D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen
On substituting Lewis Neal for Branko Boskovic:
In boxing, the tale of the tape is the pre-fight measurements between the two combatants. In 2013, we're telling the tale of the tape between D.C. United and its foe of the week.
Kyle Porter Heating Up
Midfielder Kyle Porter notched his first MLS goal in United’s match against Sporting Kansas City on 5/19, with his family from Toronto in attendance. Porter also registered his first MLS assist in the previous match against FC Dallas on 5/11.
April Showers bring May Power
This Saturday, D.C. United hosts the Portland Timbers in the teams' one and only matchup of the 2013 campaign. United will look to build from the draw the squad earned last Sunday, as the team heads into the summer of soccer. Here are your VW Keys to the Match:
Possession, meet possession
Whether you're a new fan in 2013, or you've been to every match since 1996, we want to make sure you make the most of your matchday experience at RFK Stadium. Below is a list of things every fan should try.
This Saturday, D.C. United would like to feature its chartible arm United for D.C. Saturday will be United for D.C. Day and will include activies highlighting the club's involvement in the community.
Supporters are encouraged to follow our food truck vendors on Twitter. Ticket plans and packages, as well as individual match tickets, are available for purchase at online!
Menu: available both by the slice and as a pie
D.C. United vs Portland Timbers
Sunday, May 25, 2013 - 7:00 PM ET
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Don't forget to pick up the latest issue of Matchday at the gates
D.C. United hit the training field today with a focus on creating opportunities in the attacking third. After warming up, the Black-and-Red worked on passing patterns, focusing on speed of play and clean touches. Then, the team moved onto 4v3 situations going to goal. Finally, the squad enjoyed a crossing and finishing drill before returning inside for treatments and recovery.
Sainey Nyassi on Trial
D.C. United today announced, in conjunction with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), that the club is set to play Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. (commonly known as Chivas Guadalajara or Chivas) in a friendly match this summer. The duel will take place on Friday, July 12 at RFK Stadium at 8:00 p.m. ET.
D.C. United goalkeeper Anrew Dykstra, currently playing for USL PRO affiliate Richmond Kickers, earned Week 9 USL PRO Team of the Week honors. After making five crucial saves against the Los Angeles Blues on Friday night, Dysktra helped the Kickers earn a point in a 1-1 tie. Dykstra has played all seven games of the undefeated Kickers thus far (4-0-3). The talented goalkeeper has anchored a defense that has only allowed seven goals in the 2013 season.
You tweeted at D.C. United about #NYCFC, and our favorite replies are featured below!
Andrew questions why New York would even get a second team.
@dcunited why give New York a second team, when the first team can't even win trophies!