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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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MLS provides a quick update on the expansion process.

MLS: D.C. United at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as FC Dallas is getting set to host another friendly tomorrow night against Sevilla. It will be curious to see how much rotation Luchi Gonzalez does for that game with a big trip to KC on tap this weekend.

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Rumor: FC Dallas set to sign Ghanaian U20 Richard Danso - Big D Soccer
Looks like North Texas SC is adding a striker more than FCD here but time will tell on this rumor.

Reggie Cannon Talks About the Gold Cup, Returning to FC Dallas and More with United States of Soccer's Jason Davis | FC Dallas
FCD was off from training yesterday but it didn't keep Reggie from hitting the radio waves to discuss things.

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MLS provides updates on St. Louis, Charlotte, Sacramento expansion bids | MLSsoccer.com
We know some spots should be announced later this month and my money is still on St. Louis to get one of them.

Warshaw: 24 takeaways on 24 teams after Week 19 | MLSsoccer.com
Warshaw's points on what FCD is doing in training these days is spot on. Luchi established his identity early on this year and now he is working out the kinks in the offensive part.

Bogert: Highs and Lows from MLS Week 19 | MLSsoccer.com
Having some rivalry games on the list last week did make for good drama and discussion.

ASN article: MLS Week 19: NY is Red, LAFC is the best, Toye, Almeyda, & White, & More
Philly continues their summer slump here with a blowout loss against RSL, that is one that didn't get talked about enough in my mind.

Report: Brek Shea has torn ACL; Atlanta United acquire Mo Adams from Chicago - Dirty South Soccer
Tough break for Shea here as an ACL injury will be rough for him to come back from. But landing Mo Adams is a nice pickup.

The early MLS Rookie of the Year candidates | US Soccer Players
I think you have to look seriously at Edwin Cerrillo and even John Nelson (if he can get healthy again). Though we know whoever scores the most will likely win this one.