D.C. United launches

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 11, 2009) - D.C. United announced today team merchandise will now be available for sale on a new online team store, . The new portal, launched with the help of UniteU and shift4, will offer fans the opportunity to purchase all official D.C. United team merchandise available at the Official D.C. United Team Store physically located at RFK Stadium.

Available merchandise will include official team apparel from adidas, a full line of casual wear, headwear, youth and women’s gear, jewelry, scarves, home/office merchandise, drinkware and auto accessories.

The on-line team store is an extension of United’s digital platform, which launched a newly designed and maintained team website prior to the 2009 MLS season. Available in both English and Spanish, the site gives users a retooled look inside the most successful professional soccer club in the history of the United States. The online platform focuses intently on the user and provides fans with an enhanced experience through desktop and mobile applications.

For more information about , contact D.C. United Director of Merchandising Nathan Fry at (202) 587-5428 or .

Broadcasting and P.A. Request: When speaking of the organization, please refer to the team as either “D.C. United” or “United,” but not “the D.C. United” or “the United.” We appreciate your cooperation.

Doug Hicks,, (202) 587-5448,
Boris Flores,, (202) 587-5452,
Kyle Sheldon,, (202) 587-5450 or
Cristina Cruz,, (202) 587-5440