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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, November 21, 2019

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The MLS trade window in the offseason is picking up a ton of steam this week.

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MLS: Sporting Kansas City at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The offseason rolls on here as we get closer and closer to the holidays on the American calendar.

// FC Dallas //

How FC Dallas Strives to Become Leader in Coaching Development | FC Dallas
Good to see that some academy coaches are getting chances to learn as well here.

The frustration of Cristian Colmán and other foreigners who arrive at FC Dallas and do not play much | Al Dia Dallas
This article is all in Spanish but it's an interesting one to dive into when you think about the list of foreign guys that didn't pan out in Dallas.

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MLS vs. Liga MX All-Stars: Who would win and what would this matchup look like today? | MLSsoccer.com
The All-Star Game we've all been waiting for is finally happening: MLS vs. Liga MX. But who would win if the game was played today? At least Reggie gets a nod here in this example.

MLS to play Liga MX in 2020 All-Star Game in Los Angeles | ESPNFC
I also think playing this one in LA makes sense though I'm still waiting for a ASG here in Dallas.

Why MLS vs. Liga MX is the perfect All-Star format for 2020 and beyond | Andrew Wiebe | MLSsoccer.com
This format is what everyone has been clamoring for now for ages.

Armchair Analyst: State of Miami & Nashville rosters post-Expansion Draft | MLSsoccer.com
I think right now I like Nashville's set up a little more than Miami but a lot of that comes down to the DP signings not being there and the coach not being in place.

Colorado Rapids, Philadelphia Union, Columbus Crew SC wheel and deal | Ben Baer | MLSsoccer.com
Colorado made two big splashes in their defense yesterday while the other two clubs involves picked up plenty of allocation money.

Houston Dynamo trade Romell Quioto to Montreal Impact for Victor Cabrera, allocation money | MLSsoccer.com
The Montreal Impact acquired winger Romell Quioto via trade from the Houston Dynamo in exchange for defender Victor Cabrera and $100,000 of General Allocation Money.

Vancouver Whitecaps transfer Doneil Henry to Suwon Bluewings of K League 1 | MLSsoccer.com
I hope Vancouver got plenty of money in this deal.

Sources: NYCFC sporting director Claudio Reyna will move to Austin FC – The Athletic (Paywall)
The NYCFC sporting director will lead the 2021 expansion team's on-field efforts in Texas. Which seems surprising but it kind of feels like it isn't.