Blog

Fans

30 September 2:19 pm

He's pretty much the hottest forward in the league with four goals in his last three games and on Wednesday, August 1 you can meet Blas "El Raton" Perez! From 4:30-6:00PM tomorrow, head to Albertsons at 6800 Virginia Parkway in McKinney and you can get Blas' autograph as well as play in our soccer cage, win cool FCD prizes and meet both Tex Hooper and the FCD Girls! All of this goodness is brought to you by MoneyGram!

We'll see you Wednesday afternoon at Albertsons in McKinney!

26 September 4:28 pm

Toyota is giving you the chance to meet FC Dallas Homegrown players Moises Hernandez and Victor Ulloa at the State Fair of Texas on Saturday, September 27. The players will be signing autographs and taking photos from 3-4pm at the Toyota outdoor display (above) on Saturday afternoon.

Fans can also get photos with FCD mascot Tex Hooper, or arrive early at 2pm to get photos with the FC Dallas Girls.

24 September 10:23 am

FC Dallas is on the precipice of qualifying for the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs and they can take a huge step towards that goal with the 3rd-to-last regular season home game tonight against Seattle Sounders FC. Here are the 10 things to know before heading to Toyota Stadium for tonight's big match:

1. Tonight's match is presented by CiCi's Pizza and the free pizza will be flying around Toyota Stadium with the first 500 people through the north gate getting some free grub from our friends at CiCi's. Check out all the details on how you can get some free delicious CiCi's Pizza.

2. Scarfing the Lamar Hunt Statue tonight will be FC Dallas star winger Fabian Castillo. Don't miss the ceremony which will start right around 7:30PM

3. Tonight's opponent is a formidable one as the Sounders are currently tops in MLS and via our match infograph, they're 17-0-0 when Obafemi Martins scores in MLS play.

4. It's beginning to feel quite a bit like fall outside and tonight's weather should be absolutely immaculate. Today's high is 87 while the low is clear and 63 degrees.

5. Saturday's match has tons of playoff implications as FCD can take another huge step to qualifying for the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs with a win. FCD's playoff magic number(combined points earned and points dropped by 6th place) is just seven points.

6. While parking is always free for everyone at Toyota Stadium, our Toyota drivers out there can enjoy FREE upgraded parking in the Camry Gold Lot tonight. The Camry Gold Lot is directly NW of the stadium adjacent to the Dr. Pink field.

7. Our new September Scarf of the Month will be on sale in the team store so stop by and get yourself one before they sell out!

8. Get all caught up on everything #FCDvSEA with our Know Your Enemy & official MLSsoccer.com Match Preview.

9. Tonight's game is set for an 8:00PM kickoff and will be broadcast in HD locally on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel 323 as well as 100.7FM(English) & 1270AM(Spanish).

10. It should be a really nice mid-week crowd tonight, but there are still tickets available by clicking here.

23 September 1:26 pm

Our good friends over at CiCi's Pizza are the presenting partner of Wednesday's big match against Sounders FC and they want to get you filled up on delicious pizza.

CiCi's is providing pizza for the 1st 500 fans at Toyota Stadium who enter through the north gate! You'll get a voucher for a free personal pizza that can be redeemed at the CiCi's kiosk in Lamar's Tailgate on the north concourse. You can only redeem it at that one spot, so get to Wednesday's match early and enter through the north gate for some yummy pizza.

In addition, CiCi's will be surprising one lucky section with free buffet coupons and will also be sampling their new pizzas outside the north gate upon exit while supplies last so look out cause free pizza will be flying around Toyota Stadium on Wednesday(not literally...but maybe).

 

20 August 4:08 pm

Friday's game against Real Salt Lake pres. by Toyota is arguably the biggest MLS match we've seen at Toyota Stadium in quite some time with first-place RSL coming in with a national TV audience set to watch. There are a million reasons you want to be out here on Friday night, but another one is our presenting partner for Friday night's game wants to give you a chance to win a weekend with a Toyota!

Stop by the Toyota activation on Lamar's Tailgate on the north concourse and enter to win. We will text winners every 15 minutes during Friday's game and you could win:

-A full-size Toyota 3-day weekend car rental

-A VIP package for the FC Dallas vs Vancouver Whitecaps match on Saturday, September 13th with two club tickets, pre-game sideline passes, a parking pass, two FCD scarves & two FCD t-shirts.

-An autographed FC Dallas jersey

-An autographed FC Dallas ball

-A $100 gift card to the FC Dallas team store

Be sure to stop by the Toyota tent on the north concourse on Friday night and you could win!

20 August 3:25 pm

It's back to school time for college students across the area, and we want to send you back to class in style! Look out for the FC Dallas Soccer Tour including our inflatable goal(at most events), FC Dallas giveaways including koozies, sunglasses & t-shirts, a chance to win tickets to the LA Galaxy game & a team autographed ball as well as information on our upcoming college night on Saturday, September 13th against Vancouver.

