The weekend is coming up quickly here as FC Dallas continues to prep for San Jose.
// FC Dallas //
He's come darn close to some red cards each week but Carlos Gruezo has been doing a lot of the dirty work in the midfield for FC Dallas these last five weeks.
The two sides met three times last year, including the season opener in March and the season finale in October. All three games were close and very physical.
// MLS //
Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the first game in MLS. The league's website streamed that match, as well as having some live tweeting during it. Here is an excellent piece on that game and things leading up to it.
ESPN too wanted to be involved in the discussion of the 20th anniversary. After all they broadcasted that first game.
Here is some more background on the first year from Bruce Arena's perspective.
Yeah, some of those jerseys were bad. Soooo very bad. But I'd be lying if I didn't say I would love to own an old Tampa Bay Mutiny kit or even an old Dallas Burn kit.
If these don't give you a good laugh at the start of the day, I don't know what to tell you.
This is really cool stuff when you really boil it all down. Several teams in MLS use stats in a heavy way and Atlanta plans on being one of those teams that does it and build their roster with it.
This is awesome news for those in Utah. This center looks very impressive on the surface and will certainly be something to watch as the years go on.
It has been a tough few weeks for Wil Trapp and the Crew but the young midfielder looks to improve his game in the coming days.
It has been an interesting week for folks in our nation's capital. Fans aren't happy about being banned in one supporters group while the club is working out how to deal with the fall back of it all.