We’re at the midway point in the week as FC Dallas is getting ready to host New York City this Sunday.
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FC Dallas vs Real Salt Lake: What we learned | Big D Soccer
There were plenty of positives on the night as we close the book on the RSL win.
Workhorse of the Week vs. Real Salt Lake | Big D Soccer
FC Dallas dominated Real Salt Lake. Which FC Dallas player was your top "workhorse"?
Dallas' Javi Morales reveals emotions of RSL reunion "with my old friends" | MLSsoccer.com
While he didn't see any action in the game, Javier Morales had a pretty solid trip back to Salt Lake.
Two Texans on trail with FC Dallas, plus notes on Vic and Maxi | Dallas Morning News
There are a couple new faces at training this week, one of whom is a keeper. I wouldn’t expect a ton to come from either being here but it is starting to be that time of year when players get rotated in and out of training with FCD.
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Armchair Analyst: Best XI, awards & more from the season's first quarter | MLSsoccer.com
Not a ton of FCD love on this one but that is okay, given how there is still plenty of games left to get more attention on things like this.
Seltzer: Ranking the top 5 deepest teams in MLS | MLSsoccer.com
Not first? Alright then. But I'm happy to be proven wrong on this one.
MLS president Mark Abbott visits Phoenix to discuss expansion bid | MLSsoccer.com
I'll say this, there is something about this bid that is intriguing to me. But I do believe it is a long shot.
Fear of losing the deal carries the day on MLS' hot stove | FourFourTwo
MLS transfer deadlines are boring to say the least. Monday came and went with only a couple minor moves around the league.
Schweinsteiger reveals frustration at MLS quality compared to EPL | Goal.com
Bastian Schweinsteiger is finding life frustrating in MLS after swapping Premier League giants Manchester United for Chicago Fire. Haha
Mount Vernon Is Not a Solution to the New York City FC Stadium Crisis | Hudson River Blue
Apparently a potential stadium location for NYCFC isn't what the fans there want. Oookay.
Returnees Cameron Carter Vickers and Gedio Zelalem headline US squad for U20 World Cup - ESPN FC
No FC Dallas players like Coy Craft or Paxton Pomykal on this roster but the US will have plenty of talented players in the U-20 World Cup.