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 […]

United Nearing Sponsorship Deal with Leidos, Inc

According to a report in the Washington Post, D.C. United is set to announce government contracting giant Leidos, Inc as the teams new sponsor shortly. Leidos, Inc. formerly SAIC (Science Applications International Corp) will adorn United’s new uniforms, just unveiled this past weekend at a season-ticket holders function in Georgetown. United had just said goodbye […]

United signs Spanish left-back Christian Fernandez Salas

D.C. United announced the signing of Spanish left-back Christian Fernandez Salas this afternoon. The signing most likely brings a close to a whirlwind offseason for the Black-and-Red. Technical Director Dave Kasper had mentioned on several occasions in the past few weeks that the club was looking for a left-back and they found one in the […]

United wraps up MLS SuperDraft selections with Zach Barnes and Travis Golden

D.C. United wrapped up their participation in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft with the third and fourth round selections of midfielder Zach Barnes and defender Travis Golden respectively. Barnes, a box-to-box midfielder from Creighton, was selected 18th overall by United in the third round courtesy of their trade with RSL last season for Brandon McDonald. Barnes […]

After trade, United select Birnbaum with #2 pick in MLS SuperDraft [Updated]

D.C. United this afternoon selected University of California defender Steve Birnbaum with the #2 overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. United swapped their #1 pick with the Philadelphia Union literally seconds before the Draft began. United received allocation money for the swap with the Union knowing full well that United would not be selecting […]