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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, July 19, 2016

FC Dallas hits the road again tomorrow as they take on their main rivals in Houston.

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

This wild month of soccer rolls on as FC Dallas is getting ready to take on their Texas Derby rivals tomorrow night.

// FC Dallas //

FCD vs CHI: The good and bad | Big D Soccer

There was still plenty to take in from the win over Chicago as the club looked good in moments and pretty rough in others.

FC Dallas sets standards in club set up | FourFourTwo

A few national titles, a team competing again for a Supporters' Shield, a lot is looking good right now at the moment for FC Dallas.

Academy displays first-team qualities |

I still wouldn't be shocked to see one or two of the U-18s signed here in the next month or so.

Castillo and Diaz pick up TOW honors |

Fabian Castillo was an easy call on the MLS Team of the Week with his two assists. Mauro Diaz also had a strong night Saturday that helped us forget about Wednesday's loss in Seattle.

Be afraid MLS, Fabian Castillo is back on his game |

Yes, Castillo had a very slow and sluggish start to the season but two goals and two assists in the last five games is a good way to get people's attention again.

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Five biggest ASG snubs |

Sure, you could make the case for a lot of guys here this season. I still stand behind the logic that you don't want your players in this game, unless you are hosting it.

Red Bulls' identity crisis and more |

Last year's Shield winners have had an up and down year so far in 2016. A lot of it can be focused in on that brutal start to the season but as the summer months of hit, the wins are starting to go away once more.

Kreis would be a smart hire by Orlando | The Mane Land

While Orlando fans are excited by this move, I still think Jason Kreis would have been a better fit somewhere else in MLS.

RSL need to begin the Morales succession to Jordon Allen | RSL Soapbox

I'm not going to lie, I kind of forgot Javier Morales was still playing for RSL.

RSL shows small-time attitude |

RSL also recently revoked a local reporters media pass in a move that certainly makes them look a bit petty.

Portland transfer keeper Kwarasey to Rosenborg | Stumptown Footy

Some folks in Portland weren't too high on this keeper but to see them get a little money in a transfer isn't a bad bit of business if you ask me.