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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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There were plenty of big moves yesterday in MLS.

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

Monday was trade day in MLS as the summer transfer window comes to a close this week.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas losing to San Jose at home is Peak MLS - Big D Soccer
Couple of new fans witness MLS at it’s apex as our guy from the East Stand checks in.

Is Reggie the top right back in MLS? Ricards thinks so.. - Big D Soccer
There is no debating this in my mind right now, Cannon has been an All-Star level right back this year.

Hall of Fame Seating Opening: A Rough Start - Big D Soccer
I felt that things were a little rushed to get the south end opened up last Saturday, glad I wasn't the only one thinking that.

FCD MAILBAG: Playing Your Kids, Bringing Along the Newcomers and USL Loans | FC Dallas
There is a lot to unpack in this one and I would strongly urge some of you to read the last question's answer on this one. USL loans aren't all one shape and size.

// MLS //

Breaking news: Christian Ramirez isbeing traded to expansion side, Los Angeles FC - E Pluribus Loonum
Minnesota United’s longtime #9 is being traded to LAFC for a lotta allocation money.

Official: LAFC acquire Christian Ramirez in trade with Minnesota United - Angels on Parade
How LAFC work Ramirez in to an already crowded front six is going to be interesting to watch.

Armchair Analyst: The rare win-win-win trade sees Nemeth back to SKC | MLSsoccer.com
New England actually took a loss on Nemeth in the end, though they’ll clear off some of his salary from the books which is always nice.

Sporting Kansas City acquires old friend Krisztian Nemeth - The Blue Testament
SKC wanted Nemeth a year ago when he returned to MLS but New England snagged him then. Now that he fell out of favor up there, he’s back in KC.

Atlanta United lose another fullback to long-term injury - Dirty South Soccer
The former Dallas academy star is added to the growing list of injuries on the Atlanta backline.

FC Cincinnati approaching 25,000 season tickets for first MLS season | MLSsoccer.com
That is super impressive. Again, something that makes you wonder "what if" with Dallas.

Warshaw: Diamond midfield proves right shape, right time for Rapids, Acosta | MLSsoccer.com
Sometimes it is going to be hard to root for Kellyn up in Colorado but as long as he doesn't do it against Dallas, I'm fine with it.

Whose Fault Is This? - Hot Time In Old Town
The Fire are having a terrible season. Who shoulders most of the blame?