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The Breakdown: FC Dallas vs Seattle Sounders and Grand Canyon University

The Breakdown: FC Dallas vs Seattle Sounders and Grand Canyon University

It's day one of FC Dallas' spring camp in Tucson Arizona and your Huntsmen scheduled a doubleheader against the Seattle Sounders and Grand Canyon University. The Sounders game, as part of the Mobile Mini Sun Cup, took place in the Kino North Stadium. The scrimmage against Grand Canyon University, coached by ex-SMU and ex-FCD head coach Schellas Hyndman, took place immediately afterward on the training field next door.FCD came away with two wins on the day: 2-1 against Seattle and 2-0 against Grand Canyon.Since FCD is still building toward 90-minute game fitness, the starters against Seattle...
SportsDay Feb 15, 2019
Sidekicks get much needed win, beat Monterrey Flash 8-7

Sidekicks get much needed win, beat Monterrey Flash 8-7

The Dallas Sidekicks scored a major victory Thursday night, beating the division-leading Monterrey Flash, 8-7, at the Allen Events Center, by twice taking multiple-goal leads in the second half and then holding off furious comeback efforts from the Mexican side.The victory is a needed sign of success against a team in the top half of the division that had eluded Dallas (6-7) to date, especially after losing their previous home game to the Rio Grande Valley Barracudas, another team Dallas is now also chasing for division supremacy. Dallas is still below .500 on the year and has a significant...
SportsDay Feb 14, 2019
FC Dallas celebrates college signing night

FC Dallas celebrates college signing night

The FC Dallas Academy and FC Dallas Youth players who are graduating and have signed college letters of commitments celebrated with their parents and siblings at FCD's Chase College Signing Night on Wednesday evening. More than 80 FC Dallas Youth student-athletes who signed national letters of intent to play college soccer were on hand.There was a great deal of pride on display from the parents and kids and well as those who run the Academy and Youth programs. Developing pro players is only one part of the program's mandate, getting as many of their kids college opportunities is the other...
SportsDay Feb 14, 2019
FC Dallas signs Edwin Cerrillo as its 24th Homegrown Player

FC Dallas signs Edwin Cerrillo as its 24th Homegrown Player

FC Dallas has announced Edwin Cerrillo as the 24th Homegrown Player in team history. The 18-year-old had been linked with a professional contract for some time and has impressed through the preseason.A winger for much of his career, Cerrillo moved to a holding midfield role in the FC Dallas U-19 side. Cerrillo has played a more advanced role with the first team in preseason in line with head coach Luchi Gonzalez's favored use of dual eights.Cerrillo had committed to playing for the University of Maryland but was expected to pursue a professional career instead. After it emerged that he was...
SportsDay Feb 14, 2019
Match photos: North Texas SC vs Swope Park Rangers

Match photos: North Texas SC vs Swope Park Rangers

North Texas SC, the USL-1 feeder club of FC Dallas, took on Swope Park Rangers, the USL-Championship feeder club of Sporting KC in a scrimmage at the Toyota Soccer Complex on Wednesday morning. David Rachuig (Instagram: dcrockway) dropped by to take some pictures for us, hope you enjoy.
SportsDay Feb 13, 2019
The Breakdown; Swope Park Rangers 2, North Texas SC 1

The Breakdown; Swope Park Rangers 2, North Texas SC 1

North Texas SC, the new USL-1 team being run by FC Dallas, played their first ever scrimmage against an opponent on Wednesday versus Swope Park Rangers, the USL-Championship feeder club of Sporting Kansas City. We've seen some NTXSC players and trialists in FC Dallas scrimmages and training, but this was the first full North Texas SC scrimmage.While the results aren't important in this kind of preseason game, it was still a disappointment for the approximately 50 fans looking on as the hometown side dropped the 2-1 result. North Texas coach Eric Quill acknowledged he would have liked to have...
SportsDay Feb 13, 2019
FC Dallas takes over Reunion Tower for the

FC Dallas takes over Reunion Tower for the "Reunion Kit" launch

FC Dallas took over the city's iconic Reunion Tower to launch their new secondary jersey, dubbed the "Reunion Kit". The event saw three hundred FC Dallas season ticket holders with perfect attendance from the 2018 season receive a free jersey from team President, Dan Hunt, and gave a chance to look out over the city with complimentary food and beverages as the landmark lit up in the team's red, white and blue.The season ticket holders who qualified for the free jersey received a replica version, which can be upgraded to the player-spec authentic version at the FC Dallas team store. The club...
SportsDay Feb 12, 2019
2019 FC Dallas

2019 FC Dallas "Reunion" Kit revealed

High above the Dallas skyline, inside Reunion Tower, FC Dallas will show off their new secondary kit for the next two seasons. The all-white design features fine, diagonal stripes and a new tribute badge for Lamar Hunt, both of which include design elements tied back to Dallas architecture. Tuesday's shirt reveal marks an event celebrating season ticket holders with perfect attendance, and each given their own shirt as a gift. The shirt will replace Dallas' divisive "starry night" design, and follows - what appears to be - the now league-wide adidas template of secondary, or 'away' kits,...
SportsDay Feb 11, 2019
Francis Atuahene out 4 to 6 months with ruptured pectoral muscle

