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Academy teams travel to SC for tournament

Carolina Challenge Cup to host Chicago, DC academies
DC academy team in SC

Three MLS teams are heading to Charleston for the annual Carolina Challenge Cup this week. And two clubs – the Chicago Fire and D.C. United – will be joined by their academy sides for a youth tournament.

In conjunction with the opening weekend of the top-level Cup, hosts Charleston Battery will partner South Carolina United FC to put on the first-ever edition of the Carolina Challenge Academy Cup.

D.C. United signs forward Blake Brettschneider

2011 MLS Supplemental Draft selection joins squad following strong training camp
Blake Brettschneider signed

Blake Brettschneider

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Blake Brettschneider

Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today that the club has signed forward Blake Brettschneider. The 21-year-old joined United after being selected 21st overall in the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft from the University of South Carolina.

“We are pleased that Blake is officially part of our club,” said General Manager Dave Kasper. “He is an athletic striker who has a nose for goal, and we are excited about his future.”

D.C. United firma al delantero Blake Brettschneider

D.C. United firma al delante

Blake Brettschneider

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Blake Brettschneider

Washington, D.C. – D.C. United anunció hoy que el delantero Blake Brettschneider ha firmado un contrato con el elenco capitalino. United seleccionó a Brettschneider de la Universidad de Carolina del Sur en la segunda ronda del Draft Suplementario de la MLS del 2011.

“Estamos contentos de tener a Blake oficialmente en los registros de nuestro equipo. Blake es un delantero muy atlético con olfato de gol, y estamos muy optimistas sobre su futuro”, dijo el Gerente General Dave Kasper.

D.C. United inicia la recta final de su pretemporada

Cuadro capitalino disputará la Carolina Challenge Cup
D.C. por el reto en S.C.

WASHINGTON- El D.C. United se prepara para iniciar el sábado 5 de marzo la última fase de su pretemporada 2011, cuando enfrente al Battery en Charleston, Carolina del Sur, en su primer partido del ya tradicional torneo, Carolina Challenge Cup.

DC ready for MLS opposition in Charleston

United wrap up preseason with defense of Carolina Challenge Cup
DC set for MLS opposition

WASHINGTON – Following stints in Florida and California, D.C. United left for Charleston, S.C., on Thursday morning to play out the third-and-final leg of their preseason.

Over the next 10 days the team will train and play three games in their defense of the Carolina Challenge Cup, which they won in last year’s preseason. This will mark the sixth time DC have participated in the tournament, which is hosted by the USL Pro team, Charleston Battery.

VIDEO: D.C. United video truck

The truck will will be driving around D.C. for three weeks
D.C. United video truck

If you see the truck stop by and say hi to the driver Mike!

VIDEO: Chris Pontius interview

The third-year forward has recovered from offseason surgery and is ready for the new season
Chris pontius interview

D.C. United forward Chris Pontius discusses the team's preseason preparations and playing the Carolina Challenge Cup. The California native is entering his third year in MLS and recovering from offseason surgery on his hamstring.

Follow Chris Pontius on Twitter - twitter.com/ChrisPontius13

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VIDEO: Pat Onstad interview

United's assistant coach discusses the transition to player/coach
Pat Onstad interview

United's newest assistant coach discusses the transition to player/coach as the Steve Cronin and Bill Hamid recover from injurie

FÚTBOL TOTAL: La revancha de Charlie Davies

El fútbol le brinda otra oportunidad al atacante estadounidense
La revancha de Davies

Charlie Davies

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Ben Keller/DCUnited.com

En el deporte que a todos nosotros nos provoca tanto amor y tanta pasión hay una frase de cabecera que es utilizada por jugadores, entrenadores, periodistas e hinchas: “El fútbol siempre da revancha”.

Tal vez nunca mejor empleada que en la siguiente historia de vida:

D.C. United still weighing goalkeeper options

With Hamid questionable, Onstad could get the nod for RFK opener
Onstad gets game-ready

WASHINGTON – With less than three weeks left before D.C. United's season opener against the Columbus Crew, head coach Ben Olsen is still unsure who will get the nod in goal at RFK Stadium.

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