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Big D Daily: News for Monday, March 16, 2020

Our new reality is kind of weird, huh?

MLS: FC Dallas at New York City FC Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

It is a new week here and now the no soccer for a month thing really hits hard. FC Dallas fans were already going to get this weekend off from soccer due to the cancelations in Seattle, and next weekend due to the schedule just having a blank there to begin with.

Our team is cooking up some ideas to keep you all connected throughout this time. Some, okay most, might not be truly FC Dallas or soccer related but we’ll try our best.

Also, don’t forget to wash your hands. I probably should have done that myself before typing this.

// FC Dallas //

What do we do when there is no Major League Soccer? - Big D Soccer
We have a few ideas on how to spend your down soccer time as we do our part to limit the spread and impact of COVID-19

FC Dallas President Dan Hunt Speaks About Rescheduling Suspended Matches | FC Dallas
FC Dallas President Dan Hunt talks about the goal of playing all the suspended matches at a later date and what that may look like for fans.

FC Dallas coach Luchi Gonzalez looks to get creative during league suspension | MLSsoccer.com
Just because there will be no games for a 30-day period because of the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t mean FC Dallas coach Luchi Gonzalez is taking a break.

// MLS //

MLS extends training moratorium through March 20 | MLSsoccer.com
At first the training moratorium was through yesterday but now we'll not see teams on the field for all of this week.

LA Galaxy president Chris Klein on how MLS suspension might change roster plans | MLSsoccer.com
LA Galaxy President Chris Klein said it was right that soccer took a backseat after Major League Soccer games were suspended for 30 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seattle Sounders announce positive coronavirus test for team staffer | ESPNFC
The Seattle Sounders announced that a member of its support staff has tested positive for COVID-19.

Inter Miami and Chicago wait for their home debuts | US Soccer Players
Inter Miami was supposed to open their temporary stadium in Fort Lauderdale and a week later Chicago would officially return to Soldier Field.

CDC issues guidance on mass gatherings that could shut down MLS, NWSL and USL for 2 months | Pro Soccer USA
While most of the leagues are shut down for a month already...the CDC is saying it needs to be longer.