Feb 6, 2012

D.C. United remain active with more roster moves

Keeping up with the many moves that have taken place with regards to D.C. United's roster over the last couple of weeks is no small task. Each day it seems as if United are releasing another press release regarding a new player signing or the release of a player. Instead of posting each individual press release here is a recap of the roster moves from the past week up to today.

Blake Brettshneider Waived

Washington, D.C. (February 3, 2012) – D.C. United announced today that the club has waived forward Blake Brettschneider. The 22-year-old departs United after completing his rookie season with the team last year.   

“We’d like to thank Blake for his contributions to our club,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “He was very well-liked and a good professional and we wish him the best in the future.”  (Read Full Story)

United signs midfielder Marcelo Saragosa

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2012) – D.C. United announced today the club has signed midfielder Marcelo Saragosa. The 30-year old Brazilian has played 116 career games in MLS. Per club and League policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“We are pleased to have concluded a deal to bring Marcelo to DC,” said D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper. “He is well-acquainted with our League and brings additional depth to a midfield that we feel is already one of the best in the League. We look forward to his contributions to our team.” (Read Full Story)

United acquires allocation money from Portland Timbers

Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2012) – D.C. United announced today the club has acquired allocation money from the Portland Timbers in exchange for an international roster spot. The international roster spot will return to United following the 2013 MLS season. (Read Full Story)