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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, April 16, 2015

The US downs Mexico once again.

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Hopefully last night was a bit of a preview of things to come for the US this summer in the Gold Cup. We'll dive into that a bit later but first we have some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Clavijo discusses injuries, center mid options and loans | 3rdDegree

I think the most telling part of this interview is not the injury discussion (I'd rather hear that kind of stuff from Oscar Pareja), or even the center midfield thoughts but how the club is handling the loans to Arizona. So far there haven't been any and part of the reason is the lack of depth to send there right now.

Academy Update | FCDallas.com

Plenty of updates following the Dallas Cup, GA Cup and recent matches against SKC.

Conversation with Hedges | Soccer Information Network

I really don't care about all the fluff in this interview but the last sentence from Hedges is where it is at.

// MLS //

The High Five on roster snubs, Drew Moor and other items | FCDallas.com

Steve Davis checks in with his latest few thoughts from around the league for FCD's website.

Tottenham to play MLS All-Stars this summer | MLSSoccer.com

It may seem odd that having the game in Colorado doesn't bring Arsenal to town for the big summer friendly but Tottenham makes a load of sense considering the league's recent deals with them for Clint Dempsey and DeAndre Yedlin.

MLS statistical analysis 1.15 | Black and Red United

Here is a rather long breakdown of how things are going throughout the league so far.

How to boost United's attendance (part 2) | Black and Red United

While this is fully DCU based, there may be some things worth thinking about here for FCD as well.

Gerrard could face old foes this summer | Goal.com

The International Champions Cup is back for another year and it looks as though once Steven Gerrard arrives in LA, he could be going up against some familiar faces right away.

// USMNT //

US downs Mexico 2-0 | Stars and Stripes FC

Another classic Dos a cero moment for the USMNT against Mexico.

Why Morris passes USMNT test with flying colors | Fox Soccer

What a night for young Jordan Morris. A big goal in a massive rivalry game.

Dos a cero and Klinsmann's legacy | MLSSoccer.com

Matt Doyle gives us his take on last night's win over Mexico.

Alright, that should do it for now. What do you all have to say about today?