clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Big D Daily: News for Thursday, December 4, 2014

New, 20 comments

Robbie Keane took home the league's MVP award yesterday.

Well hello there lady Keane.
Well hello there lady Keane.
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It seems as though this week is barreling by with the amount of news coming out of the league ahead of this weekend's Cup final. Lots to discuss below.

// FC Dallas //

Clavijo discusses roster moves regarding Fernandez, Watson and more | FCDallas.com

Some more insight into what the club is thinking right now in terms of their roster moves going into the big part of the offseason.

Acosta called into fitness U-20 camp | MLSSoccer.com

FCD's own Kellyn Acosta made the U-20 camp roster this month is what is being called a fitness camp. Interesting.

// MLS //

Beckham excited by upcoming news | Reuters

Just days after Don Garber said that there would be no Miami in MLS if there is no stadium, it sounds like we may be getting closer to a stadium there. I'm still starting to think that DC and New England will have stadiums before Miami will though.

Keane runs away with MVP vote | MLSSoccer.com

In a way it wasn't nearly as close as most had imagined it to be. Robbie Keane had the majority of the votes and won this year's MVP after scoring 19 goals and adding in 14 assists. Well deserved in my opinion. I will say this, LA continues to be the model club in this league for when it comes to spending correctly on DPs. Sure they get some help but it can be done right.

Goalkeeper of the Year awards continue to elude Nick Rimando | Salt Lake Tribune

Almost crazy how good of a season Nick Rimando had but he didn't come close to beating out Bill Hamid for the top keeper this year. To be honest, I didn't vote for either guy.

Wright-Phillips gets new contract, a DP deal | Once a Metro

While Thierry Henry and possible even Tim Cahill are going out the door in New York, at least the club is making sure their big goalscorer is getting a DP deal to start 2015 with. Question remains, can they get a DP worthy guy that can continue to feed him the ball the way Henry was?

How proactive is your MLS team? | American Soccer Analysis

Interesting to see that FC Dallas was more reactive than proactive.

Alright, this seems a little light this morning...feel free to add in your own below once you have a cup of coffee in your system.