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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

FC Dallas heads west to battle the Quakes one more time this season.

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at FC Dallas Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on into a Tuesday as FC Dallas gets ready to head back to the west coast for a game tomorrow night in San Jose.

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OFFICIAL: FC Dallas signs Colombian midfielder Abel Aguilar - Big D Soccer
The World Cup veteran comes on a free transfer as FC Dallas makes a final roster move before the September roster freeze.

FC Dallas draw in Houston sets up for final showdown in Texas Derby - Big D Soccer
The draw was nothing great but it at least sets up a big showdown on Saturday.

ON LOAN: Jesus Ferreira Scores Brace, Chris Richards Makes Another Bayern Youth Start | FC Dallas
Jesus continues to get valuable time in the USL. While I don’t think we’ll get to see him much more this season, I do think this is putting him and Brandon Servania in line for more time next year.

Abel Aguilar Signing Provides Veteran Presence During FC Dallas Stretch Run | FC Dallas
This is one of those moves we've seen the club make at this point in the season. Low risk, high reward.

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Warshaw: The 3 biggest winners of 2018 Heineken Rivalry Week | MLSsoccer.com
Rivalry week was a huge success this year but some teams definitely got more out of it than others.

Meltdowns, Pyrrhic victories and lucky No. 28: What you missed in Week 26 | MLSsoccer.com
There was a lot to unpack last weekend, this should help wrap it all up.

LAFC defender Laurent Ciman closing in on Dijon transfer - ESPNFC
I feel like this kind of move would completely derail LAFC's hopes in the playoffs. I think they'll still make the playoffs but this makes it much harder if he leaves.

Schweinsteiger Awarded The Bavarian Order Of Merit - Hot Time In Old Town
Der Fußballgott received the honor in advance of his testimonial match with Bayern Munich. Which by the way, the Fire are now off from league play for nearly three weeks thanks to the upcoming FIFA break. Wild.