2014 D.C. United Holiday Gift Guide

Deck the halls with Black-and-Red
DCU Gift Guide

This year, give the gift of soccer! No matter who you're shopping for, we've got you covered.

Please note: The DCU Team Store is hosting an online sale from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. All items will be marked down 60% off, using promo code: SIXTY.

Q&A: Nolan Sheldon completes his French Federation Football course

D.C. United's Academy Director completes a 16-month top-level training program
Q&A: Nolan Sheldon

Nolan Sheldon - France

Photo Credit: 
Claire Fontaine

You’re wrapping up a nearly two-year French Football Federation (FFF) coaching course. Can you explain what was included in the curriculum?

D.C. United Statement on Marion Barry

DCU saddened by the passing of the former Mayor
D.C. United on Marion Barry

D.C. United is saddened by the passing of Ward 8 Councilmember and former Mayor Marion Barry. He was an iconic leader and will be remembered as unmatched champion for the District of Columbia.

D.C. United on the Rise in 2014: March

The Black-and-Red's turnaround season began a little slow
DCU on the Rise: March

Coming off of a long offseason, complete with many roster changes and a Carolina Challenge Cup championship, D.C. United needed just a couple of games to get its turnaround season off the ground.

Record: 0-2-1

2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League championship stage schedule announced

D.C. United faces L.D. Alajuelense in Costa Rica on Feb. 24, at RFK Stadium on March 4
2015 CONCACAF schedule

D.C. United will face Costa Rican side Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on the road Feb. 24 before a return leg at RFK Stadium on March 4 as part of the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League championship stage schedule unveiled by CONCACAF.

D.C. United is the top seed among the final eight teams in the regional competition after posting an undefeated 4-0 record in the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League group stage. The Black-and-Red defeated Panamanian side Tauro FC and Jamaican side Waterhouse FC both home and away.

Where are they now: 1999 MLS Cup starting XI

On Nov. 21, 1999, DCU won its third MLS Cup, see where the starting XI is now
Where are they now: 99 MLS Cup starters

On November 21, 1999, D.C. United won its third MLS Cup by defeating the LA Galaxy 2-0 with goals coming from Ben Olsen and Jamie Moreno. So, we took a look at where the starting XI of the championship team is today.

Cranksgiving with D.C. United

DCU to join Bike to the Beach to give back to the community
Cranksgiving: Nov. 22

D.C. United will be teaming with Bike to the Beach this year to give back to the community through a 2-wheeled food drive called Cranksgiving. The event, which takes place on Nov. 22 is part bike ride, part food drive, part Autism-awareness campaign and part scavenger hunt. That's an awful lot of awesome!

Head Coach Ben Olsen, three D.C. United players named finalists for 2014 MLS awards

Birnbaum up for ROY, Boswell up for DOY, Hamid up for GOY and Olsen up for COY
Olsen, three players named finalists for MLS awards

Bill Hamid and Bobby Boswell - high five - 2014

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USA Today Sports Images

Three D.C. United players and Head Coach Ben Olsen are among the finalists announced for Major League Soccer’s 2014 year-end awards. Three finalists were named for each award, including Olsen for Coach of the Year, Bobby Boswell for Defender of the Year, Bill Hamid for Goalkeeper of the Year, and Steven Birnbaum for Rookie of the Year.

Artist designs Home and Away Jerseys for DC, Maryland and Virginia

Nick Leimbach creates jersey for every state and the District
Jerseys for DMV

As seen on, Nick Leimbach, a fan and designer, created home and away jerseys for all 50 states as well as DC. Each jersey represents the state depicted, and we think DC, Maryland's and Virginia's are pretty awesome. Check it out below and click here to see his entire gallery.

DC Home and Away

D.C. United selects defender Thomas McNamara in MLS Dispersal Draft

The midfielder joins the Black-and-Red from Chivas USA
DCU selects Thomas McNamara in the Dispersal Draft

Thomas McNamara

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