Francis Atuahene out 4 to 6 months with ruptured pectoral muscle

According to FC Dallas, Ghanaian winger Francis Atuahene underwent successful surgery today to repair a ruptured pectoral muscle suffered last week in Frisco. Atuahene is expected to fully recover in four-to-six months.The 4th overall 2018 MLS SuperDraft pick out of the University of Michigan, Atuahene signed as a Generation adidas player prior to being picked. Unfortunately, Atuahene didn't play in any MLS games for FC Dallas last season as he struggled with injuries. First, the winger missed a bunch of time early in 2018 after fracturing his arm in a preseason scrimmage. Then he struggled...
SportsDay Feb 10, 2019
The Breakdown: FC Dallas vs Bayern Munich U23 and San Antonio FC

The Breakdown: FC Dallas vs Bayern Munich U23 and San Antonio FC

FC Dallas is just about at the halfway point of 2019 spring training and Saturday afternoon's doubleheader scrimmage was a great time for a progress check.Game 1 featured the FC Dallas first team against the Bayern Munich U23 side for 70 minutes. Head Coach Luchi Gonzalez continues to push his squad toward 90 minutes and these 70 minutes was the next step in that progress after the 60 minutes they played last weekend.A 2nd FCD team completed the game against Bayern. Then that group continued into the 2nd half of the second game against San Antonio FC. A 3rd set of FCD players, mostly from...
SportsDay Feb 9, 2019
FC Dallas nets victory against Bayern Munich's U-23 team

FC Dallas nets victory against Bayern Munich's U-23 team

FC Dallas' team faced Bayern Munich's U-23 team which was full of players returning to the club, and the experience showed in a 4-0 victory.The home side was up 2-0 after 15 minutes thanks to a third-minute goal from Dominique Badji and a 15th-minute goal from Jacori Hayes.The team lined up in a 4-3-3 with Carlos Gruezo sitting behind Hayes and Paxton Pomykal in the midfield and Santiago Mosquera and Michael Barrios on the wings with Badji playing as center forward."We're trying to show the tactics that we've learned the first couple weeks of this preseason," Hayes said. "Even though we...
SportsDay Feb 9, 2019
FC Dallas mourns loss of former technical director Fernando Clavijo: 'He was truly a special person'

FC Dallas mourns loss of former technical director Fernando Clavijo: 'He was truly a special person'

Former FC Dallas technical director Fernando Clavijo died Friday after a years-long fight with cancer, the club announced prior to its friendly doubleheader Saturday. He was 63. "In a lot of ways Fernando was the heart and soul of FC Dallas for the last half-dozen years," FC Dallas owner Clark Hunt said Saturday. "Not only did he do a great job in his role as technical director but he was somebody who everybody in the organization had a great relationship with. "He was truly a special person, somebody who was always encouraging,somebody who was always sharing himself personally with...
SportsDay Feb 8, 2019
Six things to look for in Saturday's FC Dallas scrimmages

Six things to look for in Saturday's FC Dallas scrimmages

FC Dallas is about halfway through their spring training and has two scrimmages tomorrow (Saturday, February 9th) at Toyota Stadium: Bayern Munich U23s at 2 pm and San Antonio FC at 4 pm. These games should provide a good progress check on the team under new head coach Luchi Gonzalez.You can stream the matches here or get tickets to watch the games in person. Either way, here are some things to look for while you watch.Single PivotWe've been asked a lot around these parts about Coach Gonzalez's tactics and formation. So here's a quick primer on what he's mostly been using in training and...
SportsDay Feb 7, 2019
Partnership with Bayern Munich already paying off for FC Dallas players looking to make jump overseas

Partnership with Bayern Munich already paying off for FC Dallas players looking to make jump overseas

FRISCO -- Thomas Roberts thought he had his living situation for 2019 all figured out.Sure, the mop-haired FC Dallas midfielder is only 17 and is still living with his family. But he was at least going to have a cool housemate in defender Chris Richards."Chris is my best friend," Roberts said. "He was going to live with me this year."Instead, Richards will be living in Germany.This winter, the 18-year-old center back signed a contract with FC Bayern Munich, moving to the club after spending six months on loan with the European side in 2018. Richards initially went to Munich for a training...
SportsDay Feb 6, 2019
FC Dallas' Diego Letayf called into Mexico U17s

FC Dallas' Diego Letayf called into Mexico U17s

FC Dallas U17 midfielder Diego Letayf has been picked to take part in a Mexico U17 camp this week. Letayf was in Mexico already with the FC Dallas Academy and was likey spotted playing for the FC Dallas U19s against the Mexico U18 side. With U19 captain Edwin Cerrillo in Frisco with the MLS side, Letayf has been filling in with the U19s some. Something he will probably continue to do if Cerrillo signs a Homegrown contract with FC Dallas or a contract with North Texas SC.Letayf is a smooth defensive mid who controls the pace of the game and clogs the opposition lanes with quality defensive...

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