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Former Honduran star Nunez back with Dallas
by Paul Kennedy, February 7th, 2013 12:56AM

TAGS:  fc dallas, mls


[MLS 2103 COUNTDOWN] One player who wasn't with the Honduras national team for its game against the USA on Wednesday was Ramon Nunez. Like Roger Espinoza, Nunez is a product of the U.S. youth system but plays for the Catrachos. Nunez could be returning to his hometown FC Dallas after his contract with Leeds United was terminated by mutual consent last week.

Nunez, 27, is with FC Dallas in Mexico as he recovers from a  torn ACL suffered in September. He played FC Dallas coach Schellas Hyndman for one season at SMU and spent four years in MLS with Dallas and Chivas USA before moving on to Honduras, Mexico and more recently England.

“He’s a very good player who has been in and out of the league playing here and [other places],” FC Dallas technical director Fernando Clavijo told “He’s still young and 27. It’s a calculated risk coming off an ACL, because right now we’re looking at him to see how he clears physicals.”

Nunez played all three games for Honduras at the 2010 World Cup.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Houston 6 (Ownby, Barnes, Dixon, Arena, Weaver 2) Houston Baptist Univ. 1 (Kromholz).
Merida 0 FC Dallas 3 (Cooper 2, Ferreira).

Thursday, Feb. 7
Atlante vs. FC Dallas
New York vs. Malmo FF at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
Friday, Feb. 8
Los Angeles vs. Real Salt Lake at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
FC Tucson vs. Portland Timbers (The Desert Friendlies) at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.
Saturday, Feb. 9
Chicago vs. San Jose at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Chicago "B" vs. UC Santa Barbara at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara Calif.
Chivas USA vs. Gangwon FC at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
*Columbus vs. Toronto FC (Disney Pro Soccer Classic) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
*D.C. United vs. Tampa Bay Disney Pro Soccer Classic) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
Houston vs. SMU at Houston Amateur Sports Park in Houston
*Montreal vs. Sporting KC Disney Pro Soccer Classic) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
*Orlando City vs. Philadelphia Disney Pro Soccer Classic) at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
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