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DC United look to continue road form in San Jose

Black-and-Red prepare for "tough battle" in McDonald homecoming
DC at San Jose
D.C. United vs San Jose Earthquakes - 10:30 PM ET - Watch on Comcast SportsNet

WASHINGTON — Life on the road has been a pleasant surprise for D.C. United this year as the club has already picked up 12 points in nine games away from RFK. They’ll look to keep that trend going this weekend when they travel to the Bay Area to face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday (10:30 PM EST; Comcast SportsNet).

VIDEO: Brandon McDonald previews San Jose Earthquakes

United's central defender returns to play his former team
McDonald previews SJ

VIDEO: Blake Brettschneider previews San Jose Earthquakes

United's rookie forward talks about returning from injury and Saturday's match in CA
Brettschneider previews SJ

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Barklage, Brettschneider return to training

Midfielder, forward both had missed time following concussions
Brettschneider returns

WASHINGTON — Two familiar faces returned to training for D.C. United this week, and it was a welcome sight.

Midfielder Brandon Barklage and forward Blake Brettschneider (above) were back in action on Tuesday after spending time on the sidelines recovering from concussions picked up in the past month.

“It’s good to be back out here,” Brettschneider said. “Fortunately [it’s] not as hot as it’s been the last couple of weeks, it’s a little bit nicer to come back.”

AUDIO: Dwayne De Rosario on World Football Daily

United's midfielder talks about his move to DC, MLS, and playing for Ben Olsen
AUDIO: De Rosario on WFD

Inactive All-Star De Rosario keeping focus on DC

Veteran playmaker happy to stay with United during break
DeRo keeping focus on DC

Dwayne De Rosario

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De Rosario: now a six-time MLS All-Star

WASHINGTON, DC — For the sixth time in his lengthy MLS career, D.C. United midfielder Dwayne De Rosario was recognized as an MLS All-Star.

However, his status as an inactive All-Star — not on the game day roster — means that he can remain focused on his new club and won’t make the mid-week journey up north to face Manchester United.

The Canadian international saw the silver lining in not making the trip up to Red Bull Arena on Wednesday.

Dwayne De Rosario es seleccionado como Estrella MLS inactiva

El mediocampista completa el plantel de 32 jugadores de cara al Juego de las Estrellas
DeRo como Estrella inactiva

Major League Soccer anunció hoy que el mediocampista Dwayne De Rosario ha sido seleccionado como Estrella inactiva a través de la votación de jugadores para el Juego de las Estrellas MLS 2011, el cual se llevará a cabo en el Red Bull Arena el 27 de julio a las 8:30 p.m. Hora del Este. De Rosario se une a otros cinco jugadores seleccionados para la lista inactiva, completando el plantel de 32 jugadores para el partido del miércoles ante Manchester United.

Dwayne De Rosario selected as inactive MLS All-Star

Midfielder’s addition rounds out squad of 32 ahead of 2011 MLS All-Star Game
DeRo as inactive All-Star

Major League Soccer announced today that D.C. United midfielder Dwayne De Rosario has been selected as an inactive All-Star through the player voting process ahead of the 2011 MLS All-Star Game set to take place at Red Bull Arena on July 27 at 8:30 p.m. ET. De Rosario joins five other players selected to the inactive roster, rounding out the squad of 32 ahead of Wednesday’s fixture against Manchester United.

VIDEO: Post-match interviews

Ben Olsen, David Moyes, Dwayne De Rosario and others comment after the match
Post-match interviews

Highlights: D.C. United vs Everton

Saturday, July 23, 2011 - RFK Stadium
Highlights: DC vs Everton
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