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16 September 9:36 am

Everything's comin' up Dallas this week in MLS; after FCD beat Vancouver 2-1 this weekend, the team moved up in the MLSsoccer.com Power Rankings and Blas Perez was named Player of the Week and nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week.

And now Perez, Homegrown midfielder Victor Ulloa and centerback Matt Hedges have been named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week. Here's what the staff at the league site had to say about the FCD trio:

D: Matt Hedges (FC Dallas) The Dallas central defense was physical, sharp and organized all evening in their 2-1 win over Vancouver, and Hedges was a main reason why.

M: Victor Ulloa (FC Dallas) The kid is legit. He was very effective in the center of the park against Vancouver and deserves more hype than he's gotten so far.

F: Blas Pérez (FC Dallas) Relatively few theatrics and measured efficiency from the Canalero, which worked well given his recent efforts – two games in a week – with Panama. Crazy golazo to boot.

15 September 2:29 pm
 

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In case you haven't heard Blas Perez is coming off a pretty good week. Not only did the Panamanian forward score twice in the Copa Centroamericana while on international duty, but he also bagged a brace for FC Dallas in a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday to earn an MLS Player of the Week award.

Super Raton has a chance to win another award based on his stellar week as his first goal against Vancouver is nominated for AT&T MLS Goal of the Week. You can watch the video above to check out the "competition" if you want, but you might as well save yourself the time and just vote for Blas now.

Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursdays. For complete coverage of the AT&T MLS Goal of the Week — including an archive of all of this season's nominees and winners — click here.

21 April 3:40 pm

The undefeated FC Dallas Reserves will host future Major League Soccer side Orlando City Soccer Club at Toyota Stadium on Tuesday, April 22 at 7pm. Orlando City is playing out its final season in USL Pro before joining the MLS ranks in 2015.

FC Dallas forward Cobi Span (right, photo courtesy of Orlando City SC), who joined Orlando on loan on April 2, will be eligible to play against his FC Dallas teammates on Tuesday.

It's a unique situation for Span, who scored the game-winning goal in his OCSC debut on April 12 before being recalled by FC Dallas for a Reserve match against Oklahoma City Energy FC on April 15 in which he assisted on Andrew Jacobson's game-winning goal. But on Tuesday the young forward will be lining up against the players who were his teammates last week.

“I don’t know who is going to play exactly, but I’m going to know all the guys,” Span told OrlandoCitySoccer.com of playing against FC Dallas. “It’s a pretty big friendly match for me. It’s going to be fun playing against a team where you know everybody.”

Just as Span was recalled for last week's Reserve match, FC Dallas has recalled Homegrown forward Jonathan Top (right, photo courtesy of Arizona United SC) from his loan with USL Pro's Arizona United SC for Tuesday's game against Orlando City. Top returns to Frisco fresh off scoring the game-winning goal for Arizona United on Saturday night to help the new club to it's first win as a franchise.

The FC Dallas Reserves will kick off against Orlando City SC at 7pm on Tuesday night and parking and admission into Toyota Stadium will be FREE.

16 April 2:58 pm

You could meet some of your favorite FC Dallas players this week with two Meet & Greets scheduled at local Fiesta locations this Thursday, April 17 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Homegrown players Victor Ulloa and Moises Hernandez will be at the Fiesta at 8060 Spring Valley Road and Colombian duo Fabian Castillo and Jair Benitez will be at the Fiesta at 1200 E. Parker Road in Plano.

In addition to the Meet & Greets, Fiesta and Budweiser are giving fans the chance to win a trip to Seattle to watch FC Dallas take on Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on Wednesday, May 7. Fans can enter to win by texting DALLAS to 839863.

10 April 1:20 pm

Veteran Dallas Morning News writer Rick Gosselin featured rookie midfielder Ryan Hollingshead (right) in his column this week. Gosselin wrote about Hollingshead's decision to postpone starting his professional career in favor of spending a year helping his brother start a new church in Sacramento.

“When I said I was going to go help start that church and forgo that year of soccer,” Hollingshead said, “I did not expect to come back [to soccer]. Not because I didn’t want to or that the desire wasn’t there. More because I thought that was my chance — either you come and play now or it’s off the table.

“I wanted to play. But I wanted to plant this church first. That’s what God was calling us to do. Once they left the offer on the table, I took it.”

Read the full article HERE.

17 January 4:41 pm

The 2014 preseason officially starts next weekend, and H&R Block wants to get your ready for the new season by giving you the chance to win a trip to Houston to watch FC Dallas take on the Dynamo on Saturday, April 5 and meet All-Star goalkeeper Raul Fernandez. The Sweepstakes starts on Tuesday, January 21 and runs through Saturday, March 15. All you have to do is visit one of the participating H&R Block locations listed below for your chance to win!

