D.C. United visits Eastern Conference for Toronto FC Saturday, July 5 at 7 pm EST. Watch live on Comcast SportsNet or follow along on Twitter @DCUMatchday.
D.C. United heads north of the border to take on Toronto FC, a team undefeated in six matches. Despite United’s 1-0 loss to Seattle last Saturday, the Black-and-Red played well, showing continued progress as well as room for improvement.
D.C. United will open the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League at home as part of the schedule for the competition announced by CONCACAF. After being drawn into Group 4 with Waterhouse F.C. of Jamaica and Tauro F.C. of Panama in May, United will make its first appearance in the international tournament since 2009 against Waterhouse on August 20 at RFK Stadium.
Twitter voting is officially open for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star game in Portland on August 6th vs. Bayern Munich. Each Tweet counts as ONE vote. A Retweet also counts as ONE vote. There's more than one way to vote. Here are the acceptable Tweets that will give your favorite D.C. United player another vote towards becoming an All-Star.
Hoping to bounce back following a hard-fought 1-0 defeat to the Seattle Sounders on June 28, D.C. United returned to the RFK training field in preparation for its journey north of the border to face Eastern Conference foe Toronto FC at BMO Field (7 p.m. EST, Comcast SportsNet).
D.C. United today announced that the club and Cristian Fernandez have mutually agreed on the termination of his contract.
“Cristian was unhappy living in the United States and we have decided it was in everyone’s best interest to release the player from his contract,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “We wish him all the best at his next club.”
Screaming Eagles: Let Freedom Plaza Ring With Futbol
Mayor Vincent C. Gray along with the DowntownDC BID, Events DC, D.C. United, DC Water, Akridge, Pepco and CBS 94.7 will host a Viewing Party of the USA vs. Belgium World Cup match on a large screen on Freedom Plaza. The event is FREE and open to the public. Blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. No alcohol is permitted at Freedom Plaza.
Tommy McFly and Kelly Collis from the Tommy Show on 94.7 Fresh FM will serve as emcees for the pre-game kickoff.
DC Water will host water stations throughout the event.