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21 August 2:54 pm

It's been an up-and-down two weeks in Mexico City for the FC Dallas U-15s as they compete in the Liga BBVA Bancomer U-15 International tournament, but things finished on a high note Friday afternoon. Here's a recap of the last three games of the tournament, check out the first half recap here:

Eintracht Frankfurt 2 FC Dallas 1

In a must-win game on Tuesday, FC Dallas took the lead in the first half through a header from Jesus Ferreira, but they were unable to hang on conceding a game-winner in the 59th minute to give the German side a win that effectively eliminated FCD from the tournament.

Chivas Guadalajara 7 FC Dallas 0

In the toughest loss of the tournament, FCD fell big to Chivas Guadalajara a day after the disappointing loss to Eintracht. 

FC Dallas 3 Pachuca 2

Jose Carlos Garcia scored twice and Kevin Kim scored the game-winning goal with ten minutes left as FC Dallas twice came from a goal down to beat Liga MX side Pachuca and end the tournament on a high note.

 

FC Dallas finishes the tournament with a 2-4-1 record that left them with 7 points, the second-most out of four international teams only behind Eintracht Frankfurt who will play Chivas Guadalajara in the championship match at Estadio Azteca on Saturday.

 

17 August 12:12 pm

The FC Dallas U-15s have been enjoying an unforgettable time in Mexico City as one of two MLS representatives in the LIGA BBVA Bancomer U-15 International Tournament. 

Through four games the team is 1-2-1 playing against the best Mexico and Germany have to offer. Here's a recap of all the action so far:

FC Dallas 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach 0 

The U-15s began the tournament last Thursday with a goalless draw against the German powerhouse. According to coach Jesse Suarez, FCD held the majority of possession in the match but just couldn't find the breakthrough goal in a back and forth affair.

FC Dallas 0 Club America 1

On Friday, in a match televised both in Mexico and the United States on Univision Deportes, the U-15s went toe-to-toe with the Liga MX giants falling to a goal scored just after halftime. FCD hit the post late in the match and saw numerous efforts turned away leading to a tough defeat.

FC Dallas 1 Atlas 4

Saturday's match against Atlas was a tough one for the U-15s who fell to three goals allowed in quick succession late in the first half. 

FC Dallas 6 Chicago Fire 0

After Sunday's rest day in which the team visited the pyramids of Teotihuican, the U-15s came out flying on Monday morning defeating fellow MLS side Chicago Fire 6-0 behind a hat trick of goals from Jesus Ferreira. Marcos Puga, Adrian Morales and Kevin Kim also scored in the first victory for FCD of the week.

Three matches remain for FC Dallas against Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday, Chivas Guadalajara on Wednesday & Pachuca on Friday. FC Dallas is currently second in their group two points behind Eintracht Frankfurt. The winner of their group will play in the championship match at Estadio Azteca on Saturday. 

21 July 4:20 pm

Both FC Dallas U-17 and U-18 boys premier teams earned draws in their opening games of the 2015 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday.

97 Boys Premier

A diving header in stoppage time helped the U-18s earn a point vs. Manhattan SC PSG 96 in Group B. After finding themselves down 2-0, the U-18s quickly responded with a Kevin Rodas goal to bring them within one. Matthew Rochowski managed to find the equalizer after putting one past the keeper on a diving header.

Next up for the U-18s is FC Golden State White tomorrow, and LVSA 97 Red on Thursday to round out Group B play. The top two teams from each group advance to the semifinals.

98 Boys Premier

The U-17s also earned a point today after tying Arlington Impact Red, 1-1. Gerber Chavez scord early for FCD in the 13th  minute, but Arlington Impact found the equalizer in the 53rd minute.

FCD will play Sunrise Elite 97/98 tomorrow, and Chicago Magic PSG pre-academy on Thursday to finish group play. The top two teams from each group advance to the semifinals.

21 July 1:27 pm

Even after hoisting the U-16 U.S. Soccer Development Academy National Championship, FC Dallas Academy had more awards to garner.

The Development Academy announced its end-of-year honors, and FCD picked up a handful of individual and team awards.

Winger Devin Vega was named the U-16 Central Conference Player of the Year after finishing the season with a team-leading 21 goals. His teammates Ben Hale (goalkeeper), Reginald Cannon (defender) and Weston McKinnie (forward) were named to the conference’s Starting XI as well.

