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DCU Pre-Academy U-13s win Arlington ASIST Tournament and play affiliate club on the way!
Affiliate Connections

ASIST Tournament

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The D.C. United Pre-Academy U-13 Team won the Arlington ASIST Tournament over the past weekend. Below freezing temperatures, brutal winds, looming winter storm TITAN, and a freezing rain final didn’t stop the U-13s from bringing home some hardware.

D.C. United Academy Update

U-18s and U-16s win, while U-14s drop only its third game of the season
D.C. United Academy Update

The D.C. United Academy teams played the Richmond Kickers this past weekend in their first home games of the season. The U-18s and U-16s both put in impressive multiple goal performances, while the U-14s were unable to score in its 1-0 defeat to the Kickers.

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.

D.C. United Academy Update

D.C. United’s U-14s participate in Regional Futsal Event
D.C. United Academy Update

Chandler Vaugn - DCU Academy

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The D.C. United Developmental Academy U-14s competed in the 2014 Development Academy Regional Futsal Event at the Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia, Pa., this past weekend. The U-14s were divided into a Red team and a White team that competed separately at the event.

The red team went 2-2 against NJSA, New York Red Bulls, Bethesda and the Philadelphia Union. The white team went 1-3 over the weekend in several close games against SAC, Bethesda, Philadelphia Union and the New York Red Bulls.

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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Seven D.C. United Academy players are going to play collegiate soccer in fall 2014. All seven have deep roots in the D.C. United Academy system and have been with the club for multiple years. Julian Cummings, Steven Gandy, Josh Golob, Bashir Hooper, Christian Kershaw, Michael Monahan, and Noah Pilato all started in the DCU Pre-Academy and moved up together through the system to eventually play on the U-18 US Developmental Academy team.

D.C. United Academy Update: February 3, 2014

Carranza travels with the U-15 BNT to Dubai and Vaughn to train with the U-14 BNT
Academy Update: Feb. 3

Chandler Vaugn - DCU Academy

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D.C. United Academy players Jose Carranza (Manassas, Va.; Northern Virginia Soccer Club) and Chandler Vaughn (Woodbridge, Va.; Prince William Soccer Inc.) have both been called in to U.S. Soccer National Team camps. Carranza has been invited to the U-15 Boys National Team Camp to be held Jan. 31-Feb. 9 in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. Vaughn has been invited to the U-14 Boys National Team training camp Feb. 1-9 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

Photos: Michael Seaton at Inter Milan

United Homegrown forward visits Italian side Inter Milan
PHOTOS: Seaton at Inter

READ: Q&A with Homegrown Michael Seaton

Q&A with U-20 National Team camp selections Suliaman Dainkeh and Ian Harkes

DCU Youth chats with former Academy standouts while at camp
Q&A with U-20 National Team camp selections Suliaman Dainkeh and Ian Harkes

Ian Harkes and Suliaman Danke

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Two D.C. United Academy alumni, Suliaman Dainkeh (Maryland; Reston, Va.) and Ian Harkes (Wake Forest; Fairfax, Va.), have been invited into the U-20 National Team Camp from Jan. 3-12 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. They sat down during their afternoon break at camp to answer a few questions about their time with the National Team.

Jose Carranza joins U.S. Soccer’s U-17 Residency Program

14-year-old Carranza heads to Bradenton
Jose Carranza joins U.S. Soccer’s U-17 Residency Program

D.C. United U-16 Academy midfielder Jose Carranza has joined the U.S. Soccer U-17 Residency Program at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Carranza is one of seven players to be added to the program by U-17 National Team Head Coach Richie Williamson, and as one of two players born in 1999, he is now the second youngest player to be accepted into the residency program this semester.

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