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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, January 14, 2020

FC Dallas signs record 27th Homegrown.

MLS: FC Cincinnati at FC Dallas Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Can we just go ahead agree that FC Dallas is “Academy U”?

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas signed Eddie Munjoma yesterday. Making it a league leading 27 Homegrowns that Dallas has signed. - Big D Soccer
The former Academy graduate returns to Dallas.

Can North Texas develop SuperDraft picks? - Big D Soccer
It’s already been a great landing spot for the Academy grads, but can it do the same for the college kids?

“We’ve already got our top pick - and that’s you” - Dan Hunt |
Dallas is looking at Munjoma’s signing like a draft pick. Smart move.

Dallas rounds out the 2020 SuperDraft with three All-Team honorees |
FCD gets more bodies, potentially putting them at North Texas to round out their roster?

// MLS //

New USMNT general manager Brian McBride embraces challenge of new role |
McBride’s contract will run through the 2022 World Cup, and he’ll also have the primary responsibility of hiring/firing coaches. That’ll be interesting.

Vela hopes to see “scoring machine” Chicharito in LA |
Had always wanted to see the Little Pea play in MLS, just for a different club.

Wright-Phillips to train with LAFC |
Is this the start of a new trend of legends joining a super club to chase down one last title?

Philadelphia Union announces multi-year deal, team record transfer fee for Jamiro Monteiro |
Union are not playing around.

Atlanta United to send Andrew Carleton on loan to Indy Eleven |
Maybe a change of scenery will help the promising attacker re-establish himself.

Orlando City announce signing of midfielder Junior Urso |
Oscar Pareja’s new club is making some moves and giving Papi some midfield options and reinforcements. (This is still weird to type.)