D.C. United, Southwest residents forge Community Benefits Agreement

Southwest Soccer Stadium Community Benefits Agreement lays foundation for lasting relationship
DCU, Southwest residents forge CBA

D.C. United and the Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council (CBCC) have announced the completion of the Southwest Soccer Stadium Community Benefits Agreement (CBA), which will lay the foundation for a lasting relationship between the team and the residents of the community that will be the home of the team's new stadium.

Letter from D.C. United Managing General Partner Jason Levien

"D.C. United’s future in our nation’s capital is secure."
Letter from Levien

Ben Olsen and Jason Levien - 2014

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We are thrilled that D.C. United’s future in our nation’s capital is secure. The most storied club in Major League Soccer will have a stadium of its own following final approval of the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 by the D.C. Council. It is a victory for the team and its fans, the city, the region and the sport of soccer in this country.

D.C. United Stadium: coming soon to Buzzard Point

Years in the making, but finally a reality for District residents and DCU fans
DCU Stadium coming soon


D.C. Council approves D.C. United stadium

20,000-25,000-seat venue at Buzzard Point targeted for opening in 2017
D.C. Council approves stadium

The D.C. Council has approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 in its second and final vote, approving the development of the new 20,000-25,000-seat stadium for D.C. United in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest Washington. The legislation’s passage targets the opening of the stadium in 2017 and ensures that D.C. United will make the District of Columbia its home for generations to come.

2014 MLS Re-Entry Draft Rules Refresher

Here are the rules to this year's Re-Entry Draft
Re-Entry Draft Refresher

adidas brazuca ball 2014

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The Expansion Draft for New York City FC and Orlando City SC is complete, so now it's time to shift our focus to the annual Re-Entry Draft. The first phase will take place tomorrow, December 12, followed by a second phase on Thursday, December 18. The Re-Entry Draft is a chance for veterans in this league, whose contracts weren't picked up at the end of the season or whose options were declined, to move within the League.

Tweet Tweet: Thank you Lewis Neal

Teammates and fans take to Twitter to thank Lewis Neal
Tweet Tweet: Thanks Lewis Neal

Perry Kitchen celebrates with Lewis Neal and Bobby Boswell

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On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Lewis Neal was selected by Orlando City SC in the MLS Expansion Draft. As the announcement came out, an outpouring of Tweets thanking the midfielder were shared.

D.C. United trades, drafts and moves as of December 10, 2014

With the trade window and expansion draft, lots of pieces were moved this week
Recap of trades and drafts as of Dec. 10

It was a busy week for all of Major League Soccer, and it's not over yet.

Q&A with Dave Kasper on the 2014 Expansion Draft and Re-Entry Draft

What type of players are on United's radar, what's the strategy for the MLS drafts?
Q&A: Dave Kasper

Ahead of today's Expansion Draft and Friday's Re-Entry Draft, D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper answered a few questions regarding United's strategy heading into this busy time of year.

Watch it live at 2:00 p.m. HERE

Yoga with D.C. United's Nick DeLeon

DCU yoga instructor Suzy Thompson shares yoga tips for soccer players
Yoga with Nick DeLeon

D.C. United declines options on five players; extends bona fide offer to one

DCU declines options on Attakora, Caskey, Parke, Porter & Shanosky; bona fide offer to Estrada
DCU declines options on five

Jeff Parke vs New York - 2014

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