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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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The end of May is here as FC Dallas faces a tough month ahead.

Things are starting to look down for FC Dallas after yesterday’s news. Hopefully a new month can change those fortunes.

// FC Dallas //

Walker Zimmerman sidelined four to six weeks with MCL Strain | Big D Soccer
Insert a panic face emoji right here.

Workhorse of the Week vs. Chicago Fire and Houston Dynamo | Big D Soccer
A loss and a home draw. Did anyone stand out? Who was your top player?

FC Dallas' Kellyn Acosta and Matt Hedges Ready for USMNT Challenge | FC Dallas
Even before the injury, I was bummed that Walker Zimmerman didn't also get a chance.

Kellyn Acosta could be a key player for the USMNT this summer |
Uh, yes...yes he could be. And should be for that matter.

Academy Teams Finish Regular Seasons, Clinch Postseason Spots | FC Dallas
This just in: the FCD academy teams are still pretty damn good.

MLS All-Star voting begins, eight FC Dallas players eligible | Big D Soccer
Voting starts via the App and FIFA, goes live online on June 3rd. So go vote...if you are into that sort of thing.

Report: FC Dallas chasing after keeper William Yarbrough | Big D Soccer
Yet another keeper rumor to discuss. This one seems pretty good on paper in my mind if the deal can be worked out.

// MLS //

Wiebe: Presenting my 2017 MLS All-Star Fan XI and Best XI (so far) |
Nice mention of a couple FC Dallas players in this one.

Week 13 tifo roundup: Rivalries bring out the best from MLS supporters |
This past weekend brought out a lot of cool looking tifos.

Why college soccer isn't going away as a path to MLS | FourFourTwo
Given how so few really come from college soccer, I don't think the college game is going to die anytime soon. I see more of it as a path for those looking to have a career fallback for their post-soccer days.

// USMNT //

Timmy Chandler withdraws from USMNT roster with hamstring injury | Stars and Stripes FC
One less defender to talk about at the USMNT camp this week.