The U-16s collectively won the best Style of Play for the Central Conference.

As a whole, FC Dallas won the Central Conference's Most Comprehensive Club. 

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16 July 8:53 pm

The shutout streak is still intact and the FC Dallas U-16s are headed to the national championship.

Luchi Gonzalez's side defeated Philadelphia Union's U-16s 3-0 at the StubHub Center in California on Thursday night to clinch their spot in the national championship.

Adrian Ramos opened the scoring for the U-16s in the 15th minute with Toshiki Yasuda scoring just before halftime to send FCD into the break with a 2-0 lead.

Weston McKinnie iced the game late with a third goal to clinch the comprehensive win. The U-16s have yet to allow a goal in five Development Academy Playoff games.

The U-16s will face the New York Red Bulls U-16s on Saturday at 7:00PM central time playing for the club's first USSDA championship since the U-18s took home the title in 2012.

14 July 11:14 am

By Taylor Hester

One FC Dallas team will never forget their trip to Indianapolis, Indiana.

Led by coach Jesse Suarez, the FC Dallas U-15 Pre-Academy team started off the National Premier League Finals hot, winning all three group stage games, outscoring opponents 15-1. Once they reached the knockout rounds, they didn't show any signs of cooling down, winning the semifinal and punching their ticket to the National Championship game.

On Thursday in the first game, Paxton Pomykal and Javier Barajas each scored a brace to lead the U-15s to a 4-0 victory over GPS from Massachusetts, the New England Premier League champions.

On Firday vs. Houston Express, the South Central Premier League champs, FCD won 6-1, with five different goalscorers. Pomykal and Barajas each notched another goal in the tournament, while Rene Arroyo, Jesus Ferreira, Aidan Tibbets, and an Express own goal round out the rest of the goals.

In the final group game on Saturday, FCD defeated the West Florida Flames from the Florida Premier League by a score of 5-0. Pomykal, Ferreira, and Tibbets each got their name on the scoresheet again, while Jomar Reyes scored twice.

In the semifinals on Sunday vs. SC Del Sol from Arizona, the Mountain Developmental League champs, FCD won 4-2 with two goals from Pomykal, and one a piece from Ferreira and Reyes.

Dominating from the beginning of the tournament, it was a shock when FCD found themselves down 2-0 to Chicago Sockers FC, the Midwest League champs, in the National Championship game. But, the U-15s came back in the final 10 minutes of the match, with a goal from Alonso Molina and a late equalizer from Ferreira, eventually defeating Sockers FC on penalty kicks with a game-winning PK from Simeon Salazar.

Finishing undefeated in the Texas Pre-Academy League and winning the NPL Finals, the FC Dallas U-15s can now call themselves National Premier League Champions after an unforgettable year.

 

27 June 3:43 pm

The FC Dallas U-16 Academy headed into Friday's showdown with the LA Galaxy Academy needing a draw or a win to advance through to the national quarterfinals of the 2014-2015 US Soccer Development Academy season.

They got exactly what they were looking for, defeating LA 2-0 to finish the playoffs group stage a perfect 3-0-0 without allowing a goal in any of the three matches.

On Friday, Gio Montesdeoca opened the scoring while Weston McKinnie added the second to give FCD a 2-0 halftime lead. After a weather delay, the U-16s finished the job to seal the 2-0 victory.

As one of the top four remaining seeds, Luchi Gonzalez's side will host a national quarterfinal at the Toyota Soccer Center against the New England Revolution on July 8th. Stay tuned for full details on when this match will kick off so you can come cheer on FCD as they look to advance to the national semifinals.

U-18s finish Playoffs Week strong

It was a heartbreaking week for the FC Dallas U-18 Academy dropping two close results in their first two matches, but they finished the year strong defeating the Concorde Fire 5-0 in their final match of the season.

Miguel Ojeda and Oscar Romero gave FCD a 2-0 halftime lead and Alex Radilla, Caleb Young and Christian Ramirez scored in the second half to finish the season on a happy note for Francisco Molina's side.

25 June 3:02 pm

By Jeremy Villanueva

One FC Dallas Premier team will continue visiting border states.

The U-17 FCD Premier team punched its ticket to the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Oklahoma after capturing the Region III Championship in Little Rock, Arkansas on Thursday.

