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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The prep for Sporting KC has begun for FC Dallas.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

What a difference a week makes huh? This time last week we didn't know if there would be a season and now we're firmly getting ready for a second game. Fun. Anyways, lets get into some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Perez makes his season opener count | Dallas Morning News

Fifth game-winning goal for Super Raton. Hopefully he continues bagging more game-winners for the club this season.

Voting for the Pub partners |

The club is opening up the voting their pub partners. Time to pick where the watch parties will be.

// MLS //

Who were the surprise starters and subs for Week 1 |

No Michel for FC Dallas was a surprise to a lot of us this weekend.

Mapp to miss four months with shoulder injury |

It was a pretty rough injury to watch with Justin Mapp last Saturday. The veteran midfielder crashed into DCU's keeper and landed badly on his arm. Now the Impact will be without him for up to four months.

How the English explain MLS | Sounder at Heart

Nice find by the boys up in Seattle. Apparently the Guardian put together a little video for those in the UK to understand 'the MLS'. It was wise of them to do so considering the new Sky Sports deal that was signed before the season started.

CONCACAF should change their CCL schedule |

This is something that really should be done. I love the idea that CONCACAF should mirror Asia with the CCL schedule. Crazy to think that this region crowns their champion before anyone else in the world does each year.

Will the USL players begin to unionize | Soccer Insider

Apparently there are a small collective of players and agents in the USL that want to form a union of their own. Good for them, I think that sort of thing would only help improve the lower division.

MLS expansion news 45-60 days away | NBC Sports

Don Garber let it be known over the weekend that we'd know more about the next expansion club within the next two months.

Revisiting the season opener | The Blue Testament

Time to begin scouting ahead for this weekend if you like, here is a look back at Sporting KC's season opening draw with NY.

Alright, that appears to be all that I have for now, what do you have to say this morning?