After a day off from training, FC Dallas is back at it today as they get ready for a trip to Portland this weekend.
// FC Dallas //
While there isn't a ton in this piece that we all don't know already, it is yet another outlet that is taking the time to tip their hats to what is going on down here in Texas.
The five international players on duty at the moment have some big games at hand today. We'll look to provide you all with some extra coverage of that as well.
After being out a month from a hamstring injury, no one expected Kellyn Acosta to go the full 120 minutes against Seattle. Thankfully, Acosta was able to rest up during the week off and should now be even better as the Portland series is coming up this weekend.
// MLS //
While FCD was off yesterday, their weekend rivals were back in action. Here are some news and notes to take in from their first training session of the week.
Owen Coyle had a fairly rocky first season in charge of Houston. They missed the playoffs by nine points and were dominated by FCD in the derby series.
While the quotes from this don't flat out say that AEG will sell the Dynamo and not sell the Galaxy, it is hard to imagine a scenario where AEG keeps Houston and sells off LA. The bigger deal in all of this is that for the first time in ages, every team will have a single owner in MLS.
The time off this past weekend was good for everyone that is left playing.
Like them or not, the Men in Blazers held a little conference over the weekend that seemed to do pretty well.
// NASL //
More on the new side just north of our border here in Texas.