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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, October 1, 2015

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A new day, a new month.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

October is finally here as we look forward to this weekend's big match with Houston.

// FC Dallas //

Final hurdle cleared for National Soccer Hall of Fame | FCDallas.com

All the government red tape is cleared now for FCD to do the construction on the stadium to bring a new tourist attraction to Frisco.

FCD not worried about defensive issues | MLSSoccer.com

Kind of naive to think that the team isn't worried about their defense right now. If anything, it is the one decent area of the team that can be the difference between winning in the post season or going out early again.

// MLS //

SKC wins on PKs to earn third USOC trophy | MLSSoccer.com

Man, on one hand I am gutted for the Union to have a second straight home game in the USOC final be snatched away with this one being on penalties. But, for Sporting, it is another big step forward in what they are doing there in Kansas City.

Eight is enough | The Blue Testament

Our pals up in Kansas City share their celebration following last night's win.

Orlando owner discusses bringing in Ronaldo | MLSSoccer.com

Could we see Cristiano Ronaldo in an Orlando uniform? Eh, right now I just don't see it happening. LA always seems like the most likely fit for him. Interesting that he also mentioned that he wants Ronaldo over Lionel Messi.

Marshall leaves Sounders training in ambulance | Sounder at Heart

Boy this was some scary stuff to read about yesterday afternoon. It sounds like Chad Marshall has suffered a pretty serious injury but thankfully he tweeted out that he is going to be fine.

District files eminent domain on Buzzard Point | Black and Red United

Another tiny win on the path to a new stadium for DCU.

Projecting the US roster for the Mexico game | Goal.com

Just give me a good lineup Jurgen. That is all I ask, no more of this weird experimenting to see what a guy will do kind of thing.