D.C. United set to unveil third kit for 2011 season

Jersey launch set for D.C. United Day at the Washington Auto Show, presented by Volkswagen with
Unveiling third kit for 2011

Washington, D.C. – D.C. United today announced plans for a third kit to be worn during the 2011 season. The full kit will be unveiled on Saturday, January 29 at 2:00 p.m. on the L Street Bridge of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The presentation, featuring Branko Boskvic, Andy Najar, Chris Pontius, Santino Quaranta, Clyde Simms and Josh Wolff, anchors D.C. United Day at the Washington Auto Show™, presented by Volkswagen. The players will appear at the Volkswagen booth from 2:30-3:30 p.m, following the jersey launch.

VIDEO: Preseason training in Greenbelt, MD

The Black-and-Red avoided the snow and cold by training indoors for the first week of the prese
Preseason training

The Black-and-Red avoided the snow by heading inside for fitness testing and a series of passing drills.

United forging new identity for 2011

DC stalwarts eager to mix with newcomers for quick turnaround
DC seek new identity

WASHINGTON – Banishing the nightmares of a poor 2010 season is paramount for D.C. United as they start a fresh year this week in the nation’s capital.

The team’s focus heading into a long preseason is creating and fostering a winning mentality that will carry into the season opener on March 19 against Columbus and beyond.

VIDEO: Dax McCarty's bicycle kick

DC United midfielder hits paydirt from distance at USMNT camp
Dax's bicycle kick

During the recent US national team camp, D.C. United midfielder Dax McCarty found himself with the opportunity for an ambitious bicycle kick from distance. What followed made him an instant internet sensation and gave the MLS veteran a signature viral moment for his career.

WATCH: McCarty's USMNT bicycle kick

Training report: Beep test & media appearances

King, Kitchen fit & ready


VIDEO: Ethan White interview

The rookie defender and D.C. United Academy product is eager to start his pro career
Ethan White interview

The rookie defender and D.C. United Academy product is eager to start his pro career and excited to play for head coach Ben Olsen.

Optimism reigns in D.C. United's preseason

Young squad aims to gel with hopes of turnaround in 2011
D.C. United optimistic

WASHINGTON – Every preseason camp in MLS is usually accompanied with a tinge of optimism, and the vibe around D.C. United is no different as preparations for 2011 get underway.

Players reported for preseason last Friday and, after a weekend of fitness testing and physicals, began training indoors at the Greenbelt Sportsplex in Maryland on Monday.

MLS Preseason Power Rankings

Galaxy lead the pack into 2011; RSL, New York close behind
Preseason Power Rankings

Too early for Power Rankings? Never. With preseason camps getting
underway across the league, the editors at have convened
after a long winter to bring out the first rankings of 2011. And there's
little surprise that the team who made the single biggest splash this
offseason tops our list.

MLS clubs turning to academies for players

FC Dallas lead batch of teams taking advantage of Home Grown rule
MLS turning to academies

In the past four years, the methods of developing talent in the United States have seen drastic changes. Most MLS teams have academy programs of various shapes and sizes up and running, and 27 players produced through these academies have signed Home Grown deals.

This week, Maryland midfielder Matt Kassel became the latest MLS player to sign under the Home Grown rule when he agreed to terms with the New York Red Bulls.

VIDEO: Santino Quaranta interview

The veteran midfielder is ready to start the 2011 season
Santino Quaranta interview
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