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Washington Spirit Exercises Options on Nine Players; Offers New Contracts to Six

October 19, 2016 - BOYDS, Md- The Washington Spirit has offered new contracts to six players and exercised the 2017 contract options on nine players. Players whose options were exercised for the 2017 season include: goalkeeper Kelsey Wys; forwards Cali Farquharson, Cheyna Williams, and Katie Stengel; midfielders Line Sigvardsen Jensen and Joanna Lohman; and defenders Alyssa Kleiner, Megan Oyster, and Estelle Johnson. Players who are out of contract and have been extended new contract offers include: defend... Full Story

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United Clinch Third Straight Postseason Berth with Win over NYCFC

October 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON - D.C. United 3 (11-9-13) v. New York City FC 1 (14-10-9) 2016 MLS Regular Season October 16, 2016 - RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 30,943 This was the fifth meeting all-time between the two sides. United are now 2-3-0 against NYCFC and 2-1-0 at RFK. United are 178-91-61 at RFK Stadium all-time. United scored 2+ goals for the eighth consecutive match (and 11 of their last 12). The Black-and-Red have now scored a goal in 15 straight matches. United extended their... Full Story

Marrow Donor Registry Drive Will Honor Longtime Fan of The

October 15, 2016 - WASHINGTON (Oct. 15, 2016) - Earlier this week, D.C. United learned that a well-known, longtime fan of the team, "Big Rob" Gillespie, has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. The team is rallying around him and has joined with Be The Match Registry© to provide staff and fans an opportunity at the match Sunday against NYC FC to join the registry in hopes of finding "Big Rob" Gillespie a donor. D.C. United fans can take the first step to save a life by joining the Be The Match Regi... Full Story

Caprice Dydasco Suffers Torn ACL During NWSL Championship

October 13, 2016 - BOYDS, Md.- Washington Spirit defender Caprice Dydasco tore her left ACL during the NWSL Championship against Western New York Flash on Sunday, October 9. The Honolulu native will return home to Hawaii for surgery and rehab. "We all feel horrible for Caprice," said Spirit general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. "We are confident that she will work tirelessly to get through this challenge and return better than ever." The Spirit drafted the UCLA product with the 19th overall pick in t... Full Story

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