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07 October 2:35 pm

Here at the Toyota Soccer Center, we're used to having national teams come here to train at our soccer mecca. Earlier this year, before the 2014 World Cup, we were lucky enough to have Ivory Coast, Mexico and Ecuador train before heading down to Brazil.

Now, it's almost time for the 2015 Women's World Cup and we're excited to welcome in the Trinidad & Tobago Women's National Team as they prepare for 2014 CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.

Trinidad & Tobago is coached by Houston Dash head coach Randy Waldrum as well as Randy's son Ben who is one of our ECNL coaches here at FC Dallas.

READ: Addison McCain leading the way for rising FCD ECNL program.

T&T have been paired in a group with the United States, Guatemala & Haiti in World Cup qualifying with the top two teams advancing to the knockout rounds where the top three teams will automatically earn a World Cup spot and the fourth place team will face Ecuador in a playoff.

T&T's matches will be October 15th-20th in Sporting Park, Toyota Park(Chicago) & RFK Stadium, however, you can watch them take on an FC Dallas ECNL All-Star team comprised of our ECNL players on Thursday, October 9th at 8:00PM on the Dr. Pink Field #2 at the Toyota Soccer Center.

Come out and support both FC Dallas ECNL/Trinidad & Tobago as the look to qualify for their first-ever Women's World Cup!

04 October 7:36 pm

Here are the match highlights from FCD's 2-0 loss at Vancouver:

03 October 1:49 pm

Hear from Loyd, Ulloa & Pareja ahead of Saturday's game in Vancouver:

03 October 10:24 am

Here are your Toyota Keys to the Match for Saturday's big game in Vancouver:

03 October 10:09 am

The MLS season is a marathon, but we've reached the sprint. Just four games are left in the 2014 regular season and things are beginning to define themselves in the Western Conference. Let's take a look at the playoff race with a month to play.

1. Seattle Sounders FC

57 points(+11 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 4-2 win vs Chivas USA - Next match: 9/5 at Colorado - Last 5: W-L-L-W-W

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 100%

After falling to FCD, the Sounders received a scare against Chivas USA, but ended up getting the home win to stay at the top of the league on goal differential. They face a tricky trip to Colorado this weekend and, should they not win, could relinquish the top spot for the rest of the season.

2. LA Galaxy

57 points(+32 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 4-0 win vs New York - Next match: 10/4 vs Toronto FC - Last 5: W-W-D-D-W

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 100%

The Galaxy have a relatively straight-forward match at home against Toronto FC this weekend, but their challenges await. A final three matches at FCD, vs Seattle and at Seattle will test whether LA is truly the class of the league like many think they are.

3. Real Salt Lake

49 points(+12 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 2-1 loss at Vancouver - Next match: 10/5 at Chivas USA - Last 5: L-W-L-W-D

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 100%

It's been very up and down for RSL over the last month with two wins, two losses and a draw. They've won against the teams they should and lost their tough games, but it makes you wonder if they can win the road games they'll need to that would earn passage in a playoff series. Two games against Chivas USA in their last four, however, will provide some valuable points.

4. FC Dallas

48 points(+12 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 3-1 win vs Seattle Sounders FC - Next match: 10/4 at Vancouver - Last 5: W-L-W-L-L

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 99.9%

A win over Seattle allayed any fears that FCD won't finish top four in the Western Conference and there is still a chance to finish top three but FCD likely needs 10 points from their last four games which is certainly possible. A playoff spot and at least fourth place can be guaranteed with a win this weekend.

5. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

40 points(-2 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 2-1 win vs RSL - Next match: 10/4 vs FC Dallas - Last 5: W-L-L-W-D

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 53.6%

Vancouver leads Portland by the slimmest of margins and every game is absolutely vital for them from here on out. They really need three points against Dallas to keep realistic playoff hopes alive as they've got two tough road games at Seattle and San Jose awaiting them after this weekend before returning home to close the season against Colorado.

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6. Portland Timbers FC

39 points(+3 GD) - 4 games remaining - Last match: 3-2 loss at TFC - Next match: 9/4 at San Jose - Last 5: L-W-D-D-W

Playoff chances according to Sports Club Stats: 45.5%

Ouch. Up 2-0 at Toronto, the Timbers let all the points slip away and lost Will Johnson for the season with a broken leg. If they fail to make the playoffs, it's that result, along with the home draw against San Jose that they'll look back and regret. Still, the Timbers have two games next back-to-back against San Jose that they need to get six points from before closing the season against RSL and FCD. If they can get to 45 points, there's certainly a good chance of the fifth spot.

IF THE SEASON ENDED TODAY:

If there were no games left and we were looking forward to the start of the playoffs, here are the current matchups:

WILD CARD GAME

Vancouver Whitecaps FC at FC Dallas

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

Seattle Sounders FC vs FC Dallas/Vancouver Whitecaps FC

LA Galaxy vs Real Salt Lake

 

30 September 4:39 pm

That Toyota Stadium field is pretty beautiful aint it? Well FC Dallas and lululemon athletica are giving you the opportunity to channel your inner Tex Hooper and enjoy a day of yoga on the Toyota Stadium pitch.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Things get kicked off on Saturday, October 18th from 11:00AM to 12:00PM and we'll have craft beer, DJ, food trucks, games & more!

The cost is just $10 and all proceeds benefit Kicks for Kids & Albertsons Gear Up Project!

 

30 September 1:19 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!

29 September 1:19 pm

FC Dallas was back in the win column last week with the 3-1 drubbing of Seattle and two FC Dallas players have been named to the MLSsoccer.com Week 30 Team of the Week! Versatile defender/midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson earned a spot on the team for his fantastic performance on Wednesday while, of course, David Texeira earned his first TOTW spot after his two-goal master class.

Here's what they had to say about the duo:

F: David Texeira (FC Dallas) – Texeira loves playing the Sounders. All of three of his goals this season have come against Seattle and his two on Wednesday could not have come at a more perfect time.

D: Je-Vaughn Watson (FC Dallas) – Has settled in nicely at right back and his athleticism proved useful against the Sounders' strong attack on Wednesday night.

 

26 September 3:28 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.

25 September 4:05 pm

Here are the epic pics from Wednesday's win over Seattle Sounders FC: