After a nice Thanksgiving holiday, we are back with our regular links in the morning as we begin a busy couple of weeks to wrap up the calendar year.
// FC Dallas //
Atiba Harris is likely not returning to FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
We learn of the team's roster moves today but we already have an idea of one player's plans for 2018.
ACADEMY: FC Dallas Academy Does Not Have Barriers | FC Dallas
It is good seeing the FCD academy having talent from all over.
// MLS //
Flip or flop? These are the 5 biggest renovation projects of the MLS offseason | FourFourTwo
Some might be shocked to not see FCD on this list.
The LA Galaxy scouting network needs a reset - LAG Confidential
LA has some work cut out for them this offseason.
MLS Offseason Crash Course 2: Proper and Improper Uses of Allocation Money - Dirty South Soccer
This is a rather long and interesting read but if you want to dive in more on roster building in this league, this is a good place to start.
Quakes GM Jesse Fioranelli "struck" by new head coach Mikael Stahre | MLSsoccer.com
San Jose went outside the box for their latest coach. I like the move but I wonder if he can truly transform a team that was awful in the back.
Can the Dynamo come back in conference finals? - Dynamo Theory
The simple answer is no. But crazier things have happened in this league.
Toronto FC: Three reasons Greg Vanney should be named Coach of the Year - Waking The Red
Full disclosure, he had my vote.
Maybe the emotional plea isn't such a good thing for Columbus' MLS Cup hopes | FourFourTwo
Columbus is no London, but Crew SC might be America's Arsenal. Allow FourFourTwo to explain...
Let the “Robert Lewandowski to LAFC” speculation begin - Angels on Parade
Gotta love the big named Euros that still dream of coming to LA.
Stejskal: Zack Steffen, Alex Bono climbing USMNT depth chart | MLSsoccer.com
The final two teams in the East have two of my most underrated keepers in the league.