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Big D Daily: News for Monday, May 4, 2020

Ah, Star Wars day is here. You know you should watch the original trio of movies today. If you don’t the Dark Side wins.

MLS: New York City FC at Montreal Impact Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

A new week and a new month is here. Either we’ve all gotten used to our current state of things or time is finally picking up here as we get closer to summer. Today is also May the Fourth, or Star Wars Day for those who enjoy that sort of thing out there. I also know it as Cinco de Quatro.

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FIFA 2020: FC Dallas begins play in England’s League One - Big D Soccer
After an easy run of things in England's League Two, we move into our next phase of our FIFA 20 play through in League One.

MLS To Begin Individual Player Workouts - Big D Soccer
Players have opportunity to conduct voluntary workouts beginning May 6.

FC Dallas Assistant Coach Peter Luccin Maintains Positive Mindset Through MLS Suspension | FC Dallas
Right now all you can do it remain positive during this time, at least as much as you can.

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Jillian Sakovits: I recovered from COVID-19 and donated plasma. Here's how you can help | MLSsoccer.com
Jillian Sakovits describes her experience donating plasma after recovering from COVID-19 and details how others can help the fight against the pandemic.

inter Miami's Paul McDonough details Robbie Robinson pre-draft interview, pitch to budding Argentine stars | MLSsoccer.com
Inter Miami had plenty of time to pitch to players before the start of this season and now they're navigating through this weird time as best they can.

Dax McCarty regrets Thierry Henry never experienced a New York Derby | MLSsoccer.com
Henry in the New York Derby would have been something special, that is for sure.

Houston Dynamo's Christian Ramirez: MLS-Liga MX super league "would take over the world" | MLSsoccer.com
Sure, I guess on this side of the planet it would be big but take over the world seems a bit much.

MLS supporter survey: Your take on the league, its clubs and the road ahead – The Athletic ($)
This survey was pretty easy to take and the results were about what you'd expect in some senses.

Legendary status in MLS | US Soccer Players
MLS clubs looking to set their own Mount Rushmore of legends run into the problem of a changing league with different metrics for success.

COVID-19 and soccer’s global transfer market | US Soccer Players
The pandemic is changing a global soccer marketplace that relies on transfer business while raising interesting questions about sustainability.