FCD News Recap

January, 22, 2010
With the MLS Pre-Season officially starting today, it is probably good to get the latest on the labor talks. I view this recommendation quoted in Steve's article as a positive step to a resolution, but I can't blame the players in Greg's article. January 31 is not very far away. What do you think?

Update on MLS Labor Talks - Washington Post - S. Goff
Many MLS Players Busy Setting Up Plan B - soccer365 - G. Seltzer

ROADTRIP! More details are released about the pre-season tourney in Orlando next month. The schedule looks like this:

Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:00 pm (ET) - Houston Dynamo vs New York Red Bulls

Thursday, Feb. 25, 8:30 pm (ET) - FC Dallas vs Toronto FC

Saturday, Feb. 27, 6:00 pm (ET) - Losers of Thursday matches play each other

Saturday, Feb. 27, 8:30 pm (ET) - Winners of Thursday matches play each other

Quartet of clubs to play in Disney tournament - MLSnet.com
Four teams headed to Disney tournament - Soccer America - R. Mahoney
FCD, 3 other teams in Disney Classic field - DMN

Lot's of talk about Cunningham and Pearce and their chances of making it on the WC roster. Not a peep about Dax.

Left-side challenges persist - Soccer America - R. Mahoney
Cunningham's revival may lead to World Cup - Miami Herald - B. Westfall
The Short List: Time To Shine - Goal.com - A. Ramsey
A crucial January camp - Yanks Abroad - B. Sciaretta

Meet one of the draftees, Andrew Wiedeman.

Touching base with Andrew Wiedeman - American Soccer News - ASN staff




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