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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 7, 2014

The MLS All-Stars downed the German Giants last night in Portland.

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Oh the MLS All-Star game is always a wild ride, but at least this time around MLS won. Alright, time to get today started off with some links as FC Dallas preps for Colorado.

// FC Dallas //

Could FCD go unbeaten in August | Soccerly

We've had these discussions already on here but here is another good look at the month ahead (minus the USOC).

FCD lands a big prospect in Craft | Dallas Morning News

Oscar Pareja has been talking about this young kid for a while now. Good to see Coy Craft get signed last week and even more good to see that he is representing the US right now on the youth international stage.

Perez and Fernandez enjoy a friendly rivalry as their countries square off | FCDallas.com

I'm sure many of you saw the photo yesterday of these two shaking hands. Gotta love a little rivalry between teammates.

// MLS //

Donovan's goal guides MLS over Bayern | MLSSoccer.com

While most ASGs are rather dull, last night's game had a little more spirit to it. Good to see MLS win it. Cool to see Landon Donovan score against his old club.

Henry gets heros sendoff | MLSSoccer.com

In a selfish way I really hope Thierry Henry doesn't hang it up after this season but if he does, he's going to go down as one of the best in league history.

Pep opts not to shake Porter's hand | MLSSoccer.com

A little rivalry brewing here? Nah, cold water got thrown on that at the end of this article (spoiler alert indeed!).

Galaxy make deadline deal for Kljestan | LAG Confidential

We'll know more about this deal later this afternoon and if FCD were able to get anything out of it via the allocation order (LA sits below them right now).

Chivas will continue to use StubHub Center | The Goat Parade

Chivas fans...or soon to be the folks formerly known as Chivas fans don't seem thrilled about continuing to share the StubHub Center with the LAG.

Transfer nuggets from Grant Wahl | SI.com

Seriously, so many talking points in this one. The last one may be the biggest...then again it may not be.