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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Roster moves open the door for what is to come this offseason.

MLS: Montreal Impact at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as FC Dallas has made their end-of-year cuts to the roster as we get a better glimpse of what is to come.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas announced roster moves to end 2018 season - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas now has 26 players under contract for next season. How much work will actually be done this winter is going to be interesting but the amount of cap dollars shed yesterday was pretty big.

The US U-20s found an unsung hero in FC Dallas’ Paxton Pomykal - Big D Soccer
While Paxton may have taken a dip in 2018 for FCD, his play on the national level was what we’ve come to expect.

Stejskal: Tab Ramos, internal candidates in running for FC Dallas job |
Come on Hunts, make this one happen.

ACADEMY: Ricardo Pepi Taking Two Nations by Storm | FC Dallas
Pepi is certainly one to keep an eye on in the coming year as FCD2 comes online.

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Atlanta United fans' stadium-wide tifo in Eastern Conference Championship |
This display on Sunday was something else.

Stejskal: Columbus Crew SC GK Zack Steffen finalizing Manchester City move |
This one feels like a "I'll believe it when I see it" kind of move but if the Crew pull this off, they'll have plenty of allocation to play with this winter.

FC Cincinnati sign Argentine playmaker Emmanuel Ledesma |
Cincy continues to work on their roster as they add another USL piece to the mix.

Seth Sinovic Signs Contract Extension with Sporting KC - The Blue Testament
I feel like Sinovic has been with SKC for ages now.

The 2018 Chicago Fire Rosterpocalypse Has Begun - Hot Time In Old Town
Chicago is going on with a full re-build this winter as they made their roster moves yesterday as well.

Minnesota United cuts ties with 11 players to begin offseason - E Pluribus Loonum
The Loons shed two goalkeepers and an NASL holdover in the first activity of the offseason.

LA Galaxy announce contract options for 2019 - LAG Confidential
Sebastian Lletget, Daniel Steres, BJIV and Justin Vom Steeg to return while Ashley Cole is one that sees his option declined.

Columbus Crew SC announces 2019 roster decisions - Massive Report
Eight players had their options picked up while five were declined.