D.C. United releases midfielder Christian Castillo

25-year-old started eight League matches for DC
Castillo released

Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2010) − D.C. United announced today the club has released midfielder Christian Castillo. The 25-year-old made ten League appearances for the Black-and-Red during the 2010 season, starting eight of those matches. In total, the Salvadoran winger registered 691 minutes on the pitch with zero goals scored in MLS play.

“We would like to thank Christian for his time at D.C. United, and we wish him the best of luck in his playing career,” said United General Manager Dave Kasper.

MLS clubs return to US Open Cup action

Eight teams ready to compete in 96-year-old tournament
USOC: MLS back in action

MLS clubs continue their involvement in the nation's oldest soccer tournament when they kick off the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup this week.

Similar in format to England's FA Cup, the 96-year-old tournament is open to all clubs—whether professional or amateur—that are members of the United States Soccer Federation.

Eight MLS clubs will enter the 97th edition of the championship, with each team drawn against a lower-tier opponent.

5 Reasons to attend or watch Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup

The Black-and-Red in VA for the first time, a trophy to fight for, and more!
5 reasons to watch on Wed

1. This will be the first time in D.C. United history that the club will play a competitive match in Suburban Virginia.
For the past several years, the Germantown Soccerplex has been the home-away-from-home for United, which was a little inconvenient for the large fan base from Northern Virginia.  On Wednesday the game will be played on the campus of George Mason University, and it is an excellent chance for United fans south of the Potomac to watch their favorite club play in their own backyard.

Different week, same story for Onalfo's group

United felled by tough calls, missed opportunities
Same old story for DCU

D.C. United’s June resurgence crashed back to earth with a 2-0 road loss to the Columbus Crew on Saturday, tempering the optimism generated in recent weeks and offering up several uncomfortable reminders of the team’s flaws.

Columbus Crew venció 2-0 a D.C. United

Barros Schelotto y Brunner anotaron los goles para la Pandilla
CLB 2-0 DC


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Tras dos semanas de descanso por el receso del Mundial, Columbus Crew volvió a la acción en la competencia de la MLS en el choque ante D.C. United en su estadio. El Crew llegaba a este encuentro con la consigna de recuperar el liderato de la Conferencia del Este de manera absoluta, que hasta ayer compartía con New York Red Bulls.

Los goles Guillermo Barros Schelotto y Eric Brunner en el segundo tiempo, les devuelve momentáneamente la posición elite a la Pandilla de Ohio en el Este tras conquistar un triunfo de 2- 0 ante D.C. United.

Highlights: D.C. United vs Columbus Crew

Saturday, June 26, 2010 - D.C. 0, Columbus Crew 2
Highlights: DC 0, Crew 2

Gyan's strike ends dramatic US run in South Africa

Americans battle back, but hopes dashed by Ghana again

The US finally ran out of miracles on Saturday, and their thrilling World Cup run came to a crashing halt.

Asamoah Gyan scored in the 93rd minute and Ghana held on in extra time to win their Round-of-16 tilt 2-1 at Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Suddenly surging United bullish about Crew trip

Onalfo's group looks to climb the table in the East
United bullish on Crew

WASHINGTON – With the World Cup hiatus behind them, D.C. United are optimistic about continuing their summer revival in this weekend’s visit to Columbus for a meeting with the first-place Crew.

A newfound confidence now surges through a side that looked dead and buried a month ago, and United believe they can extend their six-game unbeaten streak in all competitions on Saturday night. A newfound confidence now surges through a side that looked dead and buried a month ago.

United va por la sorpresa en Columbus

El subcolista del Este visita al puntero Crew
United va por la sorpresa

WASHINGTON -- El D.C. United, que permanece en la penúltima casilla de la clasificación de la Conferencia Este, intentará dar la sorpresa este sábado ante el líder Columbus Crew.

Más de dos semanas después de vencer 3-2 a Seattle Sounders FC en su último compromiso liguero, el elenco capitalino viaja a la sede pandillera con la misión de seguir trepando posiciones en la tabla.

Former US stars look back at 2006 Ghana loss

Keller, Conrad admit Americans were wronged by penalty call
US stars on Ghana 2006

With all eyes fixed on the US’ round of 16 match against Ghana on Saturday, we couldn’t help but turn back the clock. Even though it hurt. asked some of the members of the US team which lost to Ghana 2-1 in a 2006 World Cup group game about Saturday’s redux and the original match, which went sour for the Americans after a controversial penalty kick call against defender Oguchi Onyewu.

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