Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Hitchcock out at FC Dallas
by Paul Kennedy, October 28th, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] FC Dallas will not renew the contract of General Manager Michael Hitchcock and will not fill his position. Instead, FCD will hire a technical director to assist Head Coach Schellas Hyndman in day-to-day soccer operations. Hunt Sports Group President John Wagner will continue to oversee the business side of the organization.

The club amassed a 48-47-27 regular-season record during Hitchcock's tenure and reached the playoffs twice, finishing 2-2-0 in postseason play.

FCD was 13th in the league in average attendance at 12,441. That was boosted by a crowd of 51,012 for a doubleheader with a Mexico international match at the Cotton Bowl in September.

Attendance for the 14 games at Pizza Hut Park averaged only 9,678.
 
"We appreciate Michael's efforts on behalf of FC Dallas and Pizza Hut Park over the last four seasons," Hunt Sports Group Chairman Clark Hunt. "Michael was an outstanding ambassador for FC Dallas during his time with the club, and we certainly wish him the best in the future."

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Greg Maas    
"I'll tell you straightaway, it was a dream come true." -- Utah Valley men's coach Greg ...
Who laughs last after transfer deadline?    
[SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] As the transfer deadline came and went, hundreds of millions changed hands, players ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 25] FC Dallas held the top spot despite its unbeaten streak ending at 10 ...
Charlotte's playoff hopes dented with draw    
[USL PRO: Week 25] The Charlotte Eagles didn't do its playoff hopes any good as it ...
Defoe will stay at Toronto FC    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] So much for those stories of Jermain Defoe leaving Toronto FC. Monday's transfer deadline ...
A 'no-look' finish from Brazilian in Bundesliga    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Hoffenheim's Roberto Firmino had a splendid first touch to settle a chipped through ...
What They're Saying: Javier Hernandez    
"To wear this jersey is a dream come true for any player in the world. Everyone ...
HSV's Beiersdorfer: Green and Holtby are 'great players'    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green is officially a member of German Bundesliga club Hamburg, completing the move ...
Five MLS players are called up    
[CENTRAL AMERICAN CUP] Thirteen players based in U.S. leagues -- five in MLS, six in the ...
Three big storylines to follow in Czech Republic-USA    
[CZECH REPUBLIC-USA] Jurgen Klinsmann will send out the youngest team of his tenure as U.S. national ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives