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03 April 10:22 am

U-14 Division

FCD Pre Academy 2-1 win vs TSF Academy

The FCD Pre Academy 01's defeated TSF Academy 2-1 in the U-14 Quarterfinals. They will face fellow FC Dallas 01B side in the semifinals meaning an FCD team is assured of reaching the U-14 championship.

Luis Pacheco scored both goals for FC Dallas in the win.

FCD Youth 01B 1-0 win vs Carlsbad United FC

FCD 01B advanced to the semifinals with a 1-0 win over Carlsbad United. They're matched up with the FC Dallas U-13 Academy side in the semifinals on Friday.

U-15 Division

FC Dallas Academy 00 1-0 win vs FC Dallas El Paso 99/00

The U-14 Academy defeated FC Dallas El Paso 1-0 to advance to the semifinals where they will face FC Golden State's U-14 Academy team.

Jalen James scored the lone goal in the win.

FC Dallas El Paso 99/00 1-0 loss vs FC Dallas U-14 Academy

FCD El Paso fell to the FCD U-14 Academy team  in the quarterfinals.

U-16 Division

FCD El Paso 98/99 1-0 loss vs Crossfire Premier

FCD El Paso fell to Crossfire Premier 1-0 in the Dallas Cup U-16 quarterfinals to end their tournament.

FCD U-15 pre academy 2-1 win over Loudon SC 98 Red

The 2-1 win moves the U-15s into the semifinals where they will face Seattle United on Friday morning.

FCD came from a goal down to win this one with Paxton Pomykal scoring in the 23rd minute to tie the match. As the match neared the death, Pomykal scored a PK drawn by Mandel Stewart to secure a 2-1 win. 

U-17 Division

FCD Youth 98B Premier 3-0 win vs North Shore United

98B Premier scored a huge 3-0 win over North Shore United in the quarterfinals. They'll play TSF Academy in the semifinals on Friday afternoon. 

Gerber Chavez, Matthew Gonzalez and RJ Saylor tallied the goals for 98B Premier.

FC Dallas U-16 Academy 0-0 PK loss vs Eintracht Frankfurt

The FC Dallas U-16s battled to the death against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Generation adidas Cup semifinals but fell to the German side 5-3 on PKs to end their tournament as the only MLS team to make the semifinals of the pres

U-19 Division

FC Dallas Youth 97B Gold 2-0 win vs Jacksonville FC

97B Gold faces Jaguares de Chiapas of Liga MX in the quarterfinals on Friday.

FCD 97B Premier  4-1 win vs Orlando FC QPR

FC Dallas 97B Premier faces LFC Foundation College in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Sergio Lara tallied a hat trick in the win while Reece Schattle added the fourth. 

 

02 April 1:53 pm

The FC Dallas Academy went a combined 8-5-4 on the second day of Dr Pepper Dallas Cup and Generation adidas Cup with 13 out of 17 teams still having a great shot of advancing past the group stage. Here's a roundup of all the results. For full standings and schedules click here:

U-13 Division

U-13 FCD 02B wrapped up Dallas Cup with a 1-1 draw against Chicago Magic. They finish the Dallas Cup with a 0-2-1 record. 

U-14 Division

FCD Pre Academy 3-1 win vs Sunrise Elite

The FCD Pre Academy 01's defeated Sunrise Elite 3-1 to finish 3-0-0 and qualify for Thursday's quarterfinals where they will face TSF Academy.

Johan Gomez, Luis Hernandez and Luis Pacheco tallied the goals for FC Dallas.

FCD Youth 01B 1-1 draw vs Rio Rapids

FCD 01B qualified for the quarterfinals with a 1-1 draw against Rio Rapids. They finish 1-0-2 in the group and will play Carlsbad United FC in the quarterfinals. 

Jace Evans served in a corner that Dayton Crocker scored to earn the crucial draw that sees them through to the quarterfinals. 

