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Big D Daily: News for Monday, August 4, 2014

FCD earns three big points to keep them in the Western conference race.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Last night wasn't pretty at times but in the end three points is three points. We'll dive into our usual post game thought on here but first it is time for some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Looking at FCD's current needs | Soccerly

CBs and midfield help appear to be the need after the signing of Coy Craft.

Pareja credits team growth for first road win since April | MLSSoccer.com

First road win since April, feels a lot longer than that.

FC Dallas releases August scarf of the month | FCDallas.com

It is blue. Some alert me when they do a throw back to the Burn.

// MLS //

Jacobson goes 90 minutes in Norway debut | MLSSoccer.com

Good to hear that Andrew Jacobson quickly saw the field with his new side and played the full 90 in a win.

Week 21 thoughts | MLSSoccer.com

Plenty to look at here, always good stuff though. Definitely like the note about Blas Perez at the end.

Dwyer added to All-Star game | MLSSoccer.com

Jermaine Defoe is out and Dom Dwyer is in.

Sacramento Kings looking to invest in Sacramento soccer scene | Sacramento Bee

Really good to hear more folks getting into this team and city. They continue to be my wild card in this expansion race.

Shea looking to go back out on loan | Stoke Sentinel

Looks like our old pal Brek Shea is going out on loan. The question continues to be where will he land?

Galaxy continue to look good | LAG Confidential

After two straight wins in the past week, the LA Galaxy continue to look the part. I wouldn't be shocked if they pass Seattle up in the standings before long.

MLS has another allocation order for DPs | SBNation.com

Yep, this one came around on Friday but it worth discussing more. No shocker to hear that there is a separate list for things like this, even as silly as it sounds.

Lampard to go on-loan with Man City for six months | Fox Soccer

NYCFC's newest DP is going on loan to stay fit...with an old rival. The Chelsea fan in me feels weird even writing this one up.