United Drives to collect school supplies for D.C. Public Schools

Donate school supplies prior to 8/31 match outside of Gate A at RFK
United Drives: Supplies for DCPS

D.C. United announced today, through United Drives, that the program will collect new school supplies to benefit D.C. Public Schools on Sunday, August 31 before United’s match against The New York Red Bulls at 2:30 p.m. All supplies collected will go to various Title 1 D.C. Public Schools.

Newsstand - August 25, 2014

A sampling of DCU-related media
Newsstand - August 25, 2014

Washington PostD.C. United scores three goals in first half, takes over first place in MLS Eastern Conference

Match Analysis: D.C. United v Sporting Kansas City

Assistant Coach Chad Ashton breaks down the Black-and-Red's 3-0 win
Match Analysis: DCU v SKC

D.C. United to present retirement gift to Landon Donovan

The Black-and-Red to honor Donovan's place in American soccer history
DCU to present a gift to Donovan

D.C. United and EventsDC are proud to have the opportunity this week to honor an American soccer legend. On behalf of both organizations, United head coach Ben Olsen will present Landon Donovan with a gift prior to kickoff on Wednesday, August 27 (10:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet).

D.C. United claims first in the East

“The job is certainly not done," Davy Arnaud
DCU claims first in the East

This win felt different, more important, bigger. You could hear it in the locker room; cheers, singing, visible emotion from players otherwise even-keeled. But ask them what this win means, and they’ll all give you the same answer: nothing yet.

D.C. United's first-ever win at Sporting Park

What do DCU players have to say about this feat?
DCU's first win at Sporting Park

chris rolfe goal celebration at sporting kc - 2014

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USA Today Sports Images

Last night, D.C. United topped defending MLS Cup Champion Sporting Kansas City 3-0.

Post-Match Quotes: August 23, 2014

"It's a statement game across the League." Sean Franklin
Post-Match Quotes

Ben Olsen - fist pump - 2014 rfk

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Tony Quinn

D.C. United manager Ben Olsen

On D.C. United’s win over Sporting KC…

They are extremely aggressive at home, and these games come down to if you can counter in the right way. Today, I think we were pretty sharp in that area and fortunately we punished them for it.

On managing the game…

We weathered some early pressure, but overall I thought the way we managed the game was very mature.

On his team’s emotions after the match…

August 23 Highlights: D.C. United 3 - Sporting KC 0

United with a 3-goal first half to spring into first in the conference standings
Highlights: DCU 3 - SKC 0

August 23 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Sporting KC 0

The Black-and-Red with arguably its most dominant performance of the season
Recap: DCU 3 - SKC 0

Perry Kitchen goal celebration with fabian espindola - 2014

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USA Today Sports Images

There's a new leader in the Eastern Conference, as D.C. United continue their comeback from the shambles that was their 2013 MLS campaign – and the frustration continues at home for Sporting Kansas City.

GOAL: Perry Kitchen

Kitchen punches home DCU's third
GOAL: Kitchen
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