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D.C. United’s Bill Hamid earns first-ever call-up to U.S. National Team

Goalkeeper named to roster set to face Mexico in Philadelphia
Hamid called up to USMNT

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann today named D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid to the 22-man roster that will face Mexico next Wednesday. It is the first-ever call-up for United’s 20-year old netminder. The U.S. will take on Mexico in the teams’ first meeting in a friendly since 2008 next Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m.

Food trucks for August 6 match vs TFC

DC-based food trucks in Lot 8 at 5:00 PM
Food trucks for 8/6

Eat Wonky truck

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Supporters are encouraged to follow each of the five food trucks on Twitter. Ticket plans and game packages, as well as individual game tickets, are available for purchase at dcunited.com/tickets

Tailgate drink prices: 16oz PBR $3, 24oz Corona $5, 24oz Modello $5, Bottle Water $2

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Charlie Davies visits Washington Hospital Center

The United forward personally thanked the doctors and nurses who treated his critical injuries.
CSN Report: Davies at WHC

DC's Davies motivated by "bittersweet" Klinsmann hiring

United forward appreciated Bradley, but keen to impress new coach
Davies on Klinsmann hiring

WASHINGTON – With a team boasting former, current and possibly future US national team players, there was a buzz around D.C. United following Friday's announcement that Jurgen Klinsmann would take the helm for the Red, White and Blue.

“I think it’s exciting,” forward Charlie Davies said. “For all the players, I think everyone is excited. [Klinsmann], for me, is a legend and a world-class striker.”

But there was also a hint of sadness to see former coach Bob Bradley depart.

Dwayne De Rosario named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The United midfielder earns his third fan honor in four matches
De Rosario named MOTM

Dwayne De Rosario

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Dwayne De Rosario was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 20 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on dcunited.com.

LENKERSDORFER FINE JEWELERS MOTM VOTING

After each match, visit visit facebook.com/dcunited or dcunited.com to cast your vote. Every match you vote in earns you another chance to win.

DC Notes: Jakovic already comfortable in new partnership

Central defender earns clean sheet with United newbie McDonald
Jakovic back in the lineup

It was perhaps no coincidence that D.C. United's impressive shutout on the road against the San Jose Earthquakes came just as center back Dejan Jakovic was making his first start since May 29.

Jakovic returned to the lineup for the 2-0 victory after a hamstring injury had shelved him for two months. The game also also marked the first MLS game in which he partnered with fellow center back Brandon McDonald, who joined DC from San Jose on June 27.

Dwayne De Rosario es nombrado Jugador MLS de la Semana

North American Soccer Reporters reconoce al mediocampista por su actuación ante San José Earthq
DeRo Jugador de la Semana

D.C. United anunció hoy que el mediocampista Dwayne De Rosario ha sido elegido como el Jugador MLS de la Semana para la semana 20 por North American Soccer Reporters. De Rosario anotó ambos goles del United en la victoria 2-0 ante San José Earthquakes el 30 de julio en el Estadio Buck Shaw, logrando en la primera victoria del club en San José desde 1998.

Desde su llegada a D.C. United, De Rosario ha sido titular en los cinco partidos que disputó para el club, registrando tres goles y una asistencia en 444 minutos de juego.

Dwayne De Rosario named MLS Player of the Week

North American Soccer Reporters recognize midfielder for two-goal performance
DeRo named MLS POTW

Dwayne De Rosario

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Dwayne De Rosario's two goals earn him Player of the Week honors

D.C. United announced today that midfielder Dwayne De Rosario has been selected as MLS Player of the Week for Week 20 by the North American Soccer Reporters. De Rosario recorded both of United's goals in a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on July 30 at Buck Shaw Stadium, the club's first victory at San Jose since 1998.

Since arriving at D.C. United, De Rosario has started all five matches he has played in for the club, registering three goals and one assist in 444 minutes of action.

De Rosario shows exactly why United needed his magic

Canadian star deposits impressive brace on former team in win
De Rosario shows his magic

D.C. United hoped they’d be getting some extra punch to their offense when they acquired Dwayne De Rosario last month.

On Saturday night, he showed exactly why United wanted him. The veteran attacker scored twice in the second half to lead DC to another valuable road win, a 2-0 defeat of the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium.

“He’s a special player,” defender Dejan Jakovic told MLSsoccer.com by phone after the match. “I was really excited when I first heard we got him because I know what he’s capable of doing, and that’s exactly what he did.”

Post match quotes: San Jose Earthquakes 0 - D.C. United 2

Saturday, July 30, 2011 - Santa Clara, CA
Post match quotes

D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH BEN OLSEN

On tonight’s performance:
“I was just told we hadn’t won here in 13 years. This was a good thing. We got that monkey off our back. It’s always a tough place to play. In this league you get teams that are down on their luck with injuries. They (the Earthquakes) have a lot of them and you have to take advantage of it in this league. I was just happy we took advantage of a team that’s down on their luck. I was proud of the guys. Dwayne is obviously in a very special place.”

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