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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Offseason trades are finally happening. Yay.

MLS: FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City Peter G. Aiken

We’re slowly moving on in this offseason but things should begin to pick up here before long.

// FC Dallas //

Quick Burns: How would you grade the 2019 season for FC Dallas? - Big D Soccer
Overall it was a pretty solid year for FCDallas but how would you grade it? Our team had mostly passing grades handed out.

A FAN'S VIEW: This Team is Right Where It’s Supposed to Be | FC Dallas
The team is certainly on a good path after 2019 but there is still plenty of work to be done for 2020.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: MLS 2019 Season Recaps – The bottom eight |
There is a lot, and I mean a lot of content here to go over. But mostly this is worth a read to see where teams were and where they could be going in 2020.

Official: Dax McCarty traded to Nashville SC |
This was an absolute steal of a deal for McCarty in my mind.

Official: Nashville add versatile defender Dave Romney from LA Galaxy |
Nashville also made this defensive move, a decent one but certainly a bit of a pricy one.

David Villa confirms involvement in new USL Championship team in Queens |
For some reason I love the idea of a USL-C team in Queens. It kind of makes me want one in Fort Worth.

It was a different kind of MLS Cup parade - Sounder At Heart
This was a more muted celebration, but Brian Schmetzer made sure to provide some memorable moments.

Way-too-early look at MLS in 2020: Beckham's Miami or Nashville to reach playoffs, LAFC to win it all | ESPNFC
There are some bold guesses in this one for sure for 2020 but some that I do think seem plausible.

MLS Player Rankings: Top 50 players in 2019 | Pro Soccer USA
Michael Barrios feels criminally low at number 41.