Participating H&R Block locations:

  • 2425 Cockrell Hill Rd. Suite E
    Dallas, TX 75211
  • 9751 Webb Chapel Suite 600
    Dallas, TX 75220
  • 1532 South First St.
    Garland, TX 75040
  • 819 W. Arapaho Rd. Suite 22
    Richardson, TX 75080
  • 1012 W. University Dr.
    Denton, TX76201
  • 508 South Elm St.
    Denton, TX 76201
  • 1455 Buckingham Rd. Suite 164
    Richardson, TX 75081
  • 724 W. Main St. Suite 370
    Lewisville, TX 75067
  • 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy.
    Grapevine, TX 76051
  • 1025 W. Hebron Pkwy. Suite 110
    Carrollton, TX 75010
  • 13920 Josey Ln. Suite 100
    Farmers Branch, TX 75234

In addition to the sweepstakes, H&R Block is also giving you the chance to meet some of your favorite FC Dallas players at four of their locations. Bobby Warshaw, Stephen Keel, Jonathan Top and Richard Sanchez will all be signing autographs at select locations next week.

Player Date Time Location
Bobby Warshaw Tue, Jan. 21 4:30-6 pm 13920 Josey Ln. Suite 100
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Stephen Keel Thurs, Jan. 23 4:30-6 pm 1455 Buckingham Rd. Suite 164
Richardson, TX 75081
Jonathan Top Fri, Jan. 24 4:30-6 pm 508 South Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
Richard Sanchez Fri, Jan. 24 4:30-6 pm 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy.
Grapevine, TX 76051

 

08 January 12:13 pm

FRISCO, Texas -- It's a new year, and that means it's time once again for FC Dallas' fourth annual Cocktails & Cleats season kickoff event. But this isn't the same C&C from years' past; we've revamped the entire event to make the party bigger and better so we can get the 2014 season started right!

Join us on Thursday, March 6 from 7-10pm at F.I.G. (1807 Ross Ave. Dallas, TX 75201), our brand new downtown location, for Cocktails & Cleats 2014!

For the first time ever, admission to Cocktails & Cleats will be FREE and open to the public (21 and up only), and it will be your first chance to see the brand new 2014 FC Dallas home kit presented by AdvoCare. The FC Dallas Foundation will be accepting $10 donations that will be used to purchase soccer balls for children in Brazil during this summer's World Cup.

The event will also be your first chance to meet the full 2014 FC Dallas squad and it'll still feature a silent auction benefiting the FC Dallas Foundation. Guests will enjoy complimentary food and drinks while listening to a live DJ and mingling with their favorite FC Dallas players.

So mark your calendars now and don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event to kick off the 2014 FC Dallas season!

13 December 1:30 pm

FC Dallas announced another major move in what has been a busy first week of the official MLS offseason, sending the rights to veteran forward Kenny Cooper and allocation money to Seattle Sounders FC in exchange for 27-year-old midfielder Adam Moffat.

In acquiring Moffat, FCD signs a player who started 28 games last year between Houston and Seattle, as well as starting 13 MLS Cup playoff games over the past three seasons.

In addition to the experience the midfielder brings, FCD signs a player with one of the most thunderous shots in the league. Let's take a look at some of the best #MoffatRocket's from the past few years(ignore the orange, he's in a better place now).

Moffat scores on a wicked shot from inside the box at Chicago

Moffat rifles in volley from 25 yards out vs. Revolution

Moffat scores another trademark strike from outside the box in 2012 playoffs

Moffat long-range strike slips through Greunebaum's fingers

Moffat scores emphatic goal vs. FCD

Moffat MLS Cup assist

Moffat scores from way downtown in 2011

30 October 11:39 am

The polls are officially open for 2013 AT&T Goal of the Year voting as MLSsoccer.com unveiled groups A-D today. FC Dallas fans should have a special interest in the outcome of group D, which includes Mauro Diaz's sensational one-time volley strike against Vancouver Whitecaps FC from Week 28.

A great goal for sure, but Diaz's tally is up against stiff competition with candidates by Portland's Will Johnson, San Jose's Alan Gordon and Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio also occupying group D. Voting for groups A-D is open through 11:59 pm PT, Thursday, October 31 - that's 1:59 am CT, Friday, November 1 - so vote early and vote often to push Mauro through to the next round!


WATCH: Group D

 


23 October 4:27 pm

It was a banner weekend for FCD's loanees last weekend with four goals scored and some huge wins. Here's the roundup:

HIGHLIGHTS: Strikers 6, Silverbacks 2

Forward Bradlee Baladez doubled his goal tally for the season scoring twice in Fort Lauderdale's 6-2 thumping of Atlanta. Baladez entered in the 64th minute and subsequently scored the Strikers' final two goals in the 67th and 83rd minutes of the big win. Baladez has four goals in ten appearances this season for the NASL side. Fort Lauderdale encourages you to vote Baladez for NASL Play of the Week!

Goalkeeper Richard Sanchez tallied his fifth win of the season in goal for the Strikers who have two games left in the season.

Warshaw scores twice in Sweden

In Sweden, Bobby Warshaw continued his red-hot time with Angelholms FF. Warshaw scored the first two goals of Angelholms' 5-2 win over Varnamo, their second-straight win and fifth-straight game unbeaten. Warshaw has six goals in seven appearances for the Superettan side that sits comfortably in mid-table with two games left to play.

Down in Costa Rica, Saprissa defeated Limon 5-1 moving back into first place in the league, though Moises Hernandez did not feature in the game.