FCD 01B Premier 2-0 loss vs AC Brea

01B Premier fell 5-1 to La Roca FC and finishes Dallas Cup with a 1-2-0 record.

U-15 Division

FC Dallas Academy 00 4-1 win vs Staten Island Gunnrs

The U-14 Academy defeated Staten Island 4-1 and finish a perfect 3-0-0 in the group stage. They'll play FC Dallas El Paso in the quarterfinals. 

Jesus Ferreira, Bryan Reynolds, Jalen James and Roba Negeri talled the goals for FC Dallas.

FC Dallas Youth 00B Premier 1-0 loss vs FC Golden state

1-0 loss means FCD 00B East finishes the Dallas Cup 0-2-1 and will not qualify for the quarterfinals. 

FC Dallas 00B East 1-1 draw vs FC Florida

1-1 draw means 00B East finishes Dallas Cup with a 1-1-1 record. Connor Jones scored for 00B East while Junior Gutierrez had eight saves in goal. 

FC Dallas El Paso 99/00 5-0 win vs Andromeda FC

The 5-0 win means FCD El Paso has qualified for the quarterfinals and will play the FC Dallas U-14 academy. 

U-16 Division

FCD El Paso 98/99 2-0 win vs SJEB 98

The 2-0 win means FCD El Paso qualifies for the quarterfinals with a 2-0-1 record. They will play Crossfire Premier in the quarterfinals.

FCD U-15 pre academy 3-0 win over TSF Academy

The 3-0 win and Monterrey's draw means the FCD U-15s have qualified from a very difficult group with a 2-0-1 record. They will play Loudon in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

Aiden Tibbets, Cole Guindon and Alonso Molina scored the goals for FC Dallas while goalkeepers David Abonce and Rafael Calderon secured the shutout. 

FCD 99B Premier 2-1 loss to Crossfire Premier

In the winner-take-all matchup, FCD 99B Premier fell 2-1 to the Seattle side meaning their Dallas Cup ends with a 1-1-1 record.

Juan Barajas tied the score in the 65th minute before a lightning delay stopped the game. Crossfire found a goal in the 78th minute to seal the win. 

U-17 Division

FCD Youth 98B Premier 3-0 win vs Crossfire 

98B Premier scored a huge 3-0 win over Crossfire to finish the group stage 3-0-0 and qualify for the quarterfinals where they will face North Shore United

Gerber Chavez, Matthew Gonzalez and RJ Saylor tallied the goals for 98B Premier.

FC Dallas U-16 Academy 3-1 win vs UNAM Pumas

The FC Dallas U-16s defeated Pumas 3-1 behind goals from Gio Montesdeoca, Toshiki Yasuda and Benji Granillo to finish Generation adidas Cup a perfect 3-0-0 and qualify for the semifinals against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday evening at Toyota Stadium.

U-19 Division

FCD El Paso 4-0 win vs Lewisham & Southwark College 

FCD El Paso finished second in the group on goal difference after beating Lewisham 4-0. They fell just a goal short of qualifying for the quarterfinals.

FC Dallas Youth 97B Gold 2-0 win vs Jacksonville FC

97B Gold has qualified for the quarterfinals as the wild card after beating Jacksonville FC 2-0 to finish 2-0-1 in the group. They'll play Jaguares de Chiapas in Friday's quarterfinal. 

Mark Trompeter scored in the 84th minute to crucially put FC Dallas in front and then scored again in stoppag time to seal the win. Goalkeeper Joseph Khalaf secured the shutout in goal.

FCD 97B Premier  4-1 win vs Orlando FC QPR

FC Dallas 97B Premier came out on top in the winner-take-all matchup against Orlando FC winning 4-1 to finish 3-0-0 in their group. They'll face LFC Foundation on Friday in the quarterfinals.

Sergio Lara tallied a hat trick in the win while Reece Schattle added the fourth. 

FC Dallas U-18 Academy 3-1 loss vs Hoffenheim

The U-18 academy ended their Super Group with a 3-1 loss to Bundesliga side TSG Hoffenheim. They finish the group 0-2-1. 

