DC United will head off to Clearwater FL. on Jan. 28 to prep for their season to kickoff Mar.3 with Orlando, starting in DC on Jan. 22. IMG Academy in Bradenton will host their first game with top level Malmo FF of Sweden, Feb. 8 this will be live streamed details and start time to follow. Returning to Clearwater for the 2nd preseason camp from Feb. 14-22 and invited by Tampa, an invite to play in the 2018 Rowdies Suncoast Invitational for the third year running, this invitational is one of the premier tourneys in the US back at Al Lang Stadium.read
Head coach of the U-20 USWNT, Jitka Klimkova has set the roster for the CONCACAF U-20 Championship begining Jan. 19. One must be born after Jan.1, 1998 to be eligible and those from a few birth years have been selected. Local player for Boston College, Samantha Coffey hails from Sleepy Hollow NY. These players were selected out of the 30 from the New Years camp where there was a constant battle for roster spots.
The schedue for the US, Jan. 19, Nicaragua 5:30 pm Jan. 21, Jamaica 6:30 pm, Jan. 23, Mexico 3:00 pm for Group B.
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On Jan. 22, NYCFC will head out to Jacksonville to prepare for the Season start on Mar. 4 in KC and their home opener on Mar. 11, hosting the LA Galaxy. They will first face Jacksonville Univ. in a closed door match, on Jan. 31, next up a trip to the left coast to meet LAFC on Feb. 9 and LA Galaxy the very next day. South of the border will be their following destination as they take on Club Atletico de San Luis in Mexico on Feb. 13, back to the states for RSL in Orlando on Feb. 22 in a private game, two days later in Jacksonville they are meeting up with the Impact in a public game.read
One of the world's top clubs, their players dominate the German MNT has linked with OXiGEN, making them the club's Official Functional Water & Recovery Tool. This is an oxygenated water and shot product, the beverages provide natural increased stamina, mental clarity and faster recovery from exercise.
The 3 year union kicked off in Doha as the team went through the rigors of their winter break training camp. They put it to the test as they undertook their intensive training program ahead of the second half of their season.read
A total of $300,000 has been paid by the LA Galaxy to DC United for the rights to Perry Kitchen. This sum breaks down to $100,000 in GAM and $200,000 in TAM. He had been the 3rd overal pick in the 2011 MLS Super Draft, netting 10 goals while providing 10 assists over 150 regualr season games stretched over 5 seasons helping the Black-and-Red win the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. DC held his rights as he signed with Heart of Midlothian in the Premiership in Scotland for '16.read