As Najar prepares for int'l debut, United urge him to focus

DC United eager to see young phenom continue football education
Najar preps for int'l debut

WASHINGTON — D.C. United phenom Andy Najar finally will get the chance to take his game to the international stage.

After possible call-ups earlier this summer came and went without things working out, Najar was part of the roster for the next two friendlies Honduras will play on Sept. 3 against Colombia and Sept. 6 against Paraguay.

“I’m very thankful because of the opportunity Honduras gave me,” said Najar. “I just need to focus and take advantage of it.”

Bill Hamid earns second call-up to U.S. National Team

Goalkeeper named to roster for friendly matches against Costa Rica and Belgium in September
Hamid earns second call-up

U.S. Soccer announced today that United goalkeeper Bill Hamid has been called-up to the U.S. Men’s National Team for two friendly matches against Costa Rica and Belgium. Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad will host Costa Rica at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. on September 2 and will then travel to Brussels to face Belgium on September 6.

Dwayne De Rosario and Dejan Jakovic called-up by Canada National Team

United players will face St. Lucia and Puerto Rico in 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Qualifiers
DeRo & Jakovic called-up

The Canadian Soccer Association today announced its roster for its first two CONCACAF Round 2 matches of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifying. D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario and Dejan Jakovic were both named to the 19-man roster and will join the Canadian team prior to the its first game against St. Lucia at BMO Field in Toronto on September 2. The team’s second game will come on September 6 against Puerto Rico in Bayamón.

El Huracán Irene adelanta el partido de D.C. United-Portland para las 2:00 p.m. Hora del Este

Las actividades del Festival Latino y el Hall de Tradición han sido postergadas
DC vs Portland a las 2:00PM

United anunció hoy que el partido de Liga frente a los Portland Timbers ha sido
adelantado para el sábado, 27 de agosto
a las 2:00 p.m. Hora del Este
debido a las duras condiciones climáticas que
se esperan con el paso del Huracán Irene por el área de Washington, DC. Las
entradas para el partido siguen disponibles en y por teléfono al 202-587-5000.
El partido será transmitido localmente en vivo por Comcast SportsNet, con
repetición a las 8:00 p.m. Hora del Este.

Hurricane Irene prompts new, 2:00 p.m. ET start for D.C. United-Portland

Latin Fest activities, Hall of Tradition induction postponed
DC vs POR kickoff moved

08/26/2011 - 11:30 AM UPDATE: D.C. United-Portland Timbers match postponed

Unexpected ride continues for DC United rookie Willis

Unheralded 'keeper could see more time if Hamid isn't healthy
Willis' unexpected ride

WASHINGTON — When the D.C. United coaching staff gave Joe Willis the opportunity to make his first pro start against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Aug. 13, the risk paid unexpected dividends.

The third-round pick from this year’s SuperDraft has shown his mettle in two recent appearances after toiling as the club’s third goalkeeper most of the season, and the DC camp has certainly taken notice.

Andy Najar, otra atracción del 6to Festival Latino

Andy Najar, otra atracción d

Joe Willis named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The rookie goalkeeper earns his second fan honor of the season
Willis named MOTM

Joe Willis was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 24 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on

Soccer Almanac: MLS Trophy Case

D.C. United leads the way among MLS clubs with 12 major trophies
MLS Trophy Case

DC Notebook: Davies, DeRo rested for Portland match

Stars absent from lineup in loss to Sporting; GK Willis gets nod
Davies, DeRo rested for Sat

In Sunday's 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City, two names were surprisingly absent from the D.C. United starting lineup.

Charlie Davies didn’t make the 18 and Dwayne De Rosario was on the bench during Sunday night’s crucial matchup as head coach Olsen was looking to keep the pair fresh for the stretch run — although De Rosario came on at halftime and played 45 minutes.

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