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12 December 2:52 pm

The FC Dallas Team Shop - located in the Northeast corner of FC Dallas Stadium - is running some great merchandise specials this week.

  • 50% off Caps: From now until Friday, December 14 all caps in the Team Shop are half price while supplies last - including the one modeled by goalkeeper Richard Sanchez.
  • 50% off Jerseys: Thursday, December 13 is Jersey Thursday, when all 2012 FC Dallas Jerseys - as modeled by defender Zach Loyd (above, right) -  will be on sale for 50% off.
  • FREE Jersey Tee with purchases of at least $75: On Friday, December 14 any purchase of $75 or more will come with a FREE FC Dallas Jersey Tee (while supplies last) as modeled by our very own Tex Hooper (above, left).

Be sure to stop by the FC Dallas Team Shop this week and take advantage of these great offers for the holiday season.

Special Holiday Team Shop hours (now thru Dec. 21, 2012):

Monday-Wednesday: 10 am-4 pm

Thursday: 10 am-7 pm OPEN LATE

Friday: 10 am-5 pm

11 December 9:59 am

Our friends at MLSsoccer.com are in the middle of their annual Year in Review series, which reflects on the highs and lows of the previous season team-by-team. Yesterday the series turned its attention to FC Dallas. Here's what they had to say.

2012 in Review: FC Dallas

FC Dallas beat writer Daniel Robertson (@DRobertsonFCD) examines the club's season and awards superlatives like Best Moment, Best Goal, Best Save and more. Robertson also suggests some offseason needs that FC Dallas needs to fill to return to the playoffs in 2013.

2012 in Review: Q&A with FC Dallas TD Fernando Clavijo

This time around Robertson sits down with Technical Director Fernando Clavijo to discuss what kind of impact the U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer hopes to have on the team in his first offseason with the club.

Opta Spotlight: If injuries abate, Dallas could be explosive

MLSsoccer.com New Media Editor Andrew Wiebe (@AndrewWiebe_MLS) shines the Opta Spotlight on FCD's 2012 campaign to see how much of an effect injuries really had on the team's performance and just how dangerous the club could be in 2013 if the right players stay healthy.

Armchair Analyst: Ferreira's injury tells FCD's 2012 tale

MLSsoccer.com's Matthew Doyle (@MLS_Analyst), a.k.a. the Armchair Analyst, pretty much sums this one up in the title as he looks at the impact 2010 MLS MVP David Ferreira made on the team once he returned in the middle of the 2012 season.

FC Dallas 2012 Goals

The folks at MLSsoccer.com also did a nice job on the video below, which takes you through every goal scored by FC Dallas in 2012 in chronological order.

10 December 5:42 pm

On a warm September afternoon, George John kicked back in a downtown Dallas studio with the latest issue of People Magazine and waited for his turn with hair and makeup. Meanwhile, Fabian Castillo struck a pose in a nearby mirror and Jonathan Top checked the fit on his handmade Italian suit. Zach Loyd, dressed in a Canali suit and Ermenegildo Zenga shirt and coat, demonstrated a few juggling tricks while he waited for his teammates to join him on the set of their latest gig.

The four FC Dallas players should have looked out of place in the photographer’s studio, but they each transitioned from athlete to model with ease. With multiple looks already pulled for each of them and a little assistance from the shoot’s directors, the foursome showed off both office and weekend wear from some of today’s top men’s designers. The photos were recently published in Pockets’ 2012 Holiday magazine, available in store at Pockets Menswear in Highland Park Village. The magazine features a six-page center spread of the players, as well as individual shots on additional pages. Whether it’s to pick up a copy of the magazine, or to do a little holiday shopping, it’s worth a trip to Highland Park Village this holiday season.

You can check out the six-page spread below, but you'll have to pick up a copy of the magazine from Pockets to see all the additional photos.

You can also check out a behind-the-scenes photo gallery of the September shoot on our Facebook page here.

10 December 10:16 am

FC Dallas had an eventful 2012 both on and off the field. We narrowed down five moments from the calendar year and now it's up to the fans to pick the 2012 FC Dallas Moment of the Year.

