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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Now that the Gold Cup and World Cups are out of the way, what’s next?

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

The week continues forward here as FC Dallas begins to get prepared for this weekend’s game in Minnesota.

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Rumor: Norwegian side Tromso IL interested in Zdenek Ondrasek - Big D Soccer
There are a lot of opinions in this one but considering how he has really yet to break into Luchi's system other than being Dominque Badji's BFF on the sidelines, I think if you get an offer to offset his salary, you take it.

East Stand View: Three Games, One Week! - Big D Soccer
You missed three games, we'll run them down for you here as our East Stand guy checks in on last week.

North Texas SC plays Greenville Triumph SC to scoreless draw - Big D Soccer
NTSC leads the league halfway through its USL League One season despite the scoreless draw.

Boys U-19s Advance to Finals After 2-0 Win Over Saint Louis FC U-19s | FC Dallas
The U19s looked like the stronger side yesterday in their win. One more win and a trophy comes home.

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Warshaw: 24 takeaways for 24 teams after Week 18 of the 2019 season | MLSsoccer.com
Warshaw has a really good breakdown of how FCD's midfield shredding DCU last week.

Nine top MLS transfer targets coming out of 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup | MLSsoccer.com
If Reggie Cannon were to make a move, I wouldn't be upset to see FCD try and land someone like Jurien Gaari.

Report: Josh Wolff "widely expected" to become Austin FC's first head coach | MLSsoccer.com
A first year coach for a first year team always feels like a bit of a tough situation to get into but I think Wolff would be the right fit for Austin here.

What’s the biggest concern for league-leading LAFC? - Angels on Parade
They’re flying but they aren’t invincible at least according to this post. I do still worry about how their defense can hold up over the long haul.

Breaking the Unbreakable: LAFC is Dominating MLS but Can Anybody Stop Them? — American Soccer Analysis
And here is more talk about how good LAFC actually is here this season.