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.

Academy Update: April 29, 2014

Academy teams go undefeated in six games over the weekend
Academy Update

All three D.C. United Academy teams went undefeated over the weekend in their games against Continental FC Delco on Saturday, and PA Classics on Sunday. The three Black-and-Red teams scored 17 goals, while only conceding five. The U-16s are on a six-game league winning streak, and the U-18s are on a six league game undefeated streak.

Weekly Rundown: April 28, 2014

DCU Academy on the up, United in the community this week
Weekly Rundown

D.C. United Academy at 2014 Generation adidas Cup

Go behind the scenes of the GA Cup with this GoPro video
2014 GA Cup Video

Watch the D.C. United Academy train, play and have fun at the 2014 Generation adidas Cup with this cool GoPro video.

D.C. United Academy Update: April 23, 2014

U-14s in action, four Academy Players called in to National Teams, U.S. Soccer Training Center
Academy Update: April 23

On Sunday, April 13, the U-14s beat the Virginia Rush 3-0. SahrFelix Sandy (Woodbridge, Va.; Prince William Soccer Inc.) put United on the score sheet in the 40th minute to give them the 1-0 lead going into halftime. Andres Villanueva (Woodbridge, Va.; Prince William Soccer Inc.) and Alexis Cerritos (Beltsville, Md.; Cerritos Academy) both added goals in the second half for the 3-0 win. Goalkeeper Kyle Frye kept a clean sheet for the U-14s.

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