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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Week 26 is already off and running in MLS.

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

There was plenty of midweek action last night around the league as FC Dallas is getting ready for RSL this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Talking with FCD's youth coach and college director |

Scott Dymond was the Coach of the Year for North Texas youth soccer. I like hearing that the club wasn't just concerned about academy players turning pro but also making sure that most of them get a good education along the way.

Gonzalez grows up following his debut |

I've been told by a lot of people with the club that Jesse Gonzalez has emerged this summer from being a kid to now being more of a man. It looks like we may see him more in the coming weeks as well if Dan Kennedy is out.

// MLS //

Caps win their first Voyagers Cup |

Kind of crazy that it took this long for Vancouver to win one of these Canadian Cup things. Good for them. It also means they'll be dealing with the CCL again next summer. Just something to keep in the back of your mind.

Sounders lose in Honduras | Sounder at Heart

Tough breaks for Seattle as they couldn't get the job done on the road in this one. Two losses in group play in this one for them will make it really tough for them going forward.

Fire down Red Bulls | Once a Metro

Just when I begin to give the Red Bulls some votes of confidence, they go and lose a midweek game to the Fire.

Few show up to see Colorado beat Houston | Burgundy Wave

Even with a win the Rapids fans aren't excited by anything that they saw last night.

Giovinco believes he is playing better in MLS than in Europe | The Guardian

The numbers he has put up would also suggest this as well. I also believe that it was just the right time for a young guy like him to make this jump and get the change of scenery that he needed most to help improve his game.

Arena on Gerrard: He's going to be a manager |

Now the question in my mind is will he be apart of the LA system when he retires or will he head back to England to find some coaching work?