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Chris Pontius named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The United midfielder earns his second fan honor of the year
Pontius MOTM - Match 10

Chris Pontius was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 10 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on dcunited.com. Pontius' second half penalty kick for the Black-and-Red equalized the match and led to the 1-1 tie against the Colorado Rapids.

Bid now to win his autographed, game-worn jersey.

Branko Bošković undergoes ACL surgery

Montenegrin midfielder to miss six months
Bošković undergoes surgery

Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2011) - D.C. United announced today that Branko Bošković has undergone successful surgery to repair a torn left Anterior Cruciate Ligament. The procedure was performed by Doctor James Gilbert of Metro Orthopedics and Sports Therapy in Silver Spring, Md. The Montenegrin National Team player suffered the injury on April 26 in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play-in match against the New England Revolution.

Reserve League: Philadelphia Union 0, D.C. United 1

The Black-and-Red Reserves remain undefeated after three matches
Reserves: United 1 - Union 0

Chris Korb vs Philadelphia Union Reserves - 05162011

Photo Credit: 
philadelphiaunion.com

DC United (3-0-0) remained unbeaten in MLS Reserve League play on Monday, edging Philadelphia Union (1-1-0) by a score of 1-0 at Chester Park. The visitors received a 43rd minute goal from Brandon Barklage off a corner kick and held the Union scoreless throughout.

The first scoring chance of the match came in the opening minutes when Blake Brettschneider broke free on goal, but the 22-year-old forward’s shot slid wide right of the far post.

VIDEO: Post-match quotes and highlights

Comments from Ben Olsen, Chris Pontius, and Bill Hamid
Post-match quotes

VIDEO: Post-match interview with Dax McCarty

CSN Washington's Sebastian Salazar interviews the United's captain
Post-match w/ McCarty

VIDEO: Post-match interview with Santino Quaranta

CSN Washington's Sebastian Salazar interviews the United midfielder
Post-match w/ Quaranta

Post-match quotes: D.C. United 1 - Colorado Rapids 1

Comments from Head Coach Ben Olsen, Chris Pontius, and Bill Hamid
Post-match quotes

D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH BEN OLSEN

Overall thoughts on the match:

Highlights: DC vs Colorado

Saturday, May 14, 2011 - RFK Stadium - Washington, DC
Highlights: DC 1, Colorado 1

Highlight: Pontius' PK goal makes it 1-1

Saturday, May 14, 2011 - RFK Stadium - Washington, DC
Highlight: Pontius' PK goal

D.C. United, AFC Ajax and the Royal Netherlands Embassy to host United Soccer Club clinic

May 20 event supported by Volkswagen and AEGON
Soccer Clinic w/ DC & Ajax

D.C. United announced today that in conjunction with AFC Ajax and the Royal Netherlands Embassy, the club will host a youth clinic on May 20 at 2:00 p.m. Between 60 and 80 elementary school children from United Soccer Club will participate in this 90-minute session at D.C. United’s training facility adjacent to RFK Stadium. Supported by D.C. United presenting partner Volkswagen and Ajax’s lead sponsor AEGON, the clinic will be attended by Dutch Ambassador Renée Jones-Bos.

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