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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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So next summer is going to suck. Big time.

Well that really sucked last night, didn’t it?

// FC Dallas //

View from the East: Backing Into the Playoffs? - Big D Soccer
Is FC Dallas backing their way into the post season? They gotta get through Seattle first.

Kellyn Acosta Sees Minutes as US Men's National Team is Eliminated from 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification | FC Dallas
Did the torch get passed last night? Sure, in some ways it did but in a lot of ways it was just dropped altogether.

// MLS //

The Red Bulls' highs and lows now fall squarely on Jesse Marsch | FourFourTwo
Marsch took on more control of the club's on-field direction last winter. How's that working out for RBNY?

// USMNT //

USA 1 - 2 Trinidad & Tobago: World Cup Qualifying - Stars and Stripes FC
Trinidad scored two unlikely goals while the US failed to do anything positive on the night.

US coach Bruce Arena on World Cup failure: "We have no excuses. We failed." | MLSsoccer.com
Bruce's face sort of says it all in this one.

Warshaw: The World Cup is gone; now American soccer needs us more than ever | MLSsoccer.com
Bobby right on the money with this post, fans can't get discouraged and abandon ship here.

USA's Omar Gonzalez apologizes to fans: We let down an entire nation today | MLSsoccer.com
I feel bad for Omar, I really do.

U.S. woe: Gulati, Arena out and help for Pulisic needed after WC collapse - ESPN FC
Time to reboot US soccer after this mess last night.

Facts and figures on U.S.'s historic failure to qualify for 2018 World Cup - ESPN FC
The polls were wrong! ESPN's Soccer Power Index projected only a 3 percent chance that the U.S. would be eliminated Tuesday night.

Time to clean house: World Cup failure demands huge changes at U.S. Soccer | FourFourTwo
Change president. Change coach. Change how players are developed. Everything should be on the table after the USMNT's failure in Trinidad.