FRISCO, Texas (Tuesday, August 16, 2016) – FC Dallas has waived defender Agustin Jara, the club announced today
. Jara, 23, joined FC Dallas as a trialist in January and saw 170 minutes of action in back-to-back preseason wins against New England (Feb. 4) and Grand Canyon University (Feb. 6) during FC Dallas’ week-long stay in Casa Grande, Ariz. Near the end of preseason, Jara logged another 135 minutes in a second pair of victories. The club officially signed Jara to a contract on May 16, 2016. He made his MLS debut in a 4-2 win against New England at Gillette Stadium on May 21. The outside back also saw time in a 1-1 draw with Houston on June 2 and a 1-1 draw in Colorado on July 23. Jara started two of Dallas’ four matches in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup this summer.
Name: Agustin Jara
Age (23) June 1, 1992
Birthplace: Corral de Bustos, Córdoba, Argentina
Hometown: Corral de Bustos, Córdoba, Argentina
Transaction: FC Dallas waives defender Agustin Jara.
About FC Dallas
A member of Major League Soccer since its inception in 1996, FC Dallas is owned and operated by FCD Holdings. The professional team plays from March to November at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. One of the first soccer-specific stadiums built in the United States, the venue plays host to Major League Soccer matches, concerts, international soccer matches and high school football. The 145-acre Toyota Soccer Center also includes 17 regulation-sized, tournament-grade soccer fields and is also home to the organization’s nationally-renowned youth development system.
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