D.C. United Player Appearances: March 30-31

Player Appearances

As part of D.C. United’s continued efforts to make appearances in the community and through its partnership with Volkswagen, D.C. United players will be active in the Metropolitan Area following two weeks of MLS regular season play.

Midfielder Chis Pontius and rookie goalkeeper Joe Willis will both be appearing at Food & Friends on Wednesday, March 30th from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Food & Friends prepares, packages, and delivers meals and groceries to more than 2,800 people living with life-challenging illnesses throughout the D.C. Metro area.

Former D.C. United stars Eddie Pope and Earnie Stewart named to U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame

Pope and Stewart on HOF

Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2011) - Former D.C. United stars Eddie Pope and Earnie Stewart were elected to the 2011 National Soccer Hall of Fame. Announced earlier today by U.S. Soccer, Pope earned a spot on 74 percent of the ballots and Stewart on 71 percent of the ballots.

Jones, Pope, Stewart elected into Hall of Fame

MLS, USMNT veterans joined by Gansler, Murray in 2011 class
HoF: Jones, Pope, Stewart

Four MLS standouts and a pre-MLS World Cup hero were elected into the National Soccer Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

MLS originals Cobi Jones and Eddie Pope head the class.

Jones spent his entire 12-year MLS career with the LA Galaxy, helping his team win two MLS Cups, two Supporters' Shields, the 2000 CONCACAF Champions' Cup and two US Open Cups. The former midfielder is also the all-time leader in caps for the US national team and participated in three World Cups.

World Football Challenge will replace SuperLiga

Garber cites Champions League as catalyst for transition in 2011
WFC replaces SuperLiga

Sir Alex Ferguson and Commissioner Don Garber.

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HARRISON, N.J. – MLS Commissioner Don Garber confirmed on Tuesday that the first-ever participation of MLS clubs in the World Football Challenge (WFC) this year will take the place of SuperLiga on the league’s summer calendar between July 14 and Aug. 6.

The primary reason for the shift from SuperLiga, a competition which pitted MLS clubs against their Mexican counterparts? The growth of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Ferguson expects difficult matches vs. MLS sides

Man Utd to face record number of MLS clubs during 2011 US tour
Fergie expects challenge

HARRISON, N.J. – Sir Alex Ferguson says he expects Manchester United to have their hands full when the club arrives in July to face the MLS All-Stars and three MLS clubs, more MLS action than the Red Devils have ever seen in previous US tours.

MLS Power Rankings: Week 2

Union make their move to compete with top four
Power Rankings: Week 2

There's no doubt about who's ruling the rankings this week (Real Salt Lake and Colorado stay put atop the polls for another week), but look who's climbing. It's the unbeaten Philadelphia Union and Chicago Fire making some noise, while D.C. United and FC Dallas take a tumble. Got an issue? Vote for your own!

All match times for this week's games are ET.

Amistoso entre FC Barcelona-Manchester United será incluído en planes de boletos de temporada del D.C. United

Amistoso pactado para el 30 de julio servirá como el “Partido Especial C”
Amistoso entre FC Barcelona-

Washington, D.C. (29 de marzo de 2011) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el partido amistoso internacional del torneo World Football Challenge 2011 entre FC Barcelona y Manchester United, programado para el 30 de julio próximo, servirá como el “Partido Especial C” para todos los abonados que han pagado sus planes de boletos de temporada completa. Los abonados recibirán un ticket para el encuentro internacional por cada boleto de temporada completa que hayan comprado en su cuenta. D.C.

FC Barcelona-Manchester United friendly included in D.C. United season ticket package

July 30 friendly at FedExField to serve as Special Game C for all Season Ticket Holders
Man United vs Barcelona

Washington, D.C. - D.C. United announced today the 2011 World Football Challenge match featuring FC Barcelona and Manchester United on July 30 will serve as Special Game C for all paid 2011 D.C. United Season Ticket Holders. Fans purchasing D.C. United season tickets to will receive one priority seat for each season ticket in the account. The club will also offer a priority pre-sale opportunity to all D.C. United plan holders for seats to the highly anticipated match. FC Barcelona will face Manchester United at FedExField with kickoff set for 7:00 p.m. ET.

Charlie Davies named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The United forward earns fan's choice award second week in a row
Davies named MOTM - Match 2

Charlie Davies was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 2 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on Davies scored the Black-and-Red's lone goal against New England when he converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute. This is the second week in a row Davies has been voted Man of the Match by fans.


US U-20s heavily favored against Suriname

Kitchen, Salgado likely to be key in CONCACAF Championship
US U-20s favored

Thomas Rongen

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GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – After months of preparation, the United States U-20 national team arrives in Central America with a spot in the World Cup on the line.

The Americans need to advance from the three-team Group B, a relatively simple task on paper, and then win a quarterfinal match in which anything could happen in order to reach their eighth straight age group World Cup. Thomas Rongen's squad will be favored in every game except possibly the final but can't afford to lose concentration.

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