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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, November 9, 2016

We wake up to a new world today, I guess.

MLS: Playoffs-Seattle Sounders FC at FC Dallas Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

The election in America is over and now we begin something new, I think.

// FC Dallas //

View from the East Stand: And the story ends | Big D Soccer

The win on Sunday was nice but it was not the way we wanted to go out on this season.

Academy teams pick up draws against Leicester City in Qatar | FCDallas.com

I completely forgot the U-16s and U-18s went overseas here but its really cool to see them play an EPL side and come away with a positive result.

Zimmerman wins Goal’s DOTY | Goal.com

Hey there! Someone else out there loves them some Walker Zimmerman as much as we do! I do expect to see that Zimmerman will get some votes when it is all said and done in the league’s race too even though he wasn’t in the top three.

// MLS //

Minnesota zeroing in on a DCU assistant | ESPNFC.com

We’ve all been wondering for a while where things were going in Minnesota. Now that their NASL season is over, they are rapidly making decisions and could get a long-time DCU assistant to join their front office.

Atlanta to unveil their new kits next week | MLSSoccer.com

Make them cool Atlanta, make them cool.

Galaxy let down by big money DPs | ESPNFC.com

I would say there was more to it than just the Designated Players letting that club down in 2016. I always liked the Jelle van Damme move. But I do think that Steven Gerrard will go on the list of disappointing DPs when it is all said and done.

Montreal selling tickets at a rapid pace for conference final | Mount Royal Soccer

That is a pretty good return for this game. Seeing 30k sold after two days for the game in Olympic Stadium is very positive for the team and the league.

Goal’s underpaid XI of 2016 | Goal.com

Yesterday they had their overpaid XI and today we get the opposite of that.

Alan Gordon replaces Morris on USMNT roster | US Soccer

The veteran bash brother gets another run with the US team under Jurgen Klinsmann. I guess I can live with that.

20 of the best USMNT prospects and stars of the future | Fox Soccer

You can expect to see a FCD player on this list and also maybe a guy that grew up in these parts.