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Big D Daily: News for Monday, April 20, 2020

We’ve made it to the start of another week here.

MLS: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

I don’t know about you, but April is flying by here. We’re already over the midway point in the month and are heading towards May at what feels like a nice pace. Which is a good thing too considering how we’re going to be waiting longer for some soccer to resume.

// FC Dallas //

MLS postponement extended until at least June 8 - Big D Soccer
Add four more to the list of postponed games to the list for FC Dallas.

FC Dallas & USMNT defender Reggie Cannon has big goals: "I want to be the best right back in the world" | MLSsoccer.com
Good comments from Reggie last week about where he thinks he can get as a player.

Andre Zanotta: Franco Jara signing for FC Dallas in July unchanged despite pandemic | MLSsoccer.com
With uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, FC Dallas still plan for Franco Jara to join the club on July 7.

Dan Hunt Underlines FC Dallas' Continued Commitment to Player Development | FC Dallas
The new player development system will be key for FC Dallas as they move from the USSDA.

// MLS //

An MLS-Liga MX super league? Santos & Atlas president sees mutual benefits | MLSsoccer.com
Alejandro Irarragori has released a statement praising MLS' model and the idea of a merger between the two North American top flights.

Charlotte MLS plans for summer signings, but will build most of the roster next winter | MLSsoccer.com
Schaling shed some light on the nascent club's roster building plans. That includes beginning to make a few key signings when the MLS Secondary Transfer Window opens in July.

Rooney - MLS owners 'taking advantage' of U.S. players via trade system | ESPNFC
Former D.C. United star Wayne Rooney says MLS owners are "taking advantage" of American players through the U.S.-style trade system.

With DA ending, MLS-Liga MX rivalry set to extend to youth level | MLSsoccer.com
With DA ending, MLS-Liga MX rivalry set to extend to youth level and that is likely a good thing for all the clubs involved.

US Soccer makes striking retreat from the youth development space | US Soccer Players
The US Soccer Federation's decision to close its Developmental Academy raises issues across youth soccer, player development, and MLS.