FC Dallas 98 Premier claimed the Region III Championship with a 3-1 victory over familar foe FC Alliance 98 Black (TN). FCD defeated FC Alliance 1-0 in the last game of the group stage, and the two teams met again in the final Thursday. The U-17s struck early and never looked back, netting all three goals in the first half with a pair of goals from the foot of Gerber Chavez. 

Nationals begin with the round robin July 21-23 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If FCD advances, the team will play the semifinal July 25 and final July 26.

FC Dallas 97 Gold was a match away from continuing on the "Road to Oklahoma" but fell just shy in the Region III Championship with a 6-2 loss to NASA 15 Elite (GA); a team who had four clean sheets in five games heading into the final. The U-18s scored seconds into the game and were within one with four minutes left, but a trio of late goals put the game away for NASA. FCD had a thriller en route to the final with a 5-4 defeat over Bryson Park/KSA 97 Premier (GA) in overtime after being squared at one apiece at the end of regulation. 

18 June 3:27 pm

By Taylor Hester

The season is over, but the real fun for the FC Dallas Academy teams is just beginning.

The U-16s and U-18s begin play Tuesday at the Development Academy playoffs in Indianapolis, Indiana.

U-16's drawn with LA Galaxy, two others

After winning its conference with a 19-3-5 record and finishing fifth overall in U-16 Development Academy, FC Dallas was in Pot 1 of the draw and were drawn into Group B. 

FCD-16s will face South Carolina United Battery (17-10-9) on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., St. Louis Gallagher Missouri (13-6-8) on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. and LA Galaxy (22-7-10) on Friday at 11:15 a.m.

SC United Battery finished fifth in the East Conference. Led by leading goalscorer Conor Sloan (16), the Battery attack will be tough to stop.

St. Louis Gallagher MIssouri placed third in the Central Conference and are currently on an 11-game unbeaten run.

LA Galaxy finished first in the West Conference, scoring 85 goals. Ethan Zubak led the team with 26 goals.

U-18s in same group as high-flying RSL Academy

The U-18s (15-6-6) were drawn into Group B of the U-17/U-18 Development Academy playoffs.

FC Dallas opens with Chicago Magic PSG (14-6-7) on Tuesday at 10 a.m. before taking on Real Salt Lake AZ (32-3-4) on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and finishing with Concorde Fire (17-12-7) at 9 a.m. on Friday.

Chicago Magic PSG finished third in the Central Conference, but lead the the conference in goals scored with 71 in 27 games.

Real Salt Lake AZ finished at the top of the West Conference with 100 points. RSL scored 161 goals and only conceded 33. They are currently on a 17-game unbeaten run, winning 16 of those 17 matches.

U-14's begin National Showcase on Friday

The FCD U-14s will also be in action in the National Showcase played in Indianapolis. Play begins tomorrow against Central California Aztecs at 10:00 a.m., continues Saturday against Players Development Academy at 10:00 a.m., and finishes Monday at 11:15 a.m. against Chicago Fire.

 

11 June 11:31 am

By Jeremy Villanueva

The FC Dallas Academy’s regular season might have wrapped up this past Monday, but that was only the beginning of the real fun.

The U-16 and U-18 academy teams found out their fate for the Development Academy playoffs yesterday, which begins June 23 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

After winning its conference with a 19-3-5 record and finishing fifth overall in U-16 Development Academy, FC Dallas was in Pot 1 of the draw and were drawn into Group B.

FCD-16s will face SC United Battery (17-10-9) on June 23 at 2:30 p.m., St. Louis Gallagher Missouri (13-6-8) on June 24 at 2:30 p.m. and LA Galaxy (22-7-10) on June 26 at 11:15 a.m.

The U-18s (15-6-6) were drawn into Group B of the U-17/U-18 Development Academy playoffs. FC Dallas opens with Chicago Magic PSG (14-6-7) on June 23 at 10 a.m. before taking on Real Salt Lake AZ (32-3-4) on June 24 at 6:30 p.m. and finishing with Concorde Fire (17-12-7) at 9 a.m. on June 26.

The group winners will advance to the Developmeny Academy Finals Week in July where FC Dallas has had a team in either the U-16 or U-18 division in five out of the last six seasons.