The shorter work week continues on here as FC Dallas gets back to training after a nice break from the action.
// FC Dallas //
Four FC Dallas players called into national team duty - Big D Soccer
The September window is a big one for the Homegrown players as we see a few of them get time with the national teams.
East Stand View: Beer Throwing Is Illegal - Big D Soccer
Looks like the FO had a pretty close eye on the visiting crowd during the Texas Derby.
// MLS //
MLS Miami expansion team unveils name, crest | MLSsoccer.com
So we get Club Internacional de Futbol Miami. Aside from that, I love the Heron's on the logo and the Roman numeral date at the bottom. Hope the Heron nickname sticks for them too.
Inter Miami CF: Beckham's MLS expansion team unveils name, crest | SI.com
It will be called Inter Miami CF for short. But that stadium deal is still being worked on. Also, who drops a team name and logo at 4 in the morning like this?
Sporting KC Sign Besler, Espinoza, Zusi and Ilie to New Deals - The Blue Testament
Besler, Espinoza and Zusi were all on expiring contracts and now SKC has locked them up for the long haul.
FiveThirtyEight: Playoff odds climb higher for Real Salt Lake, Montreal | MLSsoccer.com
For those wondering, FC Dallas sits at a 99% chance to make the playoffs according to this.
MLS should be proactive in offering foreign language training to players - Stars and Stripes FC
FC Dallas does this to help blend all the languages together on their team each season. Though I do wonder if they could do more than they already do with it.