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Big D Daily: News for Monday, April 17, 2017

FC Dallas picks up a couple Dallas Cup trophies this weekend.

It was a pretty massive weekend for the FCD academy in the Dallas Cup.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas claim Super Group title for the first time | Big D Soccer

First MLS side to win the Dallas Cup Super Group. That is a great achievement for this group and the trio of Homegrown players that were apart of this.

FCD wins Dallas Cup, become most decorated class in American youth history | Top Drawer Soccer

If you are looking for some high praise about this bunch, look no further than to this article.

U-18s make history with Super Group title | FCDallas.com

Jesus Ferreira and Paxton Pomykal showed why they earned professional contracts with their performances in this tournament too.

U-15s win first Dallas Cup trophy | FCDallas.com

It wasn’t just a great day for the club with the Super Group title but the U-15s also made history by winning the club’s first Dallas Cup trophy overall.

FC Dallas is doing it the right way | Dallas Morning News

From top to bottom, the club is making the rest of the league envious at the moment.

Talking Points: FCD gives up late goal against San Jose | Big D Soccer

Back to the first team now, FCD picked up a road draw on Friday night but they were moments away from getting all three points.

// MLS //

Doyle: Talking points from week 7 in MLS | MLSSoccer.com

Aside from the draw in San Jose for FCD, there were plenty of big matches over the weekend to take in. Portland dropped a game at home to our next opponent in SKC. Also, David Villa scored some kind of ridiculous goal too.

What you may have missed from Week 7 | MLSSoccer.com

Also, Chicago continues to roll in the East (though all their recent wins have been at home). Orlando won again (same deal, lots of home games). And RSL edged out Colorado (that Brooks Lennon goal was something else).

World Cup star shines, plus more from Week 7 | ESPNFC

And more weekend review content to take in.

Birnbaum injury casts shadow over DCU’s loss at NY | Black and Red United

DCU has struggled pretty badly so far this season and now to lose their top center back, things could get dicy quick for Ben Olsen.

Tim Howard suspended for three games | Burgundy Wave

This came out over the weekend as well before the Rocky Mountain Cup kicked off. Timmy crossed the line with a fan and got some games for it.