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Big D Daily: News for Friday, July 28, 2017

We turn back the clock a bit with some coaching moves in LA.

The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is getting set to host Vancouver.

// FC Dallas //

Squad Selection: How do you handle the missing fullbacks this weekend? | Big D Soccer
A couple of suspensions to deal with this weekend, who are you putting in your lineup?

Three things to watch for as FC Dallas hosts the Vancouver Whitecaps | Big D Soccer
FC Dallas has been on a bit of a roll in league play as of late, will that continue tomorrow night?

TRAINING TALK: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC | FC Dallas
Papi gives us his take on tomorrow's game and how tough the Caps will be.

Fans Welcome Home FC Dallas' US Men's National Team Players After Gold Cup Win | FC Dallas
Nice little heroes welcome for the guys coming back from national team duty.

// MLS //

What formation will Sigi Schmid utilize for the LA Galaxy? | LAG Confidential
Now that Sigi Schmid is back in charge of the Galaxy, the questions become of what will he do first.

LA Galaxy officially sign Jonathan dos Santos | LAG Confidential
I have to say, I like this move a lot for their attack.

Official: Bob Bradley is LAFC’s first head coach | Angels on Parade
In a way it is a safe pick for the expansion side, but in other ways he has the connections and touch points to do really well there in LA.

Bob Bradley interview after becoming Los Angeles FC inaugural manager | ESPN FC
Bradley has a good chance to do well there too.

Why Bradley, Schmid hires could be win-win for brewing LA soccer wars | FourFourTwo
The turf war in LA is certainly on with two coaching moves in one day. I also wonder what year we're living in where Bruce Arena coaches the national team, Sigi is with the Galaxy and Bob is coaching an expansion team.

Midseason MLS coaching changes: Three that worked and three that didn't | FourFourTwo
Midseason coaching changes happen every year. Some work better than others.

Paul Arriola drawing transfer interest from Dutch, Portuguese and MLS teams |
LA apparently holds his MLS rights at the moment, so any club in the league looking to add him will have to send some cash to the Galaxy.

Sources: Besiktas bid for Cyle Larin rejected by Orlando City |
Orlando City has rejected a transfer bid for Larin from Turkish club Besiktas, but we all know how these things go.

Armchair Analyst: Stock up, stock down after USMNT Gold Cup triumph |
Not the best Cup for a couple of our guys but I'm not overly worried about that.