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Big D Daily: News for Friday, January 13, 2017

Draft day is here as FC Dallas looks to get more depth.

Who is ready to draft today?

// FC Dallas //

Not all FC Dallas picks have been good | Big D Soccer

Every so often, you’re going to draft a player that just doesn’t fit your team in the end. FCD has had a few of those over the years.

2017 schedule released | Big D Soccer

Time to plan your vacations now folks.

Three things to know about the 2017 schedule |

While there are plenty of good points to look forward to in this year’s schedule, these things certainly stood out the most for FC Dallas.

// MLS //

SuperDraft depth chart: Top five at each spot |

Need a quick spot to figure out some who’s who? This may be a good place to start come this afternoon when the draft gets underway.

Schmid shares his draft day strategies |

Sigi Schmid has been through a lot of drafts in MLS from his days in LA and Columbus to more recently with Seattle.

Mock draft 2.0 |

I have no issues with Brandon Aubrey falling all the way to Dallas at #18. No issues at all with that.

Draft shaping up to be a wild one |

I feel like we say this every year but yeah, it could be a weird and wild day.

Why defenders remain the most sensible draft picks | FourFourTwo

Just look at what FC Dallas has been able to do with defensive selections over the years and you’ll understand this more.

Most hyped up prospects entering the draft | ESPNFC

Each year there are always a few names that get a little more attention than others. But we’ll know soon enough if the hype will match the play on the field.

LA ‘close’ to a deal with Jermaine Jones | ESPNFC

All this time I thought they had already signed Jones when in fact, they just traded for his player rights. Oh boy.

Marsch isn’t leaving New York just yet | Once a Metro

After all of the rumors the other day, Jesse Marsch is staying in New York for at least the 2017 season.

We hope these are Minnesota United’s kits | E Pluribus Loonum

Yes please!