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21 March 2:42 pm

We caught up with defenders Matt Hedges & Stephen Keel as well as coach Oscar Pareja to talk Saturday's game with our weekly Quick Kicks:

 

 

 

 

21 March 9:55 am

It's the second home game of the season on Saturday night at Toyota Stadium and FC Dallas is taking on a suddenly potent Chivas USA squad. Scott Brown and I break down the goats in our Toyota Keys to the Match:

18 March 2:46 pm

Here are the best pictures from FCD's 1-1 draw at Sporting KC on Saturday night

18 March 10:13 am

A little late on this news, but we're now less than a month away from Dallas Cup and the FC Dallas U18's are back in the Gordon Jago Super Group for 2014. Having been placed in a group with 2013 Super Group champions Fulham FC, Brazilian powerhouse Coritiba and 2013 non-Super Group champions IF Brommapojkarna from Sweden, they've certainly got a tough group that will be a great test for Luchi Gonzalez's men.

To add a little extra spice to things, FC Dallas will open the tournament stadium games at the historic Cotton Bowl as they'll battle Fulham FC at 12:30PM on Sunday, April 13 in the first Cotton Bowl game of the week.

FCD could potentially play more games at the Cotton Bowl depending on if their game gets flexed to the Wednesday night games or if they make the semifinals/finals of the tournament.

In all, there will be nearly a dozen FC Dallas affiliated teams in Dallas Cup XXXV with the full schedule coming out soon.

Gordon Jago Super Group:

Group A: FC Dallas(USA), Fulham FC(ENG), IF Brommapojkarna(SWE), Coritiba FC(BRA)

Group B: Anderlecht(BEL), Fluminense(BRA), CD Guadalajara(MEX), LA Galaxy(USA),

Group C: River Plate(ARG), Entracht Frankfurt(GER), UANL Tigres(MEX), US U-20 National Team(USA)

Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Cotton Bowl Stadium Schedule

Sunday – April 13
12:30pm       Fulham FC (ENG) vs. FC Dallas U18 Academy (USA)

3:00pm         CD Guadalajara “Chivas” (MEX) vs. Fluminense (BRA)

5:00pm         Welcome World Opening Ceremonies

6:30pm         U20 National Team (USA) vs. River Plate (ARG)

Wednesday – April 16

5:00pm         Gordon Jago Super Group games to be determined

7:30pm         Gordon Jago Super Group games to be determined

Friday – April 18

5:00pm           Super Group Semi-Final

7:30pm          Super Group Semi-Final

Saturday – April 19

10:00am         U13 Championship Match

12:30pm         U14 Championship Match

3:00pm           U15 Championship Match

5:30pm           U16 Championship Match

Sunday – April 20

9:30am           U17 Championship Match

12:30pm         Super 17s Championship

3:00pm           U19 Championship Match

6:00pm           Gordon Jago Super Group Championship Match

17 March 4:19 pm

Earlier this afternoon, Chris Seitz took to Twitter to ask you guys whether he should keep the beard or shave it?

Here at Toyota Stadium, we're partial to a little #FearTheBeard action, but what do you guys think?

Shave it? Keep it? Let us know in the poll!

P.S. In case you didn't know, Seitz has been pretty much awesome so far this season and currently sits tied for second in saves in MLS.

12 March 4:50 pm

Today at Toyota Stadium, we had the chance for our media session with new forward David Texeira getting his headshot, signature move, name that tune & starting XI videos and graphics done.

We were all very impressed with Texeira(pronounced Tex-eh-ruh), who actually speaks very good English and will no-doubt become a fan favorite very quickly in Frisco.

You may see him very soon on the field as well with head coach Oscar Pareja hinting that he might make the trip to Sporting Kansas City this weekend.

12 March 4:17 pm

It's just about time for our first Budweiser Party at the Pubs Watch Party of 2014! Join us this Saturday at Varsity Club Frisco a few miles west of the stadium on Main Street in Frisco as FC Dallas battles defending champions Sporting KC at 7:30PM.

Like last year, if you attend all eight of our Party at the Pubs in 2014, you'll be entered to win two 2015 Budweiser Beer Garden tickets and as with every watching party, we'll have lots of great FCD gear to give away.

Bring your friends, RSVP on Facebook and come out to the first watching party of 2014 on Saturday night in Frisco at Varsity Club!

 

12 March 11:36 am

While Chris Seitz's fantastic performance in net didn't earn him a save of the week or team of the week nomination, he rightly found his way onto the Castrol Index for week one as the highest ranked FC Dallas player.

Seitzy made six saves in Saturday's win, tied for the second-most in the league for week one, while earning his fifth MLS win in the past two seasons. Also appearing on the list are Mauro Diaz & Fabian Castillo.

Click here for a full explanation on how the Castrol Index is tabulated.

Rank Player Position Team Minutes Opponent Points
1 Joao Plata Forward Real Salt Lake 89 LA Galaxy 1,932
2 Will Bruin Forward Houston Dynamo 90 New England Revolution 1,610
3 Nick Rimando Goalkeeper Real Salt Lake 90 LA Galaxy 1,446
4 Gastón Fernández Forward Portland Timbers 90 Philadelphia Union 1,438
5 Andrew Wenger Forward Montreal Impact 90 FC Dallas 1,276
6 Bobby Burling Defender Chivas USA 90 Chicago Fire 1,243
7 Stefan Frei Goalkeeper Seattle Sounders 90 Sporting Kansas City 1,203
8 Boniek García Midfielder Houston Dynamo 90 New England Revolution 1,137
9 Federico Higuaín Midfielder Columbus Crew 90 D.C. United 1,116
10 Jack McInerney Forward Philadelphia Union 87 Portland Timbers 1,108
11 Chris Seitz Goalkeeper FC Dallas 90 Montreal Impact 1,025
12 Jaime Penedo Goalkeeper LA Galaxy 90 Real Salt Lake 1,008
13 Jairo Arrieta Forward Columbus Crew 87 D.C. United 1,007
14 Tally Hall Goalkeeper Houston Dynamo 90 New England Revolution 996
15 Fabián Castillo Midfielder FC Dallas 90 Montreal Impact 991
16 Thomas McNamara Forward Chivas USA 79 Chicago Fire 921
17 Dom Dwyer Forward Sporting Kansas City 90 Seattle Sounders 918
18 Agustín Pelletieri Midfielder Chivas USA 90 Chicago Fire 883
19 Mauro Díaz Midfielder FC Dallas 88 Montreal Impact 844
20 Robbie Keane Forward LA Galaxy 90 Real Salt Lake 827

 

12 March 11:17 am

MLSsoccer.com has released their MLS Team of the Week for week one and two FCD players, Fabian Castillo & Mauro Diaz, have made the starting XI after their fantastic offensive performances on Saturday night against Montreal.

Here's what they had to say:

MF: Mauro Díaz (FC Dallas) – After David Ferreira’s departure, there is no doubt whose team this is as he was the driving force behind FC Dallas’ attack with creativity and precision. Produced one of the goals of the week with his free kick in the 47th minute.

FW: Fabián Castillo (FC Dallas) – So dangerous down left side – he was at the forefront of every counter and the Impact had no answer for his speed.

Would you have included anyone else or did MLS get this one right?

 

 

11 March 5:08 pm

Here's the best pictures from Saturday's big season-opening win over Montreal: