Jed Zayner undergoes knee surgery

Defender to miss six weeks of action
Jed Zayner undergoes surgery

D.C. United announced today that Jed Zayner has undergone successful surgery to repair a knee injury suffered in training on Tuesday, June 28. Zayner’s medial menisectomy was performed by Doctor Pete Edwards of Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence in Columbus, Ohio.  The defender is expected to miss six weeks of action.

Entering his first full season with the Black-and-Red, Zayner has been in and out of United’s 2011 lineup due to injury. So far this season, Zayner played in four League games (four starts), recording one assist in 311 minutes of action.

Covering the coverage ahead of Philadelphia clash

This week's United media notes
DC media vs Philly

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After an eventful week at RFK Stadium, a rejuvenated D.C. United will take on the Philadelphia Union in a vital Eastern Conference matchup this evening (7:00 p.m. ET/ FOX Soccer). In preparation for the game, we begin the media roundup by looking at The Washington Post, as Steven Goff profiles United midfielder Clyde Simms and his connection to DC.

AUDIO: Dwayne De Rosario on Elliot In The Morning

United's new midfielder talks with Elliot about joining the club
AUDIO: De Rosario on DC101

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Sonny Silooy es nombrado Ayudante de Campo

El ex jugador del Ajax y la Selección de Holanda se une a los Rojinegros
Sonny Silooy es nombrado Ayu

D.C. United anunció hoy que Sonny Silooy ha sido nombrado el Ayudante de Campo del equipo. El holandés se une al United con 30 años de experiencia como jugador y entrenador en los niveles más altos del fútbol europeo.

“Sonny cuenta con una abundante experiencia a nivel profesional y de selección, tanto de jugador como de entrenador”, dijo el Gerente General Dave Kasper. “Estamos muy contentos de que se una a nuestra organización”.

Sonny Silooy named D.C. United Assistant Coach

Former Ajax and Dutch National Team player joins the Black-and-Red
Sonny Silooy joins United

D.C. United announced today that Sonny Silooy has been named as an Assistant Coach. The Dutchman joins United following over 30 years of professional playing and coaching experience at the highest levels of European football.

“Sonny has a wealth of experience at the professional and national team levels as both a player and coach,” said General Manager Dave Kasper. “We are very pleased to have him join our organization.”

Preview: DC vs Philadelphia

De Rosario available for DC as first-place Philadelphia come to town
Preview: DC vs Philadelphia

D.C. United and Philadelphia Union meet in a key Eastern Conference clash on Saturday night at RFK Stadium. United are winless in their last four games, coming off back-to-back draws, the last a late 2-2 tie with the Houston Dynamo at home. Union currently lead the division, after coming back for a late win last weekend, defeating Chivas USA 3-2.

REFEREE: Abbey Okulaja. MLS Career: 109 games; FC/gm: 27.1; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 18; pens: 25
SAR (bench): Chris Strickland; JAR (opposite): Adam Garner; 4th: Daniel Fitzgerald

VIDEO: Dwayne De Rosario interview

Comcast SportsNet's Russ Thaler interviews United's new midfielders
Dwayne De Rosario interview

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VIDEO: Brandon McDonald previews Philadelphia Union

United's new defender previews Saturday's match against Philadelphia
McDonald previews Union

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VIDEO: Dwayne De Rosario's first day at D.C. United

United's new midfielder participated in his first training session with the club
DeRo joins United

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