Youngsters are at the frontlines of FC Dallas

Oscar Parejo is doing an impressive job in charge of FC Dallas as he has constructed a young squad that has been able to do a number of impressive feats including winning the U.S. Open Cup and snatching the top spots of the Western Conference as FC Dallas is the only club that is competing against Colorado Rapids for the 1rst spot of the MLS.

The average age in the squad of Oscar Parejo is 26 years which means that he has a fairly young team that have been able to collect points and secure positive results against just about every other team in the league.

FC Dallas has one of the most developed youth academy programs in the MLS and it has been giving them positive effects as there are a consistent amount of rising stars that are able to snatch a spot in the first team instead of being offloaded on loan deals to other clubs.

What clubs usually do to their young players is offload them to other squads where they have a better chance of getting time in the first team but FC Dallas take the risk of giving their youngsters time on the playing grounds and it has been obviously paying off. Continue reading “Youngsters are at the frontlines of FC Dallas”

None belived Ike Opara after come back

Not many were completely confident in Ike Opara after the defender came back from a long-term injury problem.

The fact that he would take a long time to build his fitness back to his pre-injury levels was seen as a major concern. However, the defender has been one of the best players in MLS so far and he has also secured two goals to his name as well. Those two goals have come in match-winning performances against New York Red Bulls and New York City FC. After having missed almost 12 months of action due to a broken ankle, it was expected thatOpara would take a long time.

The 26-year-old has admitted that even he was not expecting such a brilliant run of form upon immediately returning to the pitch from a long-term injury. He will have to remain grounded sinceOpara appears to be performing exceptionally well due to the boost from a return to the starting line-up after more than a year of watching from the sidelines. Traditionally, players coming back from a long-term injury problem tend to perform well over the first few matches due to the presence of adrenaline, which goes away after the initial rush. Continue reading “None belived Ike Opara after come back”