D.C. United announced today, through United Drives, that the program in partnership with Leidos will collect new toys to benefit Playtime Project on Wednesday, July 30 before United’s match against Toronto FC at 7 p.m. Playtime Project’s mission is to nurture healthy child development and reduce the effects of trauma among children living in temporary housing programs in Washington, D.C. Playtime Project works to provide children with new toys who are experiencing homelessness to enjoy throughout the year.
For the first time since suffering a knee injury on June 11 against Montreal, Fabián Espíndola has returned to full training with the team. The Argentinean forward still leads the Black-and-Red in both goals (7) and assists (8) and is expected back within the next few weeks.
D.C. United took a quick break from Major League Soccer action this weekend to take on Fulham F.C. in an international friendly in Jacksonville, Fla., at EverBankField. Featuring a side that has yet to play many minutes together this season, United had to work quickly to build chemistry on the pitch.
At this point in the 2014 MLS campaign, it’s hard to believe D.C. United finished the first month of the season without a win. It’s also impossible to discuss the team’s success since then without considering Chris Rolfe’s timely arrival.
0-1-2: D.C. United’s record pre-April 2nd.
10-5-4: D.C. United’s record post-April 2nd.
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The 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which will qualify three teams for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, will be played in four host cities in the United States: Chicago, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
D.C. United returned to the RFK training field on Tuesday in preparation for its visit to Jacksonville, Fla., and EverBank Field to face Fulham F.C on Saturday, July 26. The starters from Sunday’s match had the day off, while the remaining players got back to work.