The summer days are rolling on here as we’re getting into the heart of August.
// FC Dallas //
What we learned: Takeaways from FC Dallas’ loss in Philadelphia | Big D Soccer
There was plenty to take away from last weekend's loss in Philly.
Roland Lamah has given FC Dallas more than they bargained for | Big D Soccer
The big Belgian talks about his past, his future, and the best player he’s ever played with.
Late Summer Woes, Youngster Opportunities and Pending Summer Moves | FC Dallas
The interesting tidbit of information in this one is that FCD is close to signing someone this week.
Summer swoon? Despite two straight lopsided losses, FC Dallas not panicking | MLSsoccer.com
I seem to recall a swoon last year that had us all in a panic before the start of summer. But these things happen and they'll come out of it soon enough.
// MLS //
Discretionary spending: Why MLS has to break its own rules in order to grow | FourFourTwo
The haves and have nots will only begin to increase with more TAM.
On MLS’s weak link problem | The 91st Minute
The league has been working hard to fix the middle of the roster with things like TAM but what about the back-end of the roster? Honestly, that is where the HGPs come in.
How NYCFC-Red Bulls lost its innocence and became a proper derby | FourFourTwo
For the first time, the Hudson River derby lived up to its name, marking a potential turning point in the battle for New York.
Houston Dynamo sign former Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos | Dynamo Theory
Senderos knows he's going to Houston right? Where it is humid. And just...well it is Houston.
Report: Bobby Boswell is set to be traded to Atlanta United | Black And Red United
D.C. United’s attempts to rebuild at the the transfer deadline are ramping up. Trading a veteran defender though is an interesting way to do it. I like the move for Atlanta.
Lamar Neagle returns to Sounders | Sounder At Heart
Sounders acquire Lamar for the fourth time, sending a fourth-round SuperDraft pick to D.C. United.
Wilf family from NFL Minnesota Vikings join Nashville franchise bid | ESPN FC
Wilf missed out on a MLS team in Minnesota so now he is joining the already strong Nashville bid. More and more I think this bid has a really good shot.