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DC United Academy keeper heading to England

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June 24, 2013

The Washington Post is reporting today that DC United Under-16 Academy keeper Arie Ammann has accepted a two-year academy scholarship with Watford in England. Ammann, the son of former MLS keeper Mike Ammann, recently completed the school year at Woodgrove (Purcellville, Va.), and could head to England as soon as mid-July. Advertisements

AP reports Chivas USA youth player killed in accident

Julio Chavez, a 19-year-old member of the Chivas USA Under-17/18 Development Academy squad, died in a car accident Monday night, in his hometown of Modesto, Calif., The Associated Press has reported. Chavez played in 13 matches, starting eight. He had scored three goals. Chavez was a graduate of Birmingham (Van Nuys, Calif.). He had played… Read More ›

DA announces playoff groupings

The draw for the 2012-13 Development Academy Playoff Groups took place Monday, June 17. The hometown club and defending U-17/18 champions FC Dallas were drawn into Group 3 with Albertson SC, Crew Soccer Academy and Concorde Fire. Defending champions on the U-15/16 side, New York Red Bulls were drawn into Group 7 with the Houston… Read More ›

Academy U18 Top 10: Feb. 28

The undefeated New York Red Bulls top the ESR Development Academy Under-17/18 rankings for the 2012-13 season. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week through the rest of the Academy season. Rankings through matches played as of Feb. 24, 2013 Rk. Club Record Prev. 1 New York Red Bulls 10-0-3 1 NOTES: As… Read More ›

Academy U16 Top 10: Feb. 15

The undefeated D.C. United tops the ESR Development Academy Under-15/16 rankings for the 2012-13 season and will hold that spot until March, when it next plays. CSA Wolves is a solid No. 2 followed by the New York Red Bulls. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week through the rest of the Academy… Read More ›

Academy U18 Top 10: Feb. 14

The undefeated New York Red Bulls top the ESR Development Academy Under-17/18 rankings for the 2012-13 season. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week through the rest of the Academy season. Rankings through matches played as of Feb. 10, 2013 Rk. Club Record Prev. 1 New York Red Bulls 10-0-3 1 NOTES: As… Read More ›

Texas teen close to signing with Dynamo

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Fort Bend Bush (Fort Bend, Texas) senior Bryan Salazar has agreed to signing a homegrown contract with the two-time MLS Cup champion Dynamo. Salazar, a member of the Houston Dynamo Development Academy squad, has scored nine goals in 14 matches with the Under-17/18 Academy squad this season.

Academy U16 Top 10: Feb. 1

The undefeated D.C. United tops the ESR Development Academy Under-15/16 rankings for the 2012-13 season and will hold that spot until March, when it next plays. CSA Wolves is a solid No. 2 followed by the New York Red Bulls. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week through the rest of the Academy… Read More ›

Academy U18 Top 10: Jan. 31

The undefeated New York Red Bulls remain the No. 1 team in the ESR Development Academy Under-17/18 rankings while the New England Revolution join the list this week. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week during the Academy season. Rankings through matches played as of Jan. 27, 2013 Rk. Club Record Prev. 1… Read More ›

Academy U16 Top 10: Jan. 18

The undefeated D.C. United tops the first ESR Development Academy Under-15/16 rankings for the 2012-13 season. CSA Wolves is a solid No. 2 followed by the New York Red Bulls. ESR will update the Development Academy every other week through the rest of the Academy season. Rankings through matches played as of Jan. 13, 2013… Read More ›