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FC Dallas Exchanges Places in the MLS Allocation Order with Orlando

January 31, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas News Release

FRISCO, Texas - FC Dallas has traded its No. 1 position in the MLS Allocation Ranking to Orlando City SC for $400,000 of Targeted Allocation Money and the Lions No. 6 position in the allocation process.

The allocation process is the mechanism used to determine which MLS Club has first priority to acquire a player listed on the Allocation Ranking List. The list consists of select U.S. Men's National Team players, elite youth U.S. National Team players and former MLS players returning to MLS after joining a non-MLS club for a transfer fee greater than $500,000.

FC Dallas obtained the No. 1 position from Los Angeles Football Club in a trade for center back Walker Zimmerman on December 10, 2017.

About FC Dallas: A member of Major League Soccer since its inception in 1996, FC Dallas is owned and operated by Hunt Sports Group. The professional team plays from March to November at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. One of the first soccer-specific stadiums built in the United States, the venue plays host to Major League Soccer matches, concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. The 145-acre Toyota Soccer Center also includes 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields and is also home to the organization's nationally-renowned youth development system.

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