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Big D Daily: News for Friday, December 18, 2015

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One week left until Christmas!

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Yesterday's Re-Entry Draft was rather uneventful.

// FC Dallas //

Loyd on roster moves, expansion and his work with refugees | Dallas Morning News

One of the few true veteran players left on the FCD roster spoke about a few topics in a Q&A. Really interesting to see his take on things and more importantly how his work is going with the young kids in the area.

FCD passes in Stage Two | FCDallas.com

Only two players were picked in the entire second stage of the Re-Entry Draft. FCD was not one of those two teams to pick anyone up. Probably for the best if you ask me.

// MLS //

San Antonio city council approves purchase of Toyota Field and quest for a MLS team | MLSSoccer.com

We're moving closer and closer towards having a third MLS side in the Lone Star State. I'm all for adding San Antonio to help improve the Texas Derby.

MLS Live will return in 2016 | Black and Red United

Some folks are thrilled to see MLS Live return for another year in 2016. I will say the league's streaming product has gotten massively better over the years and the early purchase price for next year isn't bad at all.

Mourinho out in Chelsea, probably blaming RBNY | Once a Metro

Rough day to be a Chelsea fan yesterday. Then again this has been a rough season to be a Chelsea fan.

Klinsmann believes Morris should go pro | ESPNFC.com

Everyone is on the Jordon Morris going pro bandwagon these days.

Columbus and Pittsburgh strike affiliation deal | ColumbusCrewSC.com

I have a feeling we'll be waiting a few more weeks on what FCD intends to do with a USL partner in 2016. Maybe we should start an office pool as to which date and what kind of deal they'll make.

Fire add two Homegrown players | Hot Time In Old Town

Chicago is the first club to make good use of that new TAM money that is allocated towards HGPs. My gut tells me FCD gets at least one signed this offseason.

DCU in talks with Kitchen | Washington Post

The saga that may be Perry Kitchen this winter in DC continues to move on as the club and player enter talks.

Copa America groups and seeds revealed | Goal.com

Anyone upset that none of this will take place in Dallas next year?