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Big D Daily: News for Monday, November 11, 2019

Now that the season is officially over, the offseason fun can get underway.

MLS: MLS Cup-Toronto FC vs Seattle FC Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

The 2019 season is in the books here as Seattle lifts yet another damn trophy.

// FC Dallas //

Report: Reggie Cannon earning interest from two English teams - Big D Soccer
But could he get a UK work permit? That may be the bigger hurdle to overcome. Still, you know FCD is going to "do right" by the player here.

BY THE NUMBERS: 2019 Season In Review | FC Dallas
The 2019 season has been on the books for a while but here is a nice dive into the numbers from it.

// MLS //

Warshaw: Seattle Sounders take advantage as Toronto FC fail to capitalize on early dominance |
After the Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 3-1 to win MLS Cup 2019, Bobby Warshaw explains how the Sounders adjusted their game plan to beat a Toronto side that dominated the first half.

Seattle home cooking makes Sounders’ MLS Cup triumph look easy | Charles Boehm |
Seattle really did put on a show as a city yesterday (and last week for that matter).

Team of the decade? Seattle Sounders make their case after latest MLS Cup title |
After their latest MLS Cup conquest, the Seattle Sounders have a strong argument for being the team of the decade in MLS since 2010.

MLS Cup recap: Sounders get the perfect ending - Sounder At Heart
Yeah, Seattle did it again. And at home this time to boot.

That was weird, wasn’t it? - Sounder At Heart
That may have been the weirdest 3-1 game I've watched in a long time. Same kind of goes for this season too.

Toronto FC fall short in 2019 MLS Cup Final vs. Seattle Sounders - Waking The Red
Toronto was the better team for about an hour yesterday but it didn't matter once the goals started coming in.

Seattle Sounders' MLS Cup triumph reward for team that took its chances | ESPNFC
Arguably, Seattle has been outplayed every time they've reached the MLS Cup final. And yet the Sounders are now two-time champions.

ASN article: Seattle's stars rise to the big occassion and win 2nd MLS Cup in four years
Seattle really never looked truly dominant in these playoffs but it doesn't matter when you find ways to win each time out.

Seattle in 2016 set the tone for 2019 | US Soccer Players
What the Seattle Sounders did on their way to an unlikely MLS Cup in 2016 helps explain how they navigated the 2019 Major League Soccer season.

Don Garber: Charlotte at "front of the line" for expansion as MLS eyes 30th team | Pro Soccer USA
This is all down to the owner in Charlotte having a whole lot more money to spend than those in other cities. I still think all three mentioned will end up in MLS.