FC Dallas announces preseason schedule

FC Dallas has released its preseason schedule, and in addition to the charity match against Chivas USA it also includes games against Houston Baptist, instate rival Houston Dynamo, SMU, Seattle Sounders, Montreal Impact, New York Red Bulls, and Central Arkansas.

FCD will also participate in the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic for the second time. This year Houston Dynamo, Toronto FC, and Orlando City (replacing New York Red Bulls from last year) will join FCD in the tournament. Orlando City, by the way, are the former Austin Aztex and feature former FCD striker Jamie Watson as well as former FCD draft pick Sean Kelley.

FC Dallas 2011 Preseason Schedule (all times CT):

Jan. 31: Players report to Pizza Hut Park for physicals

Feb. 1–Feb. 19: Training at Pizza Hut Park

Feb. 8: Scrimmage vs. Houston Baptist (11 a.m. at PHP Complex Fields)

Feb. 11: Travel to Corpus Christi (train there)

Feb. 12: Exhibition game vs. Houston Dynamo (2 p.m.)

Feb. 15: Scrimmage vs. SMU (7:30 p.m. at PHP Complex Fields)

Feb. 20: Travel to Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 21: Scrimmage with Seattle Sounders FC (TBD)

Feb. 24-26: Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic

Feb. 27: Travel to Dallas

March 1: Travel to Phoenix, Ariz.

March 2: Game vs. Montreal Impact

March 7: Game vs. New York Red Bulls

March 8: Travel to Dallas

March 12: Charity Game vs. Chivas USA at Pizza Hut Park (7:30 p.m.)

March 13: Scrimmage with Central Arkansas (TBD)

March 19: Season opener vs. Chicago Fire at Pizza Hut Park (7:30 p.m.)