Based on a couple of conversations I’ve had, I think North Texas SC may be a little more developmental in 2023 than in previous seasons.
FC Dallas announces a new multi-year partnership with Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center to be the exclusive health care and hospital partners of FC Dallas, North Texas SC, the FC Dallas Academy, and FC Dallas youth as well as the club’s jersey sponsor.
FC Dallas places developmental importance on international trips and tournaments in their Academy progression.
FC Dallas Academy players Nayrobi Vargas (Honduras), Malachi Molina (Jamaica), and Henry Canizalez (El Salvador) have all been recalled into their respective U17 National Team camps for January.
Former FC Dallas and Solar midfielder/forward Jaedyn Shaw has been voted the US Soccer Young Female Player of the Year. Shaw turned 18 in November.
US Soccer is running some youth team camps in Florida this month (U15, U16, and U17) that seem to offer opportunities for a few new names .
Since it’s the Holiday season and gifts are on everyone’s mind, let’s grade every Homegrown in club history.
FC Dallas U17 left back Henry Canizalez has been called into El Salvador U17 camp for December.
FC Dallas U19 Emanuel Martinez, more commonly known as Manny Martinez here in Dallas, was recently selected for the Honduras U20s for a series of friendlies in California.
FC Dallas defender Michael Cortellessa and midfielder/winger Bryce Outman have been called into the US U16 team for the Football Federations Cup U-16 in Ablir, Spain from Nov. 16-28.