Conversation With The Captain: May 26, 2015

Hedges-captain-9356FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges got his first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss to Montreal last Saturday. Even with getting his first goal of the season, Hedges wanted to walk out of Montreal with points more.

“It felt good to score, but under the circumstances it was not great,” he said. “It is good to get off the mark and get a goal, but we lost.” Continue reading

Conversation with the Captain – May 18, 2015

Hedges-captain-9356FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges played in a physical 0-0 draw against the New York Red Bulls after missing the game against the Los Angeles Galaxy the week before with a hamstring injury. Hedges knows it was challenging game and knows it was a good result. Continue reading

Conversation With The Captain – May 12, 2015

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FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges missed the game against the Los Angeles because of a hamstring injury suffered in the victory over the Dynamo, but this week he hopes to return in a marquee matchup on Friday night as FC Dallas take on the New York Red Bulls. Hedges described his fitness situation after practice today. Continue reading

Conversation With The Captain – May 6, 2015

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FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges played in most of the game versus the Houston Dynamo last week in Dallas’s 4-1 win. Hedges was happy with the way the team performed in the game against the in-state rival and knew it was a big win for the team.

“It was a great performance,” he said. “We went out there and did what we wanted to do and were able to get the win.”

Even with the how well the team performed, Hedges was shocked about how easy the win came against Houston and how poorly the Houston back was organized in the game against Dallas. Continue reading

Conversation With The Captain – April 28, 2015

FC Dallas center back and captain Matt Hedges only played in 64 minutes this week before leaving the game with a bloody nose, but with a man down, the team was able to secure one […]

Conversation With The Captain – April 21, 2015

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FC Dallas center back and captain Matt Hedges returned to action last Saturday in the 3-2 win over Toronto FC. Hedges was proud of how the team bounced back after the 4-0 loss to Colorado and was happy with the result given the circumstances with the weather delay. Hedges said last week he wanted “to go out there and kick somebody’s” and he was happy with how the team did. Continue reading

Top Clicks and a Reminder

This is a list of our top clicks of the week, but before that, start with this reminder – Make sure you take advantage of all the local media coverage of professional soccer here in the Dallas-Fort Worth MetroPlex. For more details, including details about the radio shows today (2-4 on 96.7 FM) and tomorrow morning (103.3 FM), see our article HERE.

Conversation With The Captain – April 14, 2015

hedges-warmup-v-sea-9155Even though he did not play last Friday, FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges still feels the sting of defeat his team suffered in the 4-0 loss to Colorado. Hedges missed the game with a possible concussion, but has since passed all the medical test to get him back on the field. Continue reading

Conversation with the Captain – April 7, 2015

hedges-warmup-v-sea-9155FC Dallas center back and captain Matt Hedges prepares for the short week as the team goes against Colorado on Friday. After a long trip to Portland along with a late game time, Hedges knows that there will be little time to rest for the game as FC Dallas take on a Colorado side who is hungry to break a non-win streak that has lasted since July 2014. He also knows this is a Colorado side who has not scored in seven straight matches dating back to last season and is twenty minutes away from settling a league record.

“Recovery has been fine so far,” he said. “We got a little bit of rest with the afternoon training session, but no days off as we get ready for the game this Friday with lighter training sessions so we can get the body ready.”

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