Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Advertisement
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - Dallas Preseason Soccer Tournament featuring Swansea, Chivas, Lyon, Pachuca, Malaga

Dallas to host Preseason Tournament featuring Swansea, Chivas, Lyon and Pachuca

Published 5/15/2015 6:40:48 AM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article
North Texas fans will once again be treated to some wonderful international soccer this summer as Dallas is set to host a six team tournament in July at the Cotton Bowl and Toyota Stadium.  Professional sides representing five countries will be gathering for preseason training and the tournament.  

Swansea arrive from the English Premier League coming off another successful campaign.  With two matches remaining in the season the Swans sit 8th place only a single point behind Southampton and two points behind Tottenham for 6th position.  Very impressive.  Swansea features Iceland star Gylfi Sigurdsson as well as Lukasz Fabianski in goal and stud defender Ashley Williams.

Two professional teams from Mexico will join Swansea in the competition.  Chivas Guadalajara and Pachuca are confirmed.  The popular LIGA MX teams should draw huge crowds in all their matches.  Both teams finished in the top 8 of the 2015 Clausara.

A pair of European teams will also make the trip across the Atlantic as Olympique Lyonnais from France and Malaga of Spain attend.  Malaga are in 7th place in La Liga and feature Mexico National Team goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa in net.  Olympique Lyonnais (also known as Lyon) had a wonderful year in Ligue 1 in France finishing 2nd behind winners Paris St Germain.  Striker Alexandre Lacazette leads the entire French league in scoring with 27 goals this year. The 23 year old Lacazette has already made six appearances with the full France National Team.  Lyon and Lacazette will once again be playing Champions League soccer next fall.

Rounding out the six team field is Raja Casablance from Morroco.  Do not overlook this team.  They are a power on the African Continent.  Raja made quite a showing at the 2013 Club World Cup where they defeated CF Monterrey in the quarterfinals before falling in the championship match to Bayern Munich.

The schedule and stadium draws has yet to take place, but with both venues local it should not matter which matches the soccer fan wants to see.  It should be a great week of soccer here in Dallas as the six teams prepare for the 2015 fall soccer season.



Label: Dallas Preseason Soccer Tournament featuring Swansea, Chivas, Lyon, Pachuca, Malaga
Print Dallas Soccer News Print   View Dallas Soccer News RSS Feed
Dallas Area Soccer Articles
Dallas Soccer News

Favorites having tough time at Russia 2018 World Cup

Added: 6/19/2018 1:24:54 PM
Well with the opening group matches in the books for all the groups at the 2018 Russia World Cup the one thing we have learned is that we knew nothing as only 2 of the top 8 in the FIFA rankings managed a win. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

TCU Womens Soccer signs seven

Added: 4/19/2018 11:28:03 AM
TCU women’s soccer announced a stellar nationally ranked recruiting class. Head coach Eric Bell has announced the 2018 signing class featuring seven student-athletes. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas slumps to another poor result at home

Added: 4/8/2018 9:34:27 AM
FC Dallas slumped to another poor result on home turf last night as they needed a late rally to salvage a point from a very average Colorado Rapids side. Cristian Colman nodded home a wonderful long pass from Mauro Diaz. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Trinity gets past Allen in overtime thriller

Added: 3/29/2018 10:42:13 PM
Trinity slipped past Allen 2-1 on a Mateo Gonzalez goal with 30 seconds left in the first overtime. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup 2018 - Super Group update

Added: 3/27/2018 5:26:18 AM
Two matchdays are in the books at the 2018 Dallas Cup Super Group. Only CF Monterrey have been able to win both their matches so far in the highly competitive tournament leaving everything to play for in Wednesday's final matchday. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup - Manchester United rallies to tie Tigres 2-2

Added: 3/25/2018 10:28:55 PM
manchester United rallied from a 2-0 deficit with two late goals earning an entertaining 2-2 draw with Tigres in both teams opener in the Dallas Cup Super Group Sunday night at the Cotton Bowl. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas and Portland Timbers battle to 1-1 draw

Added: 3/25/2018 8:27:14 AM
FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers played to an entertaining 1-1 draw in Frisco Saturday afternoon. Roland Lamah continued his hot start to the season as he put the home side ahead in the 34th minute. Read More


RSS Feed
Dallas Soccer Xpert is the best dallas soccer news source.
We cover Dallas soccer, Dallas Cup, Dallas soccer news, North Texas soccer,
Dallas high school soccer, and Fort Worth high school soccer.