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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

FCD ends their long title drought.

MLS: U.S. Open Cup Final-New England Revolution vs FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The wait is over as FC Dallas claimed their first trophy in nearly 20 years last night.

// FC Dallas //

One down, two to go as FCD beats NE 4-2 | Big D Soccer

Some say the USOC is the easiest trophy of the bunch to win, but in some way it may also be the hardest. Either way, it is coming to a trophy case near you.

Lamar’s favorite tie pays off for Dan Hunt | Dallas Morning News

Dan Hunt wore his dad’s favorite tie last night and the result was a trophy. I think you’re going to need that tie more often here Dan.

Teammates and coaches praise Daiz’ effort |

I mean, three assists and a goal on the night. We were talking about it in the press area last night that there probably hasn’t been a bigger single-game performance like that in club history.

Dallas survive, then claim USOC crown |

Lost in this game will be how FCD went down six minutes into the match on a Diaz turnover.

Injuries rock Revs in final |

Losing not one but two players to injuries in the first half was killer for New England last night. They struggled to respond after FCD turned up the heat in the last 20 minutes of the first half.

Three things as FCD claims the USOC | FourFourTwo

More praise and love for Diaz and his performance last night. I got to wonder what this will do to his confidence as well.

Diaz shines in Cup final |

Say it with me again, three assists and one goal. That is going to be the stuff of legends.

Treble chase beings now for FCD | Soccer America

One down, two to go. Now I am okay with talking about the treble.

USOC championship gear |

I don’t know about you but that scarf and t-shirt combo are going to be very popular around these parts.

FC Dallas has nothing to feat in the USL | Once a Metro

Our friends in New York posted this yesterday afternoon. If you haven’t seen it, it is definitely worth the read with regards to FCD and the USL.

And now this:

And if that doesn’t pump you up...Oscar Pareja will:

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Gio dos Santos wins Player of the Week |

Uh, four goals and two assists in a single weeks is rather ridiculous.

Orlando City’s confusing history | The Mane Land

This is a really interesting question, when does a team’s current era begin?