FC Dallas signs midfielder Marcelin

FC Dallas signed midfielder James Marcelin on Friday. Terms of

the deal weren’t disclosed.

Born in Haiti, Marcelin joined the Portland Timbers in 2010 and

was with the club for its transition to Major League Soccer in

2011. Marcelin appeared in 22 USL games with the Timbers in 2010

and played 12 games for the expansion side in its inaugural MLS


Prior to signing with Timbers, Marcelin spent two seasons with

the Puerto Rico Islanders.