D.C. United earns four MLS sales awards

D.C. United earns four ML

Washington, D.C. (November 30, 2009) - Major League Soccer recently honored three members of the D.C. United sales department for their work during the 2009 MLS season. Dan Giffin (Best XI Total Ticket Revenue), Chris Insolera (Best XI Total Ticket Revenue) and Scott Miller (Best XI Total Ticket Revenue, Best XI Group Ticket Sales) were all acknowledged for their work throughout the season. The awards were announced as the League paid tribute to individuals and clubs for outstanding contributions off of the playing field.

D.C. United da de baja a Greg Janicki, Ely Allen

D.C. United da de baja a

Washington, D.C. (30 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United anunció hoy que el club ha dejado en libertad al defensor Greg Janicki y al mediocampista Ely Allen.

D.C. United waives Greg Janicki, Ely Allen

D.C. United waives Greg J

Washington, D.C. (November 30, 2009) - D.C. United announced today the club has released defender Greg Janicki and midfielder Ely Allen.

Janicki originally came to the Black-and-Red on loan on 9/12/08. After impressing late in the season, the club signed the defender in early 2009. Janicki amassed 422 minutes of play over seven appearances, including five starts during League play. He played five games (all starts) in United’s U.S. Open Cup run and started two games in CONCACAF Champions League action.

D.C. United celebrará su Venta Anual de Equipo

D.C. United celebrará su

Washington, D.C. (30 de noviembre de 2009) - D.C. United hoy anunció detalles de la Venta Anual de Equipo. Programada para el sábado, 5 de diciembre de 12 a 4 p.m., la venta se llevará a cabo en el VW Lounge del Estadio RFK donde artículos del equipo estarán disponibles para la compra. Todos las ganancias beneficiarán a la caridad del club, United for D.C., la cual provee oportunidades para la juventud desventajada de Washington D.C.

D.C. United to hold annual Equipment Sale

D.C. United to hold annua

Washington, D.C. (November 30, 2009) - D.C. United today announced plans for the club’s annual Holiday Equipment Sale. Set for Saturday, December 5 from 12 to 4 p.m., the event will be held at the VW Lounge in RFK Stadium and will feature authentic D.C. United team-issued gear. All proceeds from the sale will benefit United’s charitable arm, United for D.C., which advances opportunities for economically, physically and mentally disadvantaged youth of the greater Washington D.C. area.

D.C. United pierde a Andrew Jacobson en Draft de Expansión de la MLS

Washington, D.C. (25 de noviembre de 2009) - El Philadelphia Union hoy seleccionó al mediocmapista Andrew Jacobson del D.C. United en el Draft de Expansión 2009 de la Major League Soccer.  Philadelphia seleccionó a un jugador de 10 de los 15 otros equipos en la Liga. Cada uno de los 15 equipos pudo proteger a 11 jugadores, dejando a los demás disponibles para ser escogidos por el Union.

D.C. United loses Andrew Jacobson in MLS Expansion Draft

D.C. United loses Andrew

Washington, D.C. (November 25, 2009) - The Philadelphia Union today selected D.C. United midfielder Andrew Jacobson in the 2009 Major League Soccer Expansion Draft. Philadelphia selected one player each from 10 of the 15 other MLS teams. Each of the 15 teams was allowed to protect 11 players, leaving all others unprotected and available for selection by the Union.

“We are disappointed to have lost Andrew in the expansion draft,” said United General Manager Dave Kasper. “He is a good young player with an excellent future and we wish him the best of luck in Philadelphia.”

D.C. United issues statement on Abe Pollin

D.C. United issues statem

Washington, D.C. (November 24, 2009) - On behalf of the organization, D.C. United President and CEO Kevin Payne today issued a statement in regards to the passing of Abe Pollin:

Ben Olsen anuncia su retiro

Ben Olsen anuncia su reti

Washington, D.C. (24 de noviembre de 2009) - El mediocampista de D.C. United Ben Olsen anunció hoy su retiro del fútbol profesional. Uno de los jugadores más populares en la historia de United, el mediocampista ganó ocho trofeos con D.C., incluyendo dos Copas MLS (1999 & 2004). Fue nombrado al equipo de las Estrellas de la MLS en dos ocasiones (1998 & 1999), el Novato del Año de la MLS en 1998, el Jugador Más Valioso de la Copa MLS 1999, el Humanitario del Año USSF en el 2003 y al Onceno Ideal de la MLS en el 2007.

United’s former head coaches on Olsen's retirement

United’s former head coac

Bruce Arena - LA Galaxy Head Coach and General Manager, Former D.C. United Head Coach (1996-1998)
“Ben Olsen has been the heart and soul of D.C. United. I have had the privilege to work with Ben at the University of Virginia, D.C. United and the U.S. National Team. He is a very special player, person, friend and family man. I know that I speak for everyone involved in the game in the United States in saying ‘we will miss you and we wish you the very best in all your future endeavors’.”

Thomas Rongen – D.C. United TV Analyst, Former D.C. United Head Coach (1999-2001)

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