Roster Dance | FCD & NTXSC

This is the complete list of every player on the FC Dallas and North Texas Soccer Club rosters as well as every name connected or linked to the two teams.

Side Note: Origin of the “Roster Dance” name – The Hamster Dance.

Notes

FC Dallas has 10 international slots after acquiring one from Nashville and one from Seattle.

FC Dallas Roster Dance 2022

MLS rosters hold up to 30 players. Players 1 to 20 are on the Senior Roster and have to fit in the salary cap. MLS teams may carry as few as 18 players on this senior roster if they wish.

Senior Roster

18 to 20 players.

NameStatusNotes
1Jesus FerreiraDP 1, HGF/M. US Int. New deal, just under $2 mil a year thru ’25 with an option for ’26.
2Matt HedgesGOAT CB. Under contract in ’22 with 2 options to 2024.
3Marco FarfanMostly LB, a little CB. Acquired from LAFC for Ryan Hollingshead. $190k salary with LAFC. US U23.
4Franco JaraDP 2, Int 1Argentine F. My sources say under contract through ’22 (confirmed here that FCD has a ’23 option).
5José Antonio MartínezInt 227, Spanish, left CB. Contract through 2023 with club options for the ’24 & ’25.
6Jimmy MaurerGK. Contract extended through 2023 with an option for ’24. Got the raise
7Jáder ObrianInt 3Colombian right wing. Contract through ’23, club options ’24 & ’25.
8Paxton PomykalHGWing, 10, 8. Under contract through 2023 with 2024 option.
9Facundo QuignonInt 4Holding mid from Club Atlético Lanús. Under contract through 2023.
10Brandon ServaniaCM, USMNT pool. New 3-year deal.
11Nkosi TafariCB. Signed a new 3-year contract with options for ’25 & ’26.
12Ema TwumasiGreen CardM/F. New contract thru ’24 options for ’25 & ’26.
13NanuInt 6Guinea-Bissau RB. 27 yo. 1-year loan with a buy option.
14Maarten PaesInt 723 yo GK from FC Utrecht. Purchased, contract through ’25 with ’26 and ’27 options.
15Paul ArriolaAcquired for $2 mil GAM. US, RW. 26 yo. New FCD deal through ’25 w/ ’26 option.
16Alan VelascoYoung DP.
Int 8.
LW Arg, 19 yo from Independiente. 4-year deal with ’26 option.
17Joshué QuiñónezInt 10On loan from Barcelona with buy option. 15 starts and the buy is mandatory. 20 yo CB can play left side. Going to be U22 Initiative.
18Sebastian LletgetAccording to a report, FCD acquired him for $600k AM.
19Open Spot
20Open Spot

Off-Budget Roster (10 players) – No salary cap hit.

The OBR can include HGs with salaries up to $125k more than the Supplemental spots.

Supplemental – roster spots 21 to 24
$81,375 salary minimum in 2021. Includes Generation adidas. No age restriction.

NameStatusNotes
21Edwin CerrilloHGHolding mid.
  • ’22 option picked up.
  • 1 more option for ’23?
    22Lucas BartlettCB from St John’s. 25yo in July. 6th pick. 1-year contract with 3 options thru ’25.
    23Isaiah ParkerGA Saint Louis, LW/LB. 3rd pick.
    24Open Spot

    Reserve – roster spots 25 to 28
    $63,547 minimum salary in 2021, age 24 and under only. No Generation adidas.

    NameStatusNotes
    25Kalil ElMedkharHGLeft wing. US/Syria. Contract for ’22 w/ options for ’23, ’24, and ’25 seasons.
    26Bernard KamungoWing or 9. US Citizen. Signed through 2025 with options for ’26 and ’27.
    27Tsiki NtsabelengInt 9South African 8 from Oregon State, via Coastal Carolina. 28th overall pick. Signed 1 year deal with 3 options through 2025.
    28Thomas RobertsHGFCD contract was extended through ’22 with ’23 option.

    Homegrown Reserves – roster spots 29 and 30
    Same as Reserve Roster but homegrown only.

    NameStatusNotes
    29Eddie MunjomaHGRB/LB. ’22 option picked up.
    Club options through ’25.
    30Beni RedžićHGLW. Contract through ’22 w/ options for ’23, ’24, & ’25. USYNT B&H U18. Bosnian passport.

    FC Dallas Outbound Loans

    Players who are under contract to FCD but are on loan. The club gets roster relief but not salary cap relief.

