FC Dallas midfielder Daniel Hernandez appeared on FOX4's Good Day this morning to promote the Blue Goose Charity Case-a-Dilla that is currently benefiting the FC Dallas Foundation. From each order of the special quesadilla at all area Blue Goose Cantina's, a dollar goes toward the Hernandez All-Stars FC Dallas Field in West Dallas. Watch the segment from Monday morning below:
The MLS Playoffs begin the semifinal round tonight with all four series playing Leg One at some point over the weekend. Friday night is Seattle vs RSL (9 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Saturday features D.C. United hosting New York (7 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Sunday has two matches: Houston vs Kansas City (2:30 p.m. on NBC) and LA Galaxy vs San Jose (8 p.m. CT on ESPN).
In other words, lots of playoff soccer to keep you entertained. Here are the FCDallas.com staff picks and a chance for you to vote on who will win each Leg One match:
Scott Brown: SEA 0, RSL 2; DC 1, NY 1; HOU 1, KC 2; LA 2, SJ 2
Robert Casner: SEA 2, RSL 0; DC 2, NY 1; HOU 1, KC 1; LA 2, SJ 3
Mark Norris: SEA 2, RSL 1; DC 2, NY 0; HOU 2, KC 1; LA 1, SJ 2
The MLS Playoffs start tonight with the Eastern Conference Wild Card match between Chicago and Houston (8 p.m. CT on ESPN2). Each round we will give you the FCDallas.com staff picks & let you the fans vote on who you think will win.
Scott Brown - Chicago 2, Houston 0
Robert Casner - Chicago 2, Houston 1
Mark Norris - Chicago 1, Houston 0
We asked for pictures of your #DTID pumpkins - and you responded. Visit our virtual Pumpkin Pitch made from all our fans' hard work.
— Victor Ulloa (@ulloa_victor) October 30, 2012
— Kelly Chowdhury (@jerzgirl53) October 31, 2012
— Brian Hacker (@MBrianHacker) October 30, 2012
— Ryan Powell (@RyanPowell6) October 30, 2012
— germ (@realgerm75) October 27, 2012
Final three pumpkins are from Jason Henderson (@RevJakey34), Jake Rabbito #10™ (@jakerabbito), Anang(@anangparikh)
North End United - an umbrella group for the four FC Dallas Supporters Groups - showed off their first tifo at the FCD vs Chivas USA match on Sunday. Check out the photos and a time-lapse video of the tifo being created.
Tifo says, "One Voice, One Passion, One Love, Dallas 'Til I Die."
Photos by Erik Davila
FC Dallas midfielder Brek Shea decided he wanted to watch Sunday's season finale with the fans since he was unable to play in the match. Shea made the most of his time in the supporter's section - doing chants, talking with fans and cheering for his teammates. No surprise - the fans loved having him there to watch the entire match.
George John is still in the lead after Week Seven of Futbol and Football - but just barely. Feel free to make your own picks in the comments section and see how you do compared to members of the FC Dallas family.
10/29 UPDATE: Chris Seitz wins the week, while George John holds on to a narrow overall lead
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Soccer Kicks Cancer makes its way to FC Dallas Stadium on Sunday night when FC Dallas promotes Breast Cancer Awareness both on and off the field.
MLS' Soccer Kicks Cancer partners with the National Breast Cancer Foundation for initiatives across the league during October.
Sunday night will feature the following as FC Dallas hosts Chivas USA:
- Table on the concourse staffed by the National Breast Cancer Foundation
- Pink cupcakes for sale at concession stands No. 2, 10 & inside The River Club w/proceeds going to charity
- Pink scarves for TV broadcasters and coaches
- Special white and pink official match ball
- Pink towels on field
- Pink FCD logo training tees on team for warm ups
- Pink goalkeeper jerseys
- Pink breast cancer patches on Jerseys
Some game-worn items will be available for auction in November with proceeds going to charity.
FC Dallas midfielder Brek Shea will be the final scarfer of the Lamar Hunt statue for the 2012 season when FCD hosts Chivas USA this Sunday at 6 p.m.
The scarfing ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. on the north concourse during Lamar's Tailgate.
Those with seats in the Budweiser Beer Garden are in for a special treat as Shea will watch the match with the supporters from their bleacher seats.
A limited number of tickets for the Budweiser Beer Garden seats remain. Click here for more ticketing information and ordering.
The field is set for the hexagonal round in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Beginning in 2013 the United States will battle Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico and Panama for the right to be one of three teams to advance to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Now it's your time to vote - which three teams do you think will advance?