It is good to be back after three weeks away on holiday but I’m ready to get back in the swing of things starting with today’s links. So here we go...
// FC Dallas //
FC Dallas signs Honduran midfielder Bryan Acosta - Big D Soccer
Dallas has a new DP in Bryan Acosta, which means either Colman, Mosquera or Gruezo have to be bought down with TAM or something. Yeah, something.
Report: Marco Ferruzzi to be named FC Dallas GM - Big D Soccer
Marco is moving up from the bench to the front office as he is another move in this busy offseason of change for the club.
FC Dallas has a few good options at the 2019 MLS SuperDraft - Big D Soccer
With the MLS Combine in full swing, FC Dallas has two rosters to work on.
Breaking Down FC Dallas' 2019 Schedule | FC Dallas
Seeing the Texas Derby go down to two games was expected under this new schedule format but overall this year's schedule is pretty even across the board...except for August that has six games.
Five Things to Know About New FC Dallas Midfielder Bryan Acosta | FC Dallas
Getting a linking midfielder was a pretty big priority this offseason and FC Dallas snagged a good one here.
// MLS //
Austin FC announces apparent launch event with MLS commissioner Don Garber | Pro Soccer USA
In a couple years time we'll be talking about our first road trips to Austin.
Major League Soccer's 10 can't-miss matchups of 2019 | ESPNFC
As expected, you see the usual derby matches listed and anything with a new club. I am excited for that new Ohio Derby though.
Stejskal: Te Kloese looking to bring academy closer to LA Galaxy first team | MLSsoccer.com
The Galaxy academy used to be known for producing top talent but its been awhile since anyone was truly excited by one of their products.
Where will Walker Zimmerman play in 2019? He's "hopeful it's LAFC" | MLSsoccer.com
So Walker isn't going to Mexico? Or Europe? Eh, I can't say I am too shocked by that actually.
Can Frank de Boer bounce back at Atlanta United after a rocky recent history? - Dirty South Soccer
He's had an interesting coaching career but MLS is a totally different animal than coaching in Europe.
Luiz Muzzi: Orlando City suffered from players that had 'own agendas' | ESPNFC
Interesting comments from our old pal Luiz on what happened in Orlando in 2018.