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Big D Daily: News for Friday, February 26, 2021

One more weekend until we can finally get to see some more preseason camps underway across MLS.

MLS: New England Revolution at Montreal Impact Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

This long, and at times, rather boring offseason is quickly coming to a close here. FC Dallas should be back out on the fields here soon with preseason set to being here in the next few days across MLS. It will truly be a welcome sight for us all to see once it happens.

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CF Montréal admit surprise at Thierry Henry's exit as immediate search for successor begins |
Montreal once again has to go back to the well for a new head coach as Henry exits to go back home to be with his family.

Thierry Henry, CF Montréal and a pandemic's long shadow | Charles Boehm |
The pandemic really put a damper on things for a lot of folks in 2020, but for Henry it was a long and lonely time away from his family.

Ranking which new MLS coaches have the toughest job in 2021 | Andrew Wiebe |
A lot of big named clubs on this list with new head coaches will really ramp up the heat on things once the season gets started.

Charlotte FC renovations at Bank of America stadium to begin in March |
Good to see Charlotte make some effort to their giant NFL venue to be a bit more soccer friendly.

Red Bulls’ Kaku saga and the murky matter of contract option years | US Soccer Players
Kaku is the latest MLS player to question the league's option year, moving to Al-Taawoun while the Red Bulls claim he is still under contract.

Check out photos of the new 2021 Chicago Fire jerseys - Hot Time In Old Town
While their logo is still a disaster (that will be corrected), these two kits are pretty slick. I really like the secondary one with the light blue and subtle red.

FC Cincinnati unveil Dynamic Kit | FC Cincinnati
I love the front of this new kit for Cincy but I really don't get the blank back on these new kits.

Toronto FC new 2021 kit leaked? - Waking The Red
Gotta love when a player leaks a kit. But if this is indeed their new kit, I kind of like it with the black stripes.