Lewis Neal on trial and upcoming media appearances

Orlando City SC midfielder Lewis Neal has joined the team on trial and will be in training all week. The Englishman began his career with Stoke City of the English Championship and has played for Carlisle United and Shrewsbury Town. In all, he has made over 150 professional appearances in England and scored 17 goals. Last year in Orlando, he notched four goals and three assists in 21 matches.

Meanwhile, guest player Jose Burciaga, who was with the team during camps in Arizona and South Carolina, has been released from training.


Goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra, who signed with the team last week, has opted to wear number 50 this season. Buy a jersey


D.C. United players will be making a number of media appearances this week. Additional interviews will be booked in the coming days, but be sure to tune-in for the confirmed appearances below.

Wednesday, March 7

  • 8:30 AM - Ben Olsen on 87.7 FM La Nueva (Spanish-language)
  • 9:00 AM - Dwayne De Rosario on 106.7 FM The Fan with the Sports Junkies

Thursday, March 8

  • TBD: Dwayne De Rosario feature on NBC4
  • 10:30 PM - Dwayne De Rosario on SportsTalk Live on Comcast SportsNet

Friday, March 9

  • 10:00 AM - Ben Olsen on the all-new Capital Soccer Show podcast on dcunited.com
  • All day - Excerpts from an exclusive Ben Olsen interview on WTOP