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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The week slowly moves on as FC Dallas preps for New England.

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Things are moving nicely here as FC Dallas is coming off a six point week.

// FC Dallas //

Who will be the next HGP for FCD | Big D Soccer

We wrote out who our top give potential HGPs are in the FCD system. It is still crazy to think that there are probably five to ten other guys that aren't on this list that we probably could have added. Those U-18 and U-16 teams are crazy stacked.

Zimmerman named to team of the week |

A well deserved nod for Walker Zimmerman as he really stepped up his play last week in the wins over Portland and Seattle.

// MLS //

Altidore out with long-term hamstring injury | Waking the Red

At first it looked like a sad hamstring injury after the missed penalty. Now it is indeed a real one as Jozy Altidore continues to have hamstring issues at the worst possible time (during years of big tournaments).

Timbers sign Okugo | Stumptown Footy

While I would have liked to have seen him get a chance here in Dallas, Portland does have a lot of defensive issues to correct at the moment. So in that sense, Portland needed him more than we did.

Unique food pricing announced for Atlanta United | Dirty South Soccer

That is some seriously cheap food prices for a professional sports venue. I know of college and high school venues that have food similar to that at higher cost.

Kamara trade still shows MLS players are expendable commodities | Vice Sports

Looking back a few days after the trade last week, I still have to shrug my shoulders and say "MLS is gonna MLS".

No offer from Man U for Ibra |

My gut tells me a deal gets worked out for him to come to MLS this summer. I don't know why I feel that way but I do.

Garber: MLS has to improve in CCL |

Ah, the annual talk of how MLS has to improve on the CCL stage.

Cincinnati snaps their own USL attendance mark |

This is starting to be a good growing trend for teams like this. But at the same time it also kind of hurts thinking a lower division team that is new can attract about 7k-8k more fans a game than some MLS clubs can (including us).