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MLS Regular Season

07 March 6:00 pm

MLSSoccer.com's Dan Haiek and Matt Doyle preview the home opener for FC Dallas vs. Montreal Impact in this week's edition of "The Scouting Report."

07 March 5:31 pm

We're excited to show you a new feature coming to FCDallas.com & Toyota Stadium pre-game each week, our Keys to the Match driven by Toyota.

Each week, Scott Brown and I will break down the biggest keys to each match and we started this week with Montreal. We talk about the impact(no pun intended) of Di Vaio's absence, the importance of defensive cohesion and jumping on Montreal early.

07 March 1:07 pm

A new video element you'll see on FCDallas.com and our YouTube page this year will be quick hit video bites previewing the upcoming match with FCD players.

Our first quick hits segement comes from new team captain Andrew Jacobson looking ahead to tomorrow's big match vs Montreal.

07 March 1:02 pm

You know the season is here when Drew Epperley's "Know Your Enemy" pieces are back on Friday before matchdays. Today, Drew takes a look at the Montreal Impact who have a new coach in Frank Klopas and a new, but familiar name in Heath Pearce.

How will the Impact cope on Saturday without Nelso Rivas, Andres Romero and, most importantly, Marco Di Vaio? Read the article to find out.

27 February 3:13 pm

Along with the new and exciting young players added to the roster in 2014, FCD is adding a number of new and fun features to our game presentation at Toyota Stadium this season and one of those will be well-known local DJ's The LHK.

Some of the best-known DJ's in DFW, The LHK's "Club Kiss" sets can be heard nightly on 106.1 KISS FM as well as their three-hour show on Saturday nights. At every home game in 2014, DJ's Spin, IvyTron and Inzo's creative and interactive sets will be a staple of Lamar's Tailgate starting 90 minutes before kickoff when the gates open at Toyota Stadium. The LHK will also be DJ'ing our Friday night happy hour at Burger Girl Grill as part of FCD Week.

The LHK are huge FC Dallas fans so don't miss their big opening night set when all three members of The LHK will be at Lamar's Tailgate!

 

29 January 5:23 pm

The 2014 preseason has officially kicked off, 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 runs from now 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

31 December 11:33 am

It's the final day of 2013 so we thought we'd test your memory on the 2013 FC Dallas season. Take the quiz and let us know how you did!

20 December 5:01 pm

Best of FCDallas.com in 2013: Preseason

Best of FCDallas.com in 2013: March & April

FC Dallas burst out of the gates like never before in 2013 winning five out of our first nine games with just one loss. 

The season opener, a 1-0 win over Colorado, wasn't the prettiest of wins but Jackson's opportunistic game-winner was good enough for three points

“When I saw that the ball was bouncing I didn’t expect the mistake by the goalkeeper, but I was ready for it,” said Jackson via a translator after the match. “I still had to be careful though because it became too easy.”

After a head-scratching loss at Chivas USA, the all-important Texas Derby was next vs the hated Houston Dynamo. FCDTV kicked things up a notch with a hilarious new "Crush the Orange" video. 

We took a look back at the history of the rivalry and how "El Capitan" the Civil War-era Howitzer cannon became the trophy for the game

FC Dallas did end up Crushing the Orange with a late strike from Kenny Cooper in a thrilling 3-2 victory

FCD scored another big win, this time 2-0 over Real Salt Lake, and an unbelievable play by Matt Hedges sealed the win.

“I tried tucking it away and then I saw [Hedges] coming in and blocking it,” said Sandoval. “I couldn’t believe it. I thought I had it.”

FCD's trip to New England to face the Revolution was spiced up by a pair of promo videos. New England fired the first salvo claiming that "Revs" could cure you from the FCD disease, but Dallas fired back as the Law Firm of Hooper & Hooper claimed that REVS or "Recycling Everyone's Video Segments" was dangerous to the country

In the end, Dallas got the last laugh as Blas Perez, back from international duty, scored the late game-winner to send FCD top of the league

“It’s a great group of guys from back to front,” said Cooper. “The team is playing really well with a lot of confidence. Obviously, it’s still early but hopefully we can keep this form going.”

FCD took advantage of what has become a yearly tradition in mid-April and held a team practice at Wescott Field at SMU

“26 years here, I’ve worked and seen a lot of really good things happen,” Hyndman told FCDallas.com. “It’s great to be back." 

FC Dallas made a major statement to the rest of the league with the LA Galaxy in town, defeating the star-studded team with a late header from George John

“The more points you get early in the season the better,” said John. “In my first four years we got off to slow starts, a lot of ties, then at the end of the season you’re struggling for points - right now we're finishing off games and getting three points, so it's great.”

With the Whitecaps coming to town, FCDallas.com introduced the world to a new craze sweeping the nation - "Vancouvering"

Schellas Hyndman set a franchise record in late April with a 2-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. Hyndman moved his record to 57-48-48 all-time good for 219 points, the most in franchise history. 

“It’s obviously huge,” said Hunt Sports Group Vice President Dan Hunt. “He continues to win and continues to get results. I’m excited for Schellas, it’s a huge honor for a guy who has had a lot of success everywhere he goes and this is a unique team that can probably get him a lot more points. It’s a very special night for us all.”

That game also marked a new tradition on FCDallas.com with our social media recaps after home games

In late April, we began our Century Club series in which we profiled different FCD players who made their 100th starts for the club in 2013. We started with Jair Benitez and a fascinating profile of the man known as "Chiguiro."

 

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

25 November 1:26 pm

The 2014 FC Dallas schedule is out and have we got the ticket plan for you, just in time for the holidays!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR FC DALLAS HOLIDAY PREMIER PACK

With our FC Dallas Holiday Premier Pack, you get tickets to four of our biggest matches of the season. You'll have a seat to our opening day match on March 8 against the Montreal Impact, a battle against Clint Dempsey and the Sounders on Saturday, April 12, our perennialy sold out July 4 extravaganza vs. Philadelphia and the only visit of the LA Galaxy to Toyota Stadium on Sunday, October 12.

This is called the Premier Pack for a reason, however, and we're not stopping there. We're going to let you pick two more additional matches of your choice. 

Perhaps you'd like to see Thierry Henry and the New York Red Bulls come to town plus a huge conference matchup against Oscar Pareja and the Colorado Rapids. Or maybe you'd like to go for a Cascadia double with Caleb Porter's Portland Timbers and the Vancouver Whitecaps. It's up to you!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL 2014 FC DALLAS SCHEDULE

That's right, tickets to the six biggest games of the season and it's all starting at just $96!

Skip the fruit cake this year and treat your family and friends to an FC Dallas Holiday Premier Pack because the season will be here before you know it!