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Big D Daily: News for Friday, January 30, 2015

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FC Dallas heads to Florida this weekend.

FC Dallas

The preseason is about to really take off here for FC Dallas as they head east to Florida this weekend for their first meaningful games this year. We'll have more on that later but first we have your morning headlines.

// FC Dallas //

Kyle Bekker discusses his first week with Dallas | FCDallas.com

The FCD newcomer is enjoying his new home so far. Lets hope he can translate those positive vibes into some quality work this year.

// MLS //

Giovinco could arrive ahead of schedule | Tuttosport

This report seems to think that newly signed DP in Toronto, Sebastian Giovinco could come sooner rather than later to the league. Once again it sounds like it could come down to money.

Hyndman suffers collarbone break in U-20s tournament | MLSSoccer.com

The young star from Fulham suffered an injury with the U-20s and will be out for about six weeks.

Busting the Nagbe myth | Stumptown Footy

The folks in Portland really don't want to believe that Darlington Nagbe (aka the Dallas killer) had a bad season in 2014. I kind of agree with them on this but when goals matter a lot, it is hard to overlook the fact that it took him until the final week of the season to score one.

Is Tim Howard ready to leave for MLS? | Royal Blue Mersey

Gotta love rumors like this. Timmah kind of said he would never come back to MLS last summer. It is also funny how LA, Toronto and NY are the only linked clubs as well in this.

Agudelo returns to New England | The Bent Musket

Pretty solid deal for the Revs to lose someone like Patrick Mullins in the Expansion Draft only to get Juan Agudelo back from Europe in return.

Why Seattle sound bring Adu in on trial | Sounder at Heart

You know, after reading something like this I wouldn't mind seeing Oscar Pareja get a crack at Adu.

Beckham provides positive update on stadium search | NBC Miami

You can't build a stadium overnight he says. Yeah not sh*t. My gut still tells me this one doesn't happen but we'll certainly see.

MLS sells KickTV to Copa90 | VideoInk

I'm not entirely sure what to really make of MLS selling off their video channel on YouTube. Then again I hardly ever watched anything on it so maybe that is why. Anyone shedding a tear of sadness on this? Or anything?

Alright folks, that appears to be it for now. What do you have today?