Ben Olsen named Major League Soccer Coach of the Year

D.C. United finished regular season with most points in club history, top seed in East
Olsen, Coach of the Year

Major League Soccer has announced that D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen has been named 2014 Coach of the Year. Olsen, 37, guided United to a 17-9-8 record (59 points) and the top seed in the Eastern Conference in the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Infographic: D.C. United Stadium Checklist

Events and votes that the stadium act must go through
Iinfographic: Stadium Checklist

On Tuesday, Dec. 2., D.C. United has the chance to move a giant step toward securing a permanent home of its own when the D.C. Council takes up the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Development Act of 2014 for a first reading and vote. This is the last step before final approval of the bill, which has been passed by three committees since its original introduction in May.

D.C. United on the Rise in 2014: May

A busy month, three shutouts and the first road win
DCU on the Rise: May

After a great April, D.C. United kept rolling through a busy May. With a wining record for the month, United earned its first road win at Philadelphia, beat the 2013 MLS Cup Champions, Sporting Kansas City and recorded three clean sheets.

Record: 3-2-1

D.C. United to hold annual holiday equipment sale

Official team equipment and game-used gear to be sold Dec. 6 in RFK Stadium's Capitol View Club
DCU equipment sale

D.C. United today announced plans for the club's annual holiday equipment sale. Set for Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the event will be held inside RFK Stadium's Capitol View Club and will feature authentic D.C. United team-issued gear. 2015 Season Ticket Members will be granted early entry at 9:00 a.m., and all customers will enter through A-Gate.

D.C. United Rookie Steven Birnbaum reflects on his first season

A look back at the defender's rookie year
Birnbaum reflects on rookie year

D.C. United's rookie Steven Birnbaum stepped in for an injured Jeff Parke with the confidence of a veteran. The University of California product, selected second overall in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, had an incredible rookie season and received praise from teammates, opponents and coaches alike.

D.C. United on the Rise in 2014: April

The team clicks and Andrew Dykstra shines in April
DCU on the Rise: April

Though it took a few games to click, D.C. United hit its stride in April.

Record: 3-0-1

April 5, 2014: D.C. United 2 – New England 0
RFK Stadium

The Best Tweets of 2014 from D.C. United Players

Zoos, Field Hockey, Weather conundrums, lost sidekicks and heart-felt messages
Tweets of 2014

As the year 2014 nears its ending, we took a look back at the best tweets from our players. These tweets, like our players, are diverse. Some are heart-felt messages to family members or supporters, while others are simply thoughts of the moment. Enjoy.

Collin Martin gets two tweets, because I couldn't decide which one was more amazing.

2014 D.C. United Holiday Gift Guide

Deck the halls with Black-and-Red
DCU Gift Guide

This year, give the gift of soccer! No matter who you're shopping for, we've got you covered.

Please note: The DCU Team Store is hosting an online sale from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. All items will be marked down 60% off, using promo code: SIXTY.

Q&A: Nolan Sheldon completes his French Federation Football course

D.C. United's Academy Director completes a 16-month top-level training program
Q&A: Nolan Sheldon

Nolan Sheldon - France

Photo Credit: 
Claire Fontaine

You’re wrapping up a nearly two-year French Football Federation (FFF) coaching course. Can you explain what was included in the curriculum?

D.C. United Statement on Marion Barry

DCU saddened by the passing of the former Mayor
D.C. United on Marion Barry

D.C. United is saddened by the passing of Ward 8 Councilmember and former Mayor Marion Barry. He was an iconic leader and will be remembered as unmatched champion for the District of Columbia.

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