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Big D Daily: News for Friday, April 18, 2014

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Toronto is in town but without some of their big names.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The final day of the work week is here and this is also a Good Friday edition of our morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Keys to the match | FCDTV

Daniel and Scott give us the big items to look out for tomorrow.

FCD Rolls through GA Cup | FCDallas.com

Three for three in the Generation adidas Cup. RSL, Stoke City and Flamengo all join FCD in the semis.

Dallas Cup day four recap | FCDallas.com

Seven FCD teams head to the knockout round.

Villar takes selfie with former FCD teammates | Instagram

Funny how Victor Ulloa and Jair Benitez are the remaining holdouts from his time there.

// MLS //

Osorio set to return for TFC | TorontoFC.ca

Ryan Nelsen's squad has a massive list of injuries but getting Jonathan Osorio back is pretty big for them. Notice Jackson's comments at the bottom of this article too.

Pair of midfield aces in MLS | MLS Insider

Based on the latest injury report, we may see Michael Bradley here tomorrow.

CONCACAF President backs MLS expansion plans | MLSSoccer.com

Interesting to hear other folks outside of the country back the league's aggressive expansion past the normal 20 team league.

Columbus fans named the worst by Keith Olbermann | MLSSoccer.com

Honestly, I see this as a positive for the league to get recognized in this way. Plus, I loved the image made by Massive Report.

Tim Cahill responds to Eric Alexander's critics | MLSSoccer.com

I still say that Alexander is the one player I wish was still here in Dallas, sometimes even more so than Dax. Yeah, I said it.

MLS Expansion Chat 1 | SBNation.com

Ryan and Jeremiah at SBN's MLS hub are having a little talk about the league's expansion plans.