Team

VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Ben Olsen

Comcast SportsNet's Sebastian Salazar interviews United's head coach
1-on-1 with Ben Olsen

John O'Brien on Ajax

The former Ajax and National Team midfielder on his time with the legendary Dutch side
John O'Brien on Ajax

John O'Brien with Ajax (away kit)

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'CHASING THE SOCCER DREAM'

VIDEO: One-on-one with Ben Olsen

Comcast SportsNet's Sebastian Salazar interviews United's Head Coach
1-on-1 with Ben Olsen

DC United excited to welcome Dutch champions Ajax

Amsterdam giants paying a visit to RFK for weekend friendly
United welcomes Ajax

WASHINGTON — A weekend without an MLS match usually means a weekend of rest. But for D.C. United, it’s business as usual as they prepare to face recently crowned Eredivisie champions Ajax Amsterdam.

It’s a challenge to which DC players are looking forward.

“These games are fun,” defender Dejan Jakovic said. “It’s always fun to play a big team like that. I don’t know what the lineup’s going to be like, but I always look forward to those games.”

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What Ever Happened To: John O'Brien

The former Ajax and U.S. National Team midfielder is in DC to reconnect with his old club
Catching up w/ John O'Brien

John O'Brien with Ajax (away kit)

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Legendary Dutch Eredivisie side AFC Ajax is in DC this weekend to take on the Black-and-Red (5:00 p.m. ET, Sunday - Tickets). D.C. United has enlisted former Ajax and U.S. National Team standout John O’Brien to help with a D.C. United/AFC Ajax soccer clinic on Friday and to contribute content to dcunited.com.

AFC Ajax anuncia nómina

Mundialista Stekelenburg encabeza lista en gira por EE.UU
AFC Ajax anuncia nómina

Washington,
D.C. (19 de mayo, 2011) – El AFC Ajax anunció en su página oficial (www.ajax.nl) la nómina de jugadores que
viajarán a Estados Unidos para los amistosos frente a D.C. United y Portland
Timbers.

Un grande llega al RFK

Los rojinegros reciben al flamante campeón de Holanda, Ajax de Ámsterdam, este domingo en un am
Un grande llega al RFK

Este
fin de semana, el D.C. United tendrá en frente a uno de los equipos más
ganadores e influyentes de la historia del fútbol mundial. El domingo 22 de
mayo, a las 5:00 p.m. el United recibirá al AFC Ajax de Holanda en el Estadio
RFK para el primer amistoso internacional de la temporada.   

D.C. United introspective ahead friendly visit from Ajax

Young team still eyes weekly consistency as Dutch champs visit
Team reflects on the season

WASHINGTON — While D.C. United still have a game on the schedule this weekend, the friendly nature of Sunday’s matchup with newly crowned Dutch champions Ajax provides time to be introspective about the season so far.

“I would say it’s about where we expected,” DC assistant Chad Ashton said. “If you’d asked us before the beginning of the season if we would be sitting us in this spot, we probably would have taken it. We’re right there — striking distance. At the same time, we’re probably not that far from the bottom, either.”

Quaranta adjusting to new role with DC

Whether on the bench or starting, veteran ready to support Olsen
Quaranta accepts new role

WASHINGTON — On a roster sprinkled with new additions, one of D.C. United’s most familiar faces has found himself adjusting to a much different role.

Longtime veteran Santino Quaranta, who led the team in minutes played last year, now finds himself starting most games from the bench. In nine appearances this season, only two have come as starts.

It’s taken some time for him to adjust to the new role.

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