Bill Hamid named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The United goalkeeper earns his second fan honor of the season
Hamid named MOTM - Match 18

Bill Hamid

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Bill Hamid was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 18 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on 


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

Presentaciones de Jugadores de D.C. United: 21 de julio - 25 de julio

Presentaciones 21-25 julio

El D.C. United continúa con su compromiso para con la comunidad esta semana, con presentaciones de jugadores en varios eventos alrededor de D.C. y Virginia.

D.C. United Player Appearances: July 21 - July 25

Player Appearances 07/21-25

As part of D.C. United’s continued efforts to make appearances in the community and through its partnership with Volkswagen, United players will be making various appearances throughout the Metropolitan Area this week.

Food trucks for July 20 match vs New England

DC-based food trucks in Lot 8 at 5:00 PM
Food trucks for 7/20

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

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

DC Slices

D.C. United adquiere a Austin da Luz de New York

DC adquiere a Austin Da Luz

D.C. United anunció hoy que el equipo ha adquirido al mediocampista Austin da Luz de los New York Red Bulls como parte del acuerdo en el que D.C. envió una vacante internacional a New York el sábado.

“Estamos entusiasmados en sumar a un mediocampista zurdo a nuestro equipo”, dijo el Gerente General del D.C. United Dave Kasper. “Austin es un jugador inteligente y de buena técnica que está comenzando a delinear su camino como profesional, y estamos entusiasmados por su futuro”.

DC buoyed by second straight shutout and point vs. Dallas

United register another strong defensive performance, shut down FCD on wings
DC buoyed by second shutout


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It may not have been the long-sought second win in a row, but D.C. United come away pleased with the 0-0 draw on the road against a tough FC Dallas squad.

Playing in searing heat, with kickoff temperatures hovering at triple digits in Frisco, chances were few and far between for both sides, as D.C. tied Dallas for the second time in 2011.

Although consecutive wins have proven elusive this season, United will take the result, having collected four points – including a 1-0 win in New York – on a two-game road swing for the second time this season.

Post match quotes: FC Dallas 0 - D.C. United 0

Saturday, July 16 2011 - Frisco, TX
Post match quotes

DC United head coach Ben Olsen

We didn't lose. This is one of the toughest places to play in summer.
You look at Dallas when you get the schedule and you're hoping you get
them early or late. Today was just one of those days where either team
could have taken it. They certainly had better chances and they were
probably more aggressive in the offensive part, but give the guys credit
it's not easy to come out here and shut down a very athletic and fast
team. Overall, it was very good point for us.

Highlights: D.C. United at FC Dallas

Saturday, July 16, 2011 - Pizza Hut Park
Highlights: DC at FC Dallas

D.C. United makes trade with Red Bulls

Black-and-Red send 2011 international roster slot to New York for future considerations
United makes trade w/ RBNY

Washington, D.C. (July 16, 2011) - D.C. United announced today a trade that sees the Black-and-Red sending to New York a 2011 international roster slot in exchange for future considerations.

Preview: DC at Dallas

FC Dallas expect to have Hernandez back vs United
Preview: DC at Dallas

FC Dallas return to league action when they play host to D.C. United on Saturday evening at Pizza Hut Park. FCD saw its three-game winning streak come to an end last weekend in a 2-0 loss at Real Salt Lake, though getting a measure of revenge in a defeat of RSL in a US Open Cup quarterfinal at midweek. United are coming off a big 1-0 victory at the New York Red Bulls last weekend.

REFEREE: Niko Bratsis. MLS Career: 5 games; FC/gm: 25.6; Y/gm: 3.2; R: 0; pens: 0
SAR (bench): Peter Manikowski; JAR (opposite): Craig Lowry; 4th: Ricardo Salazar

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