Preview: D.C. United vs New England Revolution

Longtime conference foes set to do battle for 56th time
Preview: DC vs NE

RFK Stadium is allowing fans to bring two *unopened* 20 oz. bottles of water into tonight's match.

D.C. United and the New England Revolution renew their long-standing Eastern Conference rivalry when the clubs meet at midweek at RFK Stadium. United are unbeaten in five games, coming off a scoreless draw last weekend at FC Dallas. The Revolution are in the midst of a nine-game winless skid, after falling 3-0 to Philadelphia Union at home last weekend.

VIDEO: One-on-one with Ben Olsen

Comcast SportsNet's Tony Limarzi interviews United's Head Coach
1-on-1 with Ben Olsen

D.C. United Academy duo to represent USA in No. Ireland

U-18 stars Robinson, Salandy-Defour rewarded for strong seasons
DCU Academy duo to rep US

WASHINGTON — When the United States U-18's head to Northern Ireland to defend their Milk Cup title this week, two D.C. United Academy players will get the chance to represent their country for the first time.

Midfielder Marcus Salandy-Defour and defender Jalen Robinson (pictured above), two fixtures of DC’s U-18 team this past season, earned call-ups on the heels of a fine year for the club in Development Academy league play.

Da Luz sees golden opportunity in trade to DC United

Second-year midfielder says he never found his place in New York
Da Luz opportunity in DC

The last few days have been a whirlwind for new D.C. United midfielder Austin da Luz. Shortly after riding the bench in New York’s 0-0 draw against Chivas USA on Saturday night, the second-year man learned he was getting traded to DC in exchange for an international roster slot.

“My first thought after I learned about the trade [was that] hopefully I’d be getting a greater opportunity to get some playing time,” he told on Monday. “I think this trade is going to be a positive thing for me.”

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.

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