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.

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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.

Academy Affiliate Update: May 2014

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

Annandale Boy and Girls Club

Annandale United FC ’99 Girls won the Virginia State Cup for the U-14 age division! Tryout dates for Annandale teams are now going on. For interested players, please click here.

Arlington Soccer Association

Academy Update: May 13, 2014

Recaps, Chandler Vaughn called in to BNT and U.S. Soccer Training Center Invitees
Academy Update

All three D.C. United Academy teams were in action this past weekend. The U-18s and U-16s traveled to New Jersey to play Players Development Academy, while the U-14s stayed closer to home and played Soccer Association of Columbia.

Weekly Rundown: May 12, 2014

Armed Forces Week is here, so we're live at the World War II Memorial
Weekly Rundown

CORRECTION: Members of the Armed Forces, who present a valid ID at the Box Office, will receive $10 off gameday pricing.

D.C. United Pre-Academy Tryouts

Registration for D.C. United Pre-Academy Tryouts is now Open
Pre-Academy Tryouts

D.C. United’s Pre-Academy teams will be holding tryouts during the month of May and June. Pre-Academy teams serve as a feeder system for the U-14, U-16 and U-18 Development Academy teams ultimately preparing players to possibly become a part of D.C. United’s First Team. The goal of the Pre-Academy system is to provide players with intensive training sessions several times a week with opportunities to participate with the Development Academy Teams and connect with the First Team.

Academy Update: May 7, 2014

Academy Teams go 1-1-1 overall on the weekend
Academy Update

D.C. United Academy played MLS rivals Philadelphia Union on Sunday, May 5 at Spingarn High School, going 1-1-1 against the Union in three physical matchups.

Andy Najar, trailblazing in Belgium

Najar re-signs with Anderlecht; an Academy success story
Najar, trailblazing in Belgium

Andy Najar - Anderlecht - new

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RSC Anderlecht

Andy Najar has added another first to his trailblazing, storybook career.

Less than 18 months after becoming the first Major League Soccer Homegrown player to be sold overseas for a transfer fee, earlier this week Najar signed a contract extension with RSC Anderlecht that will keep him with the heralded Belgian club through 2018.

D.C. United Camps Announces Player Appearances and Satellite Camp Locations

Learn from a First Team player at camp this summer
DCU camp player appearances

Registration for D.C. United Summer Camps is now open! United will be holding eight camps at RFK Stadium and eleven camps at satellite locations across Maryland and Virginia this summer. D.C. United first team players will make special appearances at camps being held at RFK Stadium.

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