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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, March 19, 2020

Another day of no soccer, how is everyone holding up?

MLS: Toronto FC at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

How is everyone holding up today? I know some of you are like me and are mostly stuck indoors right now with your regular job to do. Hopefully reading some news that isn’t coronavirus related will help you push through some boredom today.

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First a message from our leader:

FC Dallas MX continues to steamroll opposition - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas MX wins big and gets closer to clinching Group 12.

Transfer Rumor: La U is ready to buy Pablo Aranguiz - Big D Soccer
Pablo Aranguiz is the talk of Chile as a permanent move appears closer and closer.

How FC Dallas Players Are Staying Fit Through the MLS Training Moratorium | FC Dallas
Want to train like FC Dallas players while you are stuck at home? Here is a workout plan for one day this week.

As coronavirus halts, FC Dallas coach prioritizes "health, well-being and family" | MLSsoccer.com
Right now we should all be taking care of ourselves and families as much as we can. But Luchi hits this right on the nail, we'll overcome this together.

FC Dallas' Reggie Cannon shows off his Michael Jackson impersonation | MLSsoccer.com
Cannon has spent the current break from play digging through some home videos. What he found? His MJ-inspired "Smooth Criminal" performance, complete with a moonwalk, glove and all-white suit.

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The 5 MLS academy coaches ready to make the jump to the first team | Travis Clark | MLSsoccer.com
Luchi Gonzalez is always going to be the example of how clubs can promote from within these days, so you do wonder who else could make the leap down the road.

Josef Martinez undergoes successful knee surgery - Dirty South Soccer
If you were looking for some good news this week, Josef Martinez has his surgery.

Stadium construction continues in MLS | US Soccer Players
Several MLS teams continue to work on their stadiums while the expansion teams push forward trying to meet deadlines for a place to play.

USL Championship Extends Temporary Suspension of Season | USLChampionship.com
Both the USL Championship and USL League One will (hopefully) resume play in May now instead of April.