    NameClubNotes
    1Antonio CarreraNorth Texas SCOn loan to North Texas “for the season” but can be recalled. 17 yo. 3-year deal, options for ’25 and ’26.
    2Justin CheTSG Hoffenheim18-month loan with an option to buy. CB/RB. Under contract with FCD through ’25 w/ ’26 option.
    3Dante SealyPSV Eindhoven US F/W. Contract extended ’24 w/ options for ’25 & ’26.
    4Collin SmithNorth Texas SCThe 32nd FC Dallas Homegrown should stay on loan to North Texas SC for 2022. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 & ’25 options.
    5Nicky HernandezSan Antonio FCSeason-long loan to SAFC with right of recall. Contract for ’22 w/ 3 options through 2025.

    North Texas SC Roster Dance 2022

    New for 2022, MLS Next Pro roster rules give North Texas a roster of up to 35 total players: 24 pro and 11 amateurs.

    Pro Roster Players

    Up to 24 players under pro contract.

    NameNotes
    1Hope Kodzo AvayevuCreative midfielder or wing. Contract through ’23 w/ options ’24 and ’25.
    2Blaine FerriFormer US Youth Int. Central mid. ’22 option picked up.
    3Bernard KamungoFormer open trialist from Abilene High School, originally from Tanzania. Signed with FCD but still comes down to play.
    4Andre CostaAndre Luiz Queiroz Costa. Signed 1-year contract for ’22 with an option for ’23.
    5Carl Sainté 2022 loan from New Mexico United, buy option. Haitian 6.
    6Collin SmithThe 32nd FC Dallas Homegrown should stay on loan to North Texas SC for 2022. Contract through ’23 w/ ’24 & ’25 options.
    7Antonio Carrera 3rd keeper. 17 yo. 3-year deal, options for ’25 and ’26. On loan from FC Dallas.
    8Paul AmedumeCB. 18 years old, on loan for 2022 from Pacific FC.
    9Chase Niece66th overall pick. CB from Saint Louis. 6’2″ One-year contract with ’23 option.
    10Pablo TorreStriker, 2004, from Mcallen, Texas. 2-year deal with ’24 option.
    11Blake PopeRight mid/wing from Charlotte Independence. Former FCD Academy player. 1-year deal with ’23 option.
    12Felipe Carneiro1-year deal with 2023 option. Sao Paulo’s U-20 GK.
    13José MulatoLoan from Deportivo Cali for 2022. Bayern Munich is somehow involved as well. Forward. May have been purchased.
    14Tomás LacerdaA linking mid or 6, on a 1-season loan from FC Alverca.
    15Alejandro “Chile” Araneda6’3″ former mid from Cal United being converted to CB. 1-year deal with ’23 option. From MAGIA Futbol Academy came in as a trialist.
    16Luis MiguelLuis Miguel Cardoso Santos. LW, on a 1-season loan from FC Alverca.

    Amateur Contract

    Non-Academy players who played for NTX without a paid contract.

    1Seth WilsonFormer FCD U19 keeper. 2002. Was on NTX roster but now plays for Akron.

    Amateur Roster Players for North Texas SC

    With the new MLS Next rules, there can be up to 11 amateur players at any one time, including Academy. There is a roster freeze date (TBA) so these players could, in theory, be changed/rotated up until that freeze.

    These players have actually appeared in an MLS Next Pro game or are listed on the North Texas SC official roster.

    NameNotes
    1Santiago FerreiraMidfielder. Jesus’ brother. 2004. FCD camp invite in spring.
    2Tarik ScottWinger/striker. 2005.
    3Kris KelleyWinger, 2006.
    4Nolan Norris2005. LB or 6.
    5Will Baker2004, LCB.
    6Jared Aguilar2005, DM.
    7Ale Urzua2006, CM. FCD training invitee.
    8Michael Morales2004. F/M. Likely off to college as of this summer.
    9Malachi Molina2006, wing/back. FCD training invitee.
    10Dylan Lacy2005, CM
    11Mason Grimm2005, CB
    12Elliot FinleyECNL GK. Heading to Oral Roberts
    13Fabian EnriquezAKA “Chooks” GK. 2006.

    Potential Academy Player We Might Yet See

    These are players I think might yet get an NTX look. By no means an exhaustive look.

    NameNotes
    1Adrian Anguiano2005, Center back.
    2Julian Eyestone2006, GK. First team camp most of the summer.
    3Jordan Jones2005, CM.
    4Jared Salazar20006, AM.
    5Anthony RamirezWinger or 8/10. 2005. US U19, Mexico U18/U17. FCD Camp invite in spring.

    The Others List

    This list has been reset for ’22.

    Waivers, out-of-contract, cuts, trialists, and links. Anyone connected to FCD or North Texas in 2022.

    Andre Zanotta.
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