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Big D Daily: News for Monday, February 2, 2015

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Preseason really kicks off for FCD this week in Florida.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

While FC Dallas has been training for over a week now in preseason, the gears are about to shift a bit as they will have their first meaningful matches this week in Florida. We'll have more on that as the time comes but first a look at the morning headlines so we can get over our Super Bowl hangover.

// FC Dallas //

For Texeira, it is all about improving | FCDallas.com

David Texeira didn't have a great first year with FCD in 2014 but getting a full preseason under his belt may go a long way in proving to the fans that he is a worthy DP.

Span ready to prove himself in 2015 | Dallas Morning News

Brian Span never really made a dent with FCD in 2014, as he was on loan a lot in Orlando. But this year he sounds and looks more comfortable in Frisco. Maybe that will be the difference.

// MLS //

Giovinco leaves Juventus early for Toronto | SBNation.com

Well, well, well, it looks like Toronto won't have to wait until the summer to figure out how to get Sebastian Giovinco into their lineup.

Quakes sign their 3rd DP | Center Line Soccer

A young Nigerian player comes to San Jose. I do find it rather interesting that San Jose is actually using up their three DP slots. Even more interesting that this guy comes from the Azerbaijan league.

What Agudelo's return means for New England | MLSSoccer.com

Sometimes having as much talent as the Revolution has can be a bad thing, it is the age old question of where does everyone fit.

New interpretation of offside in 2015 | Black and Red United

Yeah this should be loads of fun to deal with this season.

Sacramento's quest for a MLS team | SI.com

It is getting harder and harder to ignore what is going on in the California capital. First the Kings owners get involved, now the 49ers as well. Really can't ignore this group.

The murky future revolving around the Chivas USA academy | SI.com

The Baby Goats continue to soldier on here. One has to think they'll get absorbed into LAFC. But then again they could just end up being a random club team in the LA area.

Please sir, can I have some more? | The Blue Testament

If you want a very interesting look at the landscape for some MLS players, read this. It will definitely make you think a bit.

Alright, that appears to be all for now. What do you have to say for today?