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.
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!
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!
SEGMENT 1: Show hosts Marc Stein and Steve Davis review the recently released 24-under-24 list in Major League Soccer; is young Seattle Sounder right back DeAndre Yedlin a deserving No. 1?
SEGMENT 2: Former Arsenal and West Ham midfielder Stewart Robson checks in to help break down Saturday's North London derby, also touching on other Premier League matters.
SEGMENT 3: Roger Bennett, of Men in Blazers fame, visits with the hosts about his beloved Everton and the United States national team, and about the new Men in Blazers show that debuts Monday on NBCSN.
SEGMENT 4: Marc Stein and Steve Davis go rapid-fire on several topical matters in domestic soccer.
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.
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.
Here are the epic pics from Wednesday's win over Seattle Sounders FC:
Texeiraaaaaaaa's done it again! Here's FCDTV's The Rewind pres. by Toyota
FC Dallas had three players named to MLSsoccer.com's 2014 24 Under 24, presented by adidas. The annual list highlights the top 24 players in Major League Soccer under the age of 24 as voted on by a panel of various members of the soccer media.
Fabian Castillo checks in at No. 3 on the list this season in the midst of a career year for the young Colombian. Castillo has accrued nine goals and four assists so far in 2014, including an 11-game point streak across all competitions over the summer. The 22-year-old forward has appeared on the list for four seasons running.
Mauro Diaz makes his 24 Under 24 debut at No. 6 in just his first full year in MLS. The Argentine playmaker has three goals and three assists in what's been an injury-shortened 2014 season. All three of those assists and two of the goals came in the month of March when Diaz was voted Etihad Airways Player of the Month.
The final Dallas player to make the cut in 2014 is rookie Tesho Akindele. The first year forward came in at No. 23 after breaking the FC Dallas franchise record for goals by a rookie with seven scored on the year (so far). The Colorado School of Mines product has also contributed three assists this season and is widely considered a leading contender for 2014 Rookie of the Year.
What do you think of FCD's three representatives on this year's 24 Under 24? Should any other Dallas players have made the cut? Let us know in the comments section below.
Hear from Pareja, Ulloa & Michel after Wednesday's big win:
FC Dallas extended its home winning streak to seven games Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over the league-leading Seattle Sounders FC. FCD jumped into the lead early thanks to an eighth minute goal by David Texeira. Check out the first half highlights below, which include a couple saves by Raul Fernandez to keep the score 1-0 at the break:
Seattle brought in Lamar Neagle off the bench in the 54th minute, and the super sub equalized for the Sounders with a golazo from outside the box just four minutes later. But Dallas stifled hope of a Seattle comeback in the 78th minute when Texeira struck again off a second assist from Andres Escobar and Blas Perez iced the game in the 88th minute with his fourth goal in three matches. Check out those highlights below: