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17 May 10:46 am

FC Dallas Homegrown Ruben Luna is featured in a Soccer365.com series about MLS' Homegrown Player initiative. The full story is worth a read, as it has thoughts from Luna and his Academy coach Darrin Hedges. An excerpt:

 

“At that early age, you could just see that he understood the game better than everybody else that was on the field,” Darrin Hedges said. “And he just had the determination unlike any other kids that were out on the field. It was just very apparent that the boy had soccer in his blood.”

At the time Hedges was coaching the FC Dallas Under-12s. Luna was playing for their opponents, Genesis Soccer Club – now known as Genesis Elite FC.

After Genesis went down 1-0, Luna moved up from defense to play striker. He equalized and returned to his starting position on the back line. FC Dallas went ahead once more. And again, Luna moved up top until Genesis leveled the score at 2-2.

FC Dallas would go on to win that game 3-2. But Hedges had seen enough.

“I just told him I thought he played a good game and if he ever wanted to maybe play for a different team or maybe come to FC Dallas and come give our team a look and just about six months later Ruben walked out, walks out to our tryouts and joins our team,” Hedges said.

16 May 4:23 pm

Congratulations to Jim Schnyder for this photo entitled "Wake Up Call." Jim will receive the following package courtesy [ yellow tail ] for this Saturday:

o       8 tickets in the [ yellow tail ] yellow card row for May 19 match vs Philadelphia Union

o       Limo transportation to and from the game for winner and 7 guests

o       Merchandise

o       VIP greeting upon arrival at FC Dallas Stadium

o       On-field for warms ups

o       Deliver Coin Toss

o       Complimentary glass of wine

o       Complimentary pictures from the night

Thanks to everyone who submitted photos.

15 May 11:03 am
The secretive voters behind the MLS Power Rankings dropped FC Dallas from No. 13 to No. 14 after its 2-1 loss vs Columbus in the Week Ten rankings. Here's what the voters had to say:

It's hard to have confidence in this FCD group, since they keep finding ways to finish the game with 10 or fewer men. But that was the case early last year as well, and they still put together a good season. They'll be hoping to repeat that formula.

14 May 2:06 pm

It will be a big Soccer Saturday on May 19 and FC Dallas has the perfect way for you to take it all in with our Londoner Pub Crawl.

$25 gets you a discounted ticket to the FC Dallas game and a round trip seat on the shuttle from The Londoner Addison to The Londoner Frisco/FC Dallas Stadium and back.

Get yourself to The Londoner Addison for the UEFA Champions League watch party. Kickoff for Bayern Munich vs Chelsea is around 1:45 pm CT.

Bus transportation after the match from Addison (bus leaves at 4:45PM) will take you to The Londoner Frisco.

Then, join us inside FC Dallas Stadium beginning at 6PM for Lamar's Tailgate and to cheer on FC Dallas for our 7:30 pm match vs Philadelphia.

Post-match buses will take you back to The Londoner Addison. 

It will be a great day of soccer, so sign up now.

12 May 8:46 pm

Castillo scores to give FCD a 0-1 lead over Columbus.

Justin Meram (Columbus Crew) right footed shot from outside the box makes it 1-1 in second half.

Sebastian Miranda (Columbus Crew) header off a corner kick makes it 2-1, Crew.

Second yellow card earns Zach Loyd an automatic red in second half.

Chris Seitz with a save in the second half.

11 May 4:09 pm

Saturday, May 12

Match Time National TV Local TV Online
Montreal vs. LA 3 pm CT

KDOC/KWHY (LA)


Blackout: CAN
Houston vs. D.C. 3:30 pm CT

None
Blackout: USA
New England vs. Vancouver 6:30 pm CT

Direct Kick (USA)

CSN New England (NE)
Sportsnet One (VAN)


Blackout: None
Columbus vs. Dallas 6:30 pm CT

Direct Kick (USA)

Fox Sports Ohio (CLB)
FS Southwest (DAL)


Blackout: CLB

Chicago vs. Kansas City 7:30 pm CT

Direct Kick (USA)

CSN Chicago (CHI)
KSMO (KC)


Blackout: CHI
Seattle vs. Salt Lake 9 pm CT

Direct Kick (USA)

KING-5 (SEA)
KTVX-ABC4 (RSL)


Blackout: SEA

Sunday, May 13

Match Time National TV Local TV Online
Philadelphia vs. New York 11:15 am CT

None


Blackout: USA, CAN
San Jose vs. Chivas USA 6 pm CT

CSN Bay Area (SJ)


Blackout: USA

 

Blackout rules may apply.

CLICK HERE for international TV listings

11 May 2:26 pm

156

number of fouls suffered by FC Dallas this season - most in MLS

 

134

number of fouls suffered by Real Salt Lake, next closest team in this category

 

114

MLS average of fouls suffered by teams in 2012

 

7

number of FC Dallas players on most recent injury report

 

6

number of FC Dallas opening day starters in Starting XI vs Seattle

 

6

games missed so far by Ricardo Villar since being taken down in match vs New England

 

1

game missed by New England's Shalrie Joseph for his tackle on Villar, a retroactive one-match suspension by Disciplinary Committee

11 May 11:23 am

NEW YORK – The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Seattle Sounders FC defender Zach Scott one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for endangering the safety of FC Dallas midfielder Fabian Castillo in the 75th minute of the May 9 game. Scott received a yellow card during the match.

Scott will serve his suspension this Saturday when Sounders FC host Real Salt Lake at 9:00 p.m. CT.

09 May 10:46 pm

Full match highlights from FC Dallas' 2-0 loss to the Seattle Sounders.

SAVE: Zach Loyd clears Mauro Rosales' attempt from the line.

SAVE: Bryan Meredith denies Scott Sealy the go-ahead goal.

GOAL: Fredy Montero scores to give Seattle the 1-0 lead.

GOAL: Montero bags a brace just two minutes later with this diving header.

09 May 5:11 pm

 

Tonight's match between FC Dallas and the Seattle Sounders is broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest Plus. The telecast goes live at 7:30 p.m. CT and features Jonathan Yardley and Ian Joy as broadcasters.

Here's where to find Fox Sports Southwest Plus locally:

Time Warner – Ch. 906 (digital cable) 
Charter Cable – Ch. 300 
DirecTV – Ch. 677 (677-1 HD) 
Dish – Ch. 445 (9515 HD) 
U-Verse Ch. 756 (1756 HD) 
Fios – Ch. 77 (577 HD)