The D.C United Foundation will hold an in-stadium jersey auction on Saturday, October 18 during United’s final Regular Season home match against the Chicago Fire (buy tickets). Fans will have an opportunity to bid on select 2014 game-worn, autographed jerseys. All proceeds raised from the auction will assist the D.C. United Foundation with operating its signature programs: United Soccer Club and Kicks for Kids, which help serve hundreds of underprivileged DC area youth.
He’d been through it twice before, but this time was different, tougher, more uncertain.
Heading into the 2010 season as a second-year MLS player, D.C. United’s Chris Pontius underwent hamstring surgery when his right hamstring muscle tore away from his bone. Recovered by preseason of 2011, Pontius returned to full strength and enjoyed a season in which he earned seven goals and five assists.
After earning its first win in Houston on Oct. 12, the team returned to the RFK training field to prepare for its final home match of the 2014 MLS Regular Season (Saturday, October 18 vs. Chicago Fire - buy tickets).
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This was a quick road trip, only in Houston for 30 hours, but there are still plenty of things to talk about.
1. WE WON
That one is pretty self explanatory. We finally won in Houston and by doing so we put ourselves in a great position to win the Eastern Conference. With one point in the remaining two games we will clinch first place in the East and secure home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
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The Black-and-Red needs just one point to clinch first in the Eastern Conference, and it has its chance this Saturday when the Chicago Fire comes to town. BUY TICKETS