycle kick from Ryan Harmouche in the 41st minute.

D.C. United Youth Development unveils new Training Program gear

The D.C. United Academy is sponsored by adidas
DCU Youth gear

With training programs fast approaching, D.C. United would like to unveil the new gear for all training program participants! D.C. United U-14 Academy players Chris Durkin and Gio Diaz were the first to try on the new line of D.C. United training gear, which is the same professional gear that the D.C. United first team players wear during training.

REGISTER: Training Programs

D.C. United Homegrown forward Michael Seaton called up to Jamaica Men’s National Team

18-year-old striker named to squad for four friendlies, including three in Europe
Seaton called up to Reggae Boyz

D.C. United has announced that Homegrown forward Michael Seaton has been selected to the Jamaica Men’s National Team roster for four upcoming friendly matches. The Jamaicans will face Serbia at Red Bull Arena on May 26 before heading across the Atlantic Ocean for three games: versus Switzerland in Lucerne on May 30, Egypt in London on June 4, and France in Lille on June 8.

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