02 April 11:59 am

FC Dallas has a huge road game on Saturday against the Portland Timbers. Daniel & Demetrio break it down in this week's Keys to the Match Driven by Toyota:

01 April 7:53 pm

By Demetrio Teniente

It was a tale of two halves for the FC Dallas U-18s, but Hoffenheim jumped ahead early, and held on for the 3-1 win at Richland College on Wednesday.

Joshua Mees opened up scoring with a goal in the ninth minute to put Hoffenheim up 1-0. Esad Morina (20’) and Daniele Bruno (31’) each added a goal to make it 3-0.

Even though Dallas battled hard in the second, Hoffenheim's 3-0 first half lead was simply too large to overcome. 

Hoffenheim's length and physicality gave FC Dallas trouble in the first half, but the club seemed to adjust after halftime and played more confidently in the second.

Dallas set the pace and controlled the possession for most of the second halfand in the 73rd minute FCD's Oscar Romero converted a penalty kick to put Dallas on the board. 

The U-18s played the remainder of the game up a man as a red card was issued to Hoffenheim's Erdal Ozturk. 

Wednesday’s loss to Hoffenheim ends the FCD U-18 Super Group at 0-2-1. 

01 April 7:48 pm

FRISCO - The FC Dallas U-16s advanced to the semifinals of the 2015 Generation adidas Cup after a 3-1 win over Liga MX side UNAM Pumas at the Toyota Soccer Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Needing a draw or win to advance, the U-16s started off the match in poor fashion as Pumas scored in just the second minute, the first goal FCD has given up in the tournament.

Luchi Gonzalez's team bounced back, however, with Giovanni Montesdeoca scoring off a scrum in the box in the 16th minute to tie the match up. 

With ten minutes left, Toshiki Yasuda slid a shot into the bottom corner after a nice feed from Devin Vega to put FC Dallas in front 2-1 and just a couple minutes later Benjamin Granillo blasted a beautiful strike from long range to put the match out of reach. 

With the 3-1 win, FC Dallas finished a perfect 3-0-0 in the group stage and will play in the semifinals at Toyota Stadium on Thursday night. 

01 April 7:38 pm

By Demetrio Teniente & Daniel Robertson

FC Dallas' own Tesho Akindele has been included on D Magazine's Best of Big D 2015 ballot for best athlete. He joins the likes of Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo, Dez Bryant  and Demarco Murray, the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis, the Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, the Dallas Stars' Tyler Seguin, and Pro Golf's Jordan Spieth. Not that you need convincing, but here are five reasons why you should vote for Tesho. 

1Because if you vote for Tesho all your wildest dreams will come true
Did any of the other candidates pull off one the best Pedro Sanchez (Napoleon Dynamite) impressions of all-time and win the 2014 AT&T Rookie of the Year? Didn’t think so. By embracing and paying homage to Pedro, Tesho demonstrated his great sense of humor and won the hearts of many. Not only is Tesho a young, gifted player in MLS, he is also a promising talent in the world of parodies. And we haven’t even talked about his nunchuck, bowhunting, and computer hacking skills.

2. Because Tesho’s hat-trick was pretty cool
When FCD faced San Jose in week 23, Tesho was in the middle of a heated race for Rookie of the Year with Chicago Fire’s Harry Shipp. The young forward made his case for the award even stronger by netting the seventh hat trick by a rookie in MLS history. Coincidentally, Shipp had the sixth hat trick by a rookie earlier in the season. As we mentioned in reason number one, Tesho eventually won Rookie of the Year. Anything you can do, Tesho does better, and he did it at 22 years old.

VOTE FOR TESHO for 2015 Dallas Athlete of the Year!

3. Because Tesho is the smartest one of the bunch
The sports merits of each of our finalists can be debated, but only one was an electrical engineering student. Electrical Engineering. Seriously. Just shut the voting down right now. Tesho even once told Extra Time Radio that if he wasn't playing soccer he would like to be involved in controlling the stoplight systems of a city. If you don't #VoteForTesho, you're going to hit red lights for the rest of your life. 

