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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, May 27, 2020

We’re getting closer to June here, but will we see any actual soccer played then?

The end of the month is almost near as the light at the end of the soccer-less tunnel is hopefully getting brighter with June around the corner. There is no official word yet on whether or not MLS will go threw with their plan to go to Orlando for a few weeks to get play restarted but one has to think we’re going to be getting more details about that sooner rather than later here. Just a hunch. After all, that last extension on the suspension was only to early June.

// FC Dallas //

How Rotating Coaches in Training is Keeping the FC Dallas Squad on its Toes | FC Dallas
FC Dallas players Reggie Cannon and Brandon Servania and head coach Luchi Gonzalez reveal why the FCD coaching staff has been rotating throughout the individual training sessions over the last two weeks.

FC Dallas' Tanner Tessmann spurned European interest to sign Homegrown deal | MLSsoccer.com
Just like a lot of FCD's bigger named academy players, Tessmann had some European interest that he had to weigh in his decision earlier this year.

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The biggest upsets in Audi MLS Cup Playoff history | Greg Seltzer | MLSsoccer.com
Personally, I'd put FC Dallas' win over LA back in 2010 a little higher on this list but at least it is there.

LAFC restructure deal with Banc of California, will seek new naming-rights partner for stadium | MLSsoccer.com
So a new name is coming to a MLS stadium...great. Just when you get used to calling it one thing, they get a new partner.

Mike Magee on the MLS Orlando plan: “I personally think I’d want to play” - Hot Time In Old Town
The former MLS MVP talks about the league’s plan to play matches while in quarantine in Orlando, and the "sneaky" way he’s trying to help during the pandemic.

LA Galaxy president confirms central tournament as likely MLS restart - LAG Confidential
But apparently there is still a lot to be decided. So....

New York sports teams permitted to resume training - Hudson River Blue
Governor Cuomo has authorized teams based in New York to resume training sessions, so MLS has almost all their teams back to training (I think DCU, San Jose and New England are left).