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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, January 12, 2017

One more day until the SuperDraft.

The MLS offseason is almost coming to a close but there is still one big item left to tackle with tomorrow’s SuperDraft.

// FC Dallas //

Scenarios at play for FCD in Friday’s draft | Big D Soccer

Trade up, trade out or stay where you are at is what FCD has to work with tomorrow. My gut tells me they stay where they are at and take three players.

Where the FCD roster stands before the SuperDraft | Big D Soccer

Right now, there aren’t a ton of spots left available for the club to do too much more. But that isn’t a bad thing when you consider the loans that can come available and any trades that are in the works.

FCD hopes to announce a new DP this week | Goal.com

A nice interview with Dan Hunt here reveals how much the club is spending this offseason. Hunt claims that they are using all the money that they can, which is a positive thing to hear.

Inside FCD’s draft war room ahead of Friday | FCDallas.com

Plenty at stake for FCD in this draft too as they look to round out their roster ahead of preseason camp.

// MLS //

Despite the evolution, the draft still matters | MLSSoccer.com

I think some tweaks still need to be made for it as it would be good to see the USL clubs get more involved in the late round picks.

Draft predictions going into Friday | MLSSoccer.com

You’ll either see a wild day of trades tomorrow or a fairly calm draft that doesn’t present a lot of surprises.

Mock Draft: How the SBN blogs did | SBNation

Yeah, so I gambled for us a bit with our three selections but some times you have to take the best player available.

Timbers reveal new home kits | Stumptown Footy

I know some folks don’t like it when I say this, but I don’t care. I want this new kit. It may be one of the best home kits in the league right now.

Marsch heading to Europe, RBNY looks to Chris Armes as next coach | Goal.com

Some crazy news coming out of New York yesterday as the Red Bulls are about to make another coaching change.

Looking back on Beckham’s impact in MLS | Yahoo Sports

I won’t lie, I remember where I was in college when this deal was announced that David Beckham was coming to MLS. Crazy how ten years flies by.