4. Because he is the second youngest athlete in the running
Whitney Houston believed the children are our future. As far as Dallas sports icons go, Tehso is about as young as they come. Only Jordan Spieth is younger than Tesho and there is only a four month difference between them. And in golf you can play until you're like 60 so Jordan Spieth has plenty of years to win the award! A vote for Tesho is a vote for the future of the Dallas sports culture. Come on, do it for the kids.

5. Because he can play for three different countries
Tesho was born to a Nigerian father, Canadian mother and has been in America for most of his life. You probably weren't even eligible to play for two different high schools. Tesho was a part of USMNT camp in January, though he still has yet to commit to playing for a specific country quite yet. All three would certainly love to have him, though we're obviously partial to the ol' Red White & Blue. 

31 March 4:00 pm

The FC Dallas Academy went a combined 8-5-4 on the second day of Dr Pepper Dallas Cup and Generation adidas Cup with 13 out of 17 teams still having a great shot of advancing past the group stage. Here's a roundup of all the results. For full standings and schedules click here:

U-13 Division

U-13 FCD 02B lost 7-0 to FC Golden State. The U-13s have two losses and will not be able to advance from their group

U-14 Division

FCD Pre Academy 3-1 win vs Mana

Luis Cruz scored his second and third goals of Dallas Cup while Johan Gomez added a third in the win. FCD and Sunrise Elite play on Wednesday with the winner moving on from the group stage.

FCD Youth 01B 1-1 draw vs Davis SC

01B needs a win to advance from the group stage on Wednesday.

FCD 01B Premier 2-0 loss vs AC Brea

Three out of four teams in their group have 3 points and FC Dallas will need a win on Wednesday to have hope of advancing to the knockout round.

U-15 Division

FC Dallas Academy 00 3-2 win vs SJ Earthquakes U-14

Jesus Ferreira scored twice and Brayan Padilla added a third to move the FCD U-14 Academy to a 2-0-0 record in group play. They are nearly assured of going through to the knockout round and need just a draw on Wednesday.

FC Dallas Youth 00B Premier 1-1 draw vs Cedar Stars Academy

00B Premier earned a 1-1 draw on Monday and cannot advance past the group stage. 

FC Dallas 00B East 6-3 loss vs Ohio Premier

The 6-3 loss means 00B East needs a win plus a draw in the other group stage game on Wednesday to advance from the group stage. Drew Coley scored in the 9th minute while Miguel Rosales scored twice in the 41st and 73rd minutes. Connor Jones tallied two assists. 

FC Dallas El Paso 99/00 3-0 win vs SKHY FC

U-16 Division

FCD El Paso 98/99 5-2 win vs Rayados Waller

FCD El Paso will advance to the knockout round with a win on Wednesday. 

FCD U-15 pre academy 1-0 win over Sereno 99 Boys

Javier Barajas scored in the 3rd minute of the match to give FC Dallas U-15 Academy the 1-0 win. Fresh off a U-16 national camp with Mexico, goalkeeper Carlos Mercado came up huge with a clean sheet. The U-15s will need a result that is better than CF Monterrey or to make up +3 goal difference to advance from the group. 

FCD 99B Premier 2-2 draw with SAC Real 

FCD 99 Premier moved to 1-0-1 in group stage play with a 2-2 draw against SAC Real from Maryland. Alejandro Zamarripa and Aldo Quevedo scored. They play Crossfire Premier on Wednesday needing a win to advance from the group stage. 

U-17 Division

FCD Youth 98B Premier 2-1 win vs California Rush

98B Premier moved to 2-0-0 with a 2-1 win over California Rush behind a pair of goals from Adan Garcia. The U17 side is in great position to advance from their group. 

