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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Remember, remember, the 5th of November.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Only a few more days until we wrap up this 2019 season with MLS Cup.

// FC Dallas //

Four Homegrowns invited to Bayern Munich for training stint - Big D Soccer
Just like last year, both clubs are taking advantage of this strategic partnership with FCD sending four HGPs and one from North Texas over.

2019 Big D Soccer Awards: Top U-23 FC Dallas Player - Big D Soccer
With a team of Homegrown players, picking the best under 23 is tricky and a fun debate.

FC Dallas lands 20th on Forbes’ latest MLS club valuable team list - Big D Soccer
Hey, we’re not dead last. But we're also outpaced a bit by a rival and a newcomer.

2019 FC Dallas End-of-Year Media Roundtable — Part Three: Breakout Player | FC Dallas
Hard to argue with how good Hollingshead was this year.

// MLS //

How much have Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC rosters changed? |
In looking back at the players used in the last two MLS Cup appearances for Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders, continuity has marked the teams' runs.

Toronto FC adamant they deserve CCL spot if they win MLS Cup |
Toronto FC cannot qualify for Concacaf Champions League through MLS Cup, but they want to dispute that – after winning the title this weekend. Boy that could be fun.

Carlos Vela is 2019 Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player |
You score that many goals and bring in that many assists, you will always win the MVP award.

Carlos Vela is MLS MVP, Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins Best Trash Talk: ESPN's 2019 MLS Alternative Awards
With Carlos Vela being named MLS MVP, ESPN FC decided to hand out its own MVP award, and a few other prizes for the best of the 2019 season.

Carlos Vela is the latest Mexican sports star to take Los Angeles by storm - Angels on Parade
A success story for a group that needs them.

Tab Ramos adds to his coaching staff by hiring Omid Namazi and Pablo Mastroeni - Dynamo Theory
Both Omid Namazi and Pablo Mastroeni bring coaching experience to the team.

The revamped playoffs gave us an underdog MLS Cup | US Soccer Players
The Seattle Sounders hosting Toronto FC in the 2019 MLS Cup isn't what most people expected from the first year of the revamped playoffs.

Tenorio: LA Galaxy trade Dave Romney to Nashville SC - LAG Confidential
LA's defense needs a ton of work and trading one of their better (although little used this year) defender is a weird way to start.

MLS: Nashville acquires McCarty, Romney per report | Pro Soccer USA
Nashville also adding Dax McCarty is a nice pickup for the expansion side.