Here's our full DFW college campus tour:

Image Map

18 August 1:28 pm

Fabian Castillo was absolutely unstoppable on Saturday night in San Jose notching two goals and an assist in the 5-0 rout of the Earthquakes. Castillo has a goal or an assist in his last 10 MLS/LHUSOC matches and has a career-high eight goal in MLS this season. Castillo's first goal in San Jose, an unbelievable mazy run that beat practically the entire 'Quakes back line, has been nominated for AT&T MLS Goal of the Week. This is his third nomination this season.

Vote Fabian!


WATCH: GOTW Week 23

 


 

18 August 12:18 pm

Saturday's 5-0 win at San Jose was pretty epic. Not only did Tesho Akindele make his claim for MLS Rookie of the Year, but Fabian Castillo showed everyone that he's perhaps the hottest attacking player in the league right now. Here's some of the numbers behind FCD's historic win:

Tesho Akindele

-Tesho scored the first rookie hat trick in franchise history and fifth MLS hat trick overall in franchise history [Jeff Cunningham, Bobby Rhine, Jason Kreis & Dante Washington].

-Saturday was the seventh rookie hat trick in MLS history [Brian Maisonneuve, Pat Noonan, Will Bruin, Zack Schilawski, Kekuta Manneh, Harrison Shipp].

-In the match, Tesho broke Aleksey Korol’s franchise rookie record of five goals in a season set back in 2000

-Tesho has scored six goals in his last six games, beating the FCD franchise rookie record for scoring in just his last six games.

-Tesho leads all MLS rookies in goals, one ahead of Harrison Shipp.

Fabian Castillo

-Fabian Castillo has a goal or an assist in ten straight MLS & LHUSOC matches dating back to May 31st. FCD is 7-1-2 in that stretch of games.

-Fabian Castillo currently leads FC Dallas in MLS scoring with eight goals and all competitions with 12 goals.

-Fabian’s two goals on Saturday take him to eight for the season, a new single-season career high for him.

-In this 10-game stretch, Fabian has nine goals and six assists.

Team

-Saturday's win over San Jose coupled with our 1-0 win at Chivas USA on August 3rd mark the first back-to-back road wins since 8/15/12 at Vancouver & 8/18/12 at RSL.

-With 1-0 and 5-0 wins in our last two road matches, FCD marks their first back-to-back road shutout wins in nearly ten years dating back to 5/28/05 at DC & 6/4/05 at RSL

-Saturday’s 5-0 win was the largest road win by margin of victory in FC Dallas franchise history.

-Saturday’s 5-0 win was San Jose’s worst loss by margin of victory in their 519-game franchise history.

-Saturday marked the 10th time FCD has scored at least five goals in franchise history.

-Saturday was the fourth time in franchise history FCD has won by at least a five-goal margin.

-Saturday was the fifth time in franchise history FCD has scored at least five goals on the road.

14 August 1:50 pm

Footgolf is one of the hottest things going right now and if you've been looking for your chance to play, check out this sweet deal we have in conjunction with next Friday's game against Real Salt Lake!

08 August 3:57 pm

FC Dallas is finally back home after two weekends on the road for a crucial Western Conference matchup against the Colorado Rapids pres. by Raytheon on Saturday night at Toyota Stadium! Here are the 10 things you need to know before heading to the stadium Saturday night:

1. Saturday's match is presented by Raytheon and it's first responder night at Toyota Stadium! Raytheon will have t-shirts to give away by the fire truck on Lamar's Tailgate while supplies last. Stop by, get your t-shirt and take a picture and tag it with #RaytheonProtect&Serve.

2. In conjunction with Raytheon on first responder night, Chief Mark Piland of the Frisco Fire Department will be scarfing the Lamar Hunt Statue so be sure to arrive early for that ceremony around 7:30 on Lamar's Tailgate.

3. Saturday's match is part of our #SODoubleHeader as directly after Saturday's MLS match, our FC Dallas Special Olympics team will play the Colorado Rapids Special Olympics team in their annual match. It's going to be an amazing event with presentation exactly the same as the first team match so all #DTID fans need to stay and cheer on our Special Olympics team.

4. You can win a pair of tickets to our Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Semifinal match vs Philadelphia on Tuesday plus an FC Dallas scarf at our #SODoubleHeader Special Olympics match. Click here to see how.

5. This match against Colorado is about as big as it gets for an August game in the standings for FC Dallas. FCD is currently three points above Colorado tied for fourth place in the Western Conference and FCD is ready for this six-pointer.

6. While parking is always free for everyone at Toyota Stadium, our Toyota drivers out there can enjoy FREE upgraded parking in the Camry Gold Lot tonight. The Camry Gold Lot is directly NW of the stadium adjacent to the Dr. Pink field.

7. Our new August Scarf of the Month will be on sale for the first time in the team store tomorrow so stop by and get yourself one before they sell out!

8. We could hit triple digits for the first time on an FCD gameday on Saturday, but we're #RedFor90 and ready for it. Will Colorado be ready?

9. Saturday's game is set for an 8:00PM kickoff and will be broadcast in HD locally on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel 148 as well as 100.7FM(English) & 1270AM(Spanish).

10. We're looking at another really nice crowd for Saturday's match, but there are still tickets available by clicking here.