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FC Dallas to Broadcast Second Match in Franchise History: Dallas Burn vs Kansas City Wiz from 4/18/96

April 27, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas News Release

Frisco, TX - Following the popularity of the Burn Debut broadcast, FC Dallas is launching a series of #ThrowbackThursday editions of FCD Rewind presented by Heineken starting with the club's second match in franchise history featuring the Dallas Burn's 3-0 win over the Kansas City Wiz at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas' Fair Park. The match, which originally aired live on ESPN2 on April 18, 1996, can be seen on from 7-9PM CT on Thursday, April 30.

Former Burn players Jason Kreis, Ted Eck and John Kerr, Jr. will provide second screen commentary during the match on FC Dallas' Facebook page. Kreis, the current head coach of the U.S. U-23 men's team and USL League One club Fort Lauderdale CF, played for the Burn from 1996-2004, earning league MVP honors during the 1999 season. He remains Dallas' all-time leader in games played (247), goals (91), assists (65) and points (247). Eck played midfielder for the Burn from 1996-2000 and is currently the Director of Video Analysis for Real Salt Lake. Kerr was a midfielder for the Burn during the 1996 inaugural season. He has served as the head coach of the Duke University men's soccer team since 2008.


During MLS' match play suspension, FC Dallas will continue with #ThrowbackThursday FCD Rewind broadcasts which are presented by Heineken. These matches will air exclusively on and feature second screen commentary from current and former FC Dallas players on FC Dallas' Facebook page.

Upcoming matches include:

Date Match/Original Date

Thurs, April 30 Dallas Burn vs Kansas City Wiz/April 18, 1996

Thurs, May 14 FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact/August 18, 2019

Thurs, May 28 FC Dallas vs Atlanta United/April 20, 2019

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