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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, November 29, 2018

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The conference finals wrap up tonight in New York and KC.

MLS: Western Conference Semifinal-Real Salt Lake at Sporting KC William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports

After tonight we’ll have a clear picture as to who will be playing for a MLS Cup next weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Which FC Dallas players could leave to join Oscar Pareja in Mexico? - Big D Soccer
Now that Oscar Pareja is officially the manager of Club Tijuana, there are reports that FCD players are going with him.

Report: Reggie Cannon has offers on the table from Liga MX teams - Big D Soccer
It would be super disappointing to see him go this quickly if any of this turns out true.

Roberts holds ambitious goals in 2019 for both club and country | ASN
I do still wonder if Roberts will be in Dallas much next year or in Germany on loan. Either way he is certainly worth keeping an eye on.

Dallas Cowboys, Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, FC Dallas and Dallas Sports Commission Announce Landmark Multi-Year Partnership to Bring Mexican National Team to North Texas | FC Dallas
Yay?

// MLS //

Preview: The Red Bulls take the fight back to Harrison in a massive second leg - Once A Metro
New York needs a miracle at home against Atlanta tonight.

Atlanta United’s version of “shutting it down” comes with a relentless counter-attack - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta has a good lead to take into New York tonight but they can't sit back too much.

Sporting Kansas City vs Portland Timbers (Western Conference Finals 2018) - Stumptown Footy
The MLS Cup Finals is just 90 minutes away for one of these two teams.

Portland Timbers' approach is to "try and get a win" in Kansas City | MLSsoccer.com
I love when coaches pull out the line that they'll try to get the win. Come on.

David Villa announces his departure from NYCFC - Hudson River Blue
El Guaje has left New York and an amazing legacy behind. He was truly one of the best DPs in MLS history.

Stejskal: Dennis te Kloese close to joining LA Galaxy - LAG Confidential
I don't know which is bigger news on this one, that te Kloese is almost the new technical director with the Galaxy or that Dom Kinnear is a serious candidate for their head coaching spot.

D.C. United makes first roster moves of the 2018-2019 offseason - Black And Red United
Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad are not currently under contract, while Luciano Acosta’s option was exercised.

LAFC announce 2018 offseason roster moves - Angels on Parade
LAFC finished up their first season and have now made their end-of-year moves.

Supporters Groups Upset with MLS Cup Away Ticket Allocation - The Blue Testament
Supporters Groups from all four teams remaining in the playoffs have banded together to raise their concerns.

St. Louis committee passes resolution for new MLS stadium project | MLSsoccer.com
I keep saying it, MLS wants to be in St. Louis so bad, they're clearing waiting on this kind of thing to happen.