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Big D Daily: News for Friday, August 12, 2016

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Lots and lots of treble talk.

MLS: Chicago Fire at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

FC Dallas is back in action tomorrow night as they host Sporting KC.

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FCD vs LAG: The good and the bad | Big D Soccer

There was plenty to digest from Wednesday night’s win over LA. If you need a good refresh of that win, this is a good post to start with.

Win over LA was huge, we needed it |

It has been a wild couple of weeks for FC Dallas after the whole Fabian Castillo saga but a win like that, on the road in fact, does boost confidence in a team like this.

Fan predicts comeback win |

Some folks are just damn good at stuff like that. Well done.

Pareja on the treble chase and Castillo |

I don’t know if many of you listen to ExtraTime radio much but this week they had Oscar Pareja on to discuss the win over LA and of course Castillo. Well worth the listen.

Could FCD become the first treble winner in MLS? |

Like I said yesterday, lets pump some brakes on this talk. Call me when we get that first title, maybe even that second one.

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LAFC staff mining best ideas from Mexico to Germany |

This is really cool to see that a front office staff would travel this much to gain some of the best ideas to reaching fans. My gut tells me LAFC will be a fun team to watch.

Fire sale - three investors interested in Chicago | Chicago Confidential

I meant to post this link yesterday morning but forgot about it. Anyways, there have been a lot of things going on in the Chicago Fire front office over the last year or so. I wouldn’t be shocked if we see a massive shake up in the next year.

The tragedy of Erick Cubo Torres | 91st Minute

I saw this post late last night while watching the Olympics. Torres has definitely had a massive dip in play and time on the field since his arrive in Houston. I wonder if anyone is going to trade for him on the cheap in the coming year. I wouldn’t take him at a DP rate right now though.

MLS teams should be scared of Dempsey-Morris partnership | Sounder at Heart

I can understand why Seattle folks are saying this after a couple good games from these two players. While I think they’re out of the playoff picture for this year, you really can’t count them out just yet can you?

MLS concerned by two missed penalties in LA-NY game |

As they should be.