Our week continues on here as FC Dallas continues dive into their offseason here while the playoffs roll on.
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Five offseason storylines to watch for with FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
The offseason will bring about some change yet again for FC Dallas but here are a few items we’re watching closely.
INTERNATIONAL: Paxton Pomykal and Brandon Servania Add Three More Points in US U-20 Win | FC Dallas
Again I will say, Paxton is looking more like the guy we expected to see in 2018. Maybe 2019 will finally be his year.
INTERNATIONAL: Adonijah Reid Scores Game-Winning Goal for Canada in Concacaf U-20 Championship | FC Dallas
Reid continues to grow his game as well. I can't help but wonder what FCD might be able to get out of him in 2019.
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Armchair Analyst: Conference Semifinal Leg 1 Anxiety Power Rankings | MLSsoccer.com
The two New York sides appear to have the most anxiety going into the second leg this weekend. I can't argue with that.
Warshaw: Each club's catchphrase ahead of the Conference Semifinals Leg 2 | MLSsoccer.com
If you want a slight different take on the weekend ahead in the playoffs, I like what Bobby did here.
Montreal Impact mutually part ways with technical director Adam Braz | MLSsoccer.com
Changes are definitely coming in Montreal, which is something I think we say every year around this time.
Stejskal: Contract questions could limit Orlando's offseason potential | MLSsoccer.com
Orlando went all in on 2018 and failed miserably, now they're left with not a lot of options going into 2019.
Real Salt Lake’s Corey Baird named MLS Rookie of the Year - RSL Soapbox
Baird’s eight-goal, five-assist season earned him top marks in a year where rookies really didn't make that big of an impact.
MLS Rookie of Year Corey Baird benefited from RSL’s belief in Homegrown players, time at Stanford | Pro Soccer USA
There are still those in MLS that need that little bit of time in college before they sign that Homegrown deal. Baird is a good example of how it can work.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to AC Milan? Analyzing the latest rumors - LAG Confidential
Is Zlatan genuinely considering a Milan switch? This feels very similar to when David Beckham was there.
Revolution announce roster cuts ahead of 2019 - The Bent Musket
New England is the first team in the offseason to make some roster moves.