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DC's Kitchen gets good marks as defensive mid vs. Ajax

United rookie tested at yet another position during Sunday's friendly
Kitchen tested at D-Mid

WASHINGTON — Before Perry Kitchen’s pro debut, much was made about where the 19-year-old US youth international might line up as a pro for D.C. United.

So far, coach Ben Olsen had tabbed the promising rookie at right back and center back in league games, positions he’s played before while representing the United States at various youth levels.

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Q&A: GM Dave Kasper

United's General Manager on the present and future of United’s academy
Q&A: GM Dave Kasper

Dave Kasper with Bill Hamid and Kevin Payne

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Home-grown player signings and bigger, better youth academy programs have become regular news items around Major League Soccer. Most, if not all, of the league’s clubs are increasingly eager to find talent in their own backyards, for reasons of competition as well as community relations, and the trend is growing steadily – so much so that it’s easy to forget that youth development initiatives were a rarity just a few years ago.

Dejan Jakovic es convocado a la Selección de Canadá

El central del D.C. United integrará el plantel en la Copa Oro CONCACAF
Canadá convoca a Jakovic

D.C. United anunció hoy que el defensor Dejan Jakovic ha sido citado por la Selección de Canadá para participar de la Copa Oro CONCACAF 2011. La última convocatoria de Jakovic fue para un partido amistoso ante Grecia en febrero de este año.

Dejan Jakovic called-up by Canadian National Team

D.C. United defender to be part of CONCACAF Gold Cup squad
Jakovic called-up by Canada

D.C. United announced today that defender Dejan Jakovic has been called-up to the Canadian National Team for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Jakovic’s last international selection came in February for a Canadian friendly against Greece.

D.C. United estrena su tercer uniforme ante LA Galaxy

Los rojinegros vestirán la nueva camiseta frente a los Galácticos el 3 de junio
D.C. United estrena su terce

Third kit unveiling

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Jose L. Argueta

D.C. United anunció hoy que el equipo vestirá el tercer uniforme por primera vez contra Los Angeles Galaxy el 3 de junio. El partido se jugará a las 11:00 p.m. Hora del Este en el Home Depot Center, y será transmitido a todo el país por Fox Soccer.

D.C. United to unveil third kit against LA Galaxy

Black-and-Red to launch new jersey against Western Conference rival on June 3
United's third kit schedule

Third kit unveiling

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Jose L. Argueta

D.C. United announced today that the team will unveil its 2011 third kit for the first time against the Los Angeles Galaxy in a League contest on June 3. The match is set for 11:00 p.m. ET from the Home Depot Center, with FOX Soccer broadcasting the contest nationally.

Highlights: D.C. United vs AFC Ajax

Sunday, May 22, 2011 - RFK Stadium
Highlights: DC 1, Ajax 2

VIDEO: Post-match interviews

Comments from Head Coach Ben Olsen, Perry Kitchen, and Blake Brettschneider
Post-match interviews

Post-match quotes: D.C. United 1 - AFC Ajax 2

Comments from Head Coach Ben Olsen, players, and AFC Ajax
Post-match quotes

D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH BEN OLSEN

Overall thoughts on the friendly match against AFC Ajax:

VIDEO: Blake Brettschneider scores against AFC Ajax

The United rookie levels the score in the 58th minute
Brettschneider goal vs Ajax
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