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Big D Daily: News for Friday, October 29, 2021

The weekend is finally here and so is the home finale.

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MLS: Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The home finale for FC Dallas is just a day away here as we wrap up this season. Our Decision Day game next weekend doesn’t have a ton of meaning now that San Jose has been eliminated from playoff contention as well, so maybe we’ll get a Homegrown-heavy lineup then. Fingers crossed.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas Academy Goalkeeper Julian Eyestone Earns U17 US Men's National Team Call-Up | FC Dallas
Could this be the next FCD Homegrown keeper? It sure sounds like he is making a case for that.

// MLS //

"What a ****show I inherited": How Bruce Arena transformed the New England Revolution |
I know people hate Bruce Arena for how he handled the national team but the guy just gets how to find results in MLS. He's truly mastered it.

Major League Soccer announces nominees for 2021 End of Year Awards |
The end of the year nominees are out and from this, you can see which FCD players are up for some awards. I think the most surprising may be Ema Twumasi for Defender of the Year.

Gonzalo Pineda learning on the fly as Atlanta United close out season with no margin for error – The Athletic
Miscalculations in a recent draw with NYCFC prompted the new manager to reevaluate and make some quick adjustments.

Jordan Morris ‘is going to feature’ against Galaxy - Sounder At Heart
It sounds like Seattle's big guns are about to get back out on the field for the final part of the season.

Diego Rossi off to strong start with Fenerbahçe - Angels on Parade
This shouldn't be a huge surprise to those who have watched him play in MLS over the last couple of seasons.

Thiago Almada: “My departure ... to Atlanta United in MLS in December seems to be closed.” - Dirty South Soccer
As much fun as it is to chase rumors down, I do appreciate the few players that come right out and tell you what is going to happen.