United completely outclassed in Costa Rica; Advancement in dire straits

While the list of advantages not in D.C. United’s favor were many heading into the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal knockout round against LD Alajuelense, the bottom line is that they were completely outclassed in all facets of the game in their 5-2 loss tonight in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Alajuelense put United […]

Mistakes, missed opportunities abound as United drop final preseason match in Dallas by 3-1 score

Not exactly the way Ben Olsen wanted this one to go. With the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League beckoning just a week away, Olsen was looking for a solid effort to take down to Costa Rica. Well, that didn’t exactly pan out as D.C. United dropped a 3-1 decision to FC Dallas at […]

United captures The Dillo with 1-0 win over FC Dallas

D.C. United captured the vaunted Dillo trophy with their 1-0 win this afternoon over FC Dallas in the final of the ATX Pro Challenge in Austin, Texas. Chris Rolfe’s sensational goal in the 54th minute was the game-winner for the Black-and-Red as they have taken back-to-back preseason tournaments coupled with last years Charleston Challenge Cup […]

United tap Aguilar and Metzger in 2015 MLS SuperDraft

D.C. United this afternoon selected M/F Miguel Aguilar from the University of San Francisco (17th pick overall – 1st Round) and MF Dan Metzger from the University of Maryland (42nd pick overall – last pick in 2nd Round) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Aguilar, a 2014 […]

United adding depth ahead of SuperDraft

In the span of 48 hours D.C. United have acquired Finnish International midfielder Markus Halsti and Costa Rican International striker Jairo Arrieta to help bolster the squad ahead of their 2015 campaign. Halsti, a 30-year old free transfer from Swedish front runner’s Malmo FC, will most likely slip into central midfield alongside Perry Kitchen. Halsti […]

After years of waiting, D.C. United Stadium Bill passes unanimously

Earlier this morning the news all D.C. United fans have been clamoring for for nearly a decade came to fruition. The D.C. City Council unanimously approved Bill 20-805 – otherwise known as the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Development Act of 2014 The D.C. Council approved the development of a new 20,000-25,000-seat stadium for D.C. United in the […]

United releases protected players on Expansion Draft list

Wrapping up a very busy day for D.C. United, the team released its list of protected players ahead of the MLS Expansion Draft to be held this Wednesday afternoon at league headquarters in New York City. In addition to the list of players protected by United (listed below), the team declined the options on the […]

United busy during four-hour trade window ahead of Expansion Draft

D.C. United made three trades in MLS’ four-hour trade window this morning ahead of Wednesday afternoon’s MLS Expansion Draft. While not as significant as the number or quality of trades made last offseason to bolster United’s roster (don’t worry folks, there are still three months to make moves before the season starts in late February […]