US National Team
150 years ago today, President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history. The Gettysburg Address was a dedication at the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA, delivered just four and a half months after the Union Army defeated the Confederate Army in the Battle of Gettysburg.
This afternoon (3:00 p.m. ET, ESPN2) The US Men's National Team faces off against Scotland in an international friendly. One face on the USMNT squad stands out for DCU fans, as Homegrown keeper Bill Hamid was recently called into National Team camp and will be joining his countrymen in Glasgow.
D.C. United today announced that midfielder Kyle Porter has been added to the Canada Men’s National Team’s 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster. Porter replaces an injured Nana Attakora on Canada’s 23-man list, but will not report to training camp unless the coaching staff calls on him. Teammate Chris Pontius was also selected to the U.S.
D.C. United today announced that Homegrown goalkeeper Bill Hamid has been called up to the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT). Hamid will report to training camp on May 30 ahead of the team’s friendly against Germany on Sunday, June 2 at RFK Stadium (2:30 p.m. ET). The game is featured as the Centennial Celebration Match as part of U.S. Soccer’s 100-year anniversary celebration.
On Monday, March 18, Jurgen Klinsmann named his 23-man roster for upcoming, all-important, World Cup qualifiers. The full roster, which was complete with a total of nine stars from Major League Soccer is below:
US ROSTER BY POSITION (World Cup qualifying Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England - 5/3 SO), *Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire - 0/0), *Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake - 0/0)
Today, Jeff Carlisle of ESPN.com rated the top 10 U.S. Soccer players under 21 and placed D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen at #3 on the list.
D.C. United today announced that Homegrown goalkeeper Bill Hamid has been called up to the U.S. Men’s National Team for training camp and a Jan. 29 friendly against Canada in Houston, TX at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The match, occurring at the end of the annual January camp, will open the team’s 2013 campaign and is the only game prior to the start of the Hexagonal Round of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
D.C. United U-18 Academy product Suliaman Dainkeh is returning home after being selected for an 11-day European Training Camp with the U-18 Men’s National Team. Throughout the 11-day camp, the squad faced off against some of the best competition in Europe, including top academy teams and the Netherland’s National Team.