FC Dallas U-16 Academy 1-0 win vs Real Salt Lake

The FC Dallas U-16s continued Generation adidas Cup with a 1-0 win over RSL meaning they will advance to the semifinals with a win or draw against Pumas on Wednesday. CLICK HERE for the full match recap

U-19 Division

FCD El Paso 3-0 loss vs Solar Chelsea 

FCD El Paso needs a win and other help to advance from the group stage. 

FC Dallas Youth 97B Gold 0-0 draw vs Prepa Tec Monterrey

97B Gold has a great chance of advancing through to the quarterfinals if they can defeate Jacksonville FC tomorrow.

FCD 97B Premier  2-0 win vs Mana

Sergio Lara and Ivan Ulloa scored for the U18 Premier side who are 2-0-0 in their group. They have a winner-take-all match against Orlando FC QPR where FCD needs a draw or win to advance to the knockout round.

FC Dallas U-18 Academy 4-1 loss vs Monterrey

CLICK HERE for the full match recap from the U-18 Academy's 4-1 loss to Monterrey. They cannot advance from the group stage in the Gordon Jago Super Group.

31 March 3:16 pm

FRISCO - The FC Dallas U-16s won their second straight group stage game at the 2015 Generation adidas Cup defeating fellow MLS side Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Monday afternoon at the Toyota Soccer Center.

FC Dallas opened the match strong with midfielder Weston McKinnie hitting the post on a free kick in the 10th minute. That was the best chance of the half as the teams went into the break goalless. 

Second half substitute Toshiki Yasuda would prove to have the decisive goal in the match chipping the goalkeeper from just outside the box after receiving a feed from McKinnie in the 52nd minute. 

The FC Dallas U-16 defense which has yet to allow a goal in two tournament games held strong to earn the 1-0 victory that has FCD at the top of the group with one game left.

FCD will play Pumas from Liga MX on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00PM with a win or draw assuring passage through to the semifinals on Thursday night. 

2015 Generation adidas Cup schedule & standings

30 March 11:29 pm

DALLAS - The FC Dallas U-18s were unable to build on Sunday's solid result against Corinthians losing 4-1 to Liga MX side CF Monterrey on Monday at Richland College, eliminating them from semifinal contention in the Gordon Jago Super Group at Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXVI.

Things got off to a rough start for the U-18s as a shot taken from the right side of the box snuck through everyone in the 9th minute giving Monterrey a 1-0 lead. FCD battled back, however, and pulled level with their first goal of the tournament. Christian Ramirez showed great tenacity to stick with a rebounded shot and slot it home to tie the score 1-1 in the 34th minute.

Just before halftime, Monterrey struck back, however, as a towering header in the 42nd minute gave the Mexican side the lead and a defensive error doubled Monterrey's lead just a minute later making the score 3-1 at halftime.

Monterrey would find another goal early in the second half to round out the scoring in a disappointing 4-1 result for the FC Dallas U-18s.

They'll have a chance to get a win on Wednesday against the Bundesliga's TSG Hoffenheim at 12:00PM at Richland College in their final group stage game. A win would leave FCD with four points, a point ahead of last season's Super Group finish.

 

30 March 2:22 pm

Here’s the show recap from Sunday’s latest episode of Soccer Today presented by Toyota and co-hosted by Marc Stein and Steve Davis on 103.3 FM ESPN Radio:

Now available on iTunes!

First segment … Show co-hosts Marc Stein and Steve Davis review the United States national team's most recent disappointing result, a 3-2 loss to Denmark on yet another late, defensive collapse.

Second segment … MLS expansion is the topic; Minnesota has officially become the next club to join, while Miami's efforts to continue to founder.

Third segment … Show producer Tyler Kern caught up with longtime U.S. goalkeeper Kasey Keller; we hear the interview as Keller, now a TV analyst, talks about MLS and U.S. national team matters.

Fourth segment … On a big weekend of European qualifiers, we talk about the march to France for Euro 2016. We also discuss Wayne Rooney's place among England's all-time greats.