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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The midway point in the week as FC Dallas gets ready to go to Portland.

We’re pushing forward into the middle of the week here as FC Dallas continues their prep work for Portland.

// FC Dallas //

Workhorse of the Week vs. Real Salt Lake | Big D Soccer
There were so many good options for this one. I'm curious to see who ends up on top.

ALL-STAR: Five Reasons to Vote for FC Dallas Homegrown Kellyn Acosta | FC Dallas
It is simple folks, keep the #YearofKellyn rolling.

// MLS //

Miami commissioners approve sale of land to David Beckham ownership group | MLSsoccer.com
Well this Miami thing may actually happen. I still think it isn't the best idea for a location but we're long past debating that now days I think.

San Diego mayor pushes for public vote on SoccerCity project in November | MLSsoccer.com
San Diego continues to push forward with their MLS plans as well here. The more they go on, the more I like their chances.

David Beckham ownership group has bought land but Miami MLS saga not over | ESPN FC
David Beckham's ownership group finally got approval for the land for Miami's new MLS stadium, but several hurdles remain before the city gets a team.

San Jose Earthquakes to announce significant player acquisition by the end of June | Center Line Soccer
San Jose has been one of the bigger surprises in my mind this season on the field but they do still lack that one key player to link everything together.

Five players who will be fighting for minutes — and contracts | RSL Soapbox
The collective wrath of Mike Petke and Craig Waibel will be felt in Utah here in the coming weeks. Given their last two games have been disasters, you have to figure this roster could get blown up.

Alvaro Fernandez said he’s leaving Sounders | Sounder At Heart
I will be honest, I kind of forgot Fernandez was even still with Seattle this season.

A fan's guide to watching New York City FC at Yankee Stadium | FourFourTwo
I really wonder what the day will be like when NYCFC isn't playing in Yankee Stadium but their own digs. Gotta think the atmosphere will be drastically better.