D.C. United to assist Japan relief effort

United partners with the American Red Cross to raise funds
Japan relief effort

Washington, D.C. - D.C. United announced today that the club will partner with the American Red Cross to aid the Japan relief efforts, beginning this weekend with United’s First Kick contest with Columbus on March 19 at RFK Stadium. To raise funds for the victims of Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, volunteers from the American Red Cross will be collecting donations at RFK’s Main Gate and Gate A prior to Saturday’s 7:30 p.m.

MLS Reserve League returns, kicks off Sunday

United vs Crew at 11:00 AM on D.C. United Training Field
Reserve League starts Sun.

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer is re-launching its Reserve League this year, with games beginning this weekend.

The MLS Reserve League will provide essential developmental opportunities to players and is made possible by the growth of first team rosters from 24 in 2010 to 30 players in 2011.

MLS clubs previously fielded reserve sides from 2005 through 2008, benefiting players such as 2010 Budweiser Golden Boot winner Chris Wondolowski (San Jose), Omar Cummings, Jeff Larentowicz, and Kosuke Kimura of the defending MLS Cup Champion Colorado Rapids, and many others.

New-look Crew to present new challenges for DC

Black-and-Red say advance scouting during CCL play will help
DC ready for new Crew

WASHINGTON – When D.C. United welcome the Columbus Crew in their respective season openers on Saturday night at RFK Stadium, both teams will be looking for fresh starts after they underwent similar makeovers during the offseason.

The Crew arrive in the nation’s capital
boasting a host new faces. Veterans like Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Frankie
Hejduk and Gino Padula, key figures in the club's 2008 MLS Cup run, are no longer on the
team. A number of new draft picks and other additions like Sebastian Miranda
are preparing to make their league debuts.

Josh Wolff: “Los jóvenes serán la clave del éxito del DC”

Ex seleccionado de EU espera una gran campaña del United
Wolff y su reto en DC

WASHINGTON- El delantero del D.C. United, Josh Wolff asegura que el desempeño de los jugadores jóvenes con que cuenta el equipo será la clave del éxito en la temporada 2011, y que los veteranos como él tendrán la responsabilidad de guiarlos dentro y fuera del terreno de juego para que puedan hacer su fútbol y desarrollar todo su potencial.

El ex seleccionado nacional estadounidense está llamado a convertirse en uno de los delanteros regulares del club, luego de llegar en el receso invernal proveniente del Sporting de Kansas City donde jugó seis temporadas.

VIDEO: Countdown to kickoff - Pat Onstad

Comcast SportsNet's Russ Thaler interviews Pat Onstad
Countdown to kickoff

Join Olsen's Army! Buy tickets to Saturday's home opener versus the Colmbus Crew

VIDEO: Season preview

Greg Lalas, Jason Saghini, and Simon Borg from discuss the Black-and-Red
Season preview

VIDEO: Dax McCarty on the start of the 2011 season

United's new captain is eager for the season to start and says the team is ready
Dax McCarty interview

Join Olsen's Army! Buy tickets to Saturday's home opener versus the Columbus Crew

Eight from MLS called into Rongen's U-20 squad

Agbossoumonde highlights pro-heavy US U-20 qualifying squad
Rongen calls 8 from MLS

Thomas Rongen has announced the 20-man squad that will contest the CONCACAF U-20 championship in Guatemala, and eight Major League Soccer players will travel to Central Americafor the two-week tournament.

The United States play Panama and Suriname in the first round of the 12-team event. The four semifinalists earn a berth in the 2011 U-20 World Cup.

Hondureños en la MLS

Chávez, Najar y Espinoza son el talento catracho en la liga
Hondureños en la MLS

Hondurenos en la MLS

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El talento catracho tiene su historia en la Major League Soccer. Entre los nombres de la “vieja guardia” que resaltan por su éxito en el fútbol estadounidense y en la MLS en su historia están Alex Pineda Chacón y Amado Guevara, cada uno habiendo impregnado su propia huella.

D.C. United’s Perry Kitchen called-up to U.S. U-20 National Team

United States set to play in CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Guatemala
Kitchen called-up to U-20s

Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today that central defender Perry Kitchen has been called-up to the United States Under 20 National Team. U.S. U-20 Head Coach Thomas Rongen has called upon 20 players for the CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Guatemala, including United’s third overall selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. The U-20 team will hold a preliminary training camp in Dallas beginning Sunday, March 20, with the players set to travel to Guatemala City on March 25.

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