Big D Daily: News for Thursday, May 1, 2014

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

The busy month of May is upon us.

We're inching ever so closer to the next FC Dallas home game this weekend as the club takes on New York on Sunday. We'll have plenty of previews, scouting and more coming up in the next couple of days to get you all ready for that but first here are some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Acosta sidelined for 6-to-12 weeks, Diaz day-to-day | Soccerly

Not a ton extra to go off of in this one other than some new quotes from Oscar Pareja. Hopefully we'll have good news to report to you all later today about Mauro Diaz.

Limited Options | Dallas Soccer News

Even more comments on as to who might be able to fill in for Diaz this weekend.

Dallas Cup mini-doc | FCDallas.com

A very cool video to take in, shows just how much goes into this tournament for FCD.

// MLS //

Celebrating Henry's goals | Once a Metro

I do love watching Thierry Henry celebrate his goals, just not against FCD of course.

Orlando plans homecoming in Citrus Bowl for 2015 | MLSSoccer.com

Expansion teams are always interesting to watch in their first year, but I'll admit, Orlando may be the most intriguing one to me since Toronto.

Chivas USA working hard to keep Erick Torres past June | MLSSoccer.com

For their sake, I hope they are able to extend his loan or at least work out a buyout for him.

Chavez struggling for minutes in Colorado | MLSSoccer.com

Our old pal Marvin Chavez is hurting for minutes in Colorado, which is also hurting his World Cup hopes.

// USL PRO //

Lastly, I'll leave you all with this tweet I had from yesterday. Great to see how the USL PRO is rapidly expanding

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