 

1. AdvoCare becomes FC Dallas jersey sponsor

 

2. FC Dallas U-18s win U.S.S.D.A championship

 

3. Julian de Guzman's winner vs Vancouver

 

4. Chris Seitz donates bone marrow in-season

 

5. Single season attendance record set for FC Dallas Stadium

03 December 5:32 pm

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer today announced the list of players eligible for participation in the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Process. 

Clubs may still sign their Re-Entry Process eligible players through 5 p.m. ET on December 6.  Additionally, eligible players may opt out of the Re-Entry Process between now and 5 p.m. ET on December 6.

The Stage One draft of the Re-Entry Process will take place on Friday, December 7 at 3 p.m. ET and the Stage Two draft will take place on Friday, December 14 at 3 p.m. ET.   The two drafts will take place via teleconference with all 19 clubs represented.  MLS will release the results following each of the calls.

Both Stage One and Stage Two drafts will be conducted in the same order as the traditional Waiver Draft.

Clubs must exercise the option for, or extend a Bona Fide Offer to, all players selected in Stage 1.  Players that were out of contract may either accept or reject the Bona Fide Offer. Should a player reject the offer, the drafting club will hold the right of first refusal for that player in MLS. Players with option years left on their contract will automatically be added to the drafting club’s roster.

·         CLICK HERE to view the selection order

·         CLICK HERE for a Re-Entry Process Information and Player Eligibility Rules 

Players Eligible for Participation in the Re-Entry Process:

2012 Club

Player Name

Status

DAL

Guarda, Bruno

Out of Contract

DAL

Hartman, Kevin

Out of Contract

DAL

Julian De Guzman

Out of Contract

DAL

Scott Sealy

Option Decline

 

03 December 4:25 pm

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03 December 2:23 pm

It's time for the second of three categories where FC Dallas fans can pick the Best of 2012. This week features the best of the FC Dallas goals. Watch the five scores below and vote for which one you think is Goal of the Year. Voting closes at the end of the week.

No. 1 - Ihemelu vs New England

No. 2 - Shea vs Montreal

No. 3 - Jacobson vs Portland

No. 4 - Ferreira vs Real Salt Lake

No. 5 - de Guzman vs Vancouver

30 November 4:19 pm

It's the final week of Futbol and Football and George John takes the overall lead. Feel free to make your own picks in the comments section and see how you do compared to members of the FC Dallas family.

12/3 UPDATE: George John wins the 2012 Futbol and Football title. Congrats George!

 

Ugo Ihemelu

George John

Mark Followill 

Tex Hooper

Everton vs Manchester City  DRAW
West Ham vs Chelsea
Fulham vs Tottenham  DRAW  DRAW
Alabama vs Georgia
Nebraska vs Wisconsin
Texas vs Kansas State
Eagles vs Cowboys
Seahawks vs Bears
Buccaneers vs Broncos
Week Thirteen results 5-4 6-3 5-4 4-5
Season to date results 46-53 (.464) 70-47 (.598) 65-52 (.555) 46-71 (.393)

 

30 November 2:30 pm

MLS Cup 2012 has arrived -- LA Galaxy hosts Houston at 3 p.m. CT on ESPN. It's a rematch of last year's Cup, which the Galaxy won. 

Don't forget to come out to the FCD MLS Cup Watch Party on Saturday at The Allen Wickers.

Here are the FCDallas.com staff picks and a chance for you to vote on who will win:

PICKS:

Scott Brown: LA 2 HOU 2 (Houston wins on PKs)

Robert Casner: LA 3 HOU 2

Mark Norris: LA 3 HOU 1

26 November 3:45 pm

It's time for the first of three categories where FC Dallas fans can pick the Best of 2012. Our first week features the FC Dallas goalkeepers. Watch the five saves below and vote for which one you think is Save of the Year. Voting closes at the end of the week.

No. 1 - Hartman at Kansas City

No. 2 - Seitz at LA Galaxy

No. 3 - Hartman at Houston

No. 4 - Hartman at San Jose

No. 5